Weekend Pioneer Days Schedule of Events

North Park students reenacted the Oklahoma Land Run of 1889 on Thursday afternoon at Guymon High School. Canadian, Cleveland, Kingfisher, Logan, Oklahoma, and Payne counties were opened up for settlement and land run started at noon on April 22, 1889, with an estimated 50,000 people lined up for their piece of the available two million acres.   (Staff photo/Shawn Yorks)
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Saturday: The Old Timers’ Breakfast begins at 5:30 a.m. with a free breakfast provided by Seaboard Foods at the Texas County Commercial Building. Take your shot at the Pancake eating contest to begin at 7:30 a.m.
Old Timer’s Recognition and
Old Timers’ registration will be held at the Methodist Enrichment Center from 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Registration for the Pioneer Days 5K run or Walk begins at 7:00 a.m. behind the Texas county Activity Center, the 5K will start at 8:00 a.m. The Mercantile will open for buisness at 10:00 a.m. at the Texas County Activity Center and will stay open until 7:00. One of the most favorite of events, the Pioneer Days Parade will start at 10:30 a.m. After the parade, the Senior Citizens potluck will begin at the Senior Citizens Center. Enjoy a paddle boat or a train ride at Sunset Lake from noon until dark. The Tractor Pull will be held at the South side of the fairgounds beginning at 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mutton Bustin will begin at 6:45 p.m. prior to the 3rd rodeo performance which begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Henry C. Hitch Arena. A western dance will be held at Pickle Creek and hosted by No Man’s Land Senior Citizens beginning at 8:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.
Sunday events begin at 10:00 a.m. with Cowboy Church, the Mercantile will be open from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mutton Bustin will begin at 1:15 p.m. and the last performance of the rodeo will start at 2:00 pm. Boats and trains will run at Sunset Lake from 2:00 p.m. until dark.
The Pride of Texas Carnival will be open daily at the fairgrounds on Saturday and Sunday.



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