Cambridge City: Canal Days This Weekend, September 9-10

By KPass | Cambridge City

Sep 09

Canal Days Parade 2010

So many things are happening this weekend.  As you plan your outings don’t forget to put Canal Days on your list of things to do.  This annual event is always a treat with fun for all ages.  See the schedule of events for the weekend below:  (Cambridge City is just a 15 minute drive West on 40 from Richmond IN).

Cambridge City Canal Days 2011 Schedule Of Events

Friday September 9th

  • 6pm-9pm: Corn Hole Tournament registration at Roberson’s Marathon, US 40 Cambridge City, $30 per team. This year- Long Toss- toss into the purple potty to buy Library Memorial Bricks in memory of two local families

Saturday, September 10th

  • 8am: – Corn Hole Tournament – Roberson’s Marathon – Info (765-960-6497) – All proceeds go to H.E.L.P. the Animals
  • 8am: -New Day Kiwanis Golf Tournament at Winding Branch Golf Course, Pershing, IN- Info (765-478-4221) Alan Austin
  • 8am: -Fire Fighter 5K Run Sponsored by CCFD-Starts and ends at the Cambridge City Fire Station, Green St. Registration begins 8am $15-preregistration w/shirt, Race begins 9am. (765-478-4434)
  • 8am – 11am: Kids Fishing Contest (12 & under) HiWay Springs- Sponsored by Indiana Bass Federation Nation & Local Sponsors Info (765-914-6380)
  • 9am: –Dark: Street Vendors open-Arts, Crafts, Food, “Kids Alley” games, contests and entertainment
  • 9am: – Ice Cream Social and Pies, Methodist Church – All Day
  • 9am: – Antique Tractor Show, Creitz Park behind the Fire Station- Info (765-334-9230) Bill Widau
  • 9am-4pm: Stitches in Time Quilt Show, Cambridge City Christian Church- All proceeds go to Relay for Life, $2 Admission
  • 9am-12pm: LHS Alumni, Golay Community Center- Info (765-478-3683) Jim Sweet, Classes up to 1963
  • 9am-6pm: Art Show, Cambridge City Christian Church- Info (765-855-2630) Dorothy Johnson
  • 9:15am: 2 Mile Walk starts and ends at Cambridge City Fire Station, Green Street. Registration begins at 8am-$10, Info (765-478-4434)
  • 10am-11am: Baby Contest- Entertainment Stage, Info (765-478-5448) Western Wayne News
  • 10am-5pm: Antique and Specialty Stores Open
  • 10am-5pm: Mums sold by Western Wayne Heritage at The Vinton House
  • 10am-5pm: Cambridge City Public Library, History Room and Overbeck Museum Open. Friends of the Library selling memberships $25 (Business), $10 (Family), $5 (Individual) and Memorial Bricks $100

About the Author

Karole Passmore is a freelance writer who enjoys writing articles and short stories, interviewing local people, and researching non-fiction subject matter– preferably historical. Graduate of RHS, Ivy Tech Richmond, and Earlham College– with a major in History, Karole has spent most of her life in Wayne County and enjoys the quaint atmosphere of a small town.