Tyronza Stars and Stripes is this weekend

Friday, June 12, 2015

Tyronza's annual Stars and Stripes festival begins Friday, June 12, with a veteran's dinner from 6-7 p.m. at the Tyronza Senior Center and gospel bluegrass music from The Harper Family on the main stage in downtown Tyronza from 6-8 p.m.

PBJ Happee Day Shows will provide the carnival rides and games for the festival.

The schedule for events on Saturday, June 13, follows:

*7:30-9 a.m.--Pancake Breakfast at the Tyronza Fire Department (fundraiser for the TFD).

*8 a.m.--Stars and Stripes 5K starts at the fire department.

*9-10:45 a.m.--Pageant, Baby Miss division, 0 months-2 years, at senior center.

*10 a.m.--arts, crafts, and food booths open.

*10-11:30 a.m.--Good Friends Band.

*10:45 a.m.--Parade line-up on the service road next to the A&A Station.

*11-11:45 a.m.--Parade down Main Street.

*11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.--EPC Band and Earle Band.

*12-12:15 p.m.--opening ceremony at downtown stage.

*12:15-1:30 p.m.--JR Rogers Band.

*12:30-1:30 p.m.--Pageant, Tiny Miss division, 3-5 years, and Little Miss division, 6-8 years, at senior center.

*1:30-2:30 p.m.--Crowley Ridge Cloggers.

*1:30-2:30 p.m.--Horseshoe Throwing Contest across from the fire department.

*2 p.m.--NEA Rock, Paper, Scissor Tournament at senior center (sponsored by the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum).

*2:30-3 p.m.--Women's Cast Iron Skillet Throw across from fire department.

*2:30-4 p.m.--Wolf Pack Band.

*3-4 p.m.--children's games across from fire department.

*4-6 p.m.--Made in the Shade Band.

*5-6 p.m.--Pageant, Jr. Miss, 9-11 years; Teen Miss, 12-14 years; and Misses, 15 and up divisions at senior center.

*6-8 p.m.--Guitars and Cadillac Band.

*8:30-11 p.m.--music, Southern Pride.

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