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Cherokee Fall Festival Homecoming schedule announced

Posted on behalf of the Cherokee Ruritan Club

CHEROKEE, Kan. – The 2019 Cherokee Fall Festival Homecoming is scheduled for the weekend of September 6-8 and will include Bingo, a Men’s Beauty Pageant, Parade, Dodge Ball, an Antique Tractor Pull, and a Home Run Derby.

Prize drawings throughout the weekend. Must be present to win. All scheduled events will be held in Downtown Cherokee unless noted otherwise.

Friday, September 6: 5:00 p.m. Car Cruise; 5:00 p.m. Bean Feed (Albert Pouch Park); 5:00 p.m. Ruritan Rock Painting (Albert Pouch Park); 5:30 p.m. Bingo (Albert Pouch Park); and, 6:00 p.m. Men’s Beauty Pageant (in front of American Legion).

Saturday, September 7: 9:00 a.m. 44th annual Car Show; 10:00 a.m. Ruritan Rock Hunt (13 & under); 11:00 a.m. Parade; After Parade – Legion Auxiliary Dinner (Senior Building); 11:30 a.m. Community games for all ages (Senior Building); After Games – Cake Walk; 1:30 p.m. Dodge Ball Game * (Southeast Junior High Gymnasium); and, 7:00 p.m. Live Band & Street Dance: Left of Center.

Sunday, September 8: 1:00 p.m. Antique Tractor Pull (Vine Street north of downtown); 1:30 p.m. Registration for Home Run Derby ** (Southeast High School Baseball Diamonds); and, 2:00 p.m. Home Run Derby ** (Southeast High School Baseball Diamonds).

Please note: Dodgeball will be played Last Team Standing, in two age groups: 6th through 8th grade; and, high school and adults.

Registration for the Home Run Derby is required, and pre-registration is preferred. $5 entry fee for 10 balls. Prizes for winners. Girls softball and boys baseball divisions, ages 6th through 8th grade; high school; adults. Sign up in advance at Cherokee City Hall, the Cherokee American Legion, Cherokee Ruritan Building, or at the event from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. No late registrations will be accepted.

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