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Stir-Up Days 2019

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, Bungee Trampoline, Carnival Games, Beer & Wine Garden and Live Music, and closing with the ASHLAND CAR SHOW on Sunday.

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STIR-UP DAYS CAR SHOW IS CANCELED TODAY!

Due to lightning and flood concerns, we have unfortunately had to cancel today's show. It is tentatively rescheduled for September 29th.
We'll hope you'll join us at that time, stay tuned to this page for updates as the date gets closer. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

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Check Out What's New This Year: SEVEN Brand-New Carnival Rides, 2 New Inflatables, Instant Photo Booth, plus the Street Dance is BACK on Saturday night!

HEAT ADVISORY THIS WEEKEND: It's going to be HOT this weekend for Ashland Stir-Up Days, plus we might get a little rain. Please note that all Stir-Up Days weekend events are rain or shine! Ashland Fire & Rescue will have cooling/misting stations set up on Saturday at the Farmers & Merchants Bank drive through and between 14th & 15th streets on Silver. There will also be many vendors selling water and refreshments to keep everyone properly hydrated! 

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! Can you help? For General Inquiries or to host/volunteer for an event please contact Cindy Walsh - email: stirup2019@gmail.com or call 402-944-2050

Stir-Up Days 2019 T-shirts
ASHLAND STRONG

Show your support and get your official t-shirt during Stir-Up Days at the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce table on 15th & Silver! 
 
Price:
$15.00 Small, Medium, Large, XL
$17.00 2XL, 3XL


Design by Daryl and Julie Wills

 

 

 

2019 Stir-Up Days • Ashland, NE • July 19, 20, 21

OFFICIAL MAP & SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

*Times and events subject to change without notice.   Click to Download a PDF of the schedule and map

HOW TO GET TO ASHLAND, NE - CLICK HERE FOR GOOGLE MAP

***Where To Park*** There are 2 public parking lots - one on the corner of 13th & Silver (which has ChargePoint Charging Stations for electric vehicles) and one on the corner of 14th and Adams. Overflow parking is available on the East side of Salt Creek (10th & Silver) in the grass. Streetside parking is also available, please obey all street signs. 

FRIDAY- July 19th

8:00am - AGHS Alumni Golf Tournament - 7:00am Registration - Shotgun Start at 8:00am - Ashland Golf Club

10:00am - Alzheimers Walk - Sponsored by Oxbow Living Center at Sapp Lake - 1617 Bills Drive

11:00am-1:00pm - Drive-thru Lunch at Oxbow Living Center parking lot - Pulled Pork/ Polish Dogs/Chips/Watermelon

12:00pm-5:00pm - Kids Model Car & Hot Wheels Show Drop off and set up - Ashland Library -13th & Silver St.

4:30pm - Ribbon Cutting for the New Silver Street Bridge - Everyone Welcome - Ashland Chamber of Commerce

5:00pm-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

7:00pm - Movie Night - (movie at dusk)  APD parking lot 23rd & Silver St. -Hamburgers & Hot Dogs - Hosted by Act 2  Church & Ashland Police Dept.  *Benefits the Ashland DARE Program*                                                       

        

SATURDAY - July 20th 

7:00am - Brick House Fun Run--5K Run / 1 & 2 mi Walk option - 6:30 Registration @ Brick House- 105 N. 15th *Benefits the Ashland Kids Cupboard* 

7:00am - Breakfast - Bank of Ashland - Boy Scout Troop # 34 - 2433 Silver St.

8:00am - Smile Contest - Bank of Ashland - 2433 Silver St.

8:00am-10:00am - Car Seat Safety Check - 3 Rivers Health Dept. - Sponsored by Real Life Health - Can pre-register at (402) 727-5396 ext  111 - Located in clinic parking lot  705 N. 17th St.

9:00am - Hightshoe Family Bake Sale - Willow Point Gallery - 1431 Silver St. 

9:30am - Kiddie Parade - Silver Street - Ashland Rotary Club - Line up between 9:00-9:15 at 18th & Silver St. - Call Dr. Cooper 402-944-2478 or Kayla 402-217-4229 to register 

10:00am-3:00pm - Bottled Water Sales - Located by the Post Office and also walking Silver St. - Jr. Wrestling Club

10:00am-3:00pm - NEBRASKA STRONG RECOVERY PROJECT TEAM - Counselors & Resource info  for Flood Survivors - On-site counselors will be available - Midwest Physical Therapy 1409 Silver St.

10:00am - GRAND PARADE - Silver St - Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce - Call Dr. Cooper 402-944-2478 or Kayla 402-217-4229 to register 

10:00am - DARK - Helicopter Rides - 13th & Silver St.
$40 per person, 3 passengers per flight.        

10:30am Sloppy Joes & Brats - St. Mary’s Education Center - St. Mary’s Youth Group & Knights of Columbus - 17th & Silver St.

FOLLOWING PARADE:  Lunch on the Lawn - Ashland History Museum - Sponsored by Ashland Historical Society  and Farmers & Merchants Bank - 207 N. 15th St.

FOLLOWING PARADE - 2:00pm - Military Mommas Card Signing - in front of American Legion - 16th & Silver St.

11:00am - 2:00pm - Hamburgers / Hot Dogs / Fries / Chips - from Round the Bend Steakhouse & Marine Corp League Cornhusker Detachment - in Beer Garden - 15th & Silver St.

12:00pm-3:00pm - Water Fights - Ashland Fire Department - 16th & Silver St.

12:00pm - 4:00pm - Cotton Candy for sale at Cheri O’s - 14th & Silver St.

12:00pm - Gemstone Giveaway - A real diamond will be hidden in one of the bags! - Blackwell’s - 14th & Silver St.

1:00pm-4:00pm - Blackwell’s Complimentary Watch Battery Replacement for all First Responders

1:00pm-3:00pm - Old Market Magician Ryan Chandler, the Walking Magician - look for him on Silver St. 

1:00pm-7:00pm - Cabin Kettle Corn / Fresh Squeezed Lemonade / Funnel Cakes - 16th & Silver St.

12:00pm-5:00pm - Art Show - Ashland Arts Council - St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church - 15th & Adams St. 

12:00pm-9:00pm - Beer Garden - Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce - 15th & Silver St. 

12:30pm-3:00pm - Carnival Games - All Stars & Stripes - 16th & Silver St.

12:30pm-4:30pm - Kids' Model Car & Hot Wheels Show - Ashland Library - 13th & Silver St.
Bring hot wheels and model cars to the front desk at the library by July 19th to enter the show. Cars should be less than 1 foot in length, limit 10 cars per child, cars will be available for pick up on July 22nd.

1:00pm - Kiddie Tractor Pull - registration at 12:30 PM - Sponsored by Lee Sapp Ford - 17th & Silver St.

1:00pm - Until all donuts are gone - Donut Decorating - Casey’s General Store - 108 S. 14th St. 

1:00pm - Popcorn, Pop &  “ASHLAND STRONG ”  Tribute T-shirt Sales - Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce - 15th & Silver St.

1:00pm - 4:00pm - Face Painting - 14th & Silver

1:00pm- 4:00pm - Human Foosball & Goat Raffle & many other raffle items - FFA Alumni - next to Post Office

1:00pm - 5:00pm - Photo Booth - Sponsored by Cheri O’s & Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce - 14th & Silver St.

1:00pm - 7:00pm - Mechanical Bull Ride - Sponsored by BW’s Pub & Grill & Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce - 14th & Silver St.

1:00pm - 7:00pm EURO BUNGEE JUMP / CHAOS SWING RIDE / ROCK ‘N ROLLER RIDE / SUPER SONIC RIDE / GYRO EXTREME RIDE / TUBS OF FUN RIDE / REVENGE OF THE SEA RIDE / STRIKE-A-LIGHT ARENA GAME / 9-HOLE MINIATURE GOLF / 3-LANE BUNGEE RUN / DUNK TANK / ELECTRONIC BASKETBALL / SAND POOLS & INFLATABLE RESCUE SQUAD PLAYLAND 

Sponsored by Farmers & Merchants Bank of Ashland & Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce

2:00pm - 4:00pm - Car Wash - AG High School parking lot - AGHS Speech Team - 18th & Furnas St.

2:00pm - 5:00pm - Homeade Ice Cream, Cakes and Pies - Ashland United Methodist Church - 14th & Adams St.

2:00pm -6:00pm - Inflatables - Riverview Community Church - 16th & Silver St.

3:00pm-4:30pn - “BORN TO REIN” Documentary Movie on the History of Horse Racing in Ashland - Ashland Library - 13th & Silver St.   Click here for tickets

4:00pm - Winner of Goat Raffle Announced at DJ Booth - 15th & Silver St. 

4:00pm -1:00am - Sons of American Legion Beer Garden & Outdoor Street Dance - 16th & Silver St. - $10.00 Wristbands at Gate  LIVE MUSIC!  Opening Band: Nightshade 4:30pm-7:00pm Featured Band: BO’Dell & the Relics 7:30pm-11:30pm Proceeds benefit Ashland Flood Relief

4:00pm - 8:00pm - Sons of American Legion  Hamburgers & Hot Dogs - American Legion - 16th & Silver St.

4:00pm - 8:00pm - Washer Tournament - in Beer Garden at 15th & Silver St.

5:00pm -7:00pm - Hamburgers / Hot Dogs / Fries / Chips from Round The Bend Steakhouse & Marine Corp League Cornhusker Detachment—in Beer Garden at 15th & Silver St.

5:30pm - 8:00pm - VFW Steak & Hamburger Fry - Ashland VFW - 24th & Silver St.

6:00pm - 11:00pm - ROC in the Park - 6th grade through age 19 - Wiggenhorn Park - 2600 Clay St. - Sponsored by ROC Youth Center 

7:00pm - 10:00pm - Bingo - St. Mary’s Catholic Church - Sponsored by Knights of Columbus - 16th & Adams St.

 

SUNDAY - July 21st

6:00am - 10:30am - Breakfast - Biscuits & Gravy / Coffee / Orange Juice - 17th & Silver St. - Sponsored by Ashland Care Center

8:00am - 12:00pm - Registration for Car Show - in front of NAPA - 15th & Silver St. ***CANCELED***

8:00am - 3:00pm - Sweet Corn on the Cob & Watermelon Bar - Silver Street - First Position Dance Studio ***CANCELED*** 

8:00am - 3:00pm - Cabin Kettle Corn / Fresh Squeezed Lemonade / Funnel Cakes - 16th & Silver St.

8:30am - Until sold out - Breakfast Burritos - 15th & Silver St.

9:00am - 1:00pm - Military Mommas Card Signing - in front of American Legion - 16th & Silver St.

9:00am - 3:00pm - Craft Show - American Legion inside / outside in bank parking lot and across the street at Metzgers—16th & Silver St.

9:00am - 3:00pm - Bottled Water Sales - Located by the Post Office and also walking Silver St. - Jr. Wrestling Club 

10:00am - 3:00pm - Concessions - Ashland Rescue Squad - 15th & Silver St.

10:30am- 3:00pm - Concessions - Post Prom Fundraiser - 15th & Silver St.

11:00am - 11:45am - Registration for Disc Golf - 12:00  Start - 11th & Silver St.

11:00am - 2:00pm - Lunch Box on the Go - American Legion Auxillary - 16th & Silver St.

11:00am - 3:00pm - Hot Dogs / Chips / Pop / Water - 17th & Silver St. - Sponsored by Ashland Care Center

11:00am - 4:00pm - Helicopter Rides - 13th & Silver St.  - $40 per person, 3 passengers per flight.

12:00pm - 3:00pm- Kids' Model Car & Hot Wheels Show - Ashland Library - 13th & Silver St.
Bring hot wheels and model cars to the front desk at the library by July 19th to enter the show. Cars should be less than 1 foot in length, limit 10 cars per child, cars will be available for pick up on July 22nd.

12:00pm - 3:00pm - ASHLAND CAR SHOW - ***CANCELED***Sponsored by Ashland NAPA Auto Parts, The Collision Center, & Lee Sapp Ford 

Click here to learn more about the Car Show.

12:00pm-4:00pm - NEBRASKA STRONG RECOVERY PROJECT TEAM - Counselors & Resource info  for Flood Survivors - On-site counselors will be available - Midwest Physical Therapy 1409 Silver St. 

12:00pm - 4:00pm - Face Painting - Ashland Rescue - 15th & Silver St.

3:00pm - Car Show Trophy Presentation in front of NAPA store  ***CANCELED***

 

Thank You to Our Monetary Sponsors for Ashland Stir-Up Days 2019. Please Support These Area Businesses: 

TITANIUM SPONSOR: Farmers and Merchants Bank of Ashland

PLATINUM SPONSORS: HelpSystems, Bundy Family Dentistry, Bank of Ashland, Plumbing Specialties

GOLD SPONSORS: Lee Sapp Ford, Marcy Mortuary, Ashland Assisted Living/Oxbow, Round the Bend Steakhouse, Ashland Golf Club, NAPA Ashland Auto Parts

SILVER SPONSORS: C&L Hardware, Casey's General Store, Todd Valley Plumbing & Heating, Midwest Physical Therapy, Great Plains Service, Inc. , The Brick House, Porter Ridge Veterinary Clinic, Ashland American Legion Post 129, Ashland Disposal Service, Ashland Pharmacy, Family Chiropractic Solutions, Ashland Care Center, Glacial Till Vineyard & Winery, Subway, Platte Valley Antique, Co., The Gift Niche, Ziegenbein Farms, Inc., Clark Construction Company, Cheri-O's Coffee House, BW's Pub & Grill

 

2020 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 2020 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, 2020. 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 printed schedule and Facebook event
• 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 printed schedule and Facebook event

SILVER SPONSOR: $100
• Business Logo displayed on the Ashland Stir-Up website and Facebook event

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