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Tailgate Party

Address: 523 Main St.
Dorrance, KS 67634-0132
Telephone Number: 785-666-4459

Email Address: alpatton@eaglecom.net

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Dorrance is proud of it's annual Tailgate Party.  This is an all-day event on Saturday of Labor Day Weekend, sponsored by the Tailgate Party Committee.  All events are held, or started, at Downtown.  Now understand, downtown is one block long on South Main Street.  Bring your lawn chair and your desire to have a blast!!!
The 2011 schedule is:
* Barbeque Rib Cook-Off = Registration 6:00 am to 8:00 am.  Judging will be at 12:30 pm.
* Poker Run = Registration 9:00 am to 12:30 pm.  Poker Run wil start at 1:00 pm.  This started as a Lawn Mower Run, but ATV's, scooters, bicycles, mopeds, motorcycles, walking, or whatever you choose, you are WELCOME to join in!
* Reiff Building 100th year Celebration = 9:00 am thru 4:00 pm.
* Turtle Races = 9:30 am.
* Watermelon Feed = 10:00 am at the Historical Society Museum.
* Meet our Town-Clown = 10:00 am thru 12:00 noon.
* 4-Wheeler (ATV) Parade  = 11:00 am.
* Horse and Carriage rides will begin after the Parade, courtesy of Ken Hollinger of Russell, Ks.
* Pot Luck Lunch = 12:00 pm at the American Legion.  If you are able to bring a dish, great.  If not, come anyway!  Table service will be provided.
* Auction = 3:00 pm with Mayor Bob, auctioneer.
* Supper = 5:00 pm thru 7:00 pm at the American Legion, sponsored by the Legion Auxiliary.
* Dance, Dance, Dance = 7:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.  "CWE" is Rockin' Country, playing Oldies and Classic Rock.
If you have questions, please call City Hall at 785.666.4459 and leave a message.  Rena will call you back.

contact info
Rena Hoyt, City Clerk
523 Main St.
Dorrance, KS 67634
Phone: 785.666.4459
Fax: 785.666.4396
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