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Days of Olde starts Friday in Ocheyedan

OCHEYEDAN, Iowa — Ocheyedan’s annual Days of Olde celebration will take over the town beginning Friday and running through Sunday. 

Kids’ fishing at Willow Creek, sponsored by the Osceola County Conservation Board, begins Friday afternoon. Saturday’s events begin at 8 a.m. with a 5K Walk/Run at City Park. The third annual Home of the Mound Wine and Arts Festival begins at 10 a.m. Saturday featuring vendors of handcrafted items and area wineries. Saturday night culminates with a street dance featuring Replay.

The schedule of events is as follows:


1-3 p.m.:Kids’ fishing at Willow Creek

7 p.m.: Great Plains Tractor Pullers at Travis Boeke location (formerly Hilltop)

Dusk: Kids’ Popcorn and Movie Night at City Park


8 a.m.: 5K Walk/Run at City Park

8 a.m.-5 p.m.: Buffalo Ridge Renegades at City Park

10 a.m.: Parade

10 a.m.- 4 p.m.: Home of the Mound Wine and Arts Festival at City Park

After Parade: Homemade Pies and Ice Cream at Senior Activity Center

11 a.m.- 4 p.m.: Tracy House Museum Open on North Main Street

11:30 a.m.: Antique Tractor Pull at Travis Boeke location (formerly Hilltop)

Noon-4 p.m.: Kids’ Inflatables at City Park

Throughout the Day: Flea markets on Main Street

Noon: Co-Ed Ball Tournament at Public School Ball Diamond

5 p.m.: Amateur Wine Competition at Cat Tale Country Wines

6:30 p.m.: Northwest Tractor Pullers and Central Plains Truck Pullers at Travis Boeke location (formerly Hilltop)

8 p.m.-Midnight: Street Dance featuring Replay on the south side of Corner Club


2 p.m.: Bean Bag Tournament at City Park

Daily Globe Reporter Robin Baumgarn may be reached at 376-7323.

Robin Baumgarn

Robin Baumgarn is a new reporter for the Daily Globe covering the Education and Northwest Iowa beats. Prior to coming to the Globe, she worked for the Ocheyedan Press-Melvin News, a weekly Iowa paper for three years. She is a 2012 graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College and lives in Northwest Iowa with her husband Ryan and three pets, Fidget, Missy and Samwise.

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