Cornfest schedule of events

(Published September 6, 2006, 10:08 a.m.)

Friday, Sept. 8

Princess Pageant

6 p.m.-Darien Fire Station. The "Step Back to the '80s" Pageant is open to all girls living in Darien or having a Darien address and has three age divisions: Little Miss Cornfest, 1-2 graders; Junior Miss Cornfest, 3-5 graders; and Miss Cornfest, 6-8 graders. Contestants are judged during interview and talent contest competitions.

8 p.m.-Midnight-Bartabs with guests The Stukenbergs at the Miller Lite Stage. Acoustic folk/rock.

Dusk-Fireworks

Saturday, Sept. 9

All day-32 Team Men's Softball Tournament

All day-Merchandise and craft show/sales

All day-Carnival rides and games

All day-Volleyball Tournament

10 a.m.-Kids Pedal Pull weigh-in

11 am.-3 p.m.-Free sweet corn

11 a.m.-Kids Pedal Pull

10 a.m.-4 p.m.-Bingo

Noon-Horseshoe Tournament

Noon-Stock and Hot Rod Tractor Pull

Noon-4 p.m.-Sawdust Symphony at the Miller Lite Stage. "American newgrass" string band.

2 p.m.-Punt, Kick and Pass Contest (Ages 8 - 14)

4 p.m.-Corn Eating Contest

4:30 p.m.-Milk Chugging Contest

5 p.m.-Walworth County Cloggers

8 p.m.-Midnight-Hammerschlagen

8 p.m.-Midnight-Stateline Playboys at the Miller Lite Stage. Polka/variety dance.

Sunday, Sept. 10

All day-32 Team Men's Softball Tournament

All day-Merchandise and craft show/sales

All day-Carnival rides and games

10 a.m.-4 p.m.-Bingo

11 a.m.-3 p.m.-Free sweet corn

Noon-Horseshoe Tournament

12:15 p.m.-Liberty Bike Ride honoring servicemen

1 p.m.-46th Annual Cornfest Parade. Prizes awarded for novelties, horses, and tractors. Ribbons and cash prizes will be awarded for first-third place floats. Judging begins at 11 a.m. Final lineup by noon.

3:15 p.m.-Packer-Bear football game

4 p.m.-Auction

Raffle Drawing following auction

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