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AUGUST 17, 2019

JOIN US FOR A DAY OF FAMILY FUN!

The Kiron Heritage Association would like to invite you to a day of history, events and fun on August 17, 2019 located at Kiron Living Memory Park (South Park) in Kiron, Iowa. Have your children participate in the pedal pull and listen to live entertainment. Participate in the car show, volleyball tournament or stick around to walk through the tractor and old farm machinery exhibits. Admission is free and there is fun for the whole family.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Time
Event
Event Information
7:00 AM
Pancake Breakfast – Sponsored by the American Legion Post 383 and American Auxiliary
Located in the shelter house
Bake Sale
Located in the shelter house
8:30 AM
Raising of the Flags & National Anthem by Jennifer Mink
Located just outside the shelter house
9:00 AM
Volleyball Tournament Begins
Review the rules and register your team online here
Car Show Registration Opens
Participants can drive through the main entrance – no entry fee
Dusty Buzzard Chainsaw Carving
Pieces will be auctioned off and proceeds go to support Kiron Heritage Day
10:00 AM
Rubber Chicken Throwing Contest
Men, women, and children divisions and prizes awarded for the farthest throw
11:00 AM
Car Show Registration Closes and People’s Choice Voting Opens
Voting is open to the public and located in the Car Show tent
Music by Jennifer Mink
Performance on stage by the large tent
11:30 AM
Children’s Pedal Pull
Located south of shelter house and ages 3 – 12 with trophies awarded
12:00 PM
Car Show Voting Ends
All votes must be turned into the tent at this time
Music by Angie Rosener
Performance on stage by the large tent
1:00 PM
Car Show Winners Announced
Announced on stage with cash prizes to the winners
Music by Chris Koch – Elvis Impersonator
Performance on stage by the large tent
2:00 PM
Sign Painting
Located in the shelter house, $15 to participate and 20 seats available
2:30 PM
NWIGTP Garden Tractor and Mini Rod Pull
Located on the track and bring your lawn chairs – view their website here
6:00 PM
Music by Neil Anders
Performance on stage by the large tent

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

Our sponsors play a big part in the success of our event. We want to thank these individuals
and businesses for their generosity!

EVENT LIST

Here is our current list of events for Kiron Heritate Day 2019. We have added a few new events to our classic line up like the sand volleyball tournament and the ever-funny rubber chick throw. Information will be updated regularly as plans continue to grow so come back soon!

Have an idea for a new event? Let us know! The KHA is always interested on how we can make this event better each year.

Wish to enter your beauty into the car show? This year we are foregoing trophies and giving cash prizes. Who doesn’t love money! Information is below.

Registration: 9:00 am

Voting – People’s Choice: 11:00 am – Noon

Award Ceremony: 1:00 pm

Stop by and see antique tractors and other farm equipment through the decades. Exhibits will be spaced out through the grounds and on display throughout the entire day.

Angie Rosener hails from Schleswig, Iowa, and is a favorite during this festival. Be sure to stop, grab some food, and listen to her while sitting under the big tent.

Jennifer Mink, Kiron local, will once again grace the stage. We always look forward to see what she can sing for us.

Chris Koch, Elvis impersonator, will be performing as well. This will be his first Kiron Heritage Day show and we can’t wait to see his performance.

Neil Anders, from Odebolt, will be our last performance of the evening. We can’t think of a more perfect way to end the festivities.

Tim Kropf will be our Emcee for this event again. Playing music and making announcements thoughout the day.

Back again this year, the Civil War Re-enactors will be showing off the cannon and other display. It’s always great to see their uniforms and tent area. You will hear their booms throughout the day!

Once again, the Northwest  Iowa Tractor Pullers Association will be coming to Kiron. If you wish to participate, please go to their website to view the rules. Pull starts at 2:30 pm.

NWIATP Website

Dusty Buzzard will be back this year showing off his talent with a chainsaw. The KHA will also be auctioning off his creations.

New event alert!

No entry fee and cash prizes awarded so get your teams together!  Tournament will be held at the sand volleyball court by the gazebo.

Click here to register and to view rules.

The Pedal Pull will take place south of the shelter house at 11:30 am. Age groups will be 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12. Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each age group.

See who can throw the farthest in this comedy event. Classes are men, women, and children. Prizes will be award to each class. Start time is 10:00 am.

Hosted by the American Legion Post 383 and American Auxiliary, the pancake breakfast will be held in the shelter house Saturday morning starting at 7:00 am.

Located in the shelter house, the bake sale will take place Saturday morning. All proceeds from the bake sale go to children’s events.

Also located in the shelter house, Candice Bral will be hosting a sign painting activity. There will be a fee of $15 for supplies. This event will take place at 2:00 pm and only 20 seats are available.

2019 TSHIRT DESIGN IS HERE

If you wish to purchase this year's tshirt, please contact a KHA member. Tshirts will also be on sale during
Kiron Heritage Day.

The shirt color this year is sand as pictured here.

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The KHA

The Kiron Heritage Association (KHA) is the group behind Kiron Heritage Day. We meet monthly to plan and brainstorm this event each year. Thinking about joining? Come to one of our meetings held at the shelter house each month at 7pm.

2019 Meeting Dates
August 8 | August 15

KHA MEMBERS

  • Jen Hoaglund, President
  • Marsha Lindstom, Treasurer
  • Kay Blunk, Secretary
  • Joanie Bral
  • Jim Bral
  • Deb Preul
  • Jean Ang
  • John Ang
  • John Ang Jr.
  • Dan Schroeder
  • Todd Hoaglund
  • Trish Blunk
  • Merrit Blunk
  • Mike Lickteig
  • Steve Barnhouse
  • Angie Tremblay
  • Nichole Neumann
  • Ardie Buller
  • Herman Kohnekamp
  • Dan Blunk
  • Russell Paulson