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Prescott Daze promises weekend full of fun

PRESCOTT—Before fall sets in, it’s one last hurrah for summer with the annual Prescott Daze celebration to be held this weekend.


Start this Thursday at 6 p.m., when a Middle School Dance will be held until 8 p.m. for grades sixth-eighth in the middle school cafeteria. Music, games, prizes and concessions will be sold. The event is sponsored by the Prescott Lions Club.


Then, this Friday at 10 a.m., the Prescott High School Ground Breaking Ceremony will be held off Dexter Street at the site of the new high school.

At 3:30 p.m., there will be registration for a Punt, Pass and Kick Contest to be held at 4 p.m. at the high school football field. Ages eight to 13, boys and girls, are invited to participate. The event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

At 4 and 7:30 p.m., “Dorothy in Wonderland,” the Prescott Daze Family Entertainment, will be presented by the PHS Drama Club and Summer School Theater classes. Refreshments and a supper menu will be available between shows on the middle school stage.

Also at 4 p.m., Prescott Fire and Rescue will offer activities at the fire hall. From 4 p.m.-midnight, a Beer Garden will operate and, from 4-8 p.m., Joe’s BBQ Chicken will be available on the corner of Flora and Walnut streets.

At 7 p.m., "The Art of Storytelling" at the Great River Road Visitor and Learning Center will feature host David Geister until 8 p.m.

7:30 p.m. is the time for a Prescott Daze Street Dance. Gates will be open from 8:30-11:30 p.m. at Mercord Mill Park on Front Street along the riverfront. The performance will be by “Bad Habits Brass.” Admission is free with a Prescott Daze Button. No one under age 21 will be allowed. Concessions will be sold.

For more please read the Sept. 3 print version of the Herald.