July Festivals in Republic County

July 7th – American Ag Heritage Festival

July 13-15th – Scandia Riverfest
Friday

  • 5:00PM Hog Dinner Sponsored by Tater & Nell Hine – The Park
  • 5:00PM – 10:00PM Beer Garden – The Park
  • 5:00PM – 10:00PM Talent Show – Karaoke/Open Mic – The Park
  • 5:00PM – 8:00PM Quilt Show – The Community Center – Old & New Quilt – To
    display your quilt bring it to the Community Center on Friday at
    1pm or call Gretchen Barclay @ 785-335-3110
  • 6:00PM Swedish Gnome Paint Party – Pigeon Hole Gallery Call Marla
    @ 785-547-6499 to sign up
  • 6:00PM All Night Softball Tournament – The Scandia Ball Field
  • 11:00PM Breakfast – Free Will Donation Loaded Burritos, Homemade
    Cinnamon Rolls & Fruit Cups @ The Ball Field Sponsored by
    Scandia Community Club
  • 6:00PM – 11:00PM Ubertime Transportation Services To & From Ball Field /Park
    Sponsored by VanMeters

Saturday

  • 7:00AM Viking Run – Check In @ 7 (Race Starts at 7:30) The Pike Valley High School Parking Lot Regular 5K, 3K with Obstacles, Contact Emily @ 785-335-7085 Prizes for each race & best Vikingncostume
  • 7:30AM – 10:00AM Buffet Breakfast – The Community Center Sponsored by Pike Valley Softball
  • ALL DAY Tractor Show Line up on Grant Street by the Lutheran Church Contact Terry Garman @ 335-2020 Tractors can stay all day & for the evening parade
  • 9:00AM – 5:00PM Quilt Show – The Community Center
  • 10:00AM Riverfest BIKE & Rod Run – Registration – The Library Call Shelby Swanson for more info @ 1-402-310-4183
  • 11:00AM Motorcycles & Rods Leave Town – Main Street
  • 11:00AM-2:00PM Walking Tacos Lunch – Free Will Donation, In front of Beauty Shop Sponsored by Scandia Community Club
  • 2:00PM – 11:59PM Beer Garden – The New Park Shelter House
  • 2:00PM-4:00PM Uffda Bingo – For Baked Goods – The Library Conference Room
  • 2:00PM Free Kids Movie – The Library
  • 3:30PM Scavenger Hunt – The Park, Ages 0-5, 6-12,13 – Adult
  • 4:00PM Kids Games – The Park, Sponsored by J&H Auto
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM Motorcycle & Rods Back in town
  • 5:00PM Dinner Free Will Donation @ Fire House – Brats, Hotdogs, Hamburgers & More, Sponsored by The Scandia Volunteer Firefighters
  • 5:30PM Baby Show – The Park – Swedish Themed Contest Age groups Birth-1 year, 1-2 years Prizes awarded
  • 5:45PM Viking Beard Contest @ The Park, Prizes sponsored by Styleaire
  • 6:00PM – 7:30PM Free Face Painting @ The Park, Sponsored by NESIKA Energy
  • 7:00PM Free Root Beer Floats in front of The Astra Bank, Sponsored by Astra Bank
  • 7:30PM Parade (Register @ the Museum starting @ 7PM)
  • Corn Pile – Following the parade
  • 8:00PM Dala Horse Race – East of The Astra Bank Contact Courtney Stensaas @ 785-614-3037 to register a horse
  • 8:30PM – 12:00AM BAND – Free Beer & Chicken

Sunday

  • 10:00AM Golf Tournament – Buffalo Park Golf Course, 3-person scramble, shotgun start Contact Charlie @ 785-335-8084 or Ivan @ 785-262-1105
  • Noon Lunch – Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Hamburgers & Hot Dogs, Baked Beans & Chips – Free Will Donation @ The Golf Course, Proceeds go to new equipment & field upgrades for the Pike Valley Ball Field & Softball Teams Sponsored by The Scandia Youth Summer Ball

July 20-21st – Cuba Harvest Festival

FRIDAY

  • 1:30 PM Line up for the tractor drive
  • 2:00 PM Tractor Drive
  • SUPPER Betty’s Cafe (serving 5:30 PM-9:00 PM)
  • 7:00 PM 6 On 6 CO-ED Sand Volleyball Tourney (contact Mike Skocny 785-243-6273)
  • 7:00 PM Pedal Party, Pony Rides, Sidewalk Chalk
  • 8:00 PM Bohemian Horse Races
  • 9:00 PM Cake Walk, Merry Meadowlarks 4-H Club

SATURDAY

  • 8:00 AM American Legion Flag Raising Ceremony
  • 7:30 AM Registration for 1 mile or 5K walk/run/bike race
  • 8:00 AM 1 mile or 5K walk/run/bike race
  • Registration for Horseshoes
  • 8:30 AM Horseshoe Tournament
  • 8:45 AM Announcement of Honored Couple
  • 9:00 AM “Cuba KS: A Place for Life”, showing by Jim Richardson, at the community hall
  • 9:30 AM Historic Cuba Main Street Walking Tour, meet at community hall
  • 9:30 AM Tractor Show check in (Call Wayne Pachta 747-8262)
  • 10:00 AM Tractor Show
  • 10:00 AM Frog Races and Face Painting
  • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Kids Inflatable Bouncy Houses, wet & dry
  • 11:00 AM Little Tuggers Tractor Pull
  • 11:00 AM Watermelon Feed, Sponsored by Astra Bank
  • 12:00 PM Golf Cart Street Rally
  • 1:00 PM Tractor Pull
  • 1:00 PM Kids Olympics
  • 1:00PM – 3:00PM Bingo – Legion Hall
  • 1:00PM – 4:00PM Polka Dance
  • 2:00 PM People Pull
  • 3:00 PM Tug Of War
  • 4:00 PM Bed Races
  • 5:00 PM Kolache Eating Contest
  • 5-7 PM Pulled Pork Supper, Cuba Community Hall
  • 6:00 PM Old Fashioned Baby Show, wear swimsuits
  • 7:00 PM Parade, Proud Past Promising Future
  • Adult Olympics following immediately after the parade
  • 9:00 PM Street Dance to DJ Bridwell
  • 10:00 PM Fireworks Display

FOOD STAND AND BEER GARDEN IN THE PARK ALL DAY
COUNTRY SCHOOL MUSEUM & BLACKSMITH SHOP OPEN ALL DAY

July 27-29th 54th Courtland Fun Day

“Fun Week” – July 23rd – 27th

Summer Arts Camp – Courtland Arts Center – Sign up – 785-987-5054, or by texting 785-527-1151

Medallion Hunt *Country Place Home Plus – Scandia –  Read the Courtland Journal for clues

 

JULY 27th FRIDAY

MAIN STREET

  • TBA – Methodist Church bake sale
  • Duck Race *Reinke Irrigation – Call 785-374-4241 to buy tickets
  • 7:30 – Art Camp performance / PV Cheerleaders
  • Duck Race / Medallion Hunt / Masters BBQ Winners Announced

 

BEER GARDEN *Pinky’s Bar & Grill for the tent donation

  • 5:00 – 12:00 am – Beer garden open *Pestinger Distributing / Budweiser
  • 6:00 – 7:30 Masters BBQ Contest *Melby’s Home Center / Melby Bros Construction – Sign up 785-374-3511

STREET DANCE – *Sponsored by Nelson Seed Sales / Channel Seed

9:00 pm – 1:00 am Street Dance – Aces & Eights (Mia ‘Kaufman’ Jensen)

 

JULY 28th – SATURDAY

MAIN EVENTS:

AM

  • 7:30 Fun Run – *Mahin Insurance
  • 8:00 Sand Volleyball Tournament – *Lost Creek Seed – Sign up 785-374-3511
  • 9:30 – Greased Pig Contest in the big park *NexTech
  • TBA – 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament *Aurora COOP – Text Dave – 785-955-0909
  • 11:00 Children’s Parade Theme: Once Upon a Time *Swedish American State Bank / Johnson Insurance
  • 11:30 General Parade: Theme: Once Upon a Time *Mankato Livestock – Sign up at Pike Valley Elementary

PM

  • 12:00 pm – 12:00 am – Beer Garden *Pestinger Distribution / Budweiser
  • 1:00 pm Belly Slide *David McMullen & Family
  • 1:00 pm Children’s Games at the City Park *Tebow Plumbing
  • TBA – Archery & Pellet Shoot – Waconda Strutting Dusters – Wild Turkey Federation – 785-374-4521
  • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm City Pool Open *Belleville Hometown Lumber
  • 2:00 – 5:00 pm – B-I-N-G-O at the Arts Center *Jensen Earthworks – Matt Jensen
  • 4:00 pm – Dice Run – Sign up in Beer Garden *Law Office of Thompson & Thompson
  • 4:00 pm – Chicken Bingo *TC Photography
  • 5:30 Games by Eager Beavers 4-H Club
  • 5:30 Pit Chicken BBQ *Hoard Oil
  • 7:00 Corn Pile *C & W Farm Supply

LIVE MUSIC – BEER GARDEN *Hoegemeyer Hybrids Brett Vogt

  • 12:00 3:00 – Mark Garman, Tyler Jensen, Dillon Cowing
  • 3:00  – Corbin Larson, Ty Kopsa
  • 4:30  – Craig Stensaas
  • 6:00  – Joe Terick
  • 7:30 – Trevor Burgess and Friends
  • 10:00-1:00 am Karaoke with Chris Bridwell

STREET DANCE – *Sponsored by Nelson Seed Sales / Channel Seed

  • 8:00  – 10:00 Soul Preachers
  • 10:00 – Fireworks – NCK Pyro
  • 10:30 PM  – 12:00 AM Cody Canada & the Departed

FOOD VENDORS:

  • AnTeaQues – Friday evening
  • Pike Valley FFA – Panther Producers – Noon Saturday – *Russell Cattle – Jon Russell
  • Pit Chicken BBQ – Saturday evening
  • Pinky’s Bar & Grill
  • Summer Sno
  • Tate’s Food Truck
  • Paradise Eats
  • Pops Kettle Corn

JULY 29th – SUNDAY

  • 1:00 pm Road Rally Starts. Sign up at CFD Beer Garden by 12:30 *Crop Production Services

*Level 3 Sponsors

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July 30 – August 4th – North Central Kansas Free Fair