40th Annual Silt Heyday events schedule
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
7 a.m. Heart of the Rockies with Twirp Anderson, Cash Cashman and Dave Notor. Eclectic blend of acoustic guitar and mandolin. At the gazebo.
7 a.m. Pancake Breakfast with the Silt Historical Society. Includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, orange juice and coffee. Cost is $4 for adults and $3 for seniors and children under 12. At the gazebo and the park.
8 a.m. Flag Raising – Edgar Allen Roe VFW Post 9304 and Rifle American Legion Kelly Hansen Post 78. At the flagpole.
9 a.m. Booths open – Food crafts and information booths will open. Parade judging and lineup at Roy Moore Elementary. Early check-in for the auto shoe for those not in the parade at Silt Town Hall.
10 a.m. Parade starts at the Roy Moore Elementary School at 9th and Orchard, heads down Grand Avenue and loops around from 5th Street to 7th Street and then back to the school.
11 a.m. Western Slope Stompers, High School Cheerleaders, Burning Mountain Royalty with other parade groups and local youths performing at the gazebo.
11:30 a.m. Kids’ Games begin. First the little kids, then the bigger kids. A schedule will be posted at the park. Late check-in for the auto show at Silt Town Hall.
Noon: Auto Show at Silt Town Hall.
1 p.m. Strolling Scones – a mix of classic rock ‘n roll. At the gazebo.
1 p.m. Vintage baseball at Roy Moore Elementary School.
4 p.m. Auto Show awards announced.
4:30 p.m. Adult Tricycle Race. At the gazebo.
5 p.m. Watermelon Seed Spitting (10 and older) contest and prizes. In the park.
6 p.m. Jalapeno eating (18 and older) contest and prizes. At the gazebo.
6:30 p.m. Pie eating contest and prizes. At the gazebo.
7 p.m. The Johnny O Band. Mix of blues. At the gazebo.
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