The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update


September 18, 2013

Frankton festival features balloons, food, entertainment

FRANKTON — Frankton Heritage Days is set for Sept. 20-22 and is celebrating its 38th year. Events will take place downtown, in the gazebo, Heritage House, Heritage Square, Heritage Field and on the outside stage.

The schedule of activities is as follows:

Friday, Sept. 20

Townwide rummage sale

4-8 p.m., barbecue chicken dinner, Family Life Center. Hosted by the First United Methodist Church.

5:30 p.m., opening ceremony

5:30 p.m., Bike Ramble

6:30 p.m., Jay’s Magic Show

6:30 p.m., Pingpong Drop

6:30 p.m., Prince and Princess Contest

7 p.m., Bingo

Saturday, Sept. 21

6:30 a.m-9 p.m., breakfast, Family Life Center. Hosted by the First United Methodist Church.

7:30 a.m., First Balloon Competition

10-11:30 a.m., Tractor Weigh-In/Tractor Pull at noon

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Dan’s Fish Fry, Family Life Center. Hosed by Frankton Lions Club.

12-4 p.m., 17th annual Car Show

2 p.m., Muzzle Loading Rifle Match

2 p.m, Mud Wrestling

3 p.m., Pedal Tractor Pull

4 p.m., Cross-cut saw challenge

4-7:30 p.m., Dan’s Fish Fry, Family Life Center. Hosted by Frankton Lions Club.

5 p.m., Pet Parade

5-7 p.m, Bingo

6 p.m, 2nd Balloon Competition

6 p.m, Pingpong Drop

6:30 p.m, Jay’s Magic Show

7:30-10 p.m., Bingo

8 p.m., Balloon Night Glow

Sunday, Sept. 22

7:30 a.m., Final Balloon Competition

Noon-3 p.m., Pick up quilts at Heritage House

1 p.m., Children’s games

1 p.m., Corn hole tourney/double elimination

2 p.m., Pie eating contest

3 p.m., Big surprise, fenced-in area


Friday, 7:30-9 p.m., Corey Cox

Saturday, 1-4 p.m., Gordon Brooks; 5-6:30 p.m., Blue River Band; 7;30-9:30 p.m., Ivory Skies; followed at dusk by the Balloon Night Glow and fireworks display

Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Gordon Brooks

The Golf Cart Poker Run, in its second year, will award cash prizes of $175 for first place, $75 for second, and $50 for third place.

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