EVENTS SCHEDULE & CHAIRPERSONS

 

Saturday, April 16 (Pre-Festival Event)
9 am – Dogwood Baby Contest – Orleans High School Cafeteria

Friday, April 22
All Day Town-Wide Yard Sale

Saturday, April 23
All Day Town-Wide Yard Sale
10:30 am – Dogwood 1 Mile Run/Walk (Registration begins at 9:45 am, NW Corner of Town Square)
5 pm – 52nd Annual Dogwood Little Miss, Jr. Miss Queen, “Mr. Dogwood” and Queen Crowning – Orleans Elementary Gym

Monday, April 25
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 26
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 27 
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 – Lick Creek Band – Main Stage

Thursday, April 28
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 – Quilt Show – OCC Unity Hall
4 pm – 8 pm – Silent Auction – OCC Unity Hall
5 pm -10 pm – Carnival-Congress Square – Bracelet Night
6 pm – Orleans Cub Scouts Pack 384 Rain Gutter Regatta – Congress Square
6 pm – Euchre Tourney – (6:45 pm: Games Start) – Old Leipsic School Building (New Location!)

Friday, April 29
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
6 pm –  Gospel Concert – Breeding Sisters w/ Worth the Journey – Main Stage
6 pm – Murder Mystery Dinner Show – Orleans Wesleyan Fellowship Hall
($12 per person) *sponsored by the Orange County Players

Saturday, April 30
Dogwood Headquarters – Chamber office
Vendors Arts & Crafts – Congress Square

9 am – 1 pm “Colts in Motion” Interactive Exhibit – Orleans Library Parking Lot
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 – 52nd Annual Dogwood Parade – Historic Maple Street (SR 37)
Theme:  “Celebrating Hometown Spirit”
Grand Marshall: Tom Bostic, Pastor of Orleans Christian Church
(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, May 1

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                                        Candace Cook-Cline                  (812) 653-9016

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                        Larry and Michele Hardman (812) 508-1575

Silent Auction                                       Bonnie Bolinger                         (812) 243-5115

Quilt Show                                             Jean Holt                                     (812) 865-3209

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 Sing                                           Rev. Mike Hester                        (812) 223-0803

Car Show                                                Mike Harkness                           (812) 653-1648

Euchre Tourney                                   Tara Jenkins                               (812) 653-8062

Dogwood Run/Walk                          Jacob Smith                               (812) 675-5025