About
| Contact
Perkins Journal | Perkins, OK

home : news : news May 01, 2016

8/16/2013 10:33:00 AM
Get your entries in for Perkins Old Settler's Day

Perkins' annual Old Settlers' Day parade will feature "Red Dirt Roads Leading You Home" as its parade theme this year.

Plans for the event, set for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, are gearing up, according to event coordinator Lanae DeMuth.

The day will get started with the Pistol Pete 5K and one mile Fun Run, which begins at 8 a.m. in downtown Perkins. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. that day, but anyone interested in running or walking the course is encouraged to get their entry forms in early. Forms are available on the Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce website. A wide variety of vendor booths will once again be part of the Old Settlers' Day festivities. Shoppers will find everything from crafts to jewelry at vendor booths along Main Street and in a large tent on West Thomas Street.

As always, you won't have to walk far to find baked goods, burgers and hot dogs, and lots of other snacks. Vendor booths will be open at 9 a.m. The Old Settlers' Day parade will begin at 11 a.m. DeMuth said the parade marshal will be Betty Harper, longtime Perkins resident and bus driver for Perkins- Tryon Schools.

Parade entrants will be lined-up beginning at 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for several categories. The fun continues after the parade with more entertainment, vendor activities, and a concert by Jason Savory at 1:30 p.m. "We'll also be coordinating with the school for a children's coloring contest," DeMuth said, And prizes will be awarded to winners of the contest."

Vendor and parade registration forms may be downloaded from the Perkins Chamber website at perkinsok.net, or you may call the chamber at (405) 747-6809. For more information, contact the following event committee members: Event chair: Lanae DeMuth, lanae.demuth@gmail.com or (405) 714-1934 Parade: Brent DeMuth, br ent@paynecountybank.com or (405) 747-4301 Entertainment: Debbie Clinesmith, mdclinesmith@att.net or (405) 742-8062 Vendors: Jeana Coyle, jeana@perkinsfrontierrealt y.com or (405) 747-6977 Pistol Pete 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run: Lynn Kinder, (405) 547-2436 Old Settlers' Day is sponsored by the Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce.







Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search

Subscription Login
LOGIN | SUBSCRIBE


<May>
SMTWTFS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

NewsEventsClassifiedsDirectoryWeatherExtrasPeopleLifeStillwater JournalLocalLife
Copyright 2016 The Perkins Journal
Software © 1998-2016 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved