Here’s the full schedule! Square dancing lessons on Main Street with the Fiddlesticks, food judging contests, farm market, artisans and two Chinese auctions; there’s something for everyone! Stop by and visit our friendly village!
Barker Village Centennial
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23rd & 24th
Barker Village Park, Quaker Rd. (Route 148 ) at Main St.
Saturday:10 a.m. to 4 p.m
*Ties that Bind quilt on display in the gazebo.
*Historical photo display in the Barker Library (the old train station)
*Old Fashioned Farm Market
*Local artists on display- Gordy Porter
*Spinning, weaving, quilting and woodworking demonstrations
*Top Chef Contest! Enter your best in any of these categories:
Quick Bread (non-yeast, like fruit breads)
(contact Julie for entry info)
Judging at 2 p.m. Winners get engraved medal and cookbook
Cotton candy, sno-cones, popcorn, candied apples, fudge, lemonade, beverages, pickles-on-a-stick, hot dogs, Walk-away-Tacos, peach shortcake and more!
*For the kids: 10 to 3- (closed during parade)
Free Bounce House
Craft table (bug weaving!)
Bean Bag Toss
*Chinese auction to benefit the American Cancer Society- by the Barker Soda Jerks
SCHEDULE of ACTIVITIES
11:30 A.M. Kiddy Parade! From the post officce to Coleman, to Quaker and back to the park.
Free flags and keepsake to each entrant; cash prizes for best-
Best Costume, Pets and more TBA
12 to 2 p.m. Fiddlesticks- fiddlers will be playing and teaching square dancing right on Main Street in front of the gazebo!
3 p.m. Food Winners announced. (judging at 2 p.m.)
3 p.m. GAMES!
Sack Race- kids Three-legged race-teens/adults
Egg in Spoon- kids Water balloons-teens/adults
4 p.m. Auction Draw- winner need not be present. Tix-$5 per card/25
SUNDAY, August 24th 1 to 4 p.m.
Barker Village Park
1 p.m. Barker Lions Chicken Barbecue with corn.
½ chicken beans, roll & butter, ear of roasted corn.
$7.50 pre-sale $8 at door- limited to 200 tickets from Julie, Barker Store or village hall.
Lemonade/pop/water Soda Jerks
Free horse-drawn carriage rides through Village
Harold Niethe Train Display open
In the Gazebo:
1:30 p.m.Eddie Eggert’s Barbershop Quartet
2 p.m. Barker Community Band
Donna Aiken, Harpist
Chinese Auction to benefit the Barker Free Library
Drawing at 3:30 p.m.- winners need not be present.