|DATE 07/14/2004 8:23 AM|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
This is part of an occasional series by the Sanpete Country Travel and Utah Heritage Highway 89 Alliance on the people and places along U.S. Highway 89.
Sanpete County Gearing Up For July 24
|The cities and towns in Sanpete County and along U.S. Highway 89, the Heritage Highway, are planning numerous activities and events in celebration of Utah s Pioneer Day July 24th. For more information on any of the featured cities and events, contact the Sanpete County Travel and Heritage Council or U.S. Highway 89 Alliance at (435) 462-2502. FAIRVIEW:
Celebrations will be held at the city s rodeo grounds and park starting Wednesday, July 21, and continuing through Saturday, July 24. On Wednesday night, there will be a youth dance at the dance hall/park after dusk. Starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, there will several events at the rodeo grounds, including an old-fashion kids rodeo, steer riding, a farm scramble, barrel racing and clown acts. On July 23, there will be a horse parade down State Street at 6 p.m., followed by entertainment at the rodeo grounds and an 8 p.m. P.C.R.C. Championship Rodeo. On Pioneer Day, the festivities begin with the annual “Fireman’s Wake-up” at 6:30 a.m. and the fun run at 7 a.m. at the rodeo grounds. There will also be a 7 a.m. flag ceremony and breakfast. At 9 a.m. there will be a Daughter’s of the Utah Pioneers’ program at the Fairview 2 & 3 ward houses and a 10 a.m. craft fair at the Fairview Dance Hall and park. The kids’ parade is at 10:30 a.m., followed by the Mammoth Parade at 11 a.m. along State Street and lunch in the park at noon. Kids games begin in the park at 1 p.m., with entertainment throughout the day. The 20th annual demolition derby begins at 7 p.m. and the fireworks display and patriotic program will be at 10 p.m. Information: (435) 427-3817.
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|For more information Contact:Monte Bona
Sanpete County Travel and Heritage Council