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JULY 8, 2010
Pierce marks its Sesquicentennial celebration with 1860 Days
This is the 150th anniversary of Pierce, and the town is ready for a birthday party!
The weekend of Aug. 6, 7, and 8, Pierce 1860 Days is fast approachingóand promises to get you going for great food, fun contests and fast, foot-moviní music.
Starting off this year will be the Kick-Off in the Park, with Pierce Mayor, Greg Gerot officially starting the festivities and the Lions Club BBQ, Huckleberry Bake-Off, and the Pie and Ice Cream Social following. Huckleberry Bake-Off contestants need to drop off their yummy entries at the Community Center at Friday for judging.
Special entertainment, a down-home bluegrass concert by Molly and Tenbrooks, will be featured at Everyone is invited to enjoy this groupís rollicking music.
With the Lionís Club breakfast on Saturday morning, this gets everyone energized for upcoming events.
Sign up for the Pierce/Weippe
ATV Club Fun Run. Cheer on your favorite co-ed softball team competing at the
ball field. The big 1860 Days Parade starts at .
Anyone who would like to participate in the parade, please contact Judy McCollum
Throughout the day, kids can compete at the Kidsí Fishing Derby for biggest fish, most fish, littlest fish and more.
The Hellís Canyon Ghost Riders will be shooting it up at fixed targets, and you can cool off at the watermelon eating contest and other games of skill.
The Legends of the Old West
will be creating good old-fashioned mischief on
As always, there will be a huge variety of food and craft vendors helping to make your Saturday experience even more fun.
The Dutch Oven Cook-Off, held Saturday at The Outback, will test your talents in four categories: main dish, bread, side dish and dessert. Registration is from Start up the coals, and whip up your favorite camping recipes. Judging will be at ; you can be the judge, so be sure to be there to taste the wares!
For more information and
registration, please call The Outback at
The Fabulous Kingpins, from
Look for more events to be announced for Sunday, Aug. 8. There will be something for everyone all weekend.
For more information about
Pierce 1860 Days, please call Kathy at