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Schedule of Events

Panaca Town Sesquicentennial 2014/Pioneer Day Celebration

Tuesday July 22, 2014
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Play in Panaca "The Center of the Universe", Neldon C. Mathews Center (NCMC Theatre)

Wednesday July 23, 2014
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Art Show Entries Due at Panaca Senior Center. Sponsor-Creative Artists of Lincoln County
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Play in Panaca "The Center of the Universe", NCMC Theatre

Thursday July 24, 2014
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Art exhibit judging (by invitation only) Panaca Senior Center
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Play in Panaca "The Center of the Universe", NCMC Theatre

Friday July 25, 2014
6:00 am -- Hot Air Balloon Festival – Up Up and Away, Lincoln County High School (LCHS)
7:00 am -- 10:00 am Breakfast-- Sponsored by Pioche Boy Scouts, Church Lawn and LCHS Lynx Lair
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Petting Zoo, Panaca Elementary Quad
10:00 am -- Old Time Craft Fair and Concessions, Lawn east of NCMC
10:00 am – 4:30 pm Quilt Display, NCMC Gym
10:00 am -- 5:00 pm Art Show, Panaca Senior Center

Lunch with Concessionaires or on your own

Heritage Center open intermittently all afternoon, check schedule on door.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Panaca Fireman’s Money Scramble, (Children 2-5, 6-9, 10-13) LCHS Parking lot
5:00 pm -- Statue Unveiling and Dedication, Panaca Town Hall, (bring your own chair and shade)

Please move parked vehicles off main Street between third and fourth streets for the dedication.

6:00 pm -- 7:30 pm Dinner – Sponsored by Caliente Boy Scouts, Church and LCHS Lynx Lair

Wagon Train welcomes visitors at Rodeo Grounds

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hank Smith Fireside, LCHS Gymnasium
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Play in Panaca "The Center of the Universe", NCMC Theatre
9:30 pm -- Balloon Flicker / Outdoor Dance featuring “The Clique”, LCHS Football field

Saturday July 26, 2014
6:00 am -- Dynamite Wake Up
6:00 am -- Hot Air Balloon Festival, LCHS
6:00 am -- 5K Run In front of LDS Church
6:45 am -- Flag Ceremony Troop 559, LDS Church West Lawn
7:00 am – 10:00 am (Sharp) Breakfast -- Sponsored by Panaca Wards and Scouts, and LCHS Lynx Lair - LDS Church West Lawn
9:00 am – 10:30 am Kids of all ages Races, Panaca Elementary Lawn, west of church
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Panaca 1st Annual Car Show, Pioneer Park
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Quilt Display, NCMC Gym
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Old Time Craft Fair, Pioneer Skills, and Concessions, Lawn east of NCMC
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Petting Zoo, Panaca Elementary Quad
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Art Show, Panaca Senior Center

Heritage Center open intermittently, check schedule on door.

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Speed Eating and Drink Chugging Contests, watermelon seed spitting, (ages 12-92), LCHS lawn behind gym
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Skills Contests, LCHS lawn

Lunch with Concessionaires or on your own

1:00 pm –- 2:00 pm Parade PARADE THEME: "CHERISH THE PAST, EMBRACE THE FUTURE", Main Street
2:30 pm -- 3:30 pm Book signings, Heritage Center,
                "Pilley to Panaca", Helen LaRae Free Kerr, (bring your book to have it signed)
                "We Knew Howard Hughes", James Leo Wadsworth, (will have books for sale)
3:00 pm -- Ping Pong Ball Drop. Tickets are $5 (500 tickets sold Saturday only) LCHS Football field -- Redeem Ping Pong Balls for Prizes!
3:00 pm -- 5:00 pm Quilt Display, NCMC Gym
3:30 pm    Historical slide show and lecture, Randal Allen NCMC Theatre
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Remote Control Car Race, Pioneer Park
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Barbeque dinner (Scout fundraiser) Church and LCHS Lynx Lair
               Birthday cupcakes and ice cream at dinner

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Play in Panaca "The Center of the Universe", NCMC Theatre
9:25 pm -- Panaca Sesquicentennial Quilt Winner announced, LCHS Football Field
9:30 pm -- Fireworks, LCHS Football Field, (bring your own chair)

Sunday July 27, 2014
6:00 am -- Balloon Festival
10:00 am -- 5:00 am Art Show, Panaca Senior Center

3:00 pm -- Historical slide show and lecture, Randal Allen NCMC Theatre

Monday July 28, 2014
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Play in Panaca "The Center of the Universe", NCMC Theatre