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2011 Red Flannel Day – Schedule of Events

September 23, 2011

Red Hawk Varsity Football
Red Hawks vs. Forest Hills Northern
Red Hawk Stadium     7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Firefighter Parade – New Event!
Main Street     9:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Immediately following Varsity Football Game

September 24, 2011

Women’s Club Yard Sale
Main & Ash Streets    All Day

Cedar Springs Youth Football
Skinner Field     8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Red Flannel 5K Run and Walk & Kid’s Fun Run
Red Flannel Office, 21 E. Maple St.     9:00 AM

Basketball Shootout – New Event!
Registration at 11 am. $5 per person. Each player receives a t-shirt!
Main & Ash St.     11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Chili Cookoff – Doubling the prize money!!
Cedar Pub Patio – Main Street    11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Horseshoe Throwing Contest – New Location!
Entry fee is $10 per 2 person team and top teams receive trophies and prizes! Limit 12 teams, must be preregistered! FREE ADMISSION!
Main & Ash Streets (Next to Cedar Pub)    11:30 AM

Bed Race Obstacle Course
Bring your own bed, or rent one from the Festival! Check in begins at 12:30 pm; $10 entry fee (per 5 person team).
Main Street (in front of City Hall)    1:30 PM

Fire Barn Open House
Main & Maple Streets     2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Red Flannel Children’s Parade
Main & Beech St. (American Legion Parking Lot)    3:00 PM

Lumberjack Supper – New Location!
The CS Lions Club hosts a delicious lumberjack supper of ham, fresh side pork, boiled potatoes and all the trimmings! $8 adult – $6 child – $25 family. A Red Flannel tradition since 1941!
CSHS Cafeteria    5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Red Flannel Queen Scholarship Pageant – New Location!
Tickets on sale at Library, $11. Available at Box Office for $13 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 7 pm. Pageant begins at 7:30 p.m.
CSHS Auditorium     7:00 PM

September 30, 2011

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT! Red Flannel Grand Lodge
EXPANDED!  TWO TENTS! $5 Cover. Must be 21 or over. Join the fun for local band CHASER BAND from 4:30 – 7:30, Enjoy the MAIN STREET BAND from 8 pm -midnight.
MCU Body, 276 N. Main St.    4:30 PM – 12:30 AM

Carnival
Ash & Beech Streets     5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Red Hawk Varsity Football
Red Hawks vs. Comstock Park
Red Hawk Stadium    7:00 PM

October 1, 2011
Red Flannel Day

Red Flannel Photography Contest
Submit any photo of a Red Flannel event taken during the Festival by Oct. 15. Cash Prizes! $100, $75 & $25. Free to enter!

FlapJack Breakfast
All you can eat breakfast of pancakes, sausage, eggs, potatoes, coffee and juice! Hot Dog lunch available from 11AM – 1PM.
Red Hawk Elementary Cafeteria 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Cedar Springs Youth Football
Skinner Field     7:30 AM – 9:00 PM

Flag Raising Ceremony
Red Hawk Stadium     8:00 AM

Red Flannel Marketplace
Elm Street    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Marching Band Competition
Area High School Marching Bands present half-time shows in competition. Begins 8:00 am. For more information: http://www.cedarspringsbands.org
Red Hawk Stadium     8:00 AM – 2:15 PM

Arts & Craft Fair
Over 90 vendors of beautiful handmade items.  $1 Admission.
Red Hawk & Beach Elementary Schools     9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Carnival
Ash & Beech Streets    9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Red Flannel Antique Farm Tractors & Engines Show – At Cedar Springs Museum!
Antique tractors and running farm equipment fill Morley Park! Museum tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission to tractor show.
Morley Park    10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Red Flannel Car Show
Admission is free. Cost $15 per entry, registration at 9:30 a.m. Call: 616-696-2662 to register.
Vanderhyde Ford-345 N. Main St.     10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Remote Control Airplane Demonstration
North Park     10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

American Legion Bingo – Carnival Style
Everyone is welcome! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
American Legion    10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Celtic Highlander Games – New Event!
The first Highlander Games in Kent County!  Free adminssion.
West side of Maple & Main Streets     10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

1st Annual Cornhole (Beanbag) Tournament
Two divisions, cash prizes! $40 per 2 person team in advance, $50 day of tournament. Check in between 11:00 AM and Noon.  Tournament starts at 12:30!
Red Flannel Grand Lodge Tent (MCU Body)     12:30 PM

Poorman Pullers Mini Rod Tractor Pull
Weigh in begins at 10 a.m., Free admission.
Elm Street (behind Festida Foods)     11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Cedar Springs Rotary Famous Chicken Barbecue!
Cherry & Main Street     11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

American Martial Arts Institute Demonstration
Main & Elm St.      11:45 AM

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT! Red Flannel Grand Lodge
EXPANDED!  OPENS AT NOON!  TWO TENTS!     $5 Cover. Must be 21 or over. Enjoy the Irish Folk Music of international recording star MOSSY MORAN from Noon – 4:00 PM.   Join the fun for local band CHASER BAND from 4:30 – 7:30, Enjoy the MAIN STREET BAND from 8 pm -midnight.
MCU Body, 276 N. Main St.     11:45 AM – 12:30 AM

Red Flannel Parade Grandstand
Stop by and see Sue Harrison.
Main & Ash Street     2:00 PM

Judgement Day Pullers
Free admission to Stock Altered Garden Tractor Pulls! Pulling open to public, if tractor meets Club rules. Weigh in 2 p.m. Call Tina or Chad Smith at 636-4976.
Elm Street Pulling Track      3:00 PM

Red Flannel Grand Parade
The Festival’s signature event, the FAMOUS Grand Parade! Be sure to wear RED or the Keystone Kops will arrest you! More than 120 entries of floats, bands and entertainment.
Main & Muskegon Streets      3:00 PM

Blackjack
Everyone is welcome! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
American Legion Hall     6:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Powder Puff Football
Red Hawk Stadium     6:30 PM

Fireworks Show!
Admission is free! Rain date, Sunday, Oct. 2 at 10 p.m.
White Creek Ave. & Solon Road (Pine Street)      10:00 PM

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