Cairo, Palmer and Giltner hosting summer festivals | Grand Island Local News


Local community festivals proceed in entire power about the area this weekend with the Cornstalk Competition in Cairo, Summertime Kick-off in Palmer and Giltner Daze in, nicely, Giltner!

And of system, the Comstock Windmill Competition opened Thursday and includes a comprehensive slate of live shows and other amusement through the weekend.

Don’t neglect the Grand Island Little Theatre’s summer musical, “Tied to the Tracks,” managing via Sunday at Higher education Park and Listen to Grand Island carries on Friday night in Railside.

But let us get the weekend roundup started with a new occasion correct below in Grand Island: Wheels for Warriors at the United Veterans Club, 1914 W. Cash.

OweUNothing Racing and Jordan Barribo Racing are teaming up to host the inaugural occasion set for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. It will consist of a race motor vehicle, auto and bike clearly show $5 raffle tickets and seller booths.

All proceeds will go to Mission 22, a non-gain firm working to conclusion veteran suicide.

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HASTINGS — Hastings Satisfaction 2022 begins with a march down Burlington Avenue underneath a big rainbow arch at 2 p.m. and also consists of a slate of speakers and actions at Highland Park.

Speakers incorporate Condition Sen. Megan Hunt and an specialist on suicide prevention. Other things to do at the park incorporate a picture booth, inflatable rides, deal with portray and much more than 40 exhibitors from non-profits, LGBTQ vendors, food suppliers, new music and extra.

Activities will wrap up about 6 p.m.

For additional data, look at the Hastings-NE Pleasure event web site on Facebook.

CAIRO — The Cornstalk Competition receives underway Friday night with a cornhole event at the tennis courts and cost-free incredibly hot canines and burgers at the pool park. The pool will be open up for no cost swimming from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

The Saturday plan features a fun run, pancake feed, auto display, little ones things to do, sports tournaments, tunes and a lot more. The parade, with the theme “It Can take a Village,” starts at 10:30 a.m. The day concludes with road dance with tunes by The Victory Underground from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

For a complete plan, verify the Cairo Cornstalk Festival web page on Fb.

PALMER — “Small City – Summer season Entertaining,” the summer season kickoff hosted by the Palmer Neighborhood Club, delivers a total slate of actions Saturday afternoon.

Lousy Canine Entertainment will perform new music on Major Avenue from 3 to 8 p.m. the city swimming pool opens for free swimming at 1 p.m. with water online games from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The Royal Coachmen will host a vehicle display that involves awards in 4 courses: Typical, modern, motorbike and People’s Selection. Registration starts off at 1 p.m., exhibit begins at 3.

Though you’re getting a appear at the autos, be certain to check out the barbecue rib competition that will be judged at 4 p.m. The rib feed begins at 5 p.m. tickets are $10. If you’d want a warm puppy, meals are $5.

The working day concludes with a road dance at 8 p.m., with new music from Ain’t Useless Yet. Tickets are $10.

For a complete program of functions, look at out the Palmer Group Club site on Fb.

GILTNER — A whole day of household enjoyment is established for Saturday in Giltner, starting up with a tractor pull for both equally youngsters and grown ups at 10 a.m. Other things to do on the agenda include things like a penny dig and dunk tank at 11 a.m., scavenger hunt at 1 p.m., and a golfing car or truck obstacle class at 2:30.

Totally free things to do in the park involve bocci ball, ladder golf, face portray and tattoos, and a bounce property and spider mountain from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meals will be for sale through the working day and consists of cotton candy and ice cream, funnel cakes, lunch at the Lion’s Club and supper served by Serrano’s Mexican Grill.

Giltner Daze wraps up with a street dance that includes the Blue Collar Band from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

For a finish schedule of activities, check out out the Giltner Daze/Giltner Area Advancement Corp. web page on Facebook.

For more things to do this weekend all over the location, verify out the “What’s Going On” calendar on site 6A.


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