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Updated Scedule of Brownville Days events

August 17, 2007 - BROWNVILLE

Not sure the Brownville Days page link is corrected regarding some recent changes so here is the most recent schedule from the committee.

Friday, August 17th

Childrenís Quilt Show,
Brownville Community Church, 84 Church Street, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Food Contests
Brownville Community Church Hall at 12:00p.m. Each category will have first and second prizes awarded ! All food entered will be available following the contest. Call the Town Office or Emilie Johnson at 943-7319 for full contest rules. Categories are:

Corn Bread
Corn Chowder
Baked Beans
Apple Pie
Beef Stew

Childrenís Parade
Beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Brownville Community Church at 84 Church Street, kidís may ride their bikes, push a doll carriage, ride in or pull a wagon, or any other creative idea they may have as long as the vehicle is non- motorized. Sorry no pets allowed.
Historical Society Open
From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
All weekend long

Saturday, August 18th

6:30 - 8:30am Breakfast at the Brownville Community Church, 84 Church Street. Pancakes, eggs, ham, coffee and juice will be served. Prices are $4.50 for adults and $2.50 for children. All proceeds benefit the Brownville Community Church. For more information, contact Rosemary Chase at 965-8341.
9:00 a.m. Vendors Open on Railroad Avenue. - To obtain a vendor space on Railroad Avenue, please contact Toni Mihalik at 965-7351. Spaces are $10.00 each and must be paid for in advance.
9:00 a.m. Flea Market will be on Railroad Avenue instead of North Street as previously advertised.
9:30-2:30 Artisans Fair- **Canceled**
9am to 2pm Quilt Show at the Methodist Church, Railroad Avenue. You may also buy lunch. For more info, contact Lillian McLean at 965-2121 or Nancy Belvin at 965-8466.
Parade line-up Mystery Cruz - 1st clue for the Mystery Cruz will be issued at parade lineup. After the parade you can cruise to different businesses and locations throughout town and win a prize! For more info on the Mystery Cruz call Fran Donley at 965-8883.
10:00 am Parade Begins at Webber Jones Airport, Attendees should show up no later than 9:00a.m. for lineup. The parade will head out at 10 O'clock sharp. All entrants will be placed into a drawing for $100. Also, $100 prizes will be awarded
for "Most Thematic" and "Most Creative" entry based on a ballot vote of the people! Ballots will be passed out by the Post #92 Junior Auxiliary members during the parade. You may cast your vote at the ballot boxes located at the General Store and More and in front of the Alumni Hall located at 67 Railroad Ave. Winners will be announced following the Award Ceremony.
Immediately Following the Parade:
3rd Annual Citizenship Award Ceremony- The Town of Brownville will honor a group or citizen whose contributions have made a significant difference in Brownville. Cake and refreshments will be served by the Jobs for Maine Graduates Students from Penquis Valley High School.
10:00am - 2:00pm Pleasant River Walk Treasure Hunt - Transportation will be provided for anyone who wishes to walk the Pleasant River Walk trail. Please be advised this is a wilderness trail on rough terrain. Contact Emilie Johnson at 943-7319 for more information on the treasure hunt.
10:30am - 2:00pm Kid's Fair beside the Junction Fire Station on Railroad Avenue, sponsored by the American Legion Post #92 offering children's games, activities, and prizes. For more information please contact Brenda & Ed Roberts at 965-3631.
12:00 - 2:00 pm Music group, "Special Delivery", will be performing beside the B.J.H.S. Alumni hall featuring old country, 50's rock, bluegrass, and gospel. Donations accepted.
X-Ring Industries Open House at 76 Railroad Avenue
Montreal Maine & Atlantic Railway will potentially have some working railroad equipment on display on Railroad Avenue throughout the day.

Sunday, August 19th
Adult Co-ed Softball Tournament
Sponsored by the
Brownville Recreation Department & the Brownville Days Committee
Davis Field
21 Davis Street
Brownville Jct.
Snack Shack open for food
Call Dean Bellatty at 965-8419 to sign up or to get more details !

DUCK RACE by American Legion Post # 92

At the Jct. Green Bridge

1st Prize $100
2nd Prize $75
3rd Prize $50.00

Proceeds to benefit the American Legion Post #92 Scholarship Fund

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