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2014 Forada Days promises fun for all

Since 2003, residents from Forada and surrounding communities have come together in August to celebrate Forada Days.

This year, Forada Days will be held August 1-3. Following is the schedule of events:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1

4 p.m. Golf scramble registration, tee off at 4:30. The Muddy Boot will provide a free juke box.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

7 a.m. Registration for 5K.

8 a.m. 5K run/ walk.

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendor fair, historical display and model railroad.

9 a.m. Schmidt’s kids pedal pull (sponsored by Cenex of Alexandria).

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. Country Pleasures horse drawn wagon rides.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Forada Lions meal.

1 p.m. Grand Parade. Grand marshals: Dale and Marlene Kluver.

2 p.m. Senior bingo, firemen water wars, Clueless the balloon twister, Bosek’s turtle races.

Performing after parade: Johari Dancers, Aces and Runestone Rockettes.

3-5 p.m. Pig races.

5-6 p.m. Dan Lee Hypnotist.

6 p.m. Forada Lions raffle drawing.

6:30 p.m.-1 a.m. The Haggard Boys, Dana and the Bottlerockets and Minimum Maintenance.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 3

8 a.m.-noon: First Responders homemade breakfast.

For more information regarding Forada Days and event registrations, visit www.foradadays.com

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