Fun to start Friday night, includes music Staff Report Ringelspiel is here this week at Lotz Park in Boyd, and with that in mind the Boyd Chamber has the following line up for Friday, Saturday and …
Fun to start Friday night, includes music
Ringelspiel is here this week at Lotz Park in Boyd, and with that in mind the Boyd Chamber has the following line up for Friday, Saturday and Sunday this week, in Boyd.
In the .rst place, the Miss Boyd Queen
contest will take place at 7 p.m. Friday in the Small Pavilion, while the Big Pavilion will feature free music provided by the “Big Deeks” from 8 p.m. to midnight for Friday night revelers. In addition, there will be food provided all weekend by All Saints Catholic Church, with a cheese curd stand operated by the Stanley Rodeo. From Saturday into Sunday the Boyd Lions Club will also be operating a Charcoal Chicken stand, for those who want to quality chicken dinners—but that’s not all!
Moving from Friday into Saturday, there will be a Free Bingo event sponsored by the Boyd Lions at 12 p.m. in the Big Pavilion, while the 6th Annual Dart Tournament will be held Saturday, also in the Big Pavilion. Sign up starts at 1 p.m., with a 2 p.m. start time. The tournament sponsored by the Boyd Chamber and Northwest Coin will use a padded .oor and have "money
added,” pursuant to announcement. In addition, Saturday there will be a River Valley Tractor Pull beginning at 1 p.m. near the basketball court—with trophies! For music on Saturday, the Hillbilly Rock band will play in the Big Pavilion from 8 p.m. until midnight.
Moving on into Sunday, there will be a free petting zoo, along with a large parade beginning at 1 p.m. In preparation for the parade From 2 until 5 p.m. there will be a Car/Truck/ ATV-UTV Show, with Free Boyd Bucks and parade winners announced at the Big Pavilion at 5 p.m. Area residents may purchase Boyd Bucks now through May 28 at local businesses in the Boyd area. Sunday night, free music will be provided in the Big Pavilion by Bona Fide, a name meaning “in good faith.” But maybe you’re asking, ‘what about rides?’ For the carnival angle, Spectrum Entertainment will be providing the goods, with advance tickets $20 each from Tolley’s Bar & Bowl, Northwestern Bank, and Cenex, while tickets at the park will be $25 each. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.spectrumcarnival.com under the “Buy Online” tab in the upper right-hand corner, with charges appearing on one’s card under ‘Innovative Ticketing.’ So what might be available, ride-wise?
That depends on what gets brought along, but for a quick summary, these are the rides Spectrum offers, per its website:
• The Zipper
• A Ferris Wheel
• The Gee Whiz
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Among the many rides that began to arrive Monday was this one for the kids. Also on hand were the Scrambler, philly cheesesteak and gyro along with a cotton candy and sno cone booth, Scooter, rides to swing their riders skyward, and of course, the generators and engine to make it all work.
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•Tilt-a Whirl Along with kiddie rides like the Rockin' Tug and Groovy Bus.
Whether all the above rides will be there is not known at present, but if there’s a ferris wheel, we’re goin on it.
At any rate, food, fun, and games will be in play starting this Friday May 28 through the 30th at Lotz Park, located just off County D in west Boyd.