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Melvern abloom this weekend during annual Sunflower Days

Photo by Jeff Burkdoll.

Sunflowers will be blooming in “the great outdoors” in Melvern this weekend. The Osage County community will be celebrating its annual Sunflower Days Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 14-16, 2024. This year’s parade theme will be “The Great Outdoors”; the parade begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, with line-up at the school grounds.

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

Here’s the weekend’s schedule:

Melvern Sunflower Fair Days – June 14-16, 2024

Friday, June 14

  • 11 a.m.-10 p.m.-Senior food stand in the park
  • 4:45-8:30 p.m.-Wristband sales In the park ($5 bands per person)
  • 5-9 p.m. – Funtastic Inflatables in the park
  • 5-7 p.m. – Stream Trailer and Soil Tunnel Presented by Osage County Conservation District
  • 6 p.m. – Baby Show in Melvern Community Center
  • 6 p.m. – Homemade Ice Cream In Melvern Community Center (until Ice cream Is gone)
  • 6 p.m. – Funnel Cakes in the park (while supplies last)
  • 7-9 p.m. – Bob Bradley Show (Karaoke) in the park
  • 8-10 p.m. – Bingo in the park

Saturday, June 15

  • 9 a.m. – Kids Races at the baseball fields
  • 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Senior food stand In the park
  • 11 a.m. – Alumni Banquet in Melvern Community Center; doors open at 11, dinner at noon.
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Cornhole tournament registration in the park.
  • 1 p.m. – Cornhole tournament begins in the park
  • 3-4 p.m. – Spray & Play on Main Street provided by Melvern Fire Department.
  • 4:45-8:30 p.m. – Wristband sates in the park ($5 bands per person)
  • 5-9 p.m. – Funtastic Inflatables in the park
  • 7 p.m. – Parade; theme “The Great Outdoors”. Line up at 6:30. Prizes for top three floats.
  • 7:30 p.m. – Funnel cakes in the park (while supplies last)
  • 7:30-9 p.m. – Stream trailer and soil tunnel presented by Osage County Conservation District
  • 7:30 p.m. – Homemade ice cream in Melvern Community Center (until ice cream is gone)
  • 8 -10 p.m. – Bingo in the park
  • 8:30 -10:30 p.m. – Classic Country Inc. band in the park

Sunday, June 16

  • 10:30 a.m. Community church service in Melvern Community Center

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