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The Great River City Festival and Friday Night Live


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The Great River City Festival 2017 Schedule of Events

Friday, September 15, 2017:

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11:00 am - 1:30 pm: 14th Annual Ethnic Lunch by Central Park: Cultural Exhibits, Ethnic Food, Geneaology, Diversity Awards.  (see full menu below)

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Friday Night Live, featuring The Chocolate Crackers. Fabulous food, your favorite beverages, inflatables and games for the kids, craft show, and possible guest appearance by the mobsters.

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Saturday, September 16, 2017:

11:00 am - 4:00 pm: Craft show and refreshments in Central Park, including root beer floats.

11:00 am: First re-enactment of First National Bank robbery, staged by Public Enemies of 1932, with help from local participants.

12:00 noon: Performance by Denny's School of Dance, featuring 1930's music, dance routines and costumes.

12:00 noon - 11:00 pm: Dillinger Gang "Wanted" Posters Display at Fat Hill Brewing

12:45: Costume contest judging

1:00 pm: Second bank robbery re-enactment.

2:00 pm: Second performance by Denny's School of Dance.

3:00 pm: Third and final bank robbery re-enactment. 

Made possible by Clear Lake Bank & Trust, Cerro Gordo Community Foundation, Henkel Constr., Farmers State Bank, Budweiser, Hampton Inn & Suites, Stebens Charitable Foundation, and Caseys.

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