Friday, September 22, 2017

Old Time Heritage Fall Festival set

The Old Time Heritage Fall Festival is planned Oct. 6 and 7 at Vienna City Park.

The festival is hosted by the Johnson County Elks.

A variety of events are planned on Friday and Saturday.

A dessert bake off on Friday, Oct. 6. The entry fee is $5.

All varieties of desserts are welcome. This is an all-ages bake-off. A prize ribbon will be given to first, second and third place winners.

The first Miss Heritage Festival Pageant is planned on Friday, Oct. 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

For sign up information and to be a contestant, call Devyn at 931-551-5403.

Rise Up Ministries will be co-hosting a movie in the park. It’s planned Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. The film “Secretariat” is scheduled to show.

A parade will begin at 10 a.m. The parade Grand Marshall is Phil Morris.

Parade registration starts at 8 a.m. and all who are entering the parade must be registered no later than 9:30 a.m.

Registration locations will be at the flag pole, front parking lot in front of Vienna High School.

Parade entry is free. The theme is “The Good Ol’ Days.”

A FFA Tractor Show is planned on Saturday, Oct. 7 at Vienna City Park.

It starts at opening of the festival and will be throughout the day.

To register to be in the show, call Jason at 618-694-3797. To register a tractor to be in the parade, call 618-967-9528.

A bike parade and contest is planned on Oct. 7 at 12:15 p.m. at Vienna City Park.

The entry fee is $5 per bike. Creativity and uniqueness are encouraged.

Bikes will be judged in groups: 4 and under; 5-10; 11-14; and 15 years old and up.

To sign up to participate, pay the entry fee at the Elk’s pavilion within the park on Saturday before noon.

A lip sync contest is planned Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. the two categories are ages 12 and under and ages 13 and up.

The game schedule follows:

Three legged race and human ring toss, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Sack races and sponge race, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Kid’s in a Blanket and Ring Around the Soda, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Human Wheelbarrow race and Tug of War (adult and kid version), 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Along with these activities will be food, games, a bouncy houses, musical entertainment, petting zoo, craft vendors and more.

For more information, visit the Johnson County Elks Facebook page.

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