EVENTS SCHEDULE & CHAIRPERSONS

Pre-Festival Events

Friday, April 20
All Day Town-Wide Yard Sale

Saturday, April 21
All Day Town-Wide Yard Sale

7-9 am – Dogwood Pedal Ride (Registration) – Bandstand Downtown

                *Sponsored By Javaroma Coffee

9 am – Dogwood Baby Contest – Orleans High School Cafeteria
5 pm – 50th Annual Dogwood Little Miss, Jr. Miss Queen and Queen Crowning – Orleans        Elementary

Sunday, April 22

7 p.m. – Dogwood Kickoff Community Event With Special Celebrity Guest Rodney Dillard      of the Andy Griffith Show – OCC Unity Hall

Monday, April 23
5 pm – Carnival opens – Congress Square
*Brady Amusements sponsored by Orleans American Legion Post #69
*O.B.R. Band Parents Food Stand Opens Downtown

Tuesday, April 24
5-10 pm – Carnival – Congress Square
6 pm – Phi Beta Psi Styles & Salads – Orleans Elementary School Cafeteria

Wednesday, April 25  (Official Opening Day)
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber Office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
4:30 pm – OHS Choir Performs-Main Stage

4-7 pm – Student Art Reception – Orleans Public Library
5 pm – OHS Pep Band Concert – Main Stage
5-10 pm Carnival – Congress Square
6 pm – Gospel in the Park With The Christian Cavaliers – Main Stage
*Sponsored by Orleans Area Ministerial Association

Thursday, April 26
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber Office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square

11 am – 8 pm – Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall

11 am – 8 pm – Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall

11 am – 8 pm – Dogwood Art Walk-OCC Unity Hall lobby
10 am – 6 pm – Photo Contest Display-Orleans Public Library

10 am – 6 pm – Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library
5 -10 pm – Carnival-Congress Square
5 pm – Registration/6 pm Start *Cub Scout Rain Gutter Regatta – Congress Square                       *Sponsored by Coca-Cola
6:30 pm – Sign-In/ 7 p.m. Start – Euchre Tourney – Fire Department
7 pm – .50 Caliber – Main Stage     *Sponsored by WKLO Radio

Friday, April 27
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square

11 am – 8 pm – Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall

11 am – 8 pm – Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall
11 am – 8 pm – Dogwood Art Walk – OCC Unity Hall lobby
10 am – 5 pm – Photo Contest – Orleans Public Library

10 am – 5 pm – Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library

5 -7 pm – UMC Ham & Bean Supper – Orleans Elementary
5-10 pm – Carnival – Congress Square
7 pm – The Honky Tonk Heroes band – Main Stage

Saturday, April 28
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
6:30 am – 9:30 am am Kiwanis Breakfast – Orleans Elementary

9 am – 4 pm Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall

9 am – 2 pm Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall
10 am Dogwood Pet Parade – Fountain area

10 am – 3 pm Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library

10 am – 3 pm Photo Contest Display – Orleans Public Library
12 noon – 10 pm Carnival – Congress Square
2 pm – 50th Annual Dogwood Parade – Historic Maple Street (SR 37)

Theme: Celebrating The Blossom For A Season – Celebrating The Memories For A Lifetime

Immediately after the parade  Sweet Water band – Main Stage

7 pm – “Murder At The Pie Auction” Show And Dinner-Orleans Wesleyan Fellowship Hall ($10 Entry)

             *Sponsored by Orange County Players*

Sunday, April 29

7 pm – “Murder At The Pie Auction” Show And Dinner – Orleans Wesleyan Fellowship Hall ($10 Entry)

             *Sponsored by Orange County Players*

Weather Note: Some events subject to change or cancellation due to weather.

The Main Stage entertainment may be moved to Orleans Elementary, SR 337 E in the event of bad weather.

*In the event of severe weather, or any other type of emergency, the Orleans Christian Church and Orleans United Methodist Church are designated shelter areas during festival week.

First Aid – Orleans 1st Responders (South side square).
Dogwood Headquarters, festival, area visitor info etc. (Orleans Chamber, north side of square)


 

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