Ellendale to host yearly community festival

Published 10:00 pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017

By Kylie Brown


Ellendale Days will return this summer for four days, starting today and lasting through Sunday.

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This year, activities include a 2.5-kilometer run/walk for Alzheimer’s at 6 p.m. today.

Dan Stursa will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight on Friday behind the bar.

There will be a teen dance at the Community Center and a street dance at the Ellendale Liquor Store from 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday. High Street Band will perform at the street dance.

The annual Ellendale parade will be at 4 p.m. Saturday. The parade will be followed by children’s turtle races and a children’s tractor pull.

An area fire departments softball game will end the festivities in the fields behind the bus garage at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Schedule of events


All day: Rummage sale at First Lutheran Church

6 p.m.: 2.5k run/walk for Alzheimer’s sponsored by Ellendale Community Action Group


6 p.m.: Lions Club meat raffle at the Ellendale Liquor/Bar

6:30 p.m.: “All cash” bingo at the Community Center sponsored by Ellendale Community Action Group

Family movie night following bingo

7 p.m.: Announcement of The Ellendale Unsung Hero winner at the Community Building sponsored by Ellendale Community Action Group

8 p.m.-midnight: Dan Stursa Band behind the bar


7 a.m.: All day rummage sale throughout town

8 a.m.-1 p.m.: Memories Car Club Car Show at the bus garage

8 a.m.- 7 p.m: Arts and craft show at Lonnie Misgen’s Truck parking lot

10 a.m.- 2 p.m.: Human fooseball at the lot south of the post office sponsored by First Lutheran Church

Noon: History tour of Ellendale at Cooleyville

4 p.m.: Children’s games behind the bank

4 p.m.: Ellendale Days annual parade

4:30 p.m.: Children’s tractor pull in front of the post office

5-7 p.m.: Annual Commercial Club pork chop supper at the Ellendale Community Building sponsored by the Commercial Club

9 p.m.- midnight: Teen dance at the community center sponsored by the Ellendale Fire Department

9 p.m.-midnight: Street dance at the Ellendale Liquor store


10 a.m.: Community church services at the city park

11:30 a.m.: Tractor pull at the lot near the bus garage

12:30 p.m.: Area fire departments softball game in the fields behind the bus garage