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The Centennial Celebration

Centennial Events

Wednesday – June 30, 1971

Welcome Day

A. Flea Market – All Day
B. Fashion Show – 2 – 4 p.m.
C. Amateur Variety Show – 6 p.m. – till?

Thursday – July 1, 1971 – Kiddies Day

A. Various Rides – All Day
B. Pet Parade – 9:30 – 11:00 a.m,
C. Bozo the Clown – 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., $.50 per person – 3 yrs. and over
D. Pie Eating Contest – 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
E. Bubble Gum Blowing Contest – 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
F. Magic Show – 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
G. Street Dance – 7:00 – .10:00 p.m.

Friday – July 2, 1971

A. Various Rides – All Day
B. Bake Sale – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
C. Horse Show – 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
D. Beard Contest – 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Old-Time Woman Graphic Fancy Dress
Old-Time Boy and Girl Fancy Dress - Graphic

Saturday – July 3, 1971

A. Various Rides – All Day
B. Parade – 10:30 a.m. – till?.
C. Art Show – 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
D. Celebrity Auction – 2:30 p.m. – till?
E. Grand Ole Opry – 1st Show – 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
F. Grand Ole Opry – 2nd Show – 9:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Sunday – July 4, 1971 – Independence Day

A. Church of Your Choice
B. Blueberry Pancake Brunch – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
C. Aqua-Nuts Ski Show – 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
D. Fireworks – Dark

Thank you for helping us celebrate our lOOth Birthday and we hope you will visit us again soon.

Daily Tours

A. Centennial Shop
B. Museum
C. Pioneer House
D. Train Ride
E. Blueberry Plantations
F. Special Acres Home for Aged

History of Grand Junction written by Earl Norling
Edited by Phyllis Walstead
Cover design by Vladas Vijeilds

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