Markle Wildcat Festival schedule of events

Friday, August 23

4:00-8:00 p.m.
Pork Chop Dinner, Markle Fire Department station
Sponsored by Markle Fire Department

6:00-10:00 p.m.
Dance with DJ Watt, including a Swing Dance Group Demonstration, Markle Fire Department station
Sponsored by Markle Medical Center

10:15 p.m.
Fantasy Fireworks at Markle Park
Rain date: Saturday, August 24
Sponsored by the Markle Fire Department and the Town of Markle

Saturday, August 24

All Day Saturday and Sunday
Food vendors open at Markle Park

7:00-9:00 a.m.
Pancake Breakfast at Markle United Methodist Church
Sponsored by Markle United Methodist Church

8:00 a.m.
First Pitch Mushball Tournament, Markle Park front diamond
Sponsored by Goeglein Construction and Wolf Excavating

10:00-10:45 a.m.
Wildcat Festival Parade through Downtown Markle

11:00 a.m.
Scuba Demonstration by Ken Powell of Deep Blue Drivers, Markle Pool

11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Craft vendors set up on State Road 116 in Downtown Markle

11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Children's Games, Clowns, Jakes Take Aim Gallery, and The Church of Christ Inflatables at Markle Park

12:00 noon
Mark's Ark on the Markle Health & Rehab Stage in Markle Park

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Drop off for Dessert Bakeoff at Expectations!
Sponsored by Nadean's Cookies ~ Cakes ~ Catering

1:00-3:00 p.m.
Water Ball Fight between Fire stations at Markle Park's back diamond

1:00 p.m.
Norwell's Drum Line performing in Downtown Markle

2:00 p.m.
Jungle Larry on the Markle Health & Rehab Stage in Markle Park

2:00 p.m.
Frog Jumping Contest at Markle Park
Sponsored by Myers Funeral Homes

2:00 p.m.
Sidewalk Chalk Contest in Downtown Markle

3:00 p.m.
Frisbee Contest at Markle Park

2:00-4:00 p.m.
Bingo at Expectations! Play for prizes
Sponsored by Markle Health & Rehab

3:00 pm
Ice Sculpting by Jim Houser in Downtown Markle

4:00 p.m.
Cornhole Tournament, Downtown Markle, $10 per person
Call Phil Wedler at 260-358-1372 to sign up
Sponsored by Rescued Relics in Roanoke

6:30 p.m.
Princess Wildcat Contest at the Pavilion in Markle Park

8:00-10:00 p.m.
Jessie Brown, country singer, Markle Health & Rehab Stage
Sponsored by Markle Area Merchants and Residents

Sunday, August 25

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Car Show registration at Markle Park

8:00 am - 2:00 p.m.
Car Show and Contests at Markle Park

2:00 pm
Car Show Awards and drawing for a Novae Trailer.
Call The Pickle at 260-758-2400 for information on purchasing tickets for raffle.