Wheatfest Returns This Weekend

Posted on July 11th, 2018

The town of Wheatland is set to come alive this weekend for Wheatfest 2018.

The two-day, town-wide event will kick off Friday night at 4:30 with a chicken and noodle dinner and run through Saturday evening, being capped off by a concert by Rodney Watts in the Park Shelter. Activities on tap include a a car and tractor show, live music, barrel rides, inflatables, Museum tours, as well as a number of food options .

All children’s activities are free all weekend long. Below is a full list of Wheatfest activities:

 

 

 

Friday, July 13th

Chicken Noodle Dinner (Wheatland Methodist Church) 4:30-6:30 pm

“Memory Lane” (Niblack Lions Club Park Shelter) 7-10 pm

Wheatland Lions Club Concessions/Homemade Ice Cream, Fri pm

Joan & Yogi Concession (ribeye sandwich/corndogs, streetside), Fri pm

 

Saturday, July 14th

Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast (Small Town Crossing) 7-10 am

Wheatland Lions Club Concessions/Homemade Ice Cream, all day

Joan & Yogi Concession (ribeye sandwich/corndogs, streetside), all day

Car/Truck/Tractor Show (Vagabond Motel grounds, new location) 10 am-3 pm

“Rosie Bottoms” the Clown (Park Shelter) 10-11:30 am

Bicycle Decoration Contest* (Park Shelter) 10-11:30 am

Learn from Roger in his Native American attire (Park Shelter) 10-11:30 am

Free Children/Adult Vision Screenings (Park Shelter) 10-11:30 am

Rides to Historic Old Wheatland Road Bridge, 10 am, 2 pm, 4 pm

Bobe’s BBQ (Small Town Crossing Bldg) 11 am-2 pm

Jimmy Miller (live entertainment, Park Shelter) Noon-2 pm

“Guys & Rosie” (live entertainment, Park Shelter) 3 pm-5 pm

Fried Fish Dinner, Wheatland Lions (Small Town Crossing Bldg) 4 pm-7 pm

“Honey in the Rock” (live entertainment, Park Shelter) 6 pm-7 pm

Rodney Watts (live entertainment, Park Shelter) 8 pm-10 pm

 

Other Attractions

Barrel Rides, Inflatable Bounce House, Inflatable Obstacle Course, & more

Various Craft, Home Goods, & Service/Business Vendors

Town-wide Yard Sales

Wheatland Museum with additional historic Wheatland memorabilia

Homemade Ice Cream, Steakburgers, Brauts, Funnel Cakes, Popcorn

 

NOTE: Children’s activities are FREE!

*Bicycle Decoration Contest: 1st & 2nd place prizes awarded for ages 2-8, 9-15, & 16+

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