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Cherry Valley Festival Days Aug. 22-24 at Baumann Park

August 21, 2014

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CHERRY VALLEY, Illinois — Cherry Valley Festival Days is this weekend, Friday-Sunday, Aug. 22-24, at Baumann Park, 218 S. Walnut St., Cherry Valley, Illinois.

Entrance buttons are $6 Friday and Saturday, and are good for all days of the festival. Entrance buttons for Sunday only are $3.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Friday, Aug. 22

5 p.m. — Skinners’ Amusements (Baumann Park)

5 p.m.-midnight — Concessions (Baumann Park)

5-10 p.m. — Bingo by Knights of Columbus (Bingo Tent)

5:30-6:30 p.m. — Three Good Men (Shade Tent Stage)

6 p.m. — Registration begins for Muddy Money Mud Pit and cherry pie eating contest (Shade Tent)

6-8 p.m. — Pickles the Clown — roaming ballooning (festival grounds)

6:40-7:30 p.m. — Sensations (Main Stage)

7 p.m. — Golden Key Hunt begins (Baumann Park)

7-7:45 p.m. — Children’s Nickel Scramble (ages 1-12) (festival grounds)

7:40-8:10 p.m. — Three Good Men (Shade Tent Stage)

8:20-9:10 p.m. — Sensations (Main Stage)

9:15-9:50 p.m. — Fireworks

10 p.m.-midnight — Hairbangers Ball

Saturday, Aug. 23

9 a.m.-9 p.m. — Softball tournament (softball diamond)

Noon — Skinners’ Amusements (Baumann Park)

Noon — Registration for Bag Tournament (festival grounds)

Noon-3 p.m. — Home Depot of Rockford Kids’ Workshop (Shade Tent)

Noon-6 p.m. — Scottish Highland Games (Baumann Park)

Noon-12:30 p.m. — Emma Grace (Shade Tent Stage)

12:40-1 p.m. —Jasper Acoustic (Shade Tent Stage)

1 p.m. — Muddy Money Mud Pit (Baumann Park)

1:10-2 p.m. — Shuvlhed (Main Stage)

2-4 p.m. — Pickles the Clown — roaming ballooning (festival grounds)

2:10-2:30 p.m. — Jasper Acoustic (Shade Tent Stage)

2:30 p.m. — Bag Tournament (festival grounds)

2:30-10 p.m. — Bingo by Knights of Columbus (Bingo Tent)

2:40-3:30 p.m. — Fresh Hot Fritters (Main Stage)

3-4 p.m. — Summerfield Zoo (festival grounds)

3:40-4:10 p.m. — Fred & Ginger (Shade Tent Stage)

4:20-5:10 p.m. — Derek Luttrell (Main Stage)

5:20-5:50 p.m. — Fred & Ginger (Shade Tent Stage)

6-6:50 p.m. — Stroker Red (Main Stage)

7-7:30 p.m. — Those Funny Little People (Shade Tent Stage)

7:40-9:40 p.m. — Audio Drive (Main Stage)

10 p.m.-midnight — Too White Crew (Main Stage)

Sunday, Aug. 24

9 a.m.-5 p.m. — Softball tournament (Baumann Park)

11:30 a.m. — Entrance Button & Wristband Sales Open

Noon-6 p.m. — Concessions (Baumann Park)

Noon-5 p.m. — Skinners’ Amusements (Baumann Park)

Noon-12:30 p.m. — Mary Lee Dance (Shade Tent Stage)

Noon-4 p.m. — Community Service Tent

Noon-5 p.m. — Bingo by Knights of Columbus (Bingo Tent)

12:40-1:20 p.m. — Kelly Steward (Main Stage)

1:30-2 p.m. — CMC Dance (Shade Tent Stage)

2-2:45 p.m. — Pie Eating Contest (Main Stage)

2:50-3:10 p.m. — Olivia Dvorak (Shade Tent Stage)

3:15-4:05 p.m. — Southern Charm (Main Stage)

4:15-4:45 p.m. — Olivia Dvorak (Shade Tent Stage)

4:50-6 p.m. — Drew Baldridge (Main Stage)

Learn more about the festival online at

Posted Aug. 21, 2014

One Comment


    August 22, 2014 at 9:24 pm

    sunday night dance party at the hoffman house 7550 e.state st rockford,il $7 at the door doors open at 6:45 dance starts 7-10:30pm come out for fun and prizes

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