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Labor Day Flyer

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

 Celebrations Since 1910!!

"Theme to be Announced"

 


Schedule
Tentative Items black, confirmed items red
NEW Carnival!!!

 





Day Event                                     Chair  Phone




Sunday

August 24, 2014

   (712) unless noted




 2pm 2014 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
       




Friday  August 29, 2014    




 4pm-2am Bubba's Bar & Grill
    Grill Open ~ Hamburgers, Pork Tenderloin, Chicken Strips & Fries
Ken Knight  326-5436
 9pm Live Band at Bubba's Bar & Grill
    Josh Heard  ~ Indoors
Ken Knight  326-5436
       




Saturday  August 30, 2014    




 10am  Golf Tournament
    18 Hole/4 Person Best Ball $100/team
     9am Registration ~ 10am Tee Off
     Limited carts available @ $20 ~ must reserve in advance.
     Burgers & Brats available for golfers & spectators.
Essex Golf
Ricky Hawkes
 379-3805
       
 12N-2am Bubba's Bar & Grill
    Grill Open ~ Hamburgers, Pork Tenderloin, Chicken Strips & Fries
Ken Knight  326-5436
 1-10pm CARNIVAL!!! ~ Downtown Essex
    8 Rides, Games, Cotton Candy, Shaved Ice, Funnel Cakes!
Katie Weddleton  308-223-0244
 6:30-8:30pm "Wright Family" Faith Covenant Church
  
Ice Cream Social & Love Offering   
     Church is Handicap Accessible & Air Conditioned! 
 
FECC Members  
 9pm Live Band at Bubba's Bar & Grill
     Plastic Hippies ~ Indoors
Ken Knight  326-5436
       




Sunday

 August 31, 2014

   




 8am-6pm BBQ on the Back 9 ~ Essex Golf Club
    Chicken, Beef Brisket, Pork Loin, Pork Ribs
    Sign up at 8am ~ Judging 1,2,3&4pm. Awards at 5pm
    
Entry Form ~ Due August 28       Event Rules
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
       Bethesda Bell Choir - Special Music
 Pastor Jim
Ressegieu
 
 11am-1pm Sunday Dinner ~ Faith Covenant Church
    Church is Handicap Accessible & Air Conditioned!
FECC Members  
 12N-2am Bubba's Bar & Grill
    Grill Open ~ Hamburgers, Pork Tenderloin, Chicken Strips & Fries
Ken Knight  326-5436
 1-10pm CARNIVAL!!! ~ Downtown Essex
    8 Rides, Games, Cotton Candy, Shaved Ice, Funnel Cakes!
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
Madsen International, Shenandoah
     Classes by Age * 4-12 Yr Olds * Awards * Qualification for State!
     4pm ~ Registration  *  4:30pm ~ Pulling Begins
ECC
 
 379-5149
 4-7pm Homemade Pie A'la Mode! ~ Anderson Park
     Current and past Grand Marshals are our special guests.
     Grand Marshal group photo at 5:15pm.

     Proceeds to Essex Community Endowment & Trust Fund
Tish Glasgo

 

 
 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
Amy Allen
 621-3927
 6pm-2am Twilight & Glow in the Dark Golf
     Play anytime between 6pm & 2am.
     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 @ $10 ~ please reserve in advance.
Essex Golf  379-3805
 9pm DJ at Bubba's Bar & Grill
     Bill Whit ~ Indoors
Ken Knight  326-5436
       




Monday

 September 1, 2014

   




 8-11am 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 - 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  ~ 
Entry Form
SMC
Bill Billings
 246-7225
 8am-All Day! Market ~ Antique, Collectibles, Crafts, Etc.  
    Anderson Park      Market Registration Brochure
ECC
Dana Wenstrand
 370-5149
 8am-12Noon Book Sale ~ Lied Public Library    Brenda Franks  379-3355
 9am-2pm 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 Essex
    8 Rides, Games, Cotton Candy, Shaved Ice, Funnel Cakes!
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!  
       Bubba's Bar & Grill ~ 11am-2am
       Carnival Stands ~ 10am-6pm
   
 10am Beautiful Baby Contest ~  Anderson Park Bandstand  
    Ages 0-24 Months ~ 2 Categories ~ "Best Dressed" & "Cutie"    
   
 11am-2am Bubba's Bar & Grill
    Grill Open ~ Hamburgers, Pork Tenderloin, Chicken Strips & Fries
Ken Knight  326-5436
 2pm Parade ~  Line Up Starting at 10am
          
Judging at 12:45pm   
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, 2014. 
                                        Application & payment due by June 15, 2014.
        2014 Food Vendor Permit Application
 
        2014
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.