Theme: Grumptown — Where Heroes Gather
Events and attractions are at City Park or the surrounding streets unless otherwise noted
Thursday, June 13
5:30-7 p.m. — Bicycle Poker Run Registration — Register at the Wapsie Elementary entrance. Cost: $10 for adults (18 and older), $5 children (17 and younger)
6-8 p.m. — Bicycle Poker Run — Bicyclists ride around town on to various stops to collect playing cards. The best 5 card poker hand wins. (Adult prize $150, kids prize $75).
Dusk — Family Movie Night, Readlyn Elementary Gym. Concessions available.
Friday, June 148 a.m. — “Grumpsters” Readlyn annual golf tourney: Four-person best shot at Maple Hills Country Club in Tripoli. Reservations: 319-882-4229
4 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Beer tent open. No charge for required wristband
4:30-7 p.m. — Ice cream sundaes at Gazebo
5-8 p.m. — Balloon Man Darrel Anderson
5 p.m. Vendors’ food stands open
5 p.m. Pedal Pull, between park and school, ages 10 and younger
5-6 p.m. — Registration for slip-n-slide kick ball, at the ball park, $50 per team. Contact Rhino Cox for more information, 319-784-7834.
6 p.m. — Slip-n-slide kick ball at the ball park
6 p.m. — Crowning ceremony, music by David Heineman and Cassidy Brunscheon. Will announce the Little “Grumpsters,” 2019 Miss Readlyn, 2019 Readlyn Grump and Volunteer of the Year Award.
7-8:30 p.m. — Pepper Tourney at the Gazebo, no registration needed.
2:30 p.m. — Minnow Races begin
8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Michell Baevers music entertainment in the tent
10 p.m. — Fireworks, seating available on the east side of Zion Lutheran Church. Bring a lawn chair. Free will donations will be collected for 2020 fireworks
Saturday, June 15
8 a.m. — 5K Walk/Run — $25 registration. Go to https://tinyurl.com/grumprun
10 a.m. — Parade, contact Courtney Hesse, 319-939-6126. The lune up will be on the east and west sides of Quarter Avenue.
After parade — Food stands and beer tent open, no charge for required wristband. No coolers or insulated cups.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Grumpsters Chipped and Treasured Market, Loebeck and 4th Street, vendors welcome, contact Kim Brown 319-415-9675.
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Heroes Gather Here— interact with a local hero at City Park
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Kids in the Park, $5 wristbands required, carnival games, face painting by Amy and Sydney Baker, Hick’s Place Mobile Laser Tag, bouncy houses, casting contest, prize bags and goodies.
Noon to 3 p.m. — Balloon Man Darrel Anderson
1 p.m. — Schafskopf card tourney in the tent
2-5 p.m. — 1st Shine and Show on Main Street
2 p.m. Register for minnow races at the north end of City Park
2:30-4 p.m. — Bingo for all ages at the gazebo, no charge
8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Too Beaucoup, musical entertainment in the tent
Sunday, June 16
9 a.m. — Community Church Service in the park with the Rev. Phil Girardin from St. Paul’s and Immanuel Lutheran Church. Bring a lawn chair.