Tyronza Stars and Stripes is this weekend
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.