Fort Verde Days this weekend

Schedule of Events

Today

Noon to 5 p.m. - BLM Wild Horse & Burro Adoption - call 1-888-213-2582

5 to 9 p.m. - Vendors open - Community Center (CC)

5 to 11 p.m. - Kids Carnival - Soccer Field

5 p.m. - Softball Tournament - Butler Park

6:30 - Lil Guy & Gal Contest - Gazebo

7 to 11 - Mechanical Bull Riding - Town Grounds (TG)

7 to 11 - Community Dance - CC

Saturday, Oct. 14

7 to 9 a.m. - Kiwanis Breakfast - Gazebo

8 a.m. to 9 p.m. - Arts & Crafts - TG

10 a.m. - Parade - Main Street

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Quilt Show - Methodist Church

11 a.m. - Lions Club Barbecue - Lions Club Building

11 - Kids Carnival - Soccer Field

Noon - Art Show - Rooms 204-206-207

Noon - Softball Tournament - Butler Park

Noon to 5 p.m. - BLM Wild Horse & Burro Adoption - call 1-888-213-2582

1 p.m. - Trophy Presentation - Stage

1 - Team Roping - Arena Del Loma

1 & 5 - Stick Horse Rodeo - TG

1 - Softball Tournament - Butler Park

7 to 11 - Mechanical Bullriding - TG

7 to 11 - Community Dance - CC

7 to 11 - Teen Dance - TG

Sunday, Oct. 15

9 a.m. - Softball Tournament - Butler Park

10 - Team Roping - Arena Del Loma

10 - 1870s Baseball - Ft. Verde State Park

Noon - Kids Carnival - Soccer Field

Noon to 5 p.m. - BLM Wild Horse & Burro Adoption - call 1-888-213-2582

2 - Stick Horse Rodeo - TG

3 - Mechanical Bullriding - TG

6 - Softball Championship - Butler Park

Saturday, Oct. 14

8:15 a.m. - Flag Raising Ceremony and Artillery Demonstration

8:45 - Ladies Archery Competition

10 - Parade on Main Street

11:45 - Artillery Demonstration

Noon - Colonel's Daughter Presentation and other Equestrian Events

12:30 p.m. - Field Competitions: Cavalry Games; Foot Races; Horse Race; Pup Tent Pitching Contest; and Tug-O-War (Infantry vs. Cavalry)

2:30 - Victorian Fashion Show

3 - Tea & Croquet

7 - Celestial Dance for Living Historians only

Sunday, Oct. 15

8:15 a.m. - Flag Raising Ceremony

8:30 - 1870's Church Service

9:30 - Historic Baseball Game (Verde Cup)

Noon - Closing Ceremony with General Crook

(Victorian entertainment and military drills throughout the weekend.)

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