Kiester Days fun starts tonightPublished 11:11am Thursday, June 20, 2013
KIESTER — Kiester Days will feature new and old events this year.
Headlining the new events will be a motorcycle show in conjunction with the car show and a Texas Hold ‘em poker tournament.
The festivities will start today and last through Sunday.
A celebration picnic tonight will be the first item on the agenda. It will start at 5 p.m. Stephanie Erdman will follow at 7:30 p.m. with a show at the Kee Theatre featuring comedian Harley Worthit of Branson, Mo., said Gloria Pederson, secretary of the Kiester Civic and Commerce.
Events will continue at 5 p.m. Friday with a car and motorcycle show, cow chip bingo and a Lions’ Club steak fry at the American Legion. All proceeds from the motorcycle show will be donated to the food shelf. A 5k run will start in the parking lot to the west of the American Legion at 7 p.m., and the evening will conclude with a street dance an hour later.
Saturday will be packed with more family activities starting with coed volleyball and horseshoe tournaments at 9 a.m. A parade will start at 11 a.m., then in the afternoon, Penny Family will perform at the Kee Civic Theatre, and a cribbage tournament will take place at the American Legion. The American Legion will also hold a steak fry at 5 p.m.
The new Texas Hold ‘em tournament is slated for 6 p.m. at Berma’s. A movie will be shown at the Kee Civic Theatre at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday will begin with a pancake breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and a celebration church service at Kee Civic Theatre.
Schedule of events
4:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Art, craft, hobby and collections show and sale
5 to 7 p.m.: Celebration picnic
7:30 p.m.: Stephanie Erdman show with comedian Harley Worthit at Kee Civic Theatre
“Cinderella Horse-Drawn Coach Rides” given in the evening
5 p.m.: Car and motorcycle show
5 p.m.: Cow Chip Bingo
5 to 7:30 p.m.: Lions steak fry at Legion
7 p.m.: 5k run/walk, start at lot west of Legion
8 p.m.: Street dance at Berma’s. Music by Thrust.
Petting zoo and bingo in the park
9 a.m.: Coed volleyball tournament at city park
9 a.m.: Horseshoe tournament
11 a.m.: Parade
2 p.m.: Penny Family performs at Kee Civic Theatre
2 p.m.: Cribbage tournament at American Legion
4 p.m.: Bean bag tournament at Berma’s
5 p.m: Texas Hold ‘em tournament at Berma’s
7:30 p.m. Movie at Kee Civic Theatre
8:30 p.m.: Kiester Legion street dance
8:30 a.m. to noon: Pancake breakfast
9 a.m.: Celebration worship community church service at Kee Civic Theatre