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Community gearing up for Q125

Petersburg Q125 Committee has announced the event schedule for the community’s 125th anniversary celebration June 29, 30 and July 1. Following is an abbreviated schedule:

Friday, June 29: Golf hole-in-one qualifying, 1-3 p.m.; opening ceremonies, 6:30 p.m. followed by beard contest and Parade of Historic Attire; Talent/Variety Show, 7:30 p.m.; bluegrass music and free barbecue, 4:30 to 7 p.m.; fireworks at dusk.

Saturday, June 30: Fun Run, 7:45 a.m.; co-ed sand volleyball tourney, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; lunch stand at park, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; garden tour of homes, 9 a.m. to 12 noon; outhouse races, 10 a.m.; tractorcade, 10 a.m.; poker run, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; style show at school gym, 1 p.m.; pie social, fire hall, 1-3 p.m.; golf hole-in-one qualifying, 1-3 p.m.; old-time baseball game, 4 p.m.; hot air ballon display; alumni banquets at Werner Hall, 6 p.m.; Q125 auction, 8:15 p.m., followed by parade of historic attire; Rumbles dance, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Sunday, July 1: Breakfast at fire hall, 8 a.m.; car show, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; worship service, Werner Hall, 10 a.m.; Army helicopter display; military fly-over, 1:30 p.m.; Grand Parade, 2 p.m., followed by kids games/contests, and announcement of winners.

Food booths and beer gardens will be available all three days. Clothing museum will be at St. John’s School. Rae Valley Heritage will have a display. A gun show will be open Saturday and Sunday, and D. C. Lynch Carnival will be operating all three days.

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