The following is a schedule of events for All School's Day, with events from May 1 to 12.
Events are written as event/time/location/admission.
100th Annual McPherson County All Schools Day McPherson, Kansas
Schedule of Events May 1st - 12th, 2013
Wednesday, May 1 – Sunday, May 12
World Champion Sand Sculptor, Thomas Koet & Jill Harris of Sandsational, will create a MASSIVE sand sculpture!
Stop by often to see their progress! All day SW corner of Kansas & Ash FREE!
Sponsored by Peoples Bank and Trust, Sunflower Bank, Walmart, Hospira, Hassman Termite & Pest Control & Holiday Inn Express
Saturday, May 4
Celebration of All Schools Day Art, McPherson CVB 2:00 pm 123 S. Main St. FREE!
Monday, May 6 – Thursday, May 9
Button Hunt, Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System – $500 Prize! Watch: AllSchoolsDay.com, KNGL/KBBE, or McPherson
Sentinel for rules & clues on the hunt. $5 License Permit and ASD Button must be purchased prior to hunting.
Monday, May 6 – Sunday, May 12
Carnival, Toby's Amusements Mon –Thurs: Evenings; Fri – Sun: All Day Wickersham Park Varies
"Pay-One-Price" Tues. 6pm – 10pm, Thurs. 6pm – 10pm, Sat & Sun 1pm – 5pm & 6pm – 10pm *** Hours Friday & Saturday, 10am–10pm, Sunday 1-10pm***
Discounts for Pay-One-Price nights are given with the purchase of an All Schools Day button (1 button gives 1 discount, one time use per button)
Wednesday, May 8
McPherson High School Jazz Band 5:45 pm Lakeside Park Bandshell* ASD Button
May Fete (*In case of rain, McPherson High School) 7:00 pm Lakeside Park Bandshell* ASD Button
OMEGA Award Winners, McPherson Chamber of Commerce 7:00 pm Lakeside Park Bandshell* ASD Button
Thursday, May 9
McPherson Chamber of Commerce Coffee 9:30 am – 10:30 am 306 N. Main St. ASD Button
Garden Club Plant Sale, McPherson Garden Club 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm Community Building ASD Button
Central Christian College Aviation Reunion – public invited 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm McPherson Airport Varies
*** Celebrating 40 years of pilot training, planes on display, BBQ available
McPherson High School Jazz Band 5:45 pm McPherson High School ASD Button
May Fete 7:00 pm McPherson High School ASD Button
Friday, May 10
Pre-Parade Sale (at select Main Street merchants) 8:00 am – 10:00 am Downtown Discount w/ Button
Garden Club Plant Sale, McPherson Garden Club 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Community Building ASD Button
Lost and Found Booth, First United Methodist Church 9:00 am – 12:30 pm The Plaza ASD Button
Food Court 9:00 am – 4:00 pm The Plaza Varies
Pre-Parade Activities 9:00 am – 10:30 am Main Street ASD Button
100th Annual Parade 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Main Street ASD Button
Uncle Sam – Doyle Davidson; Betsy Ross – Frances Stucky
Official Color Guard: McPherson American Legion Post 24 "LET US PAY TRIBUTE TO THE FLAG AS IT PASSES"
American Legion Post 24 Riders Color Guard
American Legion Riders Luncheon 11:30 am – 1:30 pm 401 N Main Street Varies
McPherson Opera House Tours After Parade – 2:00 pm 221 S Main Street ASD Button
Car Bash, Farmers Alliance Relay for Life Team After Parade – 4:00 pm Park School Auditorium Varies
Dunk Tank, McPherson Police Department After Parade – ?? Park School Auditorium Varies
Face Painting, Angie's Funtastic Faces 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Linnea Park Full Face $4/Cheek $2
Youth Sand Sculpting 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm SW corner of Kansas & Ash FREE!
Playtime in the Park, Jumpin J's 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Linnea Park Varies
Madathon, Davies Communication-KNGL/KBBE, Mi Mac Printers
(Baby Crawl 12:45pm, 5th Grade 1:00pm, 8th Grade 3:00pm) 12:45 pm – 5:30 pm Linnea Park ASD Button
Pony Rides, McPherson Saddle Club 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Saddle Club Arena $2 + ASD Button
Pedal Tractor Pull, Prairieland Partners 2:30 pm – ?? Linnea Park $1 + Button
Phantom of the Barbershop, Men in Harmony Chorus 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm McPherson Opera House Varies + Button
King Midas, McPherson Museum, Davies Communication-KNGL/KBBE 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Lakeside Park Bandshell ASD Button
Fireworks! United Towers Inc. Dark Grant Complex ASD Button
(*In case of rain, postponed until Saturday)
Friday - Saturday, May 10-11
Petting Zoo, Camel Rides, Inflatables, Rock Wall, Midway Motors Store Hours 2075 E Kansas Avenue; Admission: Free
Saturday, May 11
Adult Madathon 9:00 am Linnea Park ASD Button
Blake Reed Miracle Mile, Registration at 9:00 am 10:00 am Mac College Stadium Varies + Button
Open 4D Barrel Race, McPherson Saddle Club 12:00 pm Exhibit/2:00pm Saddle Club Arena Varies
M.B. Miller Heritage Plaza Dedication 2:00 pm Central Christian College ASD Button
The Cedars, Open House! Enjoy food, tours, movies 3:00 pm 1021 Cedars Dr FREE!
Evening Banquet, Central Christian College 6:00 pm Broadhurst Student Center Varies
*** Stories from Ret. A.F. Colonel/CCC President Hoxie – Reservations required, by April 29th – call 620-241-0723 ext. 328
Gloriana, LIVE! Cox Communications 7:30 pm McPherson High School Varies
Opening Act, Trey Stevens The Cedars
Movie in the Park! Toy Story 3, Midway Motors Dark Lakeside Park Bandshell ASD Button
Sunday, May 12
Children of the World International Children's Choir 6:30 pm New Hope Evangelical Church Donation