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SEPTEMBER 3rd & 4th


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Schedule of Events

Saturday

10:00 A.M. - Parade through Downtown

12:00 - 1:30 P.M. - Free BBQ

McLemore Gospel Band

(Courthouse Lawn)

1:00 - 3:00 P.M. - Kids Games, Rotary Jumper / Train & Clown

(J.D. Skiles Vacant Lot)

3:00 P.M. - Kid's Parade

(Main St. from Post Office to Courthouse)

4:00 P.M. - Play by Cary Worthy

(Jayhawk Theatre)

4:00 - 5:00 P.M. - Soap Box Derby

(Main Street Hill)

7:00 - 8:00 P.M. - 125th Community Choir

(Grade School Gym)

7:00 - 10:30 P.M. - Black Berry Winter Band

(Lake Atwood)

11:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M. -  Fireworks

(Lake Atwood)

 

Other activities through the day include:

Quilt Display @ Masonic Lodge

Antique Car & Tractor Display @ Museum

History Displays @ NAPA Building

Family Tree Displays @ Legion Hall

Sunday

Attend Church Services

Methodist Church will celebrate their 125th Anniversary @ 9:30 A.M. service

Catholic Priests Reunion @ 10:30 A.M. Sacred Heart Church

Possible Guest Gospel Singer @ Atwood Baptist Church

 

12:00 - 1:00 P.M. - Picnic @ Lake Atwood

(Bring your own sack lunch, place settings,

chairs & blankets)

1:00 - 3:00 P.M. - The Crusaders

Emma Threlkel Poem

History of Atwood by Roger Prideaux

Introduction of Local Ministers

Catholic Youth Choir

Arlen Ankle Sing a Long

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Drawing for Quilt & Rifle

Yard of the Year Winner

Most Improved Yard Winner

Happy Birthday to Atwood

125 Balloon Send Off

(Lake Atwood)

4:00 P.M. - Play by Cary Worthy

(Jayhawk Theatre)

4:00 P.M. - Softball Game

(Bliss Field)

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Gun Raffle

30/30 Gold Plated Winchester

Collector's Rifle
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Proof gun will be raffled @ the Lake

Sunday September 4th

Tickets $5.00

Need not present to win.

 

Send name, address, phone# and

raffle money to:

Atwood's 125th

112 S 4th St.

Atwood, KS 67730

 

Guns #1 through #5 are available for sale

call for details by July 7th!

Wilber Henry 785.626 or Diana Tongish 785.626.3050

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Blackberry Winter

Dance and listen to the sounds of Blackberry Winter at the Lake.

 

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The music, the memories and the spirit of Blackberry Winter are back. With a new line-up of killer musicians a five-piece horn section supported by a tight, talented rhythm section. Ten musicians including seven lead vocalists and every song they play is a classic.


 
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The Time That Was

1875-1915

By Ruth Kelley Hayden

In observance of Atwood's 125th Anniversary, I am going to have the 1st volume of the Time That Was 1875-1915 reprinted.  The books are in and can be picked up at Ruth's House.  She will also have a booth at the Lion's Club Craft Fair and Spaghetti dinner July 23.  Ruth K. Hayden

Send Email If Interested

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125th Restaurant Specials

 

Aberdeen Steakhouse

All main dishes off menu:

Cowboy Beans

Zesty Coleslaw

Sour Dough Rolls

Carrot Cake

Reservations appreciated

 

Snack Shack

Carl's Fried Chicken

Sunday-carry outs available

so you can picnic at the park

 

My Place

Breakfast Buffet Special

open Saturday 7-8am and

Sunday 7am-2pm

 

Park Hill

8 grilled shrimp-$11.95

Bean & Smothered Burrito

with corn taco-$4.75

open Saturday 5:00-9:30pm and

Sunday 11am-2pm

Reservations appreciated

 

Rawlins County Eating Places

 

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Sponsors

 Atwood - $5,000 & Above

 

Farmer Bank & Trust

Bob Creighton Alumni Challenge

Atwood Second Century

 

 Buffalo - $2,500 - $4,999

 

Atwoods' 100th B-day Committee

Dane G. Hansen Foundation

Atwood Masonic Lodge

 

 Sunflower - $1,000 - $2,499

 

Beaver Valley / Great Outdoors

E.C. Mellick Agency, L.P.

Williams Bros. Supermarket

Finley Construction

Gary Mohr Memorial

Herndon Chamber of Commerce

The Bank

Atwood Rotary Club

Farmers State Bank

 

Other Sponsors

 

Atwood Chamber of Commerce

Town & Country

(Most Improved Yard)

Guy & Arlene Billington

(Crusaders)

Lillian Lawson

(Arlen Ankle)

Scrappy Gals

(Quilt Show)

Reflection of  Your Time

(Quilt Raffle and Show)

Kansas Brass & Pewter

(Christmas Ornaments)

Crop Services

(Sunflower Pin)

Rawlins Co. Sports Man

(Gun Raffle)

Prairie Development Center

(Pie Plates)

Venessa Merz

McDougal Sager Grain

J.D. Skiles

(Cookbook)

Erv & Ruth Hayden

(Cary Worthy Play)

Atwood Ambassadors

(BBQ)

Alvina Smith

(Quilt Show)

Farmers Coop

Midwest Energy

(Parade)

Sunflower Aero

(Hats)

 

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 Bob Creighton Alumni Challenge

Atwood Attorney Bob Creighton will match $ for $ up to $5,000 for any out of town RCHS Alumni, willing to donate to the 125th Anniversary Celebration fund!  Please contact Barney Horton @ Farmers Bank & Trust 785.626. 3233 with donations.

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Quilt Raffle

Hand sewn western quilt by the Scrappy Gals sewing club.
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Quilt raffled @ the Lake

Sunday September 4th

Tickets $1.00

Need not present to win.

 

Send name, address, phone# and raffle money to:

Atwood's 125th

112 S 4th St.

Atwood, KS 67730

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Item For Sale

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(Additional shipping charges will apply

 

Hats - $10.00

 

   

 

Shirts - $10.00 or $13.00 XL/XXL

 

 

 

Train Bank - $20

 

 

 

Sunflower Pin - $5.00

Wheat Ornament - $12.50

 

Gold Wheat Ornament - $30.00

(Only Sold at 125th Celebration)

 

 

 

Made by Kansas Brass & Pewter

 

Pie Plate - $20.00   

 

 

Made by PDC

 

Yard Sign - $25.00

 

125 Made by Vince Carlson

 

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