Wheat Festival Parade starts tonight at 8 p.m.

For the full schedule and other tidbits of the Kansas Wheat Festival, click here.

Friday, July 14, 2017:

9:30 a.m. Sidewalk Chalking- This is one time you are encouraged to draw on the sidewalks! Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required.  Entry forms available at the Chamber.  (Sponsored by First United Methodist Church).

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Impact Bank Agriculture and Energy Lunch– Wellington Heritage Park. (Sponsored by Impact Bank).

10 a.m.- 3 p.m.  KWLS Ag and Home Show – Heritage Park. (Sponsored by KWLS Radio and Sumner County Commissioners).

1:30 p.m. Perplexing Puzzle Contest- 500 North Plum, Pre-registration is required. (Limit of 10 teams), Entry forms available at the Chamber or online at (Sponsored by Brookdale of Wellington).

2 p.m. Wellington Regent Theater – Despicable Me 3 –  $.

3 p.m.  – 7 p.m. Veteran’s Room Open for Tours. Inside North Door of Memorial Auditorium. Come early before a street dance.. (Sponsored by Memorial Auditorium Advisory Board).

4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Wheat Capital Quilt Show – Lincoln Elementary School, 104 S. F St. (Sponsored by Wheat Capital Quilt Society).

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Catholic Youth Organization Enchilada Dinner- Knights of Columbus Building, 201 E. Harvey. Dine in or Carry-Out. $

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.   Downtown Art Exhibit Open– 104 N Washington Ave (Sponsored by Wellington Community Arts Network and Strategic Financial Concepts).

6 p.m. Funcycles- Downtown Wellington, 7th Street in front of Police Station,$.

6 p.m.     Ottaway Carnival– $25 wristband special from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m..

6 p.m. D&L Train Rides–Downtown Wellington. (Sponsored by Kenneth L Cooper Jr, CPA Chtd, Sumner Communications, Theurer Auction & Realty).

6 p.m. 4th Annual Donut Eating Contest. 100 block of South Washington, for ages 6 & older. Entry forms available at the Chamber, Daylight Donut Shop or online at (Sponsored by Daylight Donut Shop).

6:30 p.m. Push Mower Races. 200 block S. Washington Ave, in front of Sears. Entry Forms available at Sears, Family Hair Parlor and the Wellington Area Chamber (Sponsored by Family Hair Parlor & Sears Hometown Store).

7 p.m. Paper Airplane Contest – Steps of USD 353, 221 S Washington Ave. Entry forms available at the Wellington Area Chamber. (Sponsored by Kansas Gas Service).

 7 p.m. Ice Cream Social – Free. RCB Bank parking lot, 119 South Washington.(Sponsored by RCB Bank).

 7 p.m. Wellington Regent Theater – Despicable Me 3 –  $

6 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Kansas Wheat Festival Beer Garden- Corner of 7th and Washington – Caldwell Czech Chapter, Drivers License ID required for admittance.

8 p.m. Kansas Wheat Festival Parade – Theme:Chisholm Trail Downtown Wellington. Registration forms available at the Chamber or online at by Mill Creek Lumber & Supply) **Route turns West at Harvey and Washington Street**

 After Parade Cow Patty Bingo (Fundraiser for WHS FFA) – Located at Impact Bank Parking Lot.

 9 p.m.  Street Dance featuring – Paramount – 80’s Rock Night *Big Green Egg Giveaway Announced  (Sponsored by Bank of Commerce).

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