85th Annual Terrapin Derby is Saturday
The following is the schedule of events for the 85th annual Terrapin Derby, which is set for Saturday, Oct. 3, in downtown Lepanto.
8 a.m.-???: Vendors, crafts, and food on Main Street
8 a.m.-???: Crafts, music, and food at Stevens Square
8 a.m.-5 p.m.: Tours of the Hallmark Hall of Fame's "A Painted House" at the south end of Main Street
9 a.m.-5p.m.: Lepanto USA Museum selling books--"Stories of Old History"
9 a.m.-???: Carnival on Main Street
11 a.m.: Crowning of the Terrapin Derby Queen on the Main Stage
12-1 p.m.: First Baptist Church Praise Teams
2 p.m.: Terrapin Derby Parade, sponsored by Ritter Communications
3:45-4 p.m.: Prize drawings on Main Stage
4-5 p.m.: Famous Turtle Race in front of Main Stage, sponsored by Little River Bank
5-7 p.m.: J.R. Rogers Band on Main Stage
7 p.m.: Turtle Day Tussle--Mixed Martial Arts bouts at EPC Gym, sponsored by Sunken Lands Chamber of Commerce (doors open at 6 p.m.)
7-8 p.m.: Jake Lung and Sobriety Check Band
8-11 p.m.: Loose Change