Vergas Looney Daze
Things are about to get a little 'looney' in Vergas from Aug. 9-12 for Looney Daze.
The celebration kicks off Thursday night with the Miss Vergas and Princess Altona Pageant at 7 p.m. at the Vergas Event Center.
Friday hosts multiple shopping opportunities with area wide rummage sales and the Methodist Church Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There's also Happy Hour with Todd Sisson, the Little Miss & Mr. Vergas pageant and karaoke.
Saturday is filled with events, from the kids fish-ing tournament, to the 5K; there's also the loon calling contest and live music by The Beat Goes On, David Lee, Blue Barry & Jazzy Frank and the Fat Cats.
Sunday hosts the classic car show, Looney Daze parade, strong man contest and water fights.
The complete Looney Daze schedule is:
Thursday, Aug. 9
7 p.m. -- Miss Vergas & Princess Altona Pageant at Vergas Event Center $10 each
Friday, Aug. 10
Area Wide Rummage Sales (info at Goodman's Supermarket)
8 a.m.-4 p..m. -- Methodist Church Flea Market
5 p.m. -- Happy Hour with Todd Sisson at the beer garden (over by Hanson's Plumbing).
6:30 p.m. -- Little Miss & Mr Vergas pageant at Vergas Event Center
7 p.m. -- Karoke at our Main Stage area by Han-son's Plumbing & Heating (bring your lawn chair)
Saturday, Aug. 11
8 a.m.-noon -- Methodist Church Flea Market
8 a.m.-10 a.m. -- Kids Fishing Tournament (Sponsored by J & K Marine)
8 a.m. -- 5K Run/Walk Registration
9 a.m. -- 5K Run/Walk
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. -- Street Fair
10 a.m. -- Kittenball Tournament Vergas Baseball Diamond; pre-register if you want to play; Ron, 218-457-0966
noon -- Minnesota Zoo-mobile by the Main Stage
1 p.m. -- The Beat Goes On (Multicultural Percus-sionists) (Main stage area).
10 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Vergas Fire Department Open House
12:30 p.m. -- Road Rally Sign Up (Baseball Diamond)
1 p.m. -- Road Rally (Leaving from the Baseball Diamond)
1 p.m. -- Loon Calling Registration (Main Stage area)
2 p.m. -- Loon Calling Contest (Main Stage area)
3 p.m. -- Jazz Music by Blue Barry & Jazzy Frank
6-8 p.m. -- Music by David Lee
8 p.m.-midnight -- Looney Daze Street Dance with The Fat Cats
Sunday, Aug. 12
8 a.m. -- Registration for Classic Car & Motorcycle Show
9 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Classic Car & Motorcycle Show
11 a.m. -- Parade Lineup
1 p.m. -- Classic Car & Motorcycle Parade
10 a.m. -- Outdoor Church Service at St John's Lutheran
2 p.m. -- Vergas Looney Daze Parade
Strong Man Contest /Sheef toss follows parade
Water Fights follows Strong Man Contest
8 p.m. -- 100 plus Nine Gun Raffle at Billy's Corner Bar