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HAVE YOU RESERVED YOUR SEAT FOR THE ALL-CLASS REUNION DINNER?

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.

RESERVE NOW AT EVENTBRITE

FEATURED EVENT: THE FISHING CONTEST

SPONSORED BY THE MALVERN LEADER

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.  

EVERYTHING FURNISHED!! 


MUST BE UNDER 12 YEARS OLD  TO PARTICIPATE.


SEE YOU THERE!

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FEATURED EVENT: THE BEARD CONTEST!

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START NOW...TO WIN THE BEARD CONTEST! JUDGING BEGINS AT 5:00 P.M. ON JUNE 28, 2019 ON MAIN STREET

CATEGORIES:

Ugliest

Longest

Most Creative

Most Colorful

Most Distinguished

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).

featured event: li'l miss & mr. sesq photo contest

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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: malvernsesq@gmail.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.

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featured event: barn quilt design contest!

Hurry, your barn quilt designs are due by June 7th, 2019

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. 

Fun Fact

The Barn Quilt Movement has spread to 40 states and Canada! 

Learn more on Facebook

Download the barn quilt design entry form

The Malvern, Iowa Sesquicentennial Celebration is made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors. Thank you!

Contact Us

We are so excited to have you at our event. 

Write to us at malvernsesq@gmail.com

Or follow us on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/malvernsesq/


We'll get back to you soon!

Malvern, Iowa Sesquicentennial Celebration 2019

Malvern, IA, USA