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250 Celberation of Orford

Categorized as: Community & Neighborhood
Event tags:

  • Weekly on Sunday and Saturday
  • Starting on: Aug 07, 2015
  • Ending on: Aug 09, 2015
  • 05:00PM
  • TBD on each event

Description:

**Some events are in different places throughout Orfrod**

DAY 1: Friday, 7th August 2015

5:00 Picnic on the East Common BYO

6:00 – 9:00 Concert on the East Common: Band: “Conniption Fits”

DAY 2: Saturday, 8th August 2015

7:30 – 10:00 Breakfast- Mount Cube Masons Lodge.

8:00-4:00 - Reenactments – Whitcomb’s Revolutionary War Rangers.

All Day- Free Ice Cream courtesy of Tullando Farm. (East Common)

All Day - “Meet Your Neighbors Under the Tent”. (East Common)

All Day- Badminton and Croquet on the Common.

11:00-12:00 - Walking Parade along Mall Walk.

12:00 - Town Wide Picture at the conclusion of the parade.

12:00-4:00 - Family activities (East Common)

12:00-4:00- Art Exhibits (Orford Social Library)

12:00-1:30 - Lunch on the Common. (BYO)

1:00-3:30 - Special “Orford 250th” cancellation at the Orford Post Office.

5:00 – 7:00 – Steak and Lobster Supper by the Orford/Fairlee Lions Club

6:00 – 9:00 - Concert on the East Common – “Blue Rooster Band”

Orford

DAY 3: Sunday, 9th August

7:30 – 9:00 Breakfast – Orford Congregational Church

10:30 – 11:30 -Special Church Service, Orfordville Church

Morning Activities around town:

8:00-4:00 - Reenactments Continue

All Day- Free Ice Cream courtesy of Tullando Farm (East Common)

12:00-4:00 - Family activities (East Common)

10:00-4:00 - Art Exhibit Continue

10:30 – Fun Run/Road Race – Orford Town Garage

12:00-1:00 - Lunch (BYO)

Afternoon - Various activities:

1:00 - Ball Game Community Field

1:00-1:45 - Organ Recital at the Orfordville Church.

Performed by Ernie Drown and Mary Musty

2:15 – Grand Opening Town Hall Heritage Center.

3:15– Bench Dedication at the Orford Free Library.

4:30 – 6:00 - Picnic Supper (East Common) (BYO)

4:30 – 6:00 - Cake & Cupcake Competition - “Best Orford 250th Themed Cake”

Cakes served after competition to celebrate.

Celebration of the Signing of the Orford Charter

DAY 4:Saturday, 26th September

1:00-4:00 Horse drawn Wagon Rides.

4:00-5:00 Reading of the Orford Town Charter - (East Common)

Sue Kling and Horton Washburn

Celebratory Remarks.

5:00 Fall themed supper at the church. (Main street)

Dusk - Fireworks – (Community Field)

Orford




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