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66th Annual Grundy Corn Festival

2014 Schedule of Events

**2014 Schedule is subject to change and will be updated as events are added**

Sunday, September 21
7:00 am Fishing Tournament - Stratton Park - sponsored by Happy Hookers Bass Club - Click Here for information
Noon – 4:00 pm Baby Show – Morris High School Auditorium - (entries close Wednesday, September 17 at 5:00 pm)
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Photo Show Entries Accepted - Bethlehem Lutheran Church - click here for rules and categories
 
Tuesday, September 23
11:00 am - 2:00 pm Steak Sandwiches - Courthouse Lawn - Benefits Grundy County Justice Assistance Board
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Steak Sandwiches - Courthouse Lawn - Benefits Grundy County Justice Assistance Board
5:00 - 7:00 pm 
Art Show Entries Accepted – Morris Area Library
 
Wednesday, September 24
10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Farm Fair - Main Street, across from First Midwest Bank
Noon - 7:00 pm Petting Zoo - Franklin and Main Street - sponsored by Greenway Automotive
Noon - 7:00 pm Pony Rides - Franklin and Main Street
Noon - 7:00 pm Stagecoach Rides - depart Franklin and Main Street
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Train Rides - depart Grundy County Courthouse
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Chili Supper – First Presbyterian Church
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm  
Skinners' Amusements Carnival - Wristbands $16
5:30 pm  
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored by Exelon
5:30 pm MCHS Madrigal Choir - Jackson Street Stage, Liberty and Jackson Streets
6:00 pm      
Water Fights - 100 Block W. Washington Street
6:30 pm      
Talent Showsponsored by WCSJ/WJDK – Jackson Street Stage, Liberty and Jackson Streets
7:30 pm
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored by Exelon
Thursday, September 25
9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Art Show – Morris Area Library
10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Farm Fair - Main Street, across from First Midwest Bank
Noon - 7:00 pm Petting Zoo - Franklin and Main Street - sponsored by Greenway Automotive
Noon - 7:00 pm Pony Rides - Franklin and Main Street
Noon - 7:00 pm Stagecoach Rides - depart Franklin and Main Street
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm Train Rides - depart Grundy County Courthouse
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm  
Skinners' Amusements Carnival - Wristbands $16
5:00 pm
Spotlight on Grundy County Dancers - Jackson Street Stage, Liberty and Jackson Streets - sponsored by Culver's and SpaceCo
5:30 pm                      
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored by Exelon
6:00 pm Frankfort Brass Band performs - Courthouse Lawn
7:00 pm High School Bands perform - Jackson Street Stage, Liberty and Jackson Streets
7:30 pm
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored byExelon
8:00 pm
"Krazy Karaoke" - all ages welcome - Jackson Street Stage, Liberty and Jackson Streets - spnsored by ATI Physical Therapy
 
Friday, September 26
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Art Show – Morris Area Library - sponsored by Morris Building and Loan and Northern Insurance Group
10:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Log Home Festival – 4380 W. Southmor Road
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Train Rides - depart Grundy County Courthouse
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Brown Bag Friday Concert – Grundy County Courthouse Lawn, sponsored by WCSJ/WJDK and Grundy Bank
11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Ham and Bean Dinner – First United Methodist Church
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Petting Zoo - Franklin and Main Street - sponsored by Greenway Automotive
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Pony Rides - Franklin and Main Street
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Stagecoach Rides - depart Franklin and Main Street
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Pumpkin Decorating Contest entries accepted - First Presbyterian Church
5:00 pm - midnight
Beer Tent open - Wauponsee Street and Illinios Avenue
5:00 pm
Free Popcorn Giveaway - Liberty & Washington Streets and 400 block Liberty Street - sponsored by Pam's Academy of Dance and Century 21 Coleman - Hornsby
5:00 pm 
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored by Exelon
5:00 pm "Woody James" - South Stage, Wauponsee Street and Illinois Avenue - sponsored by Kozol Brothers and MillerCoors Brewing, LyondellBasell, Akzo Nobel, Clayton's Tap
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Corn Grain and Flower Show – Grain Entries Accepted – First Presbyterian Church
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hobby and Handicraft Show Entries Accepted – First Presbyterian Church
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Skinners' Amusements Carnival
7:00 pm
Queen Coronation Parade with Coronation immediately following at Jackson Street Stage, Liberty and Jackson Streets
7:00 pm 
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored by Exelon
7:00 pm
"The Clients" - South Stage - Wauponsee Street and Illinois Avenue - sponsored by Kozol Brothers and MillerCoors Brewing, LyondellBasell, Akzo Nobel, Clayton's Tap
7:30 pm
"Take Cover"- Jackson Street Stage - Liberty and Jackson Streets - sponsored by Kozol Brothers and MillerCoors Brewing Company, D Construction, Northern Insurance
8:00 pm
“Doug’s Dancers” – 200 block Liberty Street
8:30 pm 
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored byExelon
10:00 pm
"Snap Shot" - Jackson Street Stage - Liberty and Jackson Streets - sponsored by Kozol Brothers and MillerCoors Brewing, LyondellBasell, Akzo Nobel, Clayton's Tap
10:00 pm
"Libido Funk Circus " - South Stage - Wauponsee Street and Illinois Avenue - sponsored by Kozol Brothers and MillerCoors Brewing, LyondellBasell, Akzo Nobel, Clayton's Tap
 
Saturday, September 27
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Craft Show/Flea Market – Grundy County Fairgrounds
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Corn Grain and Flower Show – Flower Arrangement entries accepted – First Presbyterian Church
8:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Log Home Festival – 4380 W. Southmor Road
9:00 am 
Crackerbox Derby – Goold Park
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Farm Fair – Main Street, across from First Midwest Bank
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Antique Tractor and Farm Machinery Show – Chapin Park
9:00 am
Morris Hospital 5k Run – Start/Finish at White Oak Grade School
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Show – Morris Area Library
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Photography Show – Bethlehem Lutheran Church
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Train Rides - Depart Grundy County Courthouse
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Petting Zoo - Franklin and Main Street - sponsored by Greenway Automotive
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Pony Rides - Franklin and Main Street
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Stagecoach Rides - depart Franklin and Main Street
Noon - 7:00 pm
Corn Grain and Flower Show - First Presbyterian Church - sponsored by Morris Hospital
Noon - 7:00 pm
Hobby and Handicraft Exhibit- First Presbyterian Church
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm Skinners' Amusements Carnival - Wristbands $16 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm ONLY
2:00 pm - Midnight
Beer Tent open - Wauponsee Street and Illinios Avenue
12:30 pm 
Lineup and Judging for Kiddie Parade – south side of Chapin Park - click here for categories and entry
1:00 pm 
Kiddie Parade -awards announced at Grundy Bank Driveup
1:00 pm
Chang Lee's TaeKwonDo - Demonstration - South Stage, Wauponsee Street and Illinios Avenue - sponsored by Kozol Brothers and MillerCoors Brewing, LyondellBasell, Akzo Nobel, Clayton's Tap
2:45 pm
Pie Eating Contest - Chapin Park gazebo - click here to enter
3:00 pm
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored by Exelon
3:00 pm
"The Complex Project" - South Stage, Wauponsee Street and Illinois Avenue - sponsored by Kozol Brothers and MillerCoors Brewing, LyondellBasell, Akzo Nobel, Clayton's Tap
5:00 pm  
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored by Exelon
6:00 pm   
Outdoor Worship Service – First United Methodist Church
6:30 pm
"Outpatience" - South Stage - Wauponsee Street and Illinois Avenue - sponsored by Kozol Brothers and MillerCoors Brewing, LyondellBasell, Akzo Nobel, Clayton's Tap
7:00 pm 
"Usual Chaos" - Jackson Street Stage, Liberty and Jackson Streets -sponsored by Kozol Brothers and MillerCoors Brewing, D Construction, Northern Insurance
7:30 pm    
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored by Exelon
8:30 pm   
Fireworks – Stratton Park
9:30 pm 
"Too White Crew" - South Stage, Wauponsee Street and Illinois Avenue - sponsored by Kozol Brothers and MillerCoors Brewing, LyondellBasell, Akzo Nobel, Clayton's Tap
10:00 pm
"Mason Rivers " - Jackson Street Stage, Liberty and Jackson Streets - sponsored by Kozol Brothers and MillerCoors Brewing,D Construction, Northern Insurance
 
Sunday, September 28
ATTEND THE CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE
9:00 am – 1:00 pm 
Antique Tractor and Farm Machinery Show – Chapin Park - sponsored by Costco Wholesale
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Farm Fair - Main Street, across from First Midwest Bank
9:00 am 
Free Shuttle from Morris Moose to downtown - available until 1 hour after completion of the parade
11:00 am    
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored by Exelon
11:00 am    
Dance Schools perform – 300 block Liberty and 100 block West Washington
11:00 am    
Pork Burgers – First United Methodist Church
11:00 am    
Lions Club Chicken Dinner – Farm Fair, Wauponsee and Washington Streets
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Corn Grain and Flower Show - First Presbyterian Church - sponsored by Morris Hospital
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Hobby and Handicraft Exhibit- First Presbyterian Church
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Petting Zoo - Franklin and Main Street - sponsored by Greenway Automotive
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Pony Rides - Franklin and Main Street
Noon
Kiwanis Big Wheel Race – 200 block Liberty Street
Noon – 1:45 pm  
Photography Show – Bethlehem Lutheran Church
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm 
Skinners' Amusements Carnival - Wristbands $16
12:30 pm 
On Broadway Dancers & Jesse White Tumblers – 400 block Liberty Street - sponsored by Shantel’s
1:00 pm 
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored by Grundy Bank and Nicor
2:00 pm
5:00 pm
"Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles" – free entertainment for all ages – Grundy County Sheriff's Department west parking lot - sponsored by Exelon

 

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