Chautauqua Schedule of Events 2017
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Saturday, June 17 Schedule of Events
Time Act Location
6:00 AM
(approximately)
Hot Air Balloon Rally
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WCC
7:00 AM Chili Cook-off -
set-up of cooking area and begin preparation (cutting, slicing, and chopping)
CC, Parking Lot
8:00 AM Chili Cook-off Begin Cooking
sponsored by RGM ERECTORS, INC.
CC, Parking Lot
9:30 AM Kid's 1 mile Fun Run Registration
(ages 12 and under - no fee, no limit)
Wythe County Courthouse Parking Lot
9:50 AM Kid's 1 mile Fun Run Race Wythe County Courthouse Parking Lot
Grubb's Funeral Home10:00 AM Parade through Downtown Wytheville Main Street
10:00 AM Outdoor Art Exhibits (until 6 pm) EBMP, UG
10:00 AM Chili Cook-off Samples & Voting Free to taste- $1.00 to vote for your favorite! CC, Parking Lot
10:00 AM Artist in Residence - Kay Sutherland EBMP
10:00 AM Chautauqua Bazaar (until 6 pm) CC, UL
11:00 AM Rainbow Creations: sand art, moonwalk, face painting; until 9 pm, fee EBMP, UG
11:00 AM Blessing of the Festival - George Bailey Shelter
11:05 AM National Anthem - Karen Melton Shelter
11:15 AM Island Trio Band Shelter
Noon Indoor Art/Photography Exhibit (until 7 pm) CC, LL
Noon Becki the Balloon Lady, twisting balloons EBMP, UG
12:45 PM Parade and Chili Cook-off Winners Announced Shelter
2:00 PM Hula Hoop Contest and Sidewalk Chalk (all ages, no limit) Shelter
5:00 PM Option 22 - Ecelctic Americana ensemble Main Stage
Approx.
6:00 PM
Hot Air Balloon Rally
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WCC
6:00 PM Beer Garden opens (until 10 pm - ID required) EMBP, LG
6:30 PM Miss Chautauqua Introductions Main Stage
6:30 PM The Tonez - Beach music
Main Stage
8:30 PM Summerdaze - Beach music Main Stage
* all acts, times and location are subject to change
Summerdaze The Tonez Option 22