53rdAnnual Birchwood Bluegill Festival Schedule of Events

posted Jun 28, 2016, 1:01 PM by Ryan Quinn
July 15 - 16 - 17, 2016

The Bluegill Medallion Hunt begins July 13th and continues throughout the week. If found, $75 to the wearer of the Bluegill button, $25 if no button. Clues are posted at Gary’s Grocery daily.

The Annual Area Lakes Bluegill Fishing Contest runs Wed. July 13 - Sun. July 17, ending at noon. Register your Seasonal Power Toys Bait & Tackle.
Rules: Fish must be alive at weigh-in. Heaviest bluegill wins. Length also measured. It there is a weight tie, longest wins.
Two divisions: Adult (ages 15 yrs. & up), Junior (ages up to 14 yrs.)

Men’s Softball Tournament July 15: 4:00 p.m. - dark
July 17: 8:00 a.m. with late afternoon championship game.

Bluegill Buttons for sale at many Birchwood businesses. Wear the button
and get $2 off your Friday night fish fry (during fest only).
Bluegill Pins are for sale at Dairy State Bank, Bluegill Bar and by the
Queen candidates. Purchase for a chance to win one of three cash prizes!

Only 300 sold! Drawing held immediately after the Grand Parade. Need not

4:30 p.m. Beer Garden Opens with music

5:00 p.m. Lions Food Tent Open. Fish fry from 5:00

7:00 p.m. Mouse Game

8:00 p.m. Bluegill Queen Candidates & Little Miss Birch-

wood Introductions and Coronation of Queen

9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Street Dance: Phoenix

$8 with button, $10 without. $5 for children 12

and under. Regular menu served after fish fry

and her court

8:30 am - 10:00 am Senior Center Bake & Book Sale at Village Hall

8:15 am Kids Fun Run (1/2 mile)

8:30 am 5th Annual 5K Run/Walk & Fun Run:

Download a form at birchwoodrun.com

8:00 am - 11:00 am Pancake Breakfast at American Legion Post 379

8:30 am - 3:00 pm Crafters - Main St. & Birch Ave

10:00 am - 2:00 pm Book Sale at the Sr. Center

10:00 am Lions Beer Garden Open

10:00 a.m. Registration for Singles Horseshoe Tournament

11:00 am Lions Food Tent Open

11:00 a.m. Singles HorseshoeTournament begins

11:00 a.m. Beanbag Registration & Tournament

11:00 a.m. Historical Society Pie & Ice Cream Social at Village Hall

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Princess Camp - Near Lions food tent

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Kids Games sponsored by Dairy State Bank

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Street Dance: Ceynor Classics Polka Band

4:00 Classic Car Parade (4th annual)

4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Street Dance by The White Ties

7:00 p.m. Mouse Game

9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Street Dance: Divided Highway

10:00 a.m. Doubles Horseshoe Tournament - behind log museum

10:00 a.m. Car Show - at Paul’s Pizza Den

11:00 a.m. Lions Food Tent and Beer Garden Open

11:00 a.m. Doubles Horseshoe Tournament begins

11:40 Kiddie Parade followed by the Grand Parade

After Parade Bluegill Pin Raffle Drawing

After Parade Birchwood Fire Department Open House Tour, Firetruck rides, Refreshments,
Raffle Drawing (need not be present to win)