CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JULY 22, 2010
Pierce 1860 Days – games and music and fun
Pierce 1860 Days, Aug. 6-8, will be the big Pierce sesquicentennial celebration. Most every event this year invites all ages and promises to take you back to the good ol’ days of Pierce. On Friday, Aug. 6 you can get in on the Kick-Off in the Park, with a tasty barbeque and pie and ice cream social. The Huckleberry Bake-Off invites the best bakers to display their favorite concoction. This year “Molly and Tenbrooks,” a rockin’ bluegrass band, will entertain and start your boots a scootin’.
Events on Saturday, Aug. 7
include “Walk for Joyce,” and breakfast at the Lions’ clubhouse. You can watch a
co-ed softball tournament at the ball field, or participate in the ATV
Trailriders Fun Run. Look out for the Legends of the
There is also a Kids’ Fishing
Tournament at Orofino Creek, so kids, bring your pole and get the prize. The
Ducky Derby, sponsored by the Timberline girls’ basketball team, will keep you
cheering for your duck. Watch or be part of the Pierce 1860 Days Parade at
and stick around for the auction held immediately afterward. Boys and girls are
invited to join in the fun with games and relays of chance and skill on
The Hells Canyon Ghost Riders of Lewiston will show off their target shooting prowess behind The Outback. Do you have a favorite Dutch-Oven dish? The Dutch Oven Cook-Off judges want you! Tasting will be open to the public that afternoon.
When evening rolls around, rock out to the classic sounds of The Fabulous Kingpins at the street dance beginning at
Sunday, Aug. 8 starts off
The fun moves from
The celebration will come to a close with the much-anticipated drawing for the half ounce Gold Miner Charm, the chrome CharBroil barbeque grill, and the “Crown Royal” quilt. All tickets are now on sale through Aug. 8 at various Pierce businesses and cost $1 each or six for $5. Drawings will also take place for the Historic Pierce Cemetery Friends Memorial Flag, and the Dell laptop computer, donated by Support4Business, with proceeds going to the Pierce Gem Pavilion project.
All weekend, watch the Hells
Canyon Ghost Riders exhibit their shooting prowess at fixed targets. Pierce 1860
Days T-shirts will be on sale on
New restaurants are in town, so come and sample the new menus. Food and craft vendors will also be plentiful. You will not be disappointed—there is something for the whole family.
For more information about
Pierce 1860 Days or to obtain a program and schedule of events, please call