Melvern blooms for Sunflower Days, Friday and Saturday, July 16-17, 2021 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Melvern blooms for Sunflower Days, Friday and Saturday, July 16-17, 2021

Melvern will be celebrating Melvern Sunflower Days Friday and Saturday, July 16-17, 2021. This year’s parade theme will celebrate “150 Years of Melvern Memories”; the parade begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, with line-up at the school grounds.

The two-day celebration will include a baby show, bingo games, live music both nights, kids’ races, homemade ice cream, funnel cakes, watermelon and the grand parade finale.

Here is the schedule of events:

Friday, July 16

6 p.m. – Baby show at Melvern Community Center; ages 0-6 months and 7-12 months.
– Ice cream at Melvern Community Center (FFA).
– Cornhole tournament at the City Park; $20 a team, double elimination, contact Carrie Lingenfelter to register at 785-817-1848.

6-9 p.m. – Inflatables and kids activities in City Park; wristbands will be available to purchase at the City Park that evening. $5 per person per night.

7-10 p.m. – Bingo in City Park.
– Live music with HB Drover Dance Band at City Park.
– Funnel cakes and watermelon at City Park.

Saturday, July 17

9 a.m. – Kids games and races at ball diamond.

12 p.m. –  Melvern Alumni and MdCV Luncheon at Melvern Community Center.

4 p.m. – Osage County Fire District No. 3 spray and play on Main Street.
– Cornhole tournament at the City Park; $20 a team, double elimination.

5 p.m. – Inflatables for kids – 5- 9 p.m. Wristbands will be available to purchase at City Park that evening. $5 per person.

7 p.m. – Parade; entrants meet at schoolhouse; parade theme “150 years of Melvern.” Prizes for floats: first, second and third.

7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Bingo begins after parade.
– Watermelon and funnel cakes in City Park.

8 p.m. – Live music with the Dirtgrass Canyon Band.

9:30 p.m. – Live music with the Highway 75 Band.

Graphic from the 2021 Sunflower Days T-shirt; contact Angle Treinen, 785-224-6475, for T-shirt information.

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