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Mail - P.O. Box 217 - Alvarado, TX 76009-0217
Physical Address - 111 Reunion Drive - Alvarado, TX 76009
The Premier Homecoming Event of Texas since 1892

Welcome to the 125th Annual Reunion
Saturday, September 2nd through Saturday, September 9th 2017 



List of Last Year's Parade Winners

Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 2nd:

Parade  -  10am (Parade rules and entry form)
For more information please call:
Leanna Cowan 817-783-7323


 Performance by Ranchos Unidos Dancing Horses
immediately following the end of the Parade at approximately 11:30am.


Celebrity Charity Goat "Dressing" team competition  from 1-3pm
Registration for the competition opens at 12:30pm
Entry Fee is $25 per team

The Winning Team will choose to donate their prize money to one of the following charities:
   

50/50 Pot raffle each night - must be present to win!
Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5

Brittany Oviedo - free Concert 4-6pm

 

 Austin Allsup - free Concert 7-9pm
Austin Allsup

  


Sunday, September 3rd:
Gospel Music Groups -  2:00pm to 6:00pm
Performers - for more information contact:
Bob Baze......(817) 790-2146

50/50 Pot raffle each night - must be present to win!
Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5


Monday, September 4th (Labor Day):
 Mutton Busting Contest!

12:30 - 3:30pm $3.00 first Ride per person
$2.00 for additional Rides per person
Open to all ages!

Chuckwagon demonstration - time TBA

Barbecue Cook-Off! 12:30-1:30pm
Contacts for cook-off: Kathleen McCrory  Kathleen.everett@hotmail.com

Leanna Cowan - 817-783-7323 WK or 817-881-9881 VM
Rules and Entry form (Entry forms are also available at the Alvarado Public Library)
BBQ Judging:
Brisket - 12:30pm   Pork Ribs - 1pm   Chicken - 1:30pm

Something Sweet Bake Off! Set-up from 12:00-2pm Judging at 3pm
For information contact: Beverly Short - 817-790-5422 or 817-526-0395
Nelda Montgomery - 817-790-2575 or 817-992-4143
Rules

Silent Auction of Baked Goods at 3:30pm

50/50 Pot raffle each night - must be present to win!
Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5

Alvarado Road Show - FREE concert 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Alvarado Road show


Wednesday, September 6th:
MIdway Carnival Entrance
Carnival Rides open at 6pm

Opening Ceremonies -  6:30pm
Welcome.................Tom Durington, President
Invocation..................Joe Boyd
Presentation of Colors   

Queen Contest -  7pm
For more information contact:
Debra Stroud...........(817) 319-7919
Nancy Owen............(817) 790-2480

 Queen Contest Rules 
Contestants may register up to
and on Sunday, September 4th at 4:30 p.m.

50/50 Pot raffle each night - must be present to win!
Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5

Thursday, September 7th:
MIdway Carnival Entrance
Carnival Rides open at 6 pm


Baby Contest - 7pm

For more information contact:
Nancy Owen....................(817) 790-2480
Charlotte Rhynes .........(817) 933-2610

Contest Rules 

Entries must be received no later than 5pm Tuesday, September 5th.

50/50 Pot raffle each night - must be present to win!
Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5


Friday,  September 8th:
                          
MIdway Carnival Entrance
      Arts & Crafts & Food Vendors! 5-8pm            Carnival Rides open at 6pm
For more information contact:                                                                             
Jameye Jones.....817-614-6574                                                                         

Texas Old Time Fiddlers Contest 7pm

For more information contact:
Rocky Biggs......(
817) 783-8114
Fiddle Contest Rules
Contestants may register up to
and on Friday, September 8th at 7:00 p.m.

50/50 Pot raffle each night - must be present to win!
Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5


Saturday, September 10th:

Arts & Crafts Show
10am-8pm
     
MIdway Carnival Entrance

                  Vendors - for more information contact:           Carnival Rides open today at 4 pm
                     Jameye Jones..... 817-614-6574

  Car Show 10:00am to 2:00PM
see DFW Car Show more info.

Chuckwagon demonstration - time TBA

Free
Concerts and Dancing  starting at 2pm

Local Singers/Musicians - free concert 2-4:30pm


Mike Daniels Band will be tonight's opening act from 5-6:30pm
Mike Daniels Band


Asleep at the Wheel
  performs from 7:30pm to 9pm!
This free concert is part of the City of Alvarado's Music Series.
Asleep at the Wheel

There will be a large open area behind the seating section for dancing!


50/50 Pot raffle each night - must be present to win!
Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5

Please sign the Reunion Guestbook, which will be kept on a table near the northeast side entrance to the Pavilion building, and take your place in Texas history!

 Greetings
From Mayor E. Dewayne Richters
and the City of Alvarado!

 

Association Officers

Association Directors

Tom Durington.........President
Bill McCarley.............1st Vice President
Rocky Biggs...............2nd Vice President
Nancy Owen.............Secretary-Treasurer
Joe Boyd....................Chaplain

  Leanne Cowan
  David Hearne
  Keith James
  Jameye Jones
  Kathleen McCrory

   Nelda Montgomery
  Lloyd Keith Renfro
  Beverly Short
  Jeff Taylor  
 

Presidents Emeritus:
Billy (Bill) Gray, Wando Scarberry
 

For information about the Reunion, Pavilion Rentals or the Johnson County Pioneers and Old Settlers Association please call:
President,
Tom Durington -  817-538-2337


 

Reunion Managers:

    Regina Blackwell................
    Beverly Short.......................
    Rocky Biggs..........................
    Bob Baze..............................
    Leanne Cowan.....................
    Dwayne Gaber....................
    Tara Raby............................
    Nancy Owen........................
    Jameye Jones......................
 
  

Baby Contest
Badges & Baking Contest
Fiddlers Contest
Gospel Music
Parade
Parking
Queen Contest
Secretary
Vendor Fair

Pictures of past Reunion Contest Winners


 


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