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OLD SETTLERS SCHEDULE: Columbia City festival starts today

June 25, 2013

Carnival rides from Poor Jack’s Amusement were parked at the Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds Monday morning, waiting to setup for the 100th Old Settlers Day & American Legion Festival. The five-day festival begins today and will conclude Saturday night. Midway attractions open daily at 5 p.m. with extended hours Thursday and Saturday — opening at 1 p.m.

Every day
•Poor Jack’s Amusement Midway — 5 to 11 p.m. daily Tuesday through Saturday;Midway wristband discount from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday and Saturday.

*Whitley County Historical Museum — Open tours & Quilt Show Tues. - Thurs. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Friday 9 a.m. to Noon

*American Legion Bingo — Tues. 5 to 11 p.m., Wednesday - 5 to 11 p.m., Thursday - 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., Friday - 5 to 11 p.m. and Saturday - 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., at the Legion tent on the Midway.

Tuesday
• Whitley County Council on Aging, The Woodlands Senior Center, 710 Opportunity Dr. — Breakfast 8 a.m., Euchre 9 a.m., Carry-in Lunch 11:15 a.m.,Dominoes 1 p.m., Bingo 4 p.m., Tenderloins 5 p.m., Melvin Mullins 6 p.m.
• OSD Past Presidents’ Dinner — 6 p.m. at the Eagle’s Nest Event Center. Invitation Only
• OSD Horseshoe Tournament — 7 p.m. on the north side of Burnworth Pool.
• “Spike and the Bulldogs” (oldies) - 8 p.m. on South Courthouse Stage.

Wednesday
• Whitley County Council on Aging, The Woodlands Senior Center, 710 Opportunity Dr. — Potato Bar 11:15 a.m., Dominos/Skip-Bo noon, Line Dancing 2 p.m.
•Farmers Market, Tractor Supply Co., North Main Street — 3 to 7 p.m.
•Learn to use “Ancestry.com,” Peabody Public Library, Ind. 205 (Van Buren Street) — 5 p.m.
•Free Pool Day — 4 to 6 p.m. at Burnworth Pool.
•“Still Groove” (rock) - 8 p.m. on the South Courthouse Stage.

Thursday
•Registration of Old Settlers — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Whitley County Historical Museum, 108 W. Jefferson St.
• Whitley County Council on Aging, The Woodlands Senior Center, 710 Opportunity Dr. — Attorney General 10:30 a.m., Lunch & birthday party 11 a.m., King & Queen Contest
• Library Book Sale, Peabody Public Library, Ind. 205 (Van Buren Street) — 6 to 8 p.m.
•Noodle Lunch & Dinner, Grace Lutheran Church, Main Street — Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dinner 4 to 7 p.m.
• OSD Oldest and Longest Continuous Citizen awards — 7:30 p.m. on the South Courthouse Stage.
• “Eric Clancy Quartet” (jazz ) — 8 p.m. on the South Courthouse Stage.

Friday
•Whitley County Council on Aging, The Woodlands Senior Center, 710 Opportunity Dr. — 9 a.m. Euchre Tourney (register for euchre at 8:30 a.m.), Lunch Coney dogs & fries 11:30 a.m.
•Peabody Public Library Book Sale, Ind. 205 (Van Buren Street) — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
•Elks Lodge Open House/Hog Roast, Karaoke- DJ Captain Ron, 109 S. Main St. — 5:30 p.m.
•OSD 4-mile Fun Run — 7 p.m., Nazarene Church at Main and North Streets.
•Battle of the Bands — 8 to 11 p.m., The Center for Whitley County Youth
•“Choice Band” (Classic Rock) - 8 p.m. on the South Courthouse Stage.

Saturday
•Farmers Market, 4-H Fairgrounds— 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
•Peabody Public Library Book Sale, Ind. 205 (Van Buren Street) — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
•Elks Lodge Open House/Pre-Parade Socializing & Fundraiser, 109 S. Main St.
•American Legion Parade, Main St. from North St. through downtown— 5 p.m.
•W.C. Pork Producers, corner of Main and Van Buren Streets — Sandwich Feed 4 p.m.
•“Cheyenne” (country/southern rock) - 8 p.m. on the South Courthouse Stage.
•OSD raffle prize drawings — 10:30 p.m. Courthouse Stage.

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