Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on June 30, 1998 · Page 21
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June 30, 1998

Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan · Page 21

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THE DAILY GLOBE, Iromvood, Ml — Tuesday. June 30. 1996 Page 14 County Fair set Bessemer's 4th tradition Aug. 13-16 just keeps getting stronger Thih year's (iogehic County Fair will !►<• held on Aug. ID-16 al (hi! fairgrounds in Ironwood. The schedule df events iH ns follows: Thursday, Aug, 13 X 11 in. -6 p m. — Entries taken in L I m ■ Livestock depart mini m.ly if) a. in -8 p.m. -- Entries taken in all (il her rfi-1 in rtmcn I s Noon fintr admission ihar^i'd to all non exhibitors, $1 ;>er (M-r^nn Noon Schmidt Amusements opens on tin' mirlwny ■t:-1r> p ni — Kliifc' ruining ceremony with combined color guards of area veterans organizations. ■ U p m. — Harness racing. Friday, Aug. 14 H ri.m, — Judging hejrin* in cattle depart merit and youth horse show. 1 1 a.m. — Judging begins in nil other deportments except dogs si rid open horse, show. I> u.m -ft p.m. — Senior Citzens Day (Ciogebic, Ontonagon and Iron Co., Wi*.). Noon — Schmidt Amusement BESSEMER — Bessemer'* Fourth of JuSy gala is already in full swing, Tonight, mountain bikers hove nn opportunity to explore tmilw surrounding Bessemer with the K:it Tire Hike f'.Jiili. Hikers or rill abilities are welcomed to ride, filon^ with the knowledgeable fat tire guides, bill rider* lb and vin-der need to have an adult with them. The touring begins in front or Bessemer City Hall at 6:30 p. in . Hump, set and spil^e arc the buzzwords at tile Wimbledon Volleyball Tournament, Wednesday night. .July 1 nt .1 p.m. (team registration ill \ p.m.). Support from Hesscmor Auto Company makes this uvent possible. A pair of crowd favorites make Thursday, July 2, race night in Bessemer. People-powered, wheeled racing beds "drug race-on Mary Street nt 7 p.m., followed by lawn mower sprints at 8 p.m. The action begins early Friday, .July 3, with the 10th running of the Hometown 10K Run/2 Mile Walk, starting at City Hall, at ti 30 a.m. Then Mary St. takes center court with another long-running event, the 3-on-3 banket-ball tournament, beginning at 9 a.m. Also on Friday, at 5 p.m., the A D. Johnston High School band* perform* for the public at trie opens midway. Noon -- Harness racing. 2-4 p m. — Entertainment hy the Tambuntiitns. f> p.m. — Horse find pony pulling. Saturday, Aug. IS R a.m. — Open horse show. 1 1 a m -4 p.m. — Klussic Kruis-rrs fingehic County Fair car show. Noon — Schmidt Amusements opens midway. Noon-fi p.m — Wrist bnnd in carnival. Noun — Harness racing. 2 p.m — Crimdstand show, Knmme's auto demolition derby. f> ISO pm. — Youth livestock auction 8 pm- - Autri Circus Stunt Team. 9-10 p.m — 'Lickity Split" on the »mal! stage. Sunday, Aug . 16 II n m. - Youth nnd ndult I>og Obedience judging. Noon — - 4-H demonstrations-»cti vilir* on the small stag*. Noon — Schmidt Amusements opens midw«y. ■ Noon-fl pm. — Wrist hnnd in carnivnl, $10. 1 pm. — Ornndstand show, Northwestern Mud Runners. ,1-^:10 -- Auto Circus »tunt team 10 pm --Close, of the fair From bed races to a1 fireworks display second to none. Fourth ol July is a lime for Bessemer to shine. rocking band "X-tra." At inter-misstion (10 p m.) make room for the aiany night shirt parade — or get creative and be part of the year's oddest parade. The Fourth of July guarantees a full agenda of outdoor fun for high school bnnd shell on Massie Field (North Moore Street). Main street turns into party utreet, 8 to 11:30 p.m., Friday, for the annual street dance, this year featuring the Versatile pop- thc whole family, with kids' races at 9:30 a.m. (Massie Field); the Kids Parade downtown at 1:30 p.m.; the giant parade at 7 p.m. and — of course — fireworks at dusk. Trout Creek School Reunion Aug. 7-9 TROUT CREEK — The Trout Creek School Reunion is scheduled for Aug. 7-9. The reunion will provide time to reminiHce, celebrate and honor thiH community facility with the weekend's theme, Thanks for the Memories." The Trout Creek School has been a focus of community life educating the children of Interior Townihip nnd the surrounding area for 80 years. The last class to graduate from Trout Creek High School was the class of HH57. Following the merger as the Ewen-Trout Creek Consolidated School Di.it.nct, the Trout Creek School continued to fulfill its mission ns nn elementary nnd junior high school. In I37H, the school became n K-6 facility. With the completion of the new K-12 building, the Trout Creek School ended its function as the community's school nt the clone of this school year. To mark these bittersweet events a School Reunion Committee has tteen formed and is continuing to plan activities, extend ing n warm invitation to current and former area residents to join in the weekend's festivities. Registration will begin in the school gym at noon, Friday, Aug. 7. and continue through Sunday, Aug 9, A snack bar, staffed by Ontonagon County Habitat for Humanity, will provide food and refreshment* to registrants between noon until 3 p.m. Friday. Plans are under way for'a pasty or spaghetti dinner nt thu school from 4 to 630 p.m. followed by a program of reminiscence, 7:30 to 9, by former staff nnd students. Friday's events will conclude with dancing to the music of DJ Mcl Aho until midnight Refreshments will be available. Saturday breakfast will be hosted by the Trinity Lutheran Church Women at the church from 8 a.m. until noon. The focus of the day's activities will shift to Abbott Fox Park where Pondfest "98 will provide a dny filled with music, crafts, games and concessions from 9:46 a.m. to 6 p.m. An "Old Timers Baseball Reunion," scheduled for 2 to 4. should prove to be a drawing card. The American L*gion Auxiliary will sponsor a chicken barbecue at the school gym from 3 to 7. The class of '48 will be celebrating its own 50th anniversary at the Trombley-Pulkas American Legion Post Saturday evening. The planning committee encourages other classes to organize activities for members. I-ntc afternoon and early evening could be an opportune time for former classmate to reconnect even informally at "back yard social Friends, Family, Buddie* from years ago, Your Reunion! Remember Forever! V I il c e l\ o 1 1 e I ii I k |} r o it it c 1 1 «> it % 906/932-5659 hours" hosted by their local classmates. Randy and Cheryl Weston, owners of "DA Flowagc," had indicated plans for a street dance with the firemen providing a concession stand at the fire hall. The recent tragic fire which destroyed their establishment has created some uncertainty regarding these plans. (SPUR •Gas & Oil •Antifreeze •Tire Repair • ice 906-229-5212 M 28 Wakefield, Ml

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