Friday, June 28th - Saturday, June 29th - Sunday, June 30th, 2019
Happening downtown and all around Malvern, Iowa
Sesquicentennial Celebration and Independence Day Celebration all in one!
The Malvern, Iowa Sesquicentennial All-Class Reunion Dinner is Friday, June 28th at 5:00 P.M. You'll enjoy tender roast beef sandwiches, chips, and bottled water provided by Mulholland's Grocer - plus great friendship, entertainment, and celebration!
Dinner sponsored through the generous contribution of Malvern Bank.
Please make your reservation by June 24th at Eventbrite. Click the link below.
Malvern has been granted permission by the US Postal Service to have a SPECIAL SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMEMORATIVE MARK in honor of our celebration!
AVAILABLE ONE DAY ONLY ON SATURDAY, JUNE 29 FROM 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. NOON AT 414 MAIN STREET OR AT THE MALVERN POST OFFICE.
And don't forget, Official SESQ postcards and envelopes on sale now at the post office.
Bring your items for stamping to receive a truly unique, once in a lifetime memento of the Malvern Sesquicentennial Celebration!
FUN FOR THE KIDS & THE WHOLE FAMILY!
SATURDAY, JUNE 29 AT BOEHNER POND
SIGN IN STARTS AT 8:30 A.M. AND FISHING STARTS AT 9:00 A.M.
MUST BE UNDER 12 YEARS OLD TO PARTICIPATE.
SEE YOU THERE!
Duck Dynasty Beard
Longest Handlebar Moustache
MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN! COSTUMES ENCOURAGED.
GET ALL THE DETAILS ON FACEBOOK!
ALL THE MEN WHO FAIL TO GROW A BEARD WILL BE SENTENCED TO JAIL AND FORCED TO PAY A FINE! (ALL IN GOOD FUN OF COURSE).
SNAP A PHOTO OF YOUR LITTLE ONE IN THEIR BEST OLD-TIMEY PIONEER COSTUME OR PATRIOTIC CLOTHING!
PHOTO CONTEST RULES:
For ages 3-8 years old
HOW TO SUBMIT:
Parents or guardians, submit photos and a signed permission slip via email only to: email@example.com. (Form found below).
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: June 20, 2019
All children must be residents in the 51551 zip code
Categories ( 1st & 2nd place prizes will be awarded in each category):
Boys – Ages 3-5 and Ages 6-8
Girls – Ages 3-5 and Ages 6-8
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Pioneer costumes OR patriotic clothing (accessories are optional)
OVERALL GRAND PRIZE WINNERS (1 GIRL & 1 BOY) WILL BE NAMED L’IL MISS & MR. MALVERN SESQ !
*GRAND PRIZE WINNERS will ride in the City Tram in the Front of the Parade Saturday at 11 PM.
*GRAND PRIZES will be: Free Blizzard at C&Ms Café, free photo session with local photographer, SesQ, T-shirt, and $25 worth of Carnival tickets for Saturday Night Celebration and Fireworks.
--Judging will be done by an appointed committee panel prior to June 28.
--All winners will be announced Friday, June 28, 2019 after the official Mayoral Proclamation declaring the opening of the Sesquicentennial Celebration 2019.
--All photos will be displayed during the Friday evening events.
--Grand Prize winners must wear their photo costumes for the parade.
Barn quilt designs are almost as old as Iowa itself. What a wonderful way to honor our personal stories, our rural heritage, and to teach new and future generations about this beautiful tradition. ENTER YOUR UNIQUE BARN QUILT DESIGN by June 7th, and join with other contestants as you compete for a prize and recognition of your amazing creative skills! The winner will be announced at the All Class Reunion Dinner. See the event schedule. TO ENTER, YOU MUST DOWNLOAD THE FORM BELOW and mail in. Details are on the form. For any questions, please call A. Henderson at 712-624-8006.
The Barn Quilt Movement has spread to 40 states and Canada!
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