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Stir-Up Days 2018

Stir-Up Days is Ashland, Nebraska's single largest annual community event. Highlights from previous celebrations include the Stir-Up coronation on Friday night, the Grand Parade on Saturday morning, plus lots of family fun and activities including Helicopter Rides, Historic Tours, FREE Trolley Rides, Bungee Trampoline, Carnival Games, Beer & Wine Garden and Live Music, and closing with the Car Show on Sunday. For General Inquiries or to host/volunteer for an event please contact Cindy Walsh - email: stirup2018@gmail.com.

2018 Stir-Up Days • Ashland, Nebraska
July 20, 21, 22

2018 OFFICIAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
*Times and events subject to change without notice. 

If you would like to have an entry in the parade, please call Dr. Jack Cooper at 944-3305.


CLICK HERE to Download the PDF of the schedule and event map. 

FRIDAY

9:00am-5:00pm – Thornwood Yoga Studio Open House, 1427 Silver St, Yoga demonstrations for all ages and abilities
9:30am – Shotgun Start -- AGHS Alumni Golf Tournament, Ashland Golf Club, AGHS Alumni (Registration 8:30am)
2:00pm / 5:00pm / 8:00pm – Fri, Sat & Sun– Legion Class B Area 2 District Baseball Tournament, Ashland Baseball Field
4:30-6:30pm – Sniff ‘n Sip – Essential Oils and Wine -- Thornwood Yoga Studio, 1427 Silver St.
5:00-7:00pm – Swine & Dine – AG High School Commons, pulled pork/hot dogs - free will donation, AG Spirit Squad
7:00pm – Stir-up Coronation, AG High School Gym, Junior Women’s Club and Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce
PUBLIC RECEPTION Following Coronation at the VFW Club, 24th & Silver St.
8:00pm – Movie Night,(movie at dusk) First Christian Church, 1702 Boyd St, free will donation, concessions for sale

SATURDAY

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY – Bottled Water Sales, Jr. Wrestling Club
7:00am – Breakfast, Bank of Ashland, 2433 Silver St, Boy Scout Troop #34
8:00am – Smile Contest, Bank of Ashland, 2433 Silver St.
9:00am-NOON – Farmers Market, 16th & Silver St.
9:00am – Hightshoe Family Bake Sale, Willow Point Gallery, 1431 Silver St., Hightshoe Family
9:30am – Kiddie Parade, Silver Street, Ashland Rotary Club (line up between 9:00-9:15 at 18th & Silver St.)
9:30am-3:00pm – Military Mama Network and Card Signing Table, in front of the American Legion, 16th & Silver St.
10:00am – Grand Parade, Silver St., Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce, (Call 402-944-3305 to register)
10:00am – DARK – Helicopter Rides, 13th & Silver St.
10:30am – Sloppy Joes / Brats, St. Mary’s Education Center, 17th & Silver St., St. Mary’s Youth Group & Knights of Columbus

FOLLOWING PARADE:
• Lunch on the Lawn, Ashland History Museum, 207 N. 15th St., Ashland Historical Society & Farmers & Merchants Bank
• American Legion Riders serving lunch, American Legion, 16th & Silver St.
• Vehicle Roll-over Simulator, 16th & Silver St., Nebraska State Patrol
• Home Fire Safety Simulator, 16th & Silver St., Nebraska State Fire Marshal

11:30am-1:30pm – Wildlife Encounters, 1501 Silver St., Farmers & Merchants Bank
12:00pm-3:00pm – Water Fights, 16th & Silver St., Ashland Fire Department
12:00pm – Pirate Gem Giveaway, Dig for gems until they are gone, Blackwell’s, 13th & Silver St.
1:00pm – Omaha Street Percussion, 14th & Silver St., in front of Cheri O’s, Cheri O and others
1:00pm – Kiddie Tractor Pull (registration at 12:30 PM) 17th & Silver St., Lee Sapp Sponsor
1:00pm – Casey’s General Store, Donut Decorating, 108 S. 14th St. (until all donuts are gone )
1:00pm-2:00pm – Thornwood Yoga Studio, 1427 Silver St., Chair Yoga (for seniors and those with limited mobility)
1:00pm-2:00pm – Open Circle Martial Arts Demonstration, 16th & Silver St.
1:00pm-3:00pm – Art Show, Ashland Library, 13th & Silver St., Ashland Arts Council
1:00pm-4:00pm – Carnival Games, 16th & Silver St., All Stars and Stripes
1:00pm-5:00pm – Funnel Cakes and Root Beer Floats, 16th & Silver St.
1:00pm-6:00pm – Ol Glory Kettle Corn and Fresh Lemonade Truck, 16th & Silver St.
1:00pm-7:00pm – Euro Bungee Jump, 15th & Silver St.
1:30pm-6:30pm – Human Foosball, next to post office, FFA Alumni
2:00pm – Sand Volleyball Tournament, at Volleyball Courts, 12th & Silver St. CK in at courts 1-1:30 PM, Ashland Rescue Squad
2:00pm/5:00pm/8:00pm/ Fri, Sat & Sun – Legion Class B Area 2 District Baseball Tournament, Ashland Baseball Field
2:00pm-5:00pm – Laser Tag, 14th & Silver St.
2:00pm-6:00pm – Inflatables, 16th & Silver St., Riverview Community Church
2:00pm-8:00pm – Miniature Golf, Speed Pitch Radar, Electronic Basketball, Tubs of Fun Ride, Swing Ride, Dunk Tank, Ping Pong Table, & Sand Pools, Cotton Candy **all activities along Silver Street** Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce
2:00pm-8:00pm – Cotton Candy & Pop Sales, 14th & Silver St., Ashland Chamber of Commerce
2:00pm-10:00pm – Beer Garden, 15th & Silver St., Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce
3:00pm-3:45pm – Thornwood Yoga Studio, 1427 Silver St, Yoga for Tweens (ages 10-13)
3:00pm-5:00pm – Face Painting, 14th & Silver St.
3:00pm-5:00pm – Photo Booth, 14th & Silver St.
3:00pm-5:00pm – Car Wash, AG High School parking lot, 18th & Furnas St, AGHS Speech Team
4:00pm-7:00pm – Pie and Ice Cream Social, Methodist Church, 14th & Adams St., Ashland United Methodist Church
4:00pm-12:00pm – Beer Garden, American Legion, 16th & Silver St., Sons of American Legion, Hamburgers/Brats/Hot Dogs after 5:00
5:00pm-7:00pm – Pulled pork / Chips Combo from Round the Bend Steakhouse, in the Beer Garden at 15th & Silver St.
5:30pm-8:00pm – VFW Steak and Hamburger Fry, Ashland VFW, 24th & Silver St.
6:00pm – Winner of Goat Auction to be announced, at the DJ booth, 15th & Silver St.
6:00pm-10:00pm – Washers Tournament, in the Beer Garden, 15th & Silver St., Ashland Rotary Club
7:00pm-10:00pm – Bingo, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus
7:00pm-11:00pm – ROC in the Park, Wiggenhorn Park, 2600 Clay St., 6th grade through age 19, ROC Youth Center
7:00pm-11:00pm – Live Music, American Legion Club, 16th & Silver St., Sons of American Legion Band Name—“SIMPLICATED”

SUNDAY

9:00am-1:00pm – Breakfast Buffet, American Legion Club, 16th & Silver St., Legion Auxiliary
10:00am-3:00pm – Stir-Up Days Vendor and Craft Show, Ashland VFW, 24th & Silver St.
11:00am-2:00pm – Concessions -- 15th & Silver St., Post Prom Fundraiser and Ashland Rescue Squad
11:00am-4:00pm – Helicopter Rides, 13th & Silver St.
11:00am-2:00pm – Concourse Classic Car Show at SAC Museum, Ollie the Trolley providing rides from 14th & Silver St.
12:00pm-2:00pm – Ashland History Museum Tours, 207 N. 15th St.
12:00pm-3:30pm – Car Show, (check in 9:AM til noon) 15th & Silver St., NAPA Ashland Auto Parts, Lee Sapp Ford and The Collision Center
3:00pm – Trophy Presentation in front of NAPA store

Click here to learn more about the Car Show.

 

2018 STIR-UP DAYS SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

The Stir-Up is run strictly through volunteer efforts. We appreciate any ideas and hours you can provide to help make this a great event for the community. Thank you to all of our event and monetary sponsors and volunteers who make Stir-Up Days possible. To inquire about 2018 sponsorship opportunities, please contact Karen Stille at 402-944-3505 email: kstille8@gmail.com or Shirley Niemeyer at 402-944-3503 email: sniemeyer2@unl.edu.

All sponsorship payments are due before May 18, 2018. Please refer to the sponsorship form for rules and information. 

PLATINUM SPONSOR: $750
• Business Logo will appear on Stir-Up Banners, Saturday and Sunday
• Business recognition at Ashland Car Show on Sunday
• Business logo and a link to your website displayed on the Ashland Stir-Up website
• Business logo will appear on handouts and advertising
• Business announced at Ashland Stir-Up Parade

GOLD SPONSOR: $500
• Business Logo will appear on Stir-Up Banners, Saturday and Sunday
• Business logo and a link to your website displayed on the Ashland Stir-Up website
• Business logo will appear on handouts and advertising

SILVER SPONSOR: $100
• Business name displayed on the Ashland Stir-Up website

Monetary Sponsors Ashland Stir-Up Days 2018:

PLATINUM SPONSORS: Chuck & Shirley Niemeyer, HelpSystems, Round the Bend, Bank of Ashland


GOLD SPONSORS: Bundy Family Dentistry, Marcy Mortuary, Oxbow Living Center, Real Life Health, Ark Financial Services


KID'S TRACTOR PULL SPONSOR: Lee Sapp Ford


SILVER SPONSORS: Ashland Computer Care, Dan & Pegi Young, Ashland American Legion Post 129, Clark Construction Company, Todd Valley Plumbing and Heating, Anonymous, C&L Hardware, Midwest Physical Therapy, Quick Dump Refuse, Willow Point Gallery, Family Chiropractic Solutions, Casey's, Bill & Sue Palmer, Dennis Beranek


FRIENDS OF STIR-UP DAYS: Randy Beranek

 

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