Join us for a Family Fun Weekend!
Parade, 2m/10k Race, Food Vendors, Craft Vendors, Car Shows, Music, Family DJ Dance, Stage Entertainment, Welding Contest, Inflatable Rides, Extreme Trampoline Jump, All-Alumni Class Reunion, Historical Tours, Pre-teen activity night, Book Signings, Art Show, Pedal Pull, Carnival Games, Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Little Miss Duesey Contest, King and Queen Sesquicentennial Contest, Hymn Sing, and much more to be planned!
History Lane on State Street – Learn the history of each building on State Street and View Historical Scenes in our business windows!
Central Park Events:
7:00am: 10k/2mile Race
10:00am: Parade (Line up at 8:30)
11:00 – 4:00pm: Craft and Food Vendors, Balloon Artist and Inflatables
12:00 – 4:00pm: Welding Booth/Contest by Stellar and IMT
1:00 – 2:30pm: Book Signing by Local Authors
3:30 – 5:30pm: All-Class Reunion – Tent on West side of Central Park
12:00 – 2:00pm: Raiders of the Lost Art Band (Band member and Garner resident, Bruce Jolivette)
2:00 – 2:30pm: Through the Decade Attire Contest (Eras ranging from 1890’s – 1970’s)
2:30 – 3:00pm: Vocal Performances
3:00 – 4:00pm: Beard Contest (Longest, Shaggiest, Mustache, Best Groomed)
12:00 – 4:00pm: Historic Red Elevator Open
1:00 – 3:30pm: Art Show at Garner Library
1:00 – 5:00pm: Retro Video Game Tourney at the Garner Ed Center (Registration 12:30 – 1:00)
2:00 – 4:00pm: Water Ball on State Street by Fire Station
4:00 – 5:30pm: Two Ways Home Movie (Starring Garner Alumni) at Avery Theater
Featured Evening Band:
8:00pm – Midnight: The Pork Tornadoes (Doors open at 7:00 // MUST BE 21+) – STATE STREET