EVENTS SCHEDULE & CHAIRPERSONS

 

Friday, April 21
All Day Town-Wide Yard Sale

Saturday, April 22
All Day Town-Wide Yard Sale
5 pm – 53rd Annual Dogwood Little Miss, Jr. Miss Queen, “Mr. Dogwood” and Queen Crowning – Orleans Elementary Gym

Monday, April 24
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 25
5-10 pm – Carnival – Congress Square – Bracelet Night
6 pm – Phi Beta Psi Styles & Salads – Orleans Elementary School Cafeteria
6 pm – Mock Accident Demonstration – Congress Square

Wednesday, April 26 
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber Office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
4-7 pm – Student Art Reception – Orleans Public Library
5-10 pm Carnival – Congress Square – Bracelet Night
6 pm – Gospel Night – Breeding Sisters w/ Worth the Journey – Main Stage

Thursday, April 27
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber Office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
10 am – 6 pm – Photo Contest Display-Orleans Public Library
10 am – 6 pm – Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library
4 pm – 8 pm – Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall
4 pm – 8 pm – Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall
5 pm -10 pm – Carnival-Congress Square Bracelet Night
6 pm – Orleans Cub Scouts Pack 384 Rain Gutter Regatta – Congress Square

Friday, April 28
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
10 am – 5 pm – Photo Contest Display – Orleans Public Library
10 am – 5 pm – Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library
4 pm – 8 pm – Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall
4 pm – 8 pm – Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall
6 pm – 8 pm – Chili Cook-Off/Supper – OCC Unity Hall
(Register Chili Sample & Recipe by 5:30 pm)
5-10 pm – Carnival – Congress Square
5:30 pm – Pet Parade – Congress Square
7 pm – Shiloh – Main Stage
6 pm – Murder Mystery Dinner Show – Orleans Wesleyan Fellowship Hall
($12 per person) *sponsored by the Orange County Players

Saturday, April 29
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
9 am – 4 pm Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall
9 am – 1 pm Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall
10 am – 1 pm Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library
10 am – 1 pm Photo Contest Display – Orleans Public Library
10 am – Kids Chalk the Walk – Congress Square
11 am – Orleans Kiwanis Creekbank Potatoes – Carroll Corner (S.E. of Square)
12 noon – 10 pm Carnival – Congress Square
2 pm – 53rd Annual Dogwood Parade – Historic Maple Street (SR 37)
Theme:
Grand Marshall:
(Immediately after the parade, Sweet Water Band Performs – Main Stage)
6 pm – Murder Mystery Dinner Show – Orleans Wesleyan Fellowship Hall
($12 per person) *sponsored by the Orange County Players

Sunday, April 30

6 pm – Murder Mystery Dinner Show – Orleans Wesleyan Fellowship Hall ($12 per person)

Weather Note: Some events subject to change or cancellation due to 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                                                     Jennifer Blanton                         (812) 797-2847

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

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

Baby Contest                                        KyAnna Dugger                            (812) 653-7148

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

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

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

Dogwood Photo Contest                  Katlin Phillips                              (812) 653-8877

Carnival                                                   Ron Taylor                                    (812) 278-4087

Vendors- Arts & Crafts                        Michele Hardman                      (812) 508-1575

Silent Auction

Quilt Show

Band Parents Food Stand                Tamsen Pate                               (812) 865-0387

Mystery Dinner Theater                     Richard Vandagrifft                  (812) 865-0387

Kids Chalk the Walk                            Alana Judah                               (812) 727-8811

Gospel in the Park                               Rev. Mike Hester                       (812) 223-0803