Gurnee Days “Let’s Play Ball”

When:
August 13, 2017 all-day
2017-08-13T00:00:00-05:00
2017-08-14T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Various Locations in Gurnee
Gurnee
IL
USA
Contact:
Gurnee Days Corporation
Gurnee Days 2017 is celebrating their 45th year with activities for all ages.
Join us August 10-13, 2017 as we celebrate our theme, “Gurnee Days – Let’s Play Ball!”.
The event calendar will be packed with concerts, entertainment, food, contests, open houses, fireworks, a parade and more!

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10

10 a.m.-noon Bike Rodeo Woodland Middle School
7 p.m. Testimonial Dinner Location TBD
8-9:30 p.m. Teen Pool Party Hunt Club Park Aquatic Center

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11

10 a.m.-Noon Bike Rodeo Gurnee Fire Station #1
10 a.m. Storytime Extravaganza Warren-Newport Public Library
5-10:30 p.m. Amusement Rides Viking Park
6-8 p.m. New family event TBD Viking Park
6-7 p.m Gurnee Idol Viking Park Bandshell
6-10 p.m. Food Booths Viking Park
7:30-10:30 p.m. Beer Garden & Entertainment Gina Glocksen Band Viking Park Bandshell

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

7-10 a.m. Golf Tournament Heather Ridge Golf Course
7:30 a.m. 10K Race & 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk** Location TBD
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Youth Home Run Derby Viking Park
10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The Frog Lady of Gurnee Program Warren-Newport Public Library
10 a.m.-noon Public Works Open House Kilbourne Road
10 a.m.-noon Fire Department Open House Old Grand Ave.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Gurnee Days Student Art Exhibit Viking School
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mother Rudd Open House Mother Rudd House
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Great Gurnee Adventure Viking Park
11 a.m.-10 p.m. Food Booths Viking Park
11 a.m.-1 p.m Police Department Open House O’Plaine Road
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Exhibits – Games Viking Park
11 a.m. Baby Contest Viking Park Bandshell
11 a.m., 2 & 4:30 p.m. Viking Drama – TBD Viking Middle School
Noon-4:45 p.m. Stage Events Viking Park Bandshell
Noon-11 p.m. Exchange Club’s Ribfest Viking Park Bandshell
1-11 p.m. Amusement Rides Viking Park
2-2:30 p.m. Ice Cream Eating Contest** Viking Park Bandshell
2:30-3 p.m. Rib Eating Contest
3-11 p.m. Free Parking Lot Shuttle Various stops near Viking Park
4-4:45 p.m. Police K9 Demonstration Viking Park Bandshell
5-11 p.m. Evening Entertainment GooRoos at 5 p.m.; Hi Infidelity at 8 p.m Viking Park Bandshell
9:30 p.m. Fireworks Viking Park

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13

8 a.m.-noon Pancake Breakfast Viking Park
9-10 a.m. Zumba Party Viking Park Bandshell
10 a.m. -3 p.m. Gurnee Days Car Show Viking Park
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Gurnee Days Student Art Exhibit Viking School
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Food Booths Viking Park
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Exhibits – Games Viking Park
Noon Gurnee Days Parade Old Grand Avenue
1-4 p.m. Children’s Pony Rides & Petting Zoo Viking Park
1-4 p.m. Mother Rudd Open House Mother Rudd House
1-5 p.m. Amusement Rides Viking Park
1-2 p.m Stage Events Viking Park Bandshell
2-4 p.m. Talent Show Viking Park Bandshell
2:30 p.m. Viking Drama – TBD Viking Middle School

Some events may require a fee or advance registration. Dates, times and events are subject to change. * Friday Beer Garden & Entertainment will begin at 7:30 p.m. or 15 minutes after the conclusion of Gurnee Idol. ** Register for the 10K Race & Ice Cream Eating Contest at www.gurneeparkdistrict.com, Special Events.

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Melissa is mom to 4. She used to dream of traveling the world, now she dreams of a clean kitchen. She can be found on most social media sites as @PBinmyHair because with this much hair and four kids, you're bound to find something in it.

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