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Labor Day Flyer

Essex, Iowa
Annual Labor Day Celebration
September 5 - 7, 2015

 Celebrations Since 1910!!

"There's No Place Like Home"

 


Schedule
Tentative Items black, confirmed items red

 





Day Event                                     Chair  Phone




Sunday

August 30, 2015

   (712) unless noted




 2pm 2015 Miss Essex / Little Miss Essex Crowning 
    
Held at Trojan Hall ~ EHS ~ $1.00 Admission  
Little Miss Essex Entry      Miss Essex Entry 
ECC
Mary Ohnmacht
Brenda Franks
 
 379-3263
 379-3716
       




Saturday  September 5, 2015    




  8 am-?   Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tournament
    Contact Essex City Hall for registration information: 379-3444
      or cityessex@heartland.net. Concessions Available!
Essex Youth Sports
Stacy Nelson
  370-3918
 10am  Golf Tournament
    18 Hole/4 Person Best Ball $100/team
     9am Registration ~ 10am Tee Off
     Limited carts available @ $20/cart ~ must reserve in advance.
     Burgers & Brats available for golfers & spectators.
Essex Golf
Ricky Hawkes
 379-3805
 1-10 pm Carnival!!!  Downtown
    Carnival is back for another year of fun - rides, games & food
Katie Weddleton 308-223-0244
 6:00-7:30pm "4 His Love" Faith Covenant Church
  
Ice Cream Social & Love Offering   
     Church is Handicap Accessible & Air Conditioned! 
 
FECC Members  
       




Sunday

 September 6, 2015

   




 7am-5pm BBQ on the Back 9 ~ Essex Golf Club
    Chicken, Beef Brisket, Pork Loin, Pork Ribs
Purchase tickets to sample contestant entries and vote for people's choice * Email essexgolf@heartland.net for entry form & rules!!
Essex Golf  379-3805
8am-All Day Open Golf
$10 for 9 holes - Carts $10/person - Call for tee times.
Essex Golf 379-3805
 10am        Community Worship Service at St. John's Church
    
Pastor Jerry Lamb, St. John's Lutheran Church
    
Pastor Jim Ressegieu, Faith Evangelical Covenant Church
       Pastor Rick Sleyster, First Presbyterian Church
       Church is now handicap Accessible & Air conditioned!
 Pastor Jim
Ressegieu
 
 11am-1pm Sunday Dinner ~ Faith Covenant Church
    Church is Handicap Accessible & Air Conditioned!
FECC Members
1-10 pm Carnival!!!
    Downtown - rides, games & food
Katie Weddleton 308-223-0244
 1-5pm Antique Tractor Pull ~ NE Corner Arena
     
Must Register by 12Noon ~ Free Spectator Admission!  
      
 
Brandon Darnold
Kenny Darnold
Bill York
 405-515-7927
 402-515-3727
 
379-3733
 1pm Kids Water Fights ~ SW Corner Anderson Park
      Hosted by Essex Fire Fighters
      Fights begin approximately 1:30 ~ You must sign-in at 1pm.
Fire Fighters
Todd & Becki Franks
 379-3900
 2-4pm All School Reunion - Trojan Hall EHS   Jim Long  379-3662
 4pm Children's Pedal Tractor Pull ~ Anderson Park
     Sponsored by AGRIVISION Equipment Company

     Classes by Age * 4-12 Yr Olds * Awards * Qualification for State!
     4pm ~ Registration  *  4:30pm ~ Pulling Begins
ECC
 
 370-2496
 5-7pm BINGO!  ~ Anderson Park
     Hosted by Essex American Legion Auxiliary 
Essex American Legion Auxiliary  
 6pm Bathtub Races ~ Fremont Farmers 4-H Club
     Denison Street ~ West Side of Anderson Park
     Registration ~ 6pm  Races -6:30pm
4-H
Mary Ohnmacht
379-3263
 6pm-1am Twilight & Glow in the Dark Golf
     Play anytime between 6pm & 1am.
     9 in light and 9 at night. Same low price $20 per 9 holes. 
     Glow in the Dark Balls & Accessories at clubhouse.
     Limited carts available @ $20/cart~ please reserve in advance.
Essex Golf  379-3805
       




Monday

 September 7, 2015

   




 7-11am Pancake & Sausage Breakfast ~ Fire Station           
    Hosted by Essex Fire Fighters Assn.    
Fire Fighters  379-3711
 8am-All Day Open Golf
$10 for 9 holes - Carts $10/person - Call for tee times.
No cook today, clubhouse beverages & snacks on site.
Essex Golf  379-3805
 8am SMC Fun Run/Walk  ~ 7am Registration - Start at EHS 
     Hosted by Shenandoah Medical Center  Flyer
Entry Form
SMC
Teri Kruse
 246-7220
 8am-All Day! Market ~ Antique, Collectibles, Crafts, Etc.  
    Anderson Park      Market Registration Brochure
ECC
Melissa  Chambers
 370-2496
 8am-12Noon Book Sale ~ Lied Public Library    Carole Dailey  379-3355
 9am-1pm Antique & Classic Car Show ~ Downtown
   "ECC Currency" as Prizes
    1pm Announcement of Winners
ECC
Candice & Drew Liljedahl
 215-0331
 9am-2pm Antique Tractor Show ~ Downtown ECC
Eric Ackerberg
 379-3785
 10am-6pm Carnival!!!
    Downtown - rides, games & food
Katie Weddleton 308-223-0244
 10am-4pm Food Stands ~ Anderson Park & Downtown
   
  Page County Pork Producers - Pork on a Stick!
       Page County Cattlemen - Ribeye Sandwich & Hamburgers!
                  ~ Cattlemen's Proceeds to Essex Child Care Center
       Sonrisers Kettlecorn & Lemonade!  
       Essex School National Honor Society Homemade Ice Cream!
   
 10am Beautiful Baby Contest ~  Anderson Park Bandstand  
    Ages 0-24 Months ~ 2 Categories ~ "Best Dressed" & "Cutie"
    
ECC  
 11am-1pm Baked Potato Dinner ~ First Presbyterian Church
   
  Baked Potato with toppings, homemade bars & drinks!
       Church is handicap accessible & air conditioned!
Clint Hascall 402-616-6865
 2pm Parade ~  Line Up Starting at 10am
          
Judging at 12:45pm 
Parade Entry Rules

ECC
Pete & Dana Wenstrand
 370-5149
 4pm Demolition Derby ~ NE Corner of Essex 
    Sponsored by O'Reilly Auto Parts
        
Advance Tickets at O'Reilly's $7.00 ~ $10 at Gate
    2 Classes: Compact & Full Size Cars
    Vehicle Check-In from 1:30-3pm 
     
   Food & Beverage Stands ~ Essex School Athletic Dept.
ECC
Remington Frank     
 
 310-1525
 
 

 

 

 

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        If you are interested in hosting a fund raising event, please contact
        Labor Day Organizers at
laborday@essexiowa.com.
        All vendor permits ~ Inform chair of plans by May 15, 2015. 
                                        Application & payment due by June 15, 2015.
        2015 Food Vendor Permit Application
 
        2015
Street Permit Application 
        Labor Day Vendor Ordinance - City of Essex

        * Local businesses & local non-profit organizations are given first consideration for
           Food Vendor & Street Vendor Permits during the Labor Day celebration.