PrairieFest | Oswegoland Park District
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Oswegoland Park District Oswegoland Park District First National Bank 1st National Bank

Prairiefest 2017 Events Schedule

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Thursday, June 15
3:00 – 5:00pm Me Too @ PrairieFest Carnival is open only to children with special needs and their families for a modified ride experience. Sponsored by Oswego Tourism Bureau
4:00 – 5:00pm OEHS A Cappella Choirs Listen to Nothing But Treble and the Danger Tones Main Stage
4:00 –  9:00pm PrairieFest Expo Village Enjoy special PrairieFest deals with the businesses and artisans at the festival!
4:45pm OEHS Step Team Main Stage
5:00pm OHS Divas and Gents Step Team Main Stage
5:00 – 7:00pm SD308 Unity Project Celebrate the strength and beauty of our diversity with this interactive community art project!
5:00 – 7:00pm Be Someone’s Heart Throb! Learn CPR & take home a free backpack training kit. Sponsored by American Heart Association and The Community Foundation First National Bank Event Tent
5:00 – 7:00pm PrairieFest 5K Bib Pick Up First National Bank Event Tent
6:00pm Unity Project Opening Ceremony Local Officials honor the project that celebrates our uniqueness and strengthens our ties to each other.
6:00 – 7:00pm PrairieWinds Concert Delight in the festive sounds of the community concert under OEHS Director Stevan Rexrroat. Main Stage
6:00 – 7:00pm Princesses and Pirates Meet and greet with your favorite storybook heroes and heroines! Family Tent
6:00 – 10:30pm Windy City Amusements Carnival
7:00pm Main Stage Moment Be Someone’s Heart Throb
7:15 – 7:45pm PrairieFest Grand Prix Weigh In First National Bank Event Tent
7:30pm Libido Funk Circus Chicago’s Premier Party Band performs a relentless tribute to the best in dance music! Main Stage
Friday, June 16
9:00am – 5:00pm Ugly Fabric Quilt Challenge Vote on the craziest quilt created from unusual swapped fabrics. Oswego Presbyterian Church
10:00am – Noon Wheels Go ‘Round Little-size kids can meet BIG-size vehicles!
10:00am – Noon BabbleDabble Oswegoland Park District’s “As We Grow” Preschool Family Tent
10:00am – 2:00pm Face Painting Free face painting by the Oswego High School cheer team. Donations welcome! First National Bank Partner Tent
10:00am – 2:00pm Gymnastic Obstacle Course Roll, jump, crawl, and flip through the course. Oswegoland Park District Gymnastics First National Bank Event Tent
10:00am – 4:00pm PrairieFest Quilt Show Quilts of past and present, demonstrations, and PrairieFest quilt raffle tickets for sale. Little White School Museum
10:00am – 5:00pm Miller’s Petting Zoo
10:00am – 6:00pm SD308 Unity Project Celebrate the strength and beauty of our diversity with this interactive community art project!
10:00am – 8:00pm Prairiefest Expo Village Enjoy special PrairieFest deals with the businesses and artisans at the festival!
10:30  – 11:30am Cincinnati Circus Witness acts of acrobatic ability and performances of playful power. Circus Area
11:00am – 4:00pm Free Pony Rides
Noon – 1:30pm Circus Workshop Run away to the circus and learn their tricks! Circus Area
Noon – 1:00pm Friday Family Concert: Istvan & his Imaginary Band Sing and dance along to their silly songs! Main Stage
Noon – 10:00pm Windy City Amusement Carnival Unlimited Rides wristband from 12:00-4:00pm.
1:00 -3:00pm Kids Corner Colorful time with free and fun art! Oswego Kid’s Connection Family Tent
2:00 – 3:00pm School of Rock Plainfield House Band Rock out to students from the School of Rock! Main Stage
3:00-5:00pm Be Someone’s Heart Throb! Learn CPR & take home a free backpack training kit. Sponsored by American Heart Association and The Community Foundation Family Tent
3:30 – 4:30pm Cincinnati Circus Witness acts of acrobatic ability and performances of playful power. Circus Area
5:00 – 6:00pm Circus Workshop Run away to the circus and learn their tricks! Circus Area
6:00 – 7:00pm Fries with That? Improv Limelight Theatre Company’s youth improv group entertains on the fly…or the fry! Family Tent
6:00pm Homerun Derby Swing for the fences! $20 gets you ten swings and a chance at fame. Prairie Point Park
6:30pm Main Stage Moment Witness someone’s life changing moment! Main Stage
7:00pm Blessid Union of Souls Alternative rock band play their hits “I Believe” and “She Likes Me for Me” Main Stage
7:00 – 9:00pm PrairieFest Grand Prix It’s the Adult Pinewood Derby and all bets are ON! Enter your car for $20 or drop your $1 chance into the fastest car’s can to win some cash! First National Bank Event Tent
9:00pm Eve 6 American rock band performs hits “Inside Out,” “Here’s To The Night,” and “Victoria.” Main Stage
9:00pm – 1:30pm DJ American Legion
Saturday, June 17
9:00am – 12:00pm Kids’ Fishing Clinic Rods, reels, and bait provided by the Oswegoland Fishin’ Fools. Chesterfield Lake
9:00am – 2:00pm PrairieFest Blood Drive Donate at the Heartland Blood Drive RV and receive a thank you gift!
9:00am – 5:00pm Ugly Fabric Quilt Challenge Vote on the craziest quilt created from unusual swapped fabrics. Oswego Presbyterian Church
9:15 – 9:45 am Main Stage Yoga Take a yoga break to settle your mind in the middle of the wonderful weekend!
9:30am PrairieFest Softball Tournament It’s a battle for ‘batter’s up’! Prairie Point Park Ballfields
10:00am – 6:00pm SD308 Unity Project Celebrate the strength and beauty of our diversity with this interactive community art project!
10:00 – 11:00am A Step Above Dancers Main Stage
10:00am – 2:00pm Face Painting Free face painting by the Oswego East High School cheer team. Donations welcome! First National Partner Tent
10:00am – 2:00pm Prairie Paws Pet Adoption Event Expand your family with a lovable newcomer! High School Soccer Fields
10:00am – 4:00pm PrairieFest Quilt Show Featuring quilts of past and present, watch demonstrations, and purchase PrairieFest quilt raffle tickets. Little White School Museum
10:00am – 5:00pm Miller’s Petting Zoo
10:00am – 8:00pm PrairieFest Expo Village Enjoy special PrairieFest deals with the businesses and artisans at the festival!
10:30  – 11:30am Cincinnati Circus Witness acts of acrobatic ability and performances of playful power. Circus Area
11:00am – 3:00pm Kiwanis Bags Tournament Main Stage Lawn
11:00am-4:00pm Pony Rides
Noon – 1:30pm Circus Workshop Run away to the circus and learn their tricks! Circus Area
Noon-10:00pm Windy City Amusement Carnival Unlimited Rides wristband from 12:00-4:00pm.
1:00 – 2:00pm Fries with That? Improv Limelight Theatre Company’s youth improv group entertains on the fly…or the fry! Family Tent
1:00 – 2:00pm FRAMA Rock Ensemble Featuring performers from the Fox River Academy of Music and Art. Main Stage
3:00 – 5:00pm Rocky Rugby Mini Tourneys Chiefs Rugby Club will be showcasing the newest sport of Rugby. High School Soccer Fields
3:00 – 5:00pm Be Someone’s Heart Throb! Learn CPR & take home a free backpack training kit. Sponsored by American Heart Association and The Community Foundation Family Tent
3:30 – 4:30pm Cincinnati Circus Witness acts of acrobatic ability and performances of playful power. Circus Area
5:00 – 5:30pm Real Women Bellydance Family Tent
5:00 – 6:00pm Circus Workshop Run away to the circus and learn their tricks! Circus Area
4:00 – 5:00pm Bucket Brigade Your team can fill the drum or just watch the fun with the Oswego Fire Protection District. Downtown Main Street
4:00 – 7:00pm Fox Bend Family Golf Bring the family and play nine holes for only $5 per person. Optional cart – $7 Fox Bend Golf Course
6:00 – 9:00pm Sip & Savor Gastropub Taste unique bites & sample craft cocktails. Purchase your tasting lanyard for $40 at the tent. First National Bank Event Tent
6:00pm Gina Glocksen Band Chicago-area rocker and American Idol alum will rouse up the crowd for the night’s big act. Main Stage
8:00pm Main Stage Moment Witness someone’s life changing moment! Main Stage
8:30pm Sugar Ray Get ready to rock out to “Every Morning,” “Fly,” and “When It’s Over.” Main Stage
9:00pm – 1:30am DJ American Legion+CA47:D77
Sunday, June 18
8:00am – Noon Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast American Legion
8:00am – 4:00pm PrairieFest Car Show Check out antique and classic cars presented by Harry’s Auto Service. Oswego High School – South Parking Lot
8:30am PrairieFest 5K & One Mile Prairie Dog Jog Race day registration for $35 (5K) or $20 (One Mile).  Runners may bring their dogs. Prairie Point Park
9:00am – 1:00pm Oswego Country Market Downtown Oswego
10:00 – 11:00am Community Worship Service Local churches will bring unity in the Community. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Main Stage
11:00am – 6:00pm PrairieFest Expo Village Enjoy special PrairieFest deals with the businesses and artisans at the festival!
Noon – 4:00pm PrairieFest Quilt Show Make sure you have your ticket for the quilt drawing at 4:00pm. Little White School Museum
Noon – 6:00pm Miller’s Petting Zoo
1:00pm PrairieFest Parade We’ve got stilts, bands, shriners, and floats! Downtown Oswego
1:00 – 5:00pm Pony Rides
1:00 – 6:00pm Windy City Amusement Carnival Unlimited Rides wristband from 2:00–6:00pm.
2:00 – 5:00pm SD308 Unity Project Celebrate the strength and beauty of our diversity with this interactive community art project!
2:30 – 3:30pm Meet and Greet Chicago Blackhawks Ice Crew Take a picture and get an autograph! First National Event Tent
3:00 – 5:00pm Be Someone’s Heart Throb! Learn CPR & take home a free backpack training kit. Sponsored by American Heart Association and The Community Foundation First National Bank Event Tent
3:00pm PrairieFest Duck Race Buy your duck at the fest and see if you’ll be the next $500 or $10,000 winner! Funds support the Rotary Club of Oswego. Hudson Crossing Park
3:00pm County Line Brothers This local band kicks off Country Sunday with some country hits! Main Stage
4:00pm Main Stage Moment PrairieFest Parade awards are revealed! Main Stage
4:30pm Hillbilly Rockstarz Country Sunday’s main act takes the stage. Main Stage