2016 Schedule of Events

Friday June 3
9:00 Basketball 3-man Tournament (Registration and Information)
Noon Festival Opens
4:00 Pork Chop and Chicken Dinners Served
5:00-dark Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
6:00 Ice Cream Eating Contest
7:00 30th Annual Little Miss Chautauqua Pageant (Bluff Stage)
8:30 Raku Demo with Curt
10:30 Festival Closes
Saturday June 4
9:00 Basketball 3-man Tournament (Registration and Information)
9:00 Sign up for Euchre Tournament at Community Building (Registration Information)
10:00-2:00 Book Sale - Merom Library
10:00-3:00 Chautauqua Cruise-in
10:00-4:00 Asian Carp Netting Contest on the Wabash
10:00-5:00 Euchre Tournament - Community Building
11:00 Parade (Downtown)
12:00-dark Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
12:00 Canvas and Cookies
12:30 Jackson Township Band
1:00 Weigh-in for Sullivan County Lawn Mower Tractor Pull
1:30-2:00 Rapter Show
2:00 Wabash Valley Tumbling Gym
2:00 Sullivan County Lawn Mower Tractor Pull
2:00 Merom Conference Center Tours
2:00 Water Fight
2:30-3:30 Rapter Show
3:30 Dixie Bee Hard Working Drama Club
4:00 Merom Conference Center Tours
4:00 Chautauqua's Got Talent (First contest - ages 0-16
5:00 Chautauqua's Got Talent (Second contest - ages 17 and up
6:30-10:30 Band - Bailout
10:30 Festival Closes
Sunday June 5
9:00 Basketball 3-man Tournament (Registration and Information)
10:45 Church Services
12:00-close Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
12:00 Registration for the Baby Contest in Main Shelter
12:00 Egg Toss, Water Games & Tug of War
1:00 Baby Contest
2:00 Registration for the Pedal Tractor Pull
(In Front of the Firehouse)
2:00 Merom Conference Center Tours
2:00-4:00 Sunday Church Sing - Groups and Individuals
3:00 Pedal Tractor Pull
4:00 Merom Conference Center Tours
4:00 Chautauqua's Got Talent Finals
6:00 Festival Closes

 

**Age Groups for Sack Race, Three-Legged Race, Egg Spoon Race and Wheelbarrow Race:

 
1st grade and under
2nd to 5th grade
6th to 8th grade
9th to 12th

 

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Other Events for the Weekend

Buckskinners
Flea Markets
Bounce House Carnival
Arts and Crafts
Lawn Mower Train
Reptile Exhibit
Garden Tractor Pull   Saturday June 4th

1:00 Registration and 2:00 pull
Great Music Entertainment All weekend
Mechanical Bull
Joe's Airboats
Great Demonstrators