2014 Heritage Days Festival Schedule

June 18-22, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18
5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
POOR JACK AMUSEMENTS - Amusement rides and games for the entire family. Height restrictions on some rides. Sponsored by Huntington County Chamber of Commerce.
7:00 p.m.
LITTLE MISS/JUNIOR MISS HERITAGE DAYS PAFGEANT - Zurcher Auditorium, Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University.

THURSDAY, JUNE 19
8:00 a.m.
46th ANNUAL CHIEF OF THE FLINT SPRINGS TRIBE BREAKFAST - LaFontaine Golf Club. Sponsored by Huntington County Chamber of Commerce and LaFontaine Golf Club.
5:00 to 7;00 p.m.
ROTARY STRAWBERRY FEED - Heritage Hall, Hier's Park. All you can eat strawberries, shortcake, and ice cream. Family friendly event. Tickets available at local banks and from Rotarians. Sponsored by Huntington Rotary Club.
5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
POOR JACK AMUSEMENTS - Amusement rides and games for the entire family. Height restrictions on some rides. Sponsored by Huntington County Chamber of Commerce.

FRIDAY, JUNE 20
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
ABWA BRAT TENT - Parking lot at South Jefferson & Etna Ave. Charge for ages 10 and over after 7 p.m. Music 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. featuring 80D. Sponsored by: ABWA Forks of the Wabash Chapter.
1:00 to 11:00 p.m.
POOR JACK AMUSEMENTS - Amusement rides and games for the entire family. Height restrictions on some rides. Wristband special. Sponsored by Huntington County Chamber of Commerce.
4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
LAFONTAINE CENTER OPEN HOUSE - 1920s era live music by Towpath Players, fancy appetizers by Kim's Katered Affair, cake, refreshments, tour apartments and the Grand Ballroom. See a historic slide show created by HU Digital Media Arts Department and have fun at the roaring twenties photo booth. Free admission.
4:30 to 7:00 p.m.
AMITY LODGE FISH/TENDERLOIN DINNER BY DAN'S - Masonic Lodge dining room, 400 E. Franklin St. All you care to eat full meal with sides and dessert included. Tickets available from lodge members or at the door. Sponsored by Amity Lodge Building Fund.
5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
HERITAGE DAYS CAR SHOW - Registration from 3 to 6 p.m. Enter at intersection of Cherry and Washington St.
Awards at 8:30 p.m. Goody bags for the first 50 cars, door prizes from local merchants, and one special award presented by each of the hosts. Hosts: Team Thunder & Lightning and Showtime Motorworks. A fund-raiser for the Downtown Business Association.
7:30 to 10:00 p.m.
GUYS & DOLLS; ROARING FOR THE RED - LaFontaine Center Ballroom. Join the ARC for an evening of fun, music and dancing at a 1920s speak-easy. A DJ will provide the swinging music and dance instructors will be available. Light snacks will be served and a cash bar will be available. Contact the American Red Cross office for tickets, 354 N Jefferson; call 356-2910 for more information.
7:30 p.m.
HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL (weather permitting) - Launch site: Huntington North High School. Pilots will fly sponsors while chasing a hare balloon (The RE/MAX) and try to score on the target where the hare lands. Free to public. Sponsored by local businesses.

SATURDAY, JUNE 21
6:30 a.m.
HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL (weather permitting) - Pilots will determine launch site at 6 a.m. at the Quality Inn; meet in parking lot and follow to launch site. Hare & Hound competition - Hound balloon will chase the hare balloon (RE/MAX) and try to score on the target. Free to the public. Sponsored by local businesses.
7:00 to 10:00 a.m.
ANNUAL BISCUIT, SAUSAGE AND GRAVY BREAKFAST - The Moose Lodge, 390 Frontage Road. Sausage gravy with biscuits and potatoes. Cost includes coffee. Milk or juice is extra. Open to the public. Sponsored by Women of the Moose Lodge.
9:50 a.m.
HERITAGE DAYS 5K RUN - Registration at Kriegbaum Field from 7:30 to 9:20 a.m. A fun 5K road course that follows the first mile of the Heritage Days parade route. The rest of the course winds through residential Huntington and ends back at Kriegbaum Field. Sponsored by HNHS Men in Black Running Club. To register, email Justin at mibxcracing@gmail.com.
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
51st ANNUAL HERITAGE DAYS PARADE - Parade begins at the corner of North Jefferson and MacGahan
streets, finishes at corner of South Jefferson and Etna Avenue. Sponsored by Huntington County Chamber of Commerce.
12:00 noon
YMCA STRENGTH CHALLENGE - Jefferson Street between Court and Franklin streets (in front of the courthouse). Sponsored by Parkview Huntington Family YMCA.
12:00 noon to 11:00 p.m.
POOR JACK AMUSEMENTS - Amusement rides and games for the entire family. Height restrictions on some rides. Wristband special. Sponsored by Huntington County Chamber of Commerce.
12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.
STATION #3 FIRE HOUSE OPEN HOUSE - Etna Ave. Free hot dogs, chips and beverages, tour of the fire station,
fire extinguisher training, Sparky the Fire Dog and Smoke House Simulation.
12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
FUN ZONE - Pony rides and petting zoo sponsored by McDonald's of Huntington. Bounce houses sponsored by Helena Chemical and The Boys & Girls Club. Sponsored by The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce.
1:00 p.m
TCP CORNHOLE CHALLENGE - Downtown Jefferson Street (middle block). Limited to the first 40 teams. To register or for more information contact joe@trophycenterplus.com or sschaadt@hchabitat.org. Sponsored by Trophy Center Plus and Huntington County Habitat for Humanity.
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
MUTT MARCH AND DOG WALK - Drover Park on Etna Avenue next to the fire station. Free T-shirt to first 45 registrants. All dogs must be leashed and proof of vaccination provided. Sponsored by the Huntington County Humane Society.
1:00 to 8:00 p.m.
CAR SHOW - Huntington North High School parking lot. Registration begins 1 p.m. The show features classic and muscle cars from the ‘60s and later. Sponsored by Emergency Management of Huntington County.
1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
HISTORIC BUS TOURS OF HUNTINGTON'S SOUTHWEST SIDE - Huntington County Historical Museum, 315 Court St. The Huntington County Historical Society is offering tours of Huntington's Historic East Side, featuring numerous businesses and sites. Tours are given by lifelong Huntington residents. Seats are limited, so contact the museum at 356-7264 for ticket information. Sponsored by Huntington County Historical Museum.
1:30 p.m.
KIDDIE TRACTOR PULL - Market Street. Weigh-In at 1:30 p.m. Pull begins at 2 p.m. Classes: Lightweight - 35 lbs. and under; Middleweight 36-50 lbs.; Heavyweight 51-75 lbs. (Nothing over 75 lbs.). Sponsored by Beacon Credit Union and Huntington County Tractor Association.
3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
VAUDEVILLE AT THE FORKS - Historic Forks of the Wabash, 3010 W. Park Drive. Dramatic plays. Admission fee.
5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
ABWA BRAT TENT - Parking lot at South Jefferson & Etna Ave. Cover charge for ages 10 and over after 7 p.m.
Music 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. featuring Plan B. Sponsored by ABWA Forks of the Wabash Chapter.
7:00 to 10:30 p.m.
HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL (weather permitting) - Huntington North High School. 7:30 p.m. Hare & Hound Competition. 9:30 p.m. Balloon Glow. Bring the kids and cameras for a spectacular show of giant glowing aerostats. Parkview Huntington Hospital Samaritan Helicopter and Lutheran Air Helicopter and local emergency vehicles. Bed Race between flight and glow followed by YMCA Dance Team and winner of Huntington's Got Talent competition. Boys Scout Troop 135 selling hot dogs and Faith Lutheran Church selling baked goods. 4-H Waggin' Tails Dog Club
selling snow cones and glow sticks. Face painting. Joy Pleaser Clowns will make balloon designs. Sponsored by local businesses.
7:00 p.m.
HUNTINGTON HERITAGE DAYS BED RACE - Huntington North High School. Registration 6:30 p.m. Race begins at 7:00 p.m. Register at the Chamber office or get the form online at http://huntingtoncountychamber.com/ chamberinformation.html. Sponsored by Huntington County Chamber of Commerce.

SUNDAY, JUNE 22
6:00 a.m.
HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL (weather permitting) - Pilots will determine launch site at 6 a.m. at the Quality Inn; meet in parking lot and follow to launch site. Hare & Hound competition - Hound balloon will chase the hare balloon (RE/MAX) and try to score on the target. Free to the public. Sponsored by local businesses.
12:00 noon
YOUTH FOR CHRIST GOLF CHALLENGE - Norwood Golf Club. Registration begins at noon. Play begins at 1 p.m. Contact Roger Vezeau, rvezeau@fwayfc.org or call (260) 224-2988. Sponsored by Youth For Christ.
12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
WITO WOMEN'S FUN SHOOT - Roush Lake Shooting Range. Women's Skeet, Trap & Target Shoot. Guns supplied with ammo or bring your own with ammo. Instruction and supervision provided. First time and experienced
shooters welcome; raffles; snacks provided. Sponsored by Women In The Outdoors (NWTF).
12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.
POOR JACK AMUSEMENTS - Amusement rides and games for the entire family. Height restrictions on some rides. Buy one get one free on wristbands. Sponsored by Huntington County Chamber of Commerce.
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
A TASTE OF TWO EES - Two EEs Winery, 6808 U.S. 24. Relax and enjoy wine tasting, food and entertainment. Roanoke Rounders will provide their bluegrass stylings. Affine Food Truck providing concessions. Sponsored by Huntington Sheet Metal. Free admission.
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
HISTORIC FORKS OF THE WABASH TOURS - Historic narration, buildings open to the public. Fee to attend.
6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
JEFFFEST - Jefferson Street, downtown Huntington, JeFFFest is an opportunity to hear fabulous music, eat fun
food and bid on fine art. Eric Clancy Jazz will entertain the crowd for two hours. Tickets will be sold in $1 increments
and are used to purchase food items. JeFFFest and the silent auction begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. Sponsored by LaFontaine Arts Council.