HJ/ED

Aug. 7, 2006

Have a ball at Twine Ball celebration

By Kristen Miller
Staff Writer

The 15th annual Darwin Twine Ball Celebration is set for Saturday, Aug. 12.

The day begins with a craft fair and collectibles show at 9 a.m. on Williams Avenue.

The parade featuring local royalty, area floats, antique cars and much more, will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Main Sstreet.

Following the parade at 2:30 p.m. is the garden tractor pull on Main Street.

A BBQ pork chop dinner will be served in the park by Vern and Ken Porth of the Darwin Freezer beginning at 4 p.m. Advanced tickets can be purchased at the museum located behind the twine ball or at Twineball Antiques, for $6.50 a plate or $7 the day of the dinner.

Music in the park will follow beginning at 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. featuring Backroads.

A raffle drawing will be at 8:30 p.m. with first prize winner of $300, second prize winner $100, and third, fourth, fifth and sixth place winners receiving $50 each.

Throughout the day beginning at 9:30 a.m. the Lions Club will be serving hamburgers, brats, and beer in the park.

Sand volleyball starts at 9 a.m. in the park. Call 693-5902 to sign up.

At 10 a.m., a kids pedal tractor pull will be going down Main Street. Registration is at 9:30 a.m.

A pictorial museum will be displayed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for people to meet fellow Darwinites.

All proceeds from the event will go to Darwin Tourism and Promotional fund.

Anyone in need of more information about this event contact Janice Maher at (320) 693-6651.


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