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Thursday, August 3rd
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Marion United Methodist Church Rummage Sale
6:00 PM: Bump & Run/Half Ton Truck Derby @ Marion Fair Grandstand – Sponsored by Marion Fair $12.00 at gate. Contact Marty (231)409-9985 for more information.
9:00 PM: DJ @ Horseshoe Bar; Horseshoe Beer Tent runs all weekend long.
Friday, August 4th
Street Vendors arrive on Friday (Business District); If you would like to reserve a spot, space is still available. Contact Liz Maddox at 231-409-9985 for more information or to reserve your space.
9:00 AM: VFW Yard Sale- by donation only
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Marion United Methodist Church Rummage Sale
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Marion Library Book Sale @ Library
11:00 AM – 1:00 AM: Horseshoe Beverage Tent
12:00 PM Friday – 4:30 PM on Saturday: Snoop’s Grill BBQ Competition west side of Horseshoe Bar. Winners announced @4:00 PM Saturday. $20.00 ticket for samples (more samples available 2-4 PM Saturday) & prize drawings.
4:00 PM: Kids Games @ Fire Hall
5:00 PM: 50/50 & Duck Race tickets go on sale, $1 each or 6 for $5, @ Chamber Booth on Main Street . Scavenger Hunt sheets also available for kids 18 & under.
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Cruise In. Cars & Trucks welcome. Line up on Main Street.
6:00 PM: Corn Hole Tournament @ Veterans Memorial Park ball fields. $50 per 2 person team. Pre-registration ONLY by Wed. August 2@ Sponsored by Marion PTO
9:00 PM: Tyler Roy, One Man Band, @ Horseshoe Bar.
Saturday August 5
8:00 AM: Chamber Booth opens. 50/50 tickets, Duck Race tickets, T-Shirts, Scavenger Hunt, Buttons
8:00 AM: Golf Scramble. Contact Jeff Wilson @ 231-388-1230 for more information or to register.
8:00 AM: 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. Registration deadline is July 27th. Sign up forms available at local businesses. 4 per team max. Located at Veterans Memorial Park basketball courts. Contact Dan Michell @ (989)418-1358 for more info or questions.
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM: 19th Annual Car, Truck, Bike & Semi Show in memory of Orris & Nancy Brackett located @ Marion VFW. Contact Gary Brackett at 231-679-1265 for more information.
9:00 AM: Street Vendors (Business District )
9:00 AM – 9:20 AM: Children’s Parade registration in Layline parking lot. Judging at 9:20 am.
9:30 AM: Children’s Parade. Pets Welcome!
9:45 AM: Line up for Grand Parade @ Marion High School. Parade goes from the High School to the Elementary School.
10:00 AM -5:00 PM: Marion Library Book Sale @ Library
10:00 AM: Penny Scramble for children 10 & under on Main Street. In memory of Ivan Herr. Sponsored by the Maddox family.
10:30 AM: Grand Parade From High School to Elementary School.
11:00 AM until gone: VFW Annual Chicken BBQ. To-Go only
11:00 AM – 1:00 AM: Horseshoe Beer Tent
11:30 AM until gone: FREE hot dog, chips & water in Huntington Bank parking lot. Sponsored by Huntington Bank.
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM: Kids Games in Layline Oil & Gas parking lot. .25 cents each or 5 for $1.00
11:30 AM: Water Ball Tournament @ Village Hall parking lot. Teams of 2 or 3 Firefighters in full turnout gear. Pre-registration required. Contact Anthony (231)667-4528 or Ashleigh (734)755-1319 to register or for more information.
12:00 PM -1:00 AM: Eagles Beverage Tent
1:00 PM: Banana Split eating contest @ Frosty Freeze. 16 & under $2.00
1:00 PM: MHS Alumni Reunion @ MHS. Social hour followed by program @ 2:00.
3:00 PM: Bed Race. Teams of 5. Contact Nicole Ashby Johnson (231)388-3681 for more info or to register. Meet in front of Flashback.
4:00 PM: 50/50 Drawing @ Chamber Booth
5:00 PM: Duck Race!! Starts on the river north of Main St. businesses.
6:00 PM: Greased Pig Contest @ South end of park. Ages 1-12 this year. Participants must register & sign waiver to participate.
7:00 PM: Tug of War @ South end of park. Teams of 5 or individual 1 on 1. MUST be registered by 6:45. Contact Tonya Keehn (231)920-3353 for more info or to register.
7:30 PM: Middle Branch Revival Music @ Pavilion at Veterans Memorial Park.
9:00 PM – 1:00 AM The band FREAK DADDY will be playing @ Horseshoe Bar.
9:00 PM: Eagles Beverage Tent, live band.
Sunday August 6
9:00 AM: Sand Volleyball Tournament @ Veterans Memorial Park. Pre-register by July26th to ensure a t-shirt. Co-Ed 4 person $100 per team. Contact Steffanie Merrifield (231)590-6133 for more info or to register.

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