Program of Events
RELIGIOUS HERITAGE DAY - Sunday, August 10, 1969
Sunday morning attend the Church of your choice in
8:00 p.m. Sunday evening - Open air union old time
worship service at football field.
PREPARATION DAY - Monday, August 11, 1969
Dress Rehearsal for the spectacle.
8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Square Dane on the Tennis
Court in the park - spectators welcome.
AMERICAN HERITAGE DAY - PIONEER HOMECOMING
Tuesday, August 12, 1969
10 a.m. Hobby display at the depot all day.
10 a.m. Northwestern Bell Telephone Display at the
depot all day.
Antique window displays in place, main street.
W. A. Milburn historical display opens 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
10 a.m. Horseshoe Tournament at City Park. Contact
Roy Estle for entry.
10 a.m. Mary Reagon of the American Dairy Association
will present a program at the Memorial Hall.
1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Antique Display of farm and gardening tools
and small hand tools at Fire Station.
3:30 p.m. "The Case for Mary Lincoln" by Mrs. Vern Killion,
a graduate of MacPhail School of Music and Hamline
University and a member of the Committee for the Kansas
City Performing Arts Festival to be held in the Sanctuary
of the Methodist Church.
4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tours of the Northwestern Bell
Telephone Building. These will continue the Balance of
8 p.m. First performance of the Historical Spectacle.
Presentation of the Queen and her Court. Barbershop
Quartet and other pre-spectacle entertainment.
LADIES DAY - Wednesday, August 13, 1969
9:30 a.m. - Gwen Davis of Iowa Power & Light Co. will
demonstrate a radar oven - door prizes. At Memorial Hall.
10:30 a.m. - Mrs. Phyllis Brackelsberg, Ames Extension
Service and TV personality, will present a program on
fabrics, patterns and sewing, at Memorial Hall.
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Dee Cees Home-makers Contest. Judging
by Dr. Mary Pickett, Iowa State University. At Rhinehart Bldg.
1:00 p.m. - Celebration Belles Promenade on Main Street.
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Old Fashioned Garden Tea Party to be
held in the southeast corner of City Park. (Ladies 16 years
and up.) Style show in connection with the Tea Party
presented by Madeline Shepherd.
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - All permanent exhibits open.
4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. - Northwestern Bell Tele-
8:00 p.m. - Historical Spectacle.
YOUTH DAY - Thursday, August 14, 1969
10 a.m. - Pet Parade on Main Street.
1:00 p.m. - Leave school house for free swim at Adel.
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Marble contest, sack races, greased
pig contest and watermelon eating contest. At Softball
Field east of the school house.
Evening - Teen Hop at School Gymnasium. Tommy T and the
Federal Reserves. Tickets $1.50 plus tax.
8:00 p.m. Historical Spectacle.
Steelman Rides and Carnival will open for three days.
State Conservation Wildlife truck will be on display for
AGRICULTURE DAY - Friday, August 15, 1969
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Old time farm equipment display from
by-gone days to the present..
Steam thresher in operation each of Main Street.
All permanent displays open at 10 a.m. every day.
1:00 p.m. - Pony Pull at the old football field east of the
School House, Admission: Adults, 50¢, Children under
8:00 p.m. - Historical Spectacle.
DALLAS CENTER SALUTES THE FUTURE - Sunday, August 16, 1969
10 a.m. - Parade, floats, military exhibitions, Shrine units.
West Des Moines Dixie Land Band, West Des Moines girls
drill team, old time cars, helicopter and fun for all.
Honoring of long-time citizens.
1:30 p.m. (tentative) - Speech by Gov. Ray from the grandstand on
on main street. Burial of the time capsule by Gov. Ray immediately
3:00 p.m. - Lucky Number Bumper Sticker Drawing - $25.
3:00 p.m. - The SAC drill team and the West Des Moines Girl's
Drill Team and the Shrine Units will perform at the football
8:00 p.m. - Final performance of the Historical Spectacle.
Drawing for Mustang and Home Entertainment Center.
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