2014 Chicken Show Parade Line-Up

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Parade numbers will be posted on the website no sooner than July 9 and after 8:00 am at 1st & Pearl Street the day of the parade.

 

Parade Numbers have been posted!Click here

 

DOWNLOAD -Parade Entry Form (pdf) -2014 official Parade Registration has closed. Late entries can still line up at the end of the parade and be prepared to pay the $5 entry fee to parade staff.

Events -Thursday July 10

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4-7 pm

Farmers Market: Courthhouse Lawn, 510 N Pearl Street

All weekend

Wayne Classic Men's USSSA Softball Tournament All weekend! Please contact Alex Koch for details at (402)-375-4803

Events - Friday, July 11th (Henoween)

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8 am - 3 pm

Flea Market/Sidewalk Sale: Located on Main Street

10 am

Chamber Coffee: Coffee hosted by US Cellular/Cellcom in the 200 block of Main Street

2:00 pm

Chicken Grilling Contest @ Arnies Ford- Canceled

4 pm

Free Chicken Crafts and Stories: (45 min.-1 hr) Wayne Public Library 410 Pearl St.

5 - 9 pm

Information Booth: Look for the Chamber gazebo. Parade information available here.

  Sanctioned pedal pull

5 - 9 pm

Pie and Ice Cream Social: Hosted by Eastern Star Chapter #194 at North Meeting Room, 3rd and Pearl at City Auditorium

5 - 9 pm

Wine Tasting: Hosted by Nissen Wine and Diamond Center/Flowers and Wine

6 - 10 pm

Food, Fun & Craft Vendors: Scattered around downtown

6 pm

World’s Largest Chicken Dance: Led by WSC and WHS Cheer Squads. Music by KTCH 104.9 Big Red County and KCTY 1590AM

6:15 pm National Anthem: JourneyMen Quartet

6:30 pm

Egg Roulette: Crack up watching this egg-citing game as contestants try their luck.

6:45 pm Chicken Grilling Contest Awards- Canceled

7 pm

Cement Chicken Auction: Bid on locally decorated cement chickens. Pick up cement chickens at the WAED Office and decorate by June 30.

8 pm

Saucy Hot Wing Eating Contest: Please register in advance at Pizza Hut or at their booth in the Food Court.

8:30 pm

Free Entertainment: An Evening “A tribute to the music of John Denver”

10 pm

"Light Up the Sky" Fireworks: Located at Hank Overin Field

10 pm - Midnight

Teen Dance - Starts at 10 p.m. and ends at Midnight. Located at 3rd and Main. Sponsored by KTCH 104.9 Big Red County and KCTY 1590AMand First Presbyterian Youth Group.

10 pm - Midnight

Street Dance and Beer Garden by the White Dog Pub on South Main Street

 

 

Events - Saturday, July 12th

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Events at Bressler Park 9th & Lincoln Designated by yellow

Airport Fly-In: Sponsored by Wayne Airport Authority & Becker Flying Service. 6 a.m.-Noon Rotary Shuttle Service: From Airport to Bressler Park DOWNLOAD - Airport Fly-In (pdf)

7:30 am 5K Chicken Run & 1 Mile Walk: Beginning at Providence Medical Center. Register online at www.allsportcentral.com

All Weekend

Wayne Classic Men’s USSSA Softball Tournament: All weekend! Please contact Alex Koch for more details at (402) 375-4803.

7:30 - 9:30 am

Kiwanis Omelet Feed: Suggested donation $3.

8 am - 4 pm

Information Booth: Look for the Chamber gazebo

8:30 am

Live Rooster Crowing: Count the crows! Register with Clara Osten at (402) 518-8030.

8:30 am - 2 pm

Free Young Eagles Plane Rides: At the Wayne Municipal Airport (weather permitting) for children ages 8-17 with parental consent. Sponsored by the EAA Chapter 291 from Martin Field, South Sioux City, NE

9 am - 3 pm

Quilt Show: Masonic Lodge, 10th and Lincoln. Chicken quilt raffle drawing at 3:00 p.m.

9:30 am

Wayne Chicken Show Parade

Over 100 entries clucking all the way from 1st and Main to 10th Street, then past Bressler Park. Prizes to be awarded! Register in advance on the website.

All Day

Arts, Crafts, Fun and Food Vendors: All day!

All Day

Cluck-tible Souvenirs: Want a t-shirt? Chicken Show souvenirs? Available at the Souvenir Table

11:30 am- 1 pm

Chicken Feed: Enjoy the egg-normous BBQ chicken breast sandwich prepared by Pac ‘N’ Save and served by Wayne Rotary. First come, first serve. Get a grilled chicken sandwich, beans, chips and drink for $6!

Noon Registration opens for National Cluck-Off and Hard Boiled Egg Eating Contests near the stage

Noon

Free Entertainment:JourneyMen Quartet

 

Free Ice Cream Bars: Starting at 12:30 p.m. Courtesy of Great Dane Trailers

1 pm, 2pm, 3 pm, 4 pm Planetarium Shows at Carhart Science Building, WSC
  Biggest/Smallest/Most Unusual Chicken Egg: Enter your exhibit at the registration table. Judged at 1:00 p.m.

1 pm

5-Point Partners Pitch Tournament: Located at the Wayne Eagles Club. Call (402) 375-9956 for more information.

1 pm

CHICKEN SHOW CONTESTS (All ages welcome. Contests will run consecutively, one after another.)

 

-Live Chicken Flying: Register on sight to fly your own chicken or rent one.

 

-Best Chicken Legs: Let’s see you strut those bird legs!

 

- Chicken Scratch for Prizes: Sponsored by BankFirst, F&M Bank, First Nebraska Bank, State Nebraska Bank, and Gerhold Concrete

 

-Wayne Chicken Show National Cluck-Off: Must be heard across the barnyard, act and sound like a chicken and last for 15 seconds. Registration begins at Noon. Categories: 13 and under and 14 and over. Total prize money is $400.

 

-Pizza Hut Hard Boiled Egg Eating Contest: Total prize money is $400. Throw down those eggs as fast as you can! Register on sight.

 

-Rubber Chicken Chuck: Let’s see how far you can chuck your chicken across the barnyard!

 

-Egg Toss: Whichever team goes the furthest distance without breaking your egg wins!        

 

-Egg Drop/Catch: Last contest of the day. Look for the cherry picker and try to catch a raw egg, barehanded and dropped from the sky. Don’t get egg on your face!

9 pm- 1 am Street Dance by Back 40 and Beer Garden by the Max in Carhart Lumber Parking Lot. $5 at the gate.

 

 

Events - Sunday, July 13th

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Cluck-tibles: Available at the Souvenir Table

Airport Fly-In: Sponsored by Wayne Airport Authority & Becker Flying Service. DOWNLOAD - Airport Fly-In (pdf)

9 am - 1 pm

Food will be available for purchase. Sponsored by Pac ‘N’ Save

9 am - 1 pm

Crowing Motors Car Show: All vehicles are welcome at no cost. Located at the Airport. Prizes will be awarded on spectator vote. Contact Kirk Sommerfeld at (402) 375-4996. DOWNLOAD - Car Show Flyer (pdf)

1 pm

Poker Run: All vehicles welcome. Sign-in starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Airport. Vehicles leave together at 1 pm. All proceeds benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Call Mick Kemp at 402-369-0610 or e-mail mkemp@inebraska.com for more information. DOWNLOAD - Poker Run Flyer (pdf)

2:00 pm JourneyMen Quartet Concert and CD Release at Journey Christian Church, East Highway 35

 

 

Parade Information

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DOWNLOAD - Parade Registration Form (pdf)- 2014 official Parade Registration has closed. Late entries can still line up at the end of the parade and be prepared to pay the $5 entry fee to parade staff.

 

Contests

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Saucy Hot Wing Eating Contest

Please register in advance at Pizza Hut or at their booth in the Food Court.

July 11th at 8:00 p.m.

Live Rooster Crowing

Count the crows! Register with Clara Osten at (402) 518-8030.

July 12th at 8:30 a.m.

Live Chicken Flying

Register on sight - Fly your own chicken or rent one.

July 12th

Best Chicken Legs

Let's see you strut those bird legs!

July 12th

Biggest, Smallest, &

Most Unusual Egg

Bring your eggs to the Registration Table!

July 12th

 

 

National Cluck-off

Must be heard across the barnyard, act and sound like a chicken, and last for 15 seconds. Organized by Wayne Toastmasters. Age categories 13 and under AND 14 and over. Total prize money $400.

July 12th

 

Hard Boiled Egg
Eating Contest

Total prize money $400. Throw down those eggs as fast as you can.

July 12th

Rubber Chicken Chuck

Let’s see how far you can chuck your chicken across the barnyard!

July 12th

Egg Toss

Whichever team goes the furthest distance without breaking

your egg wins!

July 12th

Egg Drop/Catch

Last contest of day. Look for the cherry picker and try to catch a raw egg, barehanded and dropped from the sky. Don't get egg on your face!!

July 12th

 

 

Flea Market

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VENDORS WANTED to help kick off Henoween at this years 34th Annual Chicken Show. All crafts, collectibles, jewelry, clothes, antiques and more are welcome.

 

WHEN

Friday, July 11, 2014
Flea Market set-up begins at 7 am. Outdoor vendors must be cleared from the sidewalks by 3 pm.

WHERE The Outdoor Flea Market is located on the downtown sidewalks.
DETAILS!!!

Not registered yet?  Then download the Vendor Registration Form.