EVENTS SCHEDULE & CHAIRPERSONS

Friday, April 19
All Day Town-Wide Yard Sale

Saturday, April 20
All Day Town-Wide Yard Sale
9 am – Start Time – Historic Dogwood Walk (New Event!) – Meet at Bandstand
*Sponsored by Bedford Hiking Club
10 am – Registration Starts-Dogwood Car Show – Congress Square
Show runs Noon to 4 pm
10 am – Dogwood Model Car Show – Judging @ 12 Noon – Congress Square
5 pm – 54th Annual Dogwood Little Miss, Jr. Miss Queen, “Mr. Dogwood” and Queen Crowning – Orleans Elementary Gym

Sunday, April 21
1 pm – Little Mister Dogwood Contest – Orleans Elementary School (New Event!)
2 pm – Baby Contest – Orleans High School Cafeteria

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
10 am- 5:30 pm – Photo Display – Orleans Public Library
3:45 pm – “Little House on the Prairie” Program with Glenda Ferguston – Orleans Public Library
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 24 
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber Office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
4-7 pm – Student Art Reception – Orleans Public Library
4-7 pm – Photo Contest Display – Orleans Public Library
5 pm – Dedication of new Historic Orleans Mural – East Side of Square
5-10 pm – Carnival – Congress Square – Bracelet Night
6 pm – Gospel Night – Breeding Sisters with Worth the Journey/Deaton Family Band – Main Stage

Thursday, April 25
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber Office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
10 am – 7 pm – Photo Contest Display-Orleans Public Library
10 am – 7 pm – Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library
5 pm -10 pm – Carnival-Congress Square Bracelet Night
5pm – 10pm – Beer Garden Opens with Sean Steele – SpeakEasy Pizza
6 pm – Mock Accident Demonstration – Congress Square
6 pm – Orleans Cub Scouts Pack 384 Rain Gutter Regatta – Congress Square
6 pm – Registration Starts-Euchre Tourney – Old Leipsic School
Games begin 6:45 pm
6:30pm – Old ‘N Gold – Main Stage

Friday, April 26
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
5-10 pm – Carnival – Congress Square
5:30 pm – Pet Parade – Congress Square
6:30pm – Bingo with “Jordinski” – SpeakEasy Pizza
6:30 pm – Linda Smith Band – Main Stage

Saturday, April 27
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square
9 am – 1 pm Student Art Display – Orleans Public Library
9 am – 1 pm Photo Contest Display – Orleans Public Library
9:30 am – On-Site Registration Starts – 10 am Dogwood Mile Run & Walk – Congress Square
10 am – Kids Chalk the Walk – Congress Square
11 am – Kickin-Up-Dust-Band – Main Stage
12 noon – 10 pm Carnival – Congress Square
12 Noon – 9pm – Beer Garden – Live Music – SpeakEasy Pizza
1:00 pm – Circle City Sidewalk Stompers Band – Main Stage
2 pm – 54th Annual Dogwood Parade – Historic Maple Street (SR 37)
Theme: “Quality of Place-Pride in Community”
Grand Marshals – Tom and Belinda Bradley

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                                      Ashley McDonald                       (812) 653-0255

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

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

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

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

Car Show                                                Mike Harkness                           (812) 653-1648

Euchre Tourney                                    Tara Jenkins                              (812) 653-8062

Dogwood Mile Run & Walk                Jacob Smith                               (812) 653-1707

Little Mister Dogwood                        Angie Dilks                                 (812) 570-8533

Dogwood Volkswalk                           Teena Ligman                           (812) 278-0139