Quarry Days starts Friday
June 18. 2013 2:38PM
ORYX, a 1980s tribute band, will be in town Friday to kick-start the 26th annual Quarry Days at the Dell Rapids Chamber of Commerce’s “Rock the Quarry” Concert in the City Park. ORYX and locals Jon Hansen and Shane Skinner will perform at the band shelter starting at 8:30 p.m.
The main act will take the stage shortly after the completion of Dell Rapids’ PBR baseball team’s “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” match up against Canova.
The 25th Annual 'Blast from the Past' Car Show will be held from noon to 3:30 p.m. Sunday – rain or shine.
The “Fire Safety House” will be doing free demonstrations in the Dell Rapids city park during the car show. The house is expected to be located behind the band shelter
8th annual ESA run Saturday
The local ESA chapter will host it’s the 8th Annual 5K Run and Mile Walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 22 during Quarry Days.
Registration and warm up is from 7 to 7:45 a.m. at the ball diamonds on the south side of the river.
The entry fee is $25 and benefits local community projects.
Walkers and runner can register online at www.dellrapids.org or by calling Brenda at 428-6032.
Quarry Day schedule
Friday, June 21
Golf tournament - tea times at 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
“Take Me Out To The Ballgame” 8 p.m.
“Rock at the Quarry” Featuring ORYX 8:30 p.m.
Saturday June 22
ESA 5K Run/Walk
Parade 11 a.m.
Burnout contest (Old Dutch Inn) 2 p.m.
Mud Racing (Old Dutch Inn) 3 p.m.
Sunday June 23
L.G. Everist Train Rides
25th Annual 'Blast from the Past' Car Show
“Fire Safety House” demos, sponsored by the Dell Rapids Fire Department
2013 Little Miss Quarry Days Pageant
Hip Hop Shop Talent Show
Fireworks display - dusk