Prairie Days Schedule of Events

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This year’s Darke County Parks’ Prairie Days are September 23 and 24. Here is the schedule of events.

Saturday

10 am – Opening Ceremony (Log House Flagpole)

11:15 am – Johnny Appleseed (Stage)

11:30 am – Pioneer Olympics: Wheelbarrow Races

12 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Tug of War

12:15 pm – Bird Under the Buckeye (Stage area), School’s In Session (School House)

1 pm – SilverGrass Band (Stage), Pioneer Olympics: Egg Relay, Tomahawk Throwing (Encampment Area)

1:30 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Three-Legged Race

2 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Potato Sack Race

2:15 pm – School’s In Session (School House)

2:30 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Corn Shucking Race

3:00 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Pie / Bubble Gum Race

3:30 pm Pioneer Olympics: Sling Shot, Bird Under the Buckeye (Stage Area)

4 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Musical Chairs

4:30 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Duck Duck Goose

Sunday

12 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Three-Legged Sack Race

1 pm – Drab Irish Band, Pioneer Olympics: Slingshot Competition, Tomahawk Throwing (Encampment Area)

1:15 pm – School’s in Session (School House)

1:30 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Tug of War

2 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Pie/Bubble Gum Race

2:30 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Musical Chairs

3 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Wheelbarrow Races

3:15 pm – School’s in Session (School House)

3:30 pm – Pioneer Olympics: Sack Races, Bird Under the Buckeye (Stage Area)

4 pm – Johnny Appleseed (stage), Pioneer Olympics: Egg Relay

4:30 pm – Basket Raffle Drawing (General Store), Pioneer Olympics: Egg Toss.

Your purchases of food, drink, and gift items in the Nature Center Gift Shop, General Store, and Mad Anthony’s Tavern support the Friends of the Parks and the Park District’s Mission. Thank you.