EVENTS SCHEDULE & CHAIRPERSONS

Pre-Festival Events

Friday, April 19
All Day Town-Wide Yard Sale

Saturday, April 20
All Day Town-Wide Yard Sale

7-9 am – Dogwood Pedal Ride (Registration) – Bandstand Downtown

                *Sponsored By Javaroma Coffee

9 am – Dogwood Baby Contest – Orleans High School Cafeteria
5 pm – 50th Annual Dogwood Little Miss, Jr. Miss Queen and Queen Crowning – Orleans        Elementary

Sunday, April 21

7 p.m. – Dogwood Community Prayer Event – OCC Unity Hall

Monday, April 22
5 pm – Carnival opens – Congress Square
*Brady Amusements sponsored by Orleans American Legion Post #69
*O.B.R. Band Parents Food Stand Opens Downtown

Tuesday, April 23
5-10 pm – Carnival – Congress Square
6 pm – Phi Beta Psi Styles & Salads – Orleans Elementary School Cafeteria

Wednesday, April 24  (Official Opening Day)
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber Office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
4:30 pm – OHS Choir Performs-Main Stage

4-7 pm – Student Art Reception – Orleans Public Library
5 pm – OHS Pep Band Concert – Main Stage
5-10 pm Carnival – Congress Square
6 pm – Gospel in the Park With The Christian Cavaliers – Main Stage
*Sponsored by Orleans Area Ministerial Association

Thursday, April 25
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber Office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square

11 am – 8 pm – Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall

11 am – 8 pm – Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall

11 am – 8 pm – Dogwood Art Walk-OCC Unity Hall lobby
10 am – 6 pm – Photo Contest Display-Orleans Public Library

10 am – 6 pm – Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library
5 -10 pm – Carnival-Congress Square
5 pm – Registration/6 pm Start *Cub Scout Rain Gutter Regatta – Congress Square                       *Sponsored by Coca-Cola
6:30 pm – Sign-In/ 7 p.m. Start – Euchre Tourney – Fire Department
7 pm – Pet Monkey Band – Main Stage

Friday, April 26
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square

11 am – 8 pm – Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall

11 am – 8 pm – Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall
11 am – 8 pm – Dogwood Art Walk – OCC Unity Hall lobby
10 am – 5 pm – Photo Contest – Orleans Public Library

10 am – 5 pm – Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library

5 -7 pm – UMC Ham & Bean Supper – Orleans Elementary
5-10 pm – Carnival – Congress Square
7 pm – The Honky Tonk Heroes band – Main Stage

Saturday, April 27
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square

9 am – 4 pm Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall

9 am – 2 pm Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall
10 am Dogwood Pet Parade – Fountain area

10 am – 3 pm Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library

10 am – 3 pm Photo Contest Display – Orleans Public Library
12 noon – 10 pm Carnival – Congress Square
2 pm – 51st Annual Dogwood Parade – Historic Maple Street (SR 37)

 

Immediately after the parade  Sweet Water band – Main Stage

Sunday, April 28

Weather Note: Some events subject to change or cancellation due to weather.

The Main Stage entertainment may be moved to Orleans Elementary, SR 337 E in the event of bad weather.

*In the event of severe weather, or any other type of emergency, the Orleans Christian Church and Orleans United Methodist Church are designated shelter areas during festival week.

First Aid – Orleans 1st Responders (South side square).
Dogwood Headquarters, festival, area visitor info etc. (Orleans Chamber, north side of square)


 

CHAIRPERSONS


 

Parade                                                     Randy Clark                         (812) 865-0340

————————————————–Co-Chair Neil Blanton

Town Wide Yard Sale                         Neva Stroud                        (812) 865-3242

Queen/Little Miss Dogwood           Ashley Knight                      (812) 653-0255

Baby Contest                                        Hannah Carter                    (812) 797-7777

Pet Parade                                             Dr. Kelly Kirk                        (812) 865-2329

Phi Beta Psi Styles and Salads       Jean Holt                             (812) 865-3209

Euchre Tourney                                   Brent Elliott                         (812) 865-0266

Student Art Show                               Dr. Leah Morgan                 (812) 865-2688

Dogwood Photo Contest                 Katlin Phillips                      (812) 653-8495

Rain Gutter Regatta                           Benny Freed                         (812) 653-9366

Carnival                                                 Ron Taylor                             (812) 278-4087

UMC Ham & Bean Supper             Janie Baker                            (812) 865-2539

Vendors- Arts & Crafts                     Brandon Deckard                 (812) 865-0487

Art Walk                                                Gwen Ellison                          (812) 329-7079/(812) 865-5841

Gospel Sing                                         Mike Hester                            (812) 223-0808

Dogwood Pedal                                 Richard Grace                       (812) 276-9256

Silent Auction                                     Wendy Sprigler                     (812) 865-5420

————————————————-Co-Chair Debbie Stone

————————————————-Co-Chair Lesley Padgett    (812) 653-7593

————————————————-Co-Chair Jon Stalker

Quilt Show                                           Jean Holt                                 (812) 865-3209

Dogwood Opening Service            Tom Bostic                             (812) 865-2077

Band Parents Food Stand               Tara Jenkins                          (812) 653-8062

“Murder At The Pie Auction”          Richard Vandagrifft              (812) 653-3035