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Red Flannel Day – schedule of events

Friday, Sept. 27

 

Red Hawk Varsity Football

Red Hawks vs. Forest Hills Eastern at 7 PM.

 

Saturday, Sept. 28

Red Flannel 5k Run and Walk & Kids Fun Run

5k Walk/Run 9AM, Kid’s Fun Run starts at 9:45AM

 

Lumberjack Supper

Hosted by the CS Lions Club. Dinner served 5-7PM.

 

Red Flannel Queen Scholarship Pageant

Doors open at 7PM. Pageant begins at 7:30PM

 

Friday, Oct. 4

 

Carnival

Rides and games with Elliott’s Amusements. 5-9PM

 

Red Hawk Varsity Football

Cedar Springs Red Hawks vs. Northview at 7PM

 

Firefighter Memorial Parade

Parade route on Main St. Begins at 8:30PM

 

Red Flannel Grand Lodge

5PM to 12:30AM $5 cover. 21 or older. Local band Kronik Payne from5-8PM, Foolish Plezyer Band from 8:30PM-11:30 PM.

 

American Legion

Live Band Cross Creek 8PM-12AM

 

Saturday, Oct. 5 – RED FLANNEL DAY!

 

FLAG RAISING CEREMONY 

8:45AM. Presented by the American Legion Glen Hill Post #287, Cedar Springs Middle School Marching Band.

 

FLAPJACK BREAKFAST 

All you can eat breakfast! Hot dogs will be available for lunch from 11am to 1 pm. At the Red Hawk Elementary Cafeteria. Part of proceeds will be donated to the West Michigan Veteran’s Fund.

 

RED FLANNEL BLOOD DRIVE 

10AM-2PM: West MI Bloodmobile on Main St. between Maple and Oak.

 

BED RACE OBSTACLE COURSE 

Check in at 10 AM. Race begins at 10:30 AM. Bring your own bed or rent one from the Festival.

 

RED FLANNEL CHILDREN’S PARADE 

Parade begins at 9 AM.  Children decorate bikes and wear costumes in their own parade! Parents are encouraged to walk with children. Please provide bicycle helmets.

 

RED FLANNEL CAR SHOW 

10am-2pm: Admission is FREE. Cost per entry is $15, registration at 9:30am. Vanderhyde Ford West Lot, 345 N. Main St.

 

RED FLANNEL ANTIQUE FARM TRACTORS & ENGINES SHOW – AT CEDAR SPRINGS MUSEUM 

10am-2pm: Admission is FREE to tractor show and family events. Museum tours from 10am-2pm. Cedar Springs Museum, morley park

 

CEDAR SPRINGS YOUTH FOOTBALL 

7:30AM – 9PM Games all day

 

RED FLANNEL MARKETPLACE 

All day event with many different vendors of different types! Elm Street.

 

CARNIVAL 

All Day: Elliott’s Amusements carnival rides and games. Ash and Beech Streets

 

MARCHING BAND COMPETITION 

9am: high school marching bands predent half-time shows in competition. Red hawk stadium, cedar springs high school

 

GIANT ARTS AND CRAFT FAIR 

9am-3pm. Over 90 vendors of hand made items. Red hawk and Beach elementary schools

 

AMERICAN LEGION BINGO-CARNIVAL STYLE 

10am-5pm. Everyone welcome!

 

POORMAN PULLERS MINI ROD TRACTOR PULL 

Weigh in at 10am, event runs from 11am-2pm. Free admission. Elm Street pulling track, west end of elm street

 

JUDGEMENT DAY PULLERS

3pm: FREE admission. Weigh in 2pm. Pull begnis 3pm. Pulling open to public, if tractor meets Club rules. Call Tina Smith at 636-4976. elm street pulling track-behind the former festida foods

 

AMERICAN MARTIAl ARTS INSTITUE DEMONSTRATION

NOON: FREE ADMISSION. THE FIRESTORM TEAM PERFORMS. MAIN & ELM ST.

 

CEDAR SPRINGS ROTARY FAMOUS CHICKEN BARBECUE

1am-5pm: Chicken dinner with all the Trimmings. CHERRY AND MAIN ST.

 

RED FLANNEL GRAND PARADE

3PM: More than 120 entries of floats, bands and entertainment. Be sure to wear RED or the Keystone Kops will arrest you.  Parade begins promptly at 3pm! Main & Muskegon streets

 

RED FLANNEL PARADE GRANDSTAND

Stop by and see Sue Harrison, who has announced the parade for 20 years. Main & Ash Streets.

 

3RD ANNUAL CORNHOLE (BEANBAG) TOURNAMENT

12:30PM: Classic bean bag toss tournament with two divisions. $40 per 2 person team or $50 day of contest. Check in between 11am and noon. Cash Prizes! Red flannel grand lodge tent, American Legion, Main & Beech st.

 

 

EUCHRE TOURNAMENT NOON:  Cash Prizes! $15 per person or $20 day of contest. Red flannel grand lodge tent, American Legion, Main & Beech st.

 

 

RED FLANNEL GRAND LODGE

Noon to 12:30AM $5 cover. Must be 21 or over. 1PM the Lumbertown Cloggers. The Foolish Pleyzer Band from 5 to 8PM. Kronik Payne from 8:30PM to 11:30PM. Red Flannel Grand Lodge Tent, American Legion,  Main & Beech ST.

 

AMERICAN LEGION – BINGO

9 AM – 5 PM Live band Wayne & Co. 7 PM – 11 PM. Everyone Welcome. American Legion Hall, Main ST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Family fun on Red Flannel Day

_RED-Bed-races1If you are looking for some great family fun, there are two events you won’t want to miss on Red Flannel Day.

Children’s parade: The annual Red Flannel Children’s Parade is Red Flannel Day, October 5. It begins promptly at 9 a.m. at the Red Flannel offices, at the corner of Maple of Main St. Boys and girls decorate bikes and wear costumes in their own parade! Parents are encouraged to walk with their children.

Bed races: Five person teams race beds around an obstacle course and compete for the best time. The Keystone Kops referee, so you never know what might happen! The bed race check-in starts at 10 a.m. and the races begin at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Grand Stand at Main and Ash Streets. Find an application at www.redflannelfestival.org.

 

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The Springs Red Flannel Bounce Bash

_RED-The-Springs-Red-Flannel-Bounce-BashRed Flannel Day, October 5

 

Question: What’s red, sails through the air, and has a smile a mile wide? Answer: Your kids at The Springs Red Flannel Bounce Bash! The Springs Church will have five different bounce houses set up in their parking lot at 135 N. Grant Street, for kids of all ages, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Red Flannel Day. And that’s not all—there will be free food as well. Free inflatables plus free food = free fun! So get your bounce on and head over to The Springs! For more info call 696-2970.

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Read to ride

PreK-8th Graders can earn two tickets to ride the carnival rides during the Red Flannel Festival by reading books.

The rules are simple. Pick up a log at the Cedar Springs Public Library on the corner of Cherry and Second St. Read 3 hours and get your parent or teacher to initial and get a coupon for a free carnival ride or a bag of popcorn during Red Flannel Days. Read 6 hours and get 2 coupons.

Cash in your log during open hours at the CS Library until Red Flannel Day. Logs are redeemable on Red Flannel Day from 10am-2pm at the Friends Book Sale on Main Street across from the Kent Theatre.

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Button down the hatches!

New events with a pirate theme for 2013 festival

The Red Flannel Festival Board of Directors has been working to provide fresh new events for the 74th “Button Down the Hatches!” Festival celebration. “We’re turning our famous ‘Sea of Red’ into a Pirate Paradise,” said Brynadette Powell, Festival First Vice President.

New events include the first Red Flannel Art Review, with local artists vying for cash prizes in local venues. Voting ended on September 18, and winners will be announced at the new Craft Beer and Wine Tasting event on September 21 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion.

Also new this year is an old fashioned trolley that will be used to transport Festival-goers to various events and venues on a route, on Red Flannel Day, and the Red Flannel Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Main Street between Maple and Oak Streets. The Grand Lodge will also open at noon Red Flannel Day.

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Prince and Princess contest next week

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Pictured are last year’s prince and princess: Elijah Shaw and Hannah Dempsey.

The annual Red Flannel Prince and Princess contest will take place next Wednesday, September 25, at the historic Kent Theatre in downtown Cedar Springs at 6:30 p.m. Come on out and see the littlest Red Flannel royalty get crowned! Free admission and free refreshments. The prince and princess are chosen through a random drawing of ticket entries.

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Next weekend’s events

This year’s Red Flannel Queen contestants are: (L to R) Kelsey Kiander, daughter of Kevin and Shila Kiander; Hannah Sommer, daughter of Charles and Joelene Sommer; Taylor Pierson, daughter of William and April Pierson; Julianne Schut, daughter of Joel and Chris Schut; Tamara Tiethoff, daughter of Thomas and Tina Tiethoff; Kaitlyn Evola, daughter of Laurie and Jim Nozal, and Michael and Brenda Evola; April Roberts, daughter of Yuko Roberts; Alexis Lucarelli, daughter of Brett and Nikki Lucarelli; Caitlin Daniels, daughter of Carrie and Stan Kukla and Brent Daniels; Olivia Wortz, daughter of Jeremy and Laura Wortz; Samantha Owens, daughter of Craig and Betsy Owens; Brianna Bricker, daughter of Stephenie Phelps and Brian Bricker; and Grace Price, daughter of Jon and Tammy Price.

This year’s Red Flannel Queen contestants are: (L to R) Kelsey Kiander, daughter of Kevin and Shila Kiander; Hannah Sommer, daughter of Charles and Joelene Sommer; Taylor Pierson, daughter of William and April Pierson; Julianne Schut, daughter of Joel and Chris Schut; Tamara Tiethoff, daughter of Thomas and Tina Tiethoff; Kaitlyn Evola, daughter of Laurie and Jim Nozal, and Michael and Brenda Evola; April Roberts, daughter of Yuko Roberts; Alexis Lucarelli, daughter of Brett and Nikki Lucarelli; Caitlin Daniels, daughter of Carrie and Stan Kukla and Brent Daniels; Olivia Wortz, daughter of Jeremy and Laura Wortz; Samantha Owens, daughter of Craig and Betsy Owens; Brianna Bricker, daughter of Stephenie Phelps and Brian Bricker; and Grace Price, daughter of Jon and Tammy Price.

Several events are happening next Saturday, September 28:

The Red Flannel 5K Run/walk takes place Saturday, September 28, and is a fun thing for the whole family to do! Awards and kids fun run follow the main run. 5K run/walk starts at 9 a.m. at the Red Flannel office, on 21 E. Maple Street. The kids fun run starts at 9:45 a.m.

The Cedar Springs Lions Club has hosted the Lumberjack Supper prior to the Queen’s pageant every year since 1941. The supper consists of ham, fresh side pork, boiled potatoes, and all the trimmings. Dinner served on Saturday, September 28, from 5-7 p.m. at the Cedar Springs High School cafeteria.

The Red Flannel Queen scholarship pageant takes place Saturday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cedar Springs High School Auditorium. Advance tickets are $10 at the Cedar Springs Library, $13 at the door.

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Red Flannel Results

We have results on both the Euchre tournament and the 5K walk/run.

Euchre tournament

1st place Pat Pennington

2nd place Ron Erickson

3rd Charlie Prahl (not Pictured)

Euchre pot winner Jay Mosher

We had no official results at press time for the bed races. Post photo by J. Reed.

Deb Cole sent us this photo of the bed races. She said she thought it showed the sprit of the day. Thanks, Deb.

5K walk/run results

Overall male winner: Samuel Darling, 35, 16:35.12

Overall female winner: Tiffany Ohman, 27, 21:42.62

Male 12 and under: Jarred Reyers, 12, 24:18.62

Female 12 and under: Carlanne Merlington, 11, 31:26.61

Male 13-15: Jordan Nielsen, 14, 34:01.74

Female 13-15: Rachel Bowers, 13 25:10.01

Male 16-19: Tallmadge Richmond, 19, 22:55.37

Female 16-19: Ellen Pike, 19, 34:59.58

Male 20-24: David Andrews, 23, 22:14.00

Female 20-24: Shelby Harris, 22, 22:14.14

Male 25-29: Bruce Gerber V, 28, 19:41.90

Female 25-29: Michele Miles, 29, 23:42.71

Male 30-34: Brandon Smith, 32, 18:00.50

Female 30-34: Amanda Olson, 31, 22:42.95

Male 35-39: Gus Salto, 37, 21:38.72

Female 35-39: Heather Imbault, 37, 26:05.14

Male 40-44: Jay Bowers, 42, 18:31.87

Female 40-44: Shelli Sysko, 41, 22:29.29

Male: 45-49: Lester Quillin, 46, 19.30.52

Female 45-49: Terri Sorensen, 46, 22:50.31

Male 50-54: Tony Sorensen, 50, 19:26:47

Female 50-54: Judith Nauta, 50, 34:01.89

Male 55-59: Maurice Hicks, 59, 21:22.36

Female 55-59: Sue Wolfe, 59, 31:03.80

Male 60-64: Glenn Stout, 63, 23:36.63

Female 60-64: Jeanne Bird, 61, 41:52.00

Male 65-69: Gary Gust, 67, 30.58.70

Female 65-69: Beverly Hale, 65, 1:04:00.00

Team winner: Lightning Bugs (Kaitlyn Tucker, Heidi Tucker, Matthew Tucker, and Heather Barnard).

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Prince and princess contest


The Red Flannel Prince and Princess contest was held at the Kent Theatre last Wednesday, September 26. Congratulations to Elijah Shaw and Hannah Dempsey, our newest Red Flannel Royalty!

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Marching Band competition

The Red Flannel 52nd Annual Marching Band Competition will be held on Red Flannel Day, October 6, 2012. Opening ceremonies are at 9 a.m. at Red Hawk Stadium, Cedar Springs High School. Admission prices are adult $6, children $4.
There will be 13 bands performing, including the Grand Valley State University marching band. Find a complete listing of the bands and the times they perform at http://www.cedarspringsbands.org/.

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