2019 Festival Schedule
Saturday, September 21
Sunday, September 22
All Weekend
Apple Peeling, Guess the Beans in the Jar, Jigsaw Puzzle Contest, Longest Beard,
and Miscellaneous Games Available (C&G)
Key:
(TA) Tractor Area
(FS) Festival Stage
(RS) Riverbend Stage
(KC) Kids Corner
(C&G) Contests & Games
(BF) Ball Field
(DA) Demonstration Area
Friday, September 20
Security starts
Horticulture Show Registration until 8:00pm
Harold Cordle Memorial Award:
Presented by the Cordle Family to the person bringing a small engine the farthest distance.
last update 10292018
8:00am
Horticulture Show registration until Noon (HS)
Tractor/ Machinery registration until Noon (TA)
afternoon
6:00pm
11:00am
Flag Raising & Opening Ceremony with Centerburg HS Band (FS)
Parade awards presented(FS)
Quarters in the Sand (KC)
Pumpkin Vine Railroad kids' train rides until 6:00 (TA)

Noon
Calliope concert (BF)
Horticulture Show registration ends
Tractor/Machinery Show registrations ends
Face Painting until 5:00 (KC)
Games, sign-ups for contests begin (C&G)
Rex Naylor, Magician until 5:00 (KC)
Horse-drawn Hayrides until 5:00 (TA)
Kid's Tug of War (C&G)


12:30pm
Euchre Tournament for adults (18 & up) (C&G)
Watermelon Seed-spitting Contest (C&G)
1:00pm
Horticulture Show judging begins (HS)
Spelling Bee for grades 1- 6 & 7- adult (C&G)
Mini-Indy registration (RS/blacktop)

2:30pm
Tootsie Roll-in-the-Hay candy hunt (KC)
Ciphering Match grade 1 - adult (math) (C&G)
6:00pm
Old-fashioned Pie Auction (FS)
Contests & Games, Horticulture Show, Historical Center         & Old-Fashioned Demos close
10:00pm
4:00pm
Cookie Contest judging starts (behind FS)
Arm Wrestling Contest (FS)

9:00am
Community Worship Service (FS)

9:45am
Marina Myers & students piano (FS)

12:30pm
Euchre Tournament for adults ( 18 & up) (C&G)
Bubble Gum Bubble-blowing Blowout (C&G)
1:00pm
Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pulls (RS/blacktop)
Three-legged Races for all ages (C&G)
FFA Challenge, Centerburg and Highland (BF)
1:30pm
Men's Wrench Throwing Contest (C&G)
2:00pm
3:30pm
Parade of Tractors through the Park
Old-fashioned Oratory Competition (speech) (C&G)
Cornhole Tournament begins (C&G)
Husband-calling Contest (C&G)
Noon
2:30pm
10:00am
Festival Parade through Centerburg to the Park
Kids' Pony Rides until 6:00 (TA)
Craft Show, Food Vendors, Horticulture Show, Historical Center         & Old-fashioned Demos open
Festival closes
7:30am
Registration for Centerburg Lions Club 5K Run/Walk

8:30am
27th Annual Heart of Ohio 5-K Run/Walk
Mini-Indy (RS/blacktop)
Cake Walk for all ages (C&G)
Cake Walk for all ages (C&G)


Tootsie Roll-in-the-Hay candy hunt (KC)
Nail Driving Contest (C&G)
2:00pm
1:30pm
Sack Races for ages 6 - adult (C&G)

3:00pm
Cookie Contest registration (behind FS)

4:30pm
Throughout the weekend in the Tractor Area there will be demonstrations with various engines, plus threshing and baling with vintage equipment.

Games, sign-ups for contests begin (C&G)
Family Tug of War (C&G)
Face Painting until 5:00 (KC)
Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull sign-up (RS)
Rex Nalor, magician, until 5:00 (KC)
Horse-drawn Hayrides until 5:00 (TA)
5:00pm
Festival Awards Ceremony (FS)
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Courtesy of The Village Photographer
5:45pm
Cookie Contest results announced (FS area)
Cookie Auction (FS)
3:00pm
Tractors line up for Tractor Parade (TA) (all stages closed)
6:00pm
Festival Closes
10:00am
Pumpkin Vine Railroad kids' train rides until 3:00 (TA)
Kids' Pony Rides until 3:00 (TA)
Craft Show, Food Vendors, Historical Center & Old-fashioned Demos open
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Courtesy of The Village Photographer
5:00pm
Bale Toss (C&G)
3:30pm
Women's Rolling Pin Throwing Contest (C&G)
Chicken Dance Contest (C&G)
The Oldtime Farming Festival
We have changed the dates for the 2019 Festival here, but the schedule is from 2018. Most events will be the same from year to year, but check back in the spring for an updated schedule.
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Courtesy of The Village Photographer