Farmer Appreciation Days begin Friday
LAKE PARK, Iowa — The 30th annual Farmer Appreciation Days celebration in Lake Park begins Friday evening with a golf fun night at Silver Lake Country Club.
On Saturday the festival features a parade, swim day, watermelon feed and more. The three-day event offers a wide variety of activities for the entire family.
Here’s a full schedule:
5 p.m.: Golf Fun Night at Silver Lake Country Club.
8 a.m.: Emersombiguns For the Cure 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Walk
8 a.m.: Cribbage Tournament at Gunderson’s
9 a.m.: Craft Fair at the Lake Park Community Center
10 a.m.: Free Watermelon Feed
10:30 a.m.: Parade with Grand Marshals Gerald Zahren and Arlen VossNoon-4:30 p.m.:Inflatables for the Kids at City ParkNoon: Free Kiddie Train Rides around City ParkNoon: Slow Pitch Softball Tournament1-5 p.m.: Free Family Swim Day at Lake Park Pool1 p.m.: Creative Spirits in the City Park1 p.m.: Bovine Bingo in the City Park3 p.m.: Lucky Duck Draw5 p.m.-1 a.m.: Beer Garden Opens in front of Lake Park Auto Repair on Ave A West9 p.m.-1 a.m.: Street Dance featuring 80HD outside of Johnny’s Pub11 p.m.-4 a.m. Breakfast Buffet at Cap’n Ken’s; portion of sales goes to Lake Park EMT Squad
Sunday8:30 a.m.: RALPH Ride, United Methodist Church parking lot1 p.m.: Sixth Annual Farmers Appreciation Tractor Ride3 p.m.: Lake Park Fireman’s Cruise In and Supper5 p.m.: Lake Park Fireman’s Cruise In and Supper at City Park5 p.m.: Lake Park Fireman’s Bovine Bingo Raffle Winner