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Looney Daze Schedule

Vergas Looney Daze 2016  “The Vergas Looney Bin”

Please visit our facebook page” Vergas Looney Daze”  Please bring a lawn chair to the events as seating is limited.  Remember all pets must be on leashes.  
 
Looney Loon Egg Hunt (sponsored by Vergas State Bank and Vergas Community Club)
Clues will be posted beginning Friday at 10 am and every 2 hours until found.  Facebook will have clues and area businesses will have clues posted.
 
Raffle for 1 Set of Bean Bag Boards; $100 in Looney Bucks; a custom walleye rod and Dinner for 4 at Spanky’s Stone Hearth.  Cost per ticket $2.00
 
Thursday, August 11th, 2016
Miss Vergas & Princess Altona Pageant                          7:00 pm
Vergas Event Center, Tickets $10 each (Melissa Bunkowske 218- 234-1175)
 
Sidewalk Art   Main Street                    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Come design the sidewalks of Vergas with chalk.  All ages welcome.  Come to Natalie’s Serendipity for rules and Chalk.  Children under the age of 8 will need to have adult supervision.  No supervision will be on duty.  Sponsored by the Natalie’s Serendipity. Contact Natalie @ 218-342-2700
 
Friday, August 12th, 2016
Area Wide Rummage Sales (maps at Goodman’s Supermarket, call Theresa Goodman if you would like to be listed on map prior to Aug. 6th, 218-342-2401)
Methodist Church Flea Market          8:00 am– 4:00 pm              Enjoy Brats & Beans                    (at the church parking lot)
Old Timers Softball Game at Baseball Diamond          7:00 pm
(Jessica Sonnenberg  218-849-8995 & Kayla Soland-Olson 218-849-5157 )
 
Saturday, August 13th, 2016
Vergas Lions Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast            7:00-10:00 am  $6.50 suggested donation at Vergas Event Center
 
Methodist Church Flea Market             8:00 am-12 pm    Enjoy Brats & Beans                   (in the church parking lot)
 
Kids Fishing Outing at Loon Park            8:00 – 9:30 am (Sponsored by J & K Marine)  Daren Berube 218-280-1121
 
Sand Castle Contest (Long Lake Park)  10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
5k Run/Walk: Registration forms on City of Vergas website www.cityofvergas.com.  Register early to be guaranteed a t-shirt.  Preregistration day of race 7:00 am (Under tent in front of Hanson’s Plumbing)       Race Begins        8:00 am 
 
Street  Fair                                            9:00 am-4:30 pm (Sandee Stall-Galletta 218-342-4247)
 
Trail Scavenger Hunt                                9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Sponsored by Trail Committee
 
Vergas Lions Bingo                                                  10:00 am-3:00 pm  Blackout at 12:30 & 2:30, Vergas Event Center (David Antonsen 218-841-0328)
 
Vergas Fire Department Open House                 10:00am-1:00pm (Jeff Zitzow 218-841-8643)
 
Loon Calling Contest                    Registration 9:30 am Contest starts at 10:00 a.m.  (Main Stage area)
 
Celebrate Vergas 66’s 20 Year Anniversary             11:00 am Pizza Eating Contest and Pizza Box Folding Contest
 
Beer Garden Hours:    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. on street
 
Magician/Comedian Jeffrey Salveson                1:00 pm Family Friendly   Main Stage Area
 
Jeffrey Salveson—Balloon Twisting        2:00 pm-3:00 pm
 
Doo-Whop Divas Music                            2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Main Stage Area
 
Horseshoe Tournament                      Register by 12:30 pm at Billy’s Corner Bar—Tournament will start promptly at 1:00 p.m.  $10 per team  Contact Billy’s Corner Bar 218-342-2400
 
Beard Contest at Skal Register between 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm at Skal.  Trophies and Ribbons to be given away at 4:00 pm  See the American Bearding Association website for rules and categories.  Sponsored by Skal.  Contact Dave Jopp 320-266-4370
 
Bean Bag Tournament (Main Stage area)       3:00 pm  Must be registered prior to 2:00 pm (Terri Smith 218-342-2091) Entry fee: $20 per team.
 
Rachel Ianiro Music  (Main Stage Area)          5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Five Dollar cover begins at 5:00 pm -
Looney Daze Street Dance                                 8:00 pm -midnight  Dance to TRIP WIRE                                  $5.00 cover charge
 
Sunday, August 14th, 2016
Registration for Classic Car Show                     8:00 am  $10 entry fee per unit if registered by Aug. 6th and $20 fee for entries after Aug. 6th (In front of Goodman’s Supermarket)
 
Classic Car Show (Main Street)            9:00 am – 12:30 pm
 
Parade Registration & Line up starts                          12 pm  (by Railway Ave & Linden Street)                  
                                   
Outdoor Church Service at St John’s Lutheran                10:00 am
 
Beer Garden open                                                     12:00 pm
 
Vergas Looney Daze Parade                                              2:00 pm    (Lacey Hoffmann 218-234-1942)
 
TIP Bingo at Billy’s Corner Bar (right after the parade)        3:00 pm
 
Water Fights                                 follows Parade on Main Street (Vergas Fire Department, Jeff Zitzow  218-841-8643)
 
TIP 100 plus Raffle at Billy’s Corner Bar                              8:00 pm