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Mark's Place is offering a free drink to any kid that participates in the Kid's Open Mic during the event. They will also have special Wizard of Oz themed drinks during the event!
RAFFLE STYLE AUCTION: There will be a raffle style auction during the Friday night community potluck.
SHUTTLE SERVICE: There will be a shuttle (FREE, but accepts donations) to run people from City Hall that will run a loop to Miller Farm, Family Fare, around a brief city tour and back. It will run every 30 minutes on Saturday.
Unfortunately, shower facilitieswill not be available to campers this year due to construction in the facility. Public restrooms will still be available at the Welcome Center.
YOGA: There will be Yoga at the Amphitheater Saturday at 8am & 9am - open to anyone who would like to attend!
*All events listed here are open to everyone - community members and visitors alike!*
Thursday, September 13th Arrival & Parking Day - If you are camping at the event, please see the information packet for further instruction and information.
6-9pm | LIVE MUSIC BY OYER'S CORNERS - Emerald City Tent
6:45pm | PRINCE & PRINCESS OF THE FESTIVAL - Emerald City Tent Ages 6-12. $5 to enter. You must live in Eaton Rapids to enter. Prince and Princess will be announced at community potluck (listed above). (More information and child's registration form)
7:30-11pm | EATON RAPIDS AIR PHOTOWALK
8-10pm | JAM SESSION & SING ALONG - Mill Point Park with Fire Spinnters and S'mores
Saturday, September 15th All Day | PIMP YOUR BLIMP & HEART & HANDS FOOD COLLECTION Vote for your favorite decorated Airstream by leaving your non-perishable food and hygiene product donation in the box outside its door! PIMP YOUR BLIMP: Wizard of Oz Edition If you are an Airstreamer, be sure to decorate your coach and yourselves on Saturday for the Pimp Your Blimp competition! And if you are downtown for the fun, cast your votes!
Here’s how it works:
Decorate your Airstream and dress the part to fit the Wizard of Oz theme.
Be sure to put a cardboard box outside your door...
And the entire community VOTES (that includes you!) The voting happens with canned goods and hygiene products left in the box to be donated to Heart & Hands.
Judges will be going around in the afternoon (around 3pm-4pm) to collect the canned goods and to count the donations. The one with the most donations in the box wins!
Winner will be announced at the closing ceremony at the Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday evening in the Emerald City Tent.
7:30-10:30am | ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST - First Congregational Church $5 for Adults, $3 for kids 5-10 yo, and free for kids 3 and under.
8am & 9am | YOGA - Amphitheater Open to anyone who would like to attend.
8:30am | CASA SUPERHERO KIDS FUN RUN 9:00am | CASA SUPERHERO 5K 8-11am | KID'S ZONE Sponsored by CASA Dress up as your favorite super hero and join us for the CASA Superhero Run/Walk! (More info and registration)
11am-4pm | KID'S ZONE - Hamlin Street near the Island
10am-1pm | BAKE & BOOK SALE - Outside of the Eaton Rapids Library
9:30am-12:30pm | LAFCU FACE PAINTING - GAR Island Park
9am-2pm | FARMER'S MARKET - Hamlin Square near the Island
12:30pm | DOG SHOW - Emerald City Tent (during lunch with Dorothy) Who will be the best Toto? Or the best canine Tinman, Lion or Scarecrow? There will be two winners, Best Toto, Best Oz Themed Costume. $1 entry fee per dog. (Register to show your dog here!) Not showing a dog? Come watch!