PHOTOS: Day 1 of Silt Heydays
Silt HeyDays got off to a rocking start Friday with several band performing rock hits form the ‘80s.
Saturday’s festivities gear up early with a pancake breakfast starting at 7 a.m. in Stoney Ridge Park, located at 648 N. Seventh Street.
The Leonard Curry Trio will perform a blend of bluegrass, folk and more leading up to annual parade at 10 a.m.
This parade starts at Cactus Valley Elementary School and heads east on Grand Avenue to Ninth Street, where the route turns north and makes its way to Stoney Ridge Park.
Games, music and activities continue throughout the day both in Stoney Ridge and the Silt Historical Park, located at 707 Orchard Ave. Along with the horseshoe tournament earlier in the day, a corn hole tournament was added to the day’s activities. There is a $5 entry fee and the winner will take home a brand new corn hole set. Second and third place will bring home cash prizes, and a portion of the entry proceeds will benefit the Silt Historical Society.
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
Diamond Empire Band will close out the day with some country rock starting at 6 p.m. at the Stoney Ridge Pavilion. The concert is free.
Sunday starts at a faster pace — at least for some — with the seventh-annual HeyDay Hobble 5K race at 8 a.m. The race starts and ends at the Silt Historical Park.
The eighth-annual Silt Heyday Car Show runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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