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All Events Are At Louisiana High School Unless Otherwise Noted

Friday June 29, 2018

6pm

Buffalo Township United Fund Farm to Table Dinner

Saturday June 30, 2018

Official Bicentennial Kick–off

All Day

One Man Show Three Performances!!!
Pony Rides provided by Boots Farms
Photos Through Time Exhibit
Civil War Reenactment
"PLAY BALL!" the 1818 way!
Francis Scott Key Reenactment
Antique & Classic Car Rally and Cruise
Chain Saw Sculptor Demonstration
Food & Merchandise Vendors

Open 10am - 5pm Be a Vendor...

10am

Parade

11am

Opening Ceremony

We will welcome local and state dignitaries and recognize parade float winners.

11am

Bicentennial Quilt Presentation

12:30pm

Battle of the Bands Round 1.1

2:30pm

Old Time Music String Band Concert

3:30pm

Unveil John B. Henderson Bust

4pm

Battle of the Bands Round 1.3

8pm

Hurricane Creek

Dusk

Hot Air Ballon Glow & Rides

Sunday July 1, 2018

Family Fun Day

All Day

Civil War Reenactment
Pony Rides provided by Boots Farms
"PLAY BALL!" the 1818 way!
Photos Through Time Exhibit
Francis Scott Key Reenactment
Antique & Classic Car Rally and Cruise
Chain Saw Sculptor Demonstration
Food & Merchandise Vendors

Open 10am - 5pm Be a Vendor...

Dawn

Hot Air Ballon Glow & Rides

11am

Ecumenical Church Service

Join us for non-denominational worship service. Enjoy the musical talents of the 1st Baptist Church's Praise Band the renowned Christian artist, Kathryn L. Washington Shipley.

1pm

Battle of the Bands Round 1.4

1pm

Family Picnic and Play Time

2pm

Beard Contest

2:30pm

Battle of the Bands Round 2.1

3:30pm

Little Miss Bicentennial & Little Mister Bicentennial Contest

4pm

Battle of the Bands Round 2.2

5pm

Senior King and Queen of Louisiana Bicentennial
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Monday July 2, 2018

Celebrating Our Businesses & Civic Organizations

All Day

JULY 2 is Business & Civic Organizations Day!
Please get out and support the following businesses who will be offering specials/deals in honor of Louisiana's 200th Birthday!
  

Participating Businesses/Organizations include:

  • Allparts - Dodgeball Tournament
  • Stark Bro's Retail Garden Center - Sidewalk Sale
  • Elliott's Auto Repair LLC - Free Brake Check, Food, Drinks
  • Fat Boys - Louisiana, MO - Bicentennial Theme Special of the Day
  • Pike County Memorial Hospital - First Aid Tents throughout the week
  • The Rotary Club of Louisiana, Missouri - PR Message Downtown
  • Trimble House - Open House, Free Sack Lunch with Bicentennial Cup, Drawing
  • Bank of Louisiana - Open House from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Ribbon Cutting at West Branch at 3:30 p.m.
  • Mercantile Bank - Open House, Giveaway, Raffle, Drinks, Cookies
  • Louisiana Flowers & Gifts, Inc. - Refreshments from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Beau Bear Champ Cafe - 10% off
  • Kate's Attic - "Hot Deals"
  • Carquest Auto Parts - CQ of Louisiana - Discounted Wipers, Drawing
  • Brown's Auto Body Services. INC - Refreshments
  • Bradley Law Firm - Giveaway
  • CMC Distributing and Manufacturing - Customer Appreciation Day
  • Tax & Accounting Solutions LLC - Open House from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • West End Financial Services LLC - Open House from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • West End Cabins & Storage - Open House from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

10am

Historians Luncheon  

Invitation Only

Tuesday July 3, 2018

Celebrating Our Kids

3pm

Kids Fun Day

Calling All Kids!!! P.E.O. is sponsoring a Bike Parade for our younger citizens. Meet at 1st Baptist parking lot (corner of South Carolina & 7th) and cruise to the Bicentennial Kids Park (corner of 3rd & North Carolina).

Immediately following the Bike Parade, join us at the corner of 3rd & North Carolina. Bring your swimsuit and towel and get a splash out of summer with our water fun day!

  • Box Town
  • Games
  • Crafts
  • Slip 'n Slide
  • Snow Cones
  • M & M Kids
  • Sidewalk Chalk Art

Great prizes donated by Abel Oil awarded every 15 minutes!

6pm

Grand prizes will be announced at 6pm - an 18" girls bike and an 18" boys bike donated by Diffey Pumpkins!

Wednesday July 4, 2018

Celebrating Our Heritage

7am — 10am

Veterans Breakfast

1pm

John B. Henderson Bust Dedication

3pm

Motorcycle Parade (featuring our vets, military, & first responders)

3:30pm

Boat "Fly By"    sponsored by Fat Boys

4:30pm

Flag Disposal Ceremony   sponsored by DAR

5pm

Battle of the Bands Announce Winner

After Dusk

FIREWORKS AT THE RIVERFRONT!   Sponsored by Louisiana Chamber of Commerce

Lighted Boat Parade