Calendar

Heritage Days Events

Pre-Festivities

 Friday, June 8 
Evening out with Charlie Maguire – RCHS Fundraiser 
Faribault American Legion – Social hour at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and Charlie Maguire will begin at 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 9 

 Soap Box Races – Practice Run 
Peace Lutheran Church Neighborhood – 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Festival Events:

 Wednesday, June 13 
 RCHS Open Museum 
Rice County Historical Society $3 or free with button 
Open hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed. – Fri. | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sat. 
Faribault Woolen Mill Tours 
Faribault Woolen Mill – 11 a.m. 
Register at the Faribault Community Center. Free with button. 
Opening Ceremony 
Central Park – 6:30 p.m. 
Flag raising by Central Vets 
MN Sings Talent Contest 
Central Park Band Shell – 7 p.m. 
Talent contest for ages 10-25. State competition held on Sept. 24. Button event – event button required. 
Youth Night Karaoke
Inflatables and Gaga Ball 
Central Park – 7-10 p.m.
 

Thursday, June 14 

 City Wide Garage Sale 
All-day event. 
Flag Day Ceremony 
Central Park – 5:30 p.m. 
Courtesy of Elks and American Legion 
Carnival at the Park 
Central Park – 5 – 11 p.m. 
Bingo
Central Park – 5 – 8 p.m. 
Mayor’s Reception 
10,000 Drops – 5 – 7 p.m. 
Art in the Park 
Central Park – 5:30 p.m. 
Register at Park and Rec. 
Concert in the Park 
Central Park – 7 p.m. 
Music by The 8th Street Band. 
Family Fun Night (Sponsored by Fareway Foods)
Central Park – 7-10 p.m. 

Friday, June 15 

 City Wide Garage Sale 
All-day event. 
Free Community Lunch 
Trinity Lutheran Church – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
Faribault Woolen Mill Tour 
Faribault Woolen Mill – 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. 
Register at the Faribault Community Center. Free with button. 
Craft Show 
Central Park – 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. 
Chalk the Walk Contest 
Central Park – 2 – 3 p.m. 
Bingo
Central Park – 5 – 8 p.m.
Sponsored by Pleasant Manor, Pleasant Eastview Estates, pro­ceeds to Supply Our Children.
Creative Crawl 
Downtown Faribault – 5 – 8 p.m. 
A select amount of downtown businesses will be open selling their creative wares, offering take and makes, and artist demon­strations. 
Pub Crawl 
Meet at the Historic Hutchinson House – 6:30 p.m. 
RSVP is required: 507-384-3291. Button event. 
Drinks not included. 
Main Street Car Show 
Downtown Faribault – 6 – 9 p.m. 
Carnival at the Park 
Central Park – 3 p.m. – 12 a.m. 
Dance and Beer Garden 
Central Park – 8 p.m. – 12 p.m. 
Music by Smoke Screen. Beer garden opens at 4 p.m. 
Sponsored by Grandpa Al’s.

 Saturday, June 16 

 Youth Fishing Contest 
King Mill Dam – 9 – 11 a.m. 
No registration – kids bring fishing rod, minnows provided, awards issued for top fish, all participants get T-shirt. Rice County Sport Fishing Association event. 
Soap Box Races 
Peace Lutheran Church – Event starts at 9 a.m. 
Check-in starts 7:30 – 9 a.m. 
Farmer’s Market 
Central Park – 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Kayak Tour: History Along The Cannon River  
South Alexander Park – 1 p.m. 
Bring or rent a canoe or kayak on this tour of mills, bridges, and other historic spots along the Cannon River from south Alexan­der Park to the King Mill Dam. Historical Society event. 
City Wide Garage Sale 
All-day event. 
La Compagnie Fur Traders 
Central Park – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
Learn about the fur trade from a group of voyageurs. 
Faribault Woolen Mill Tour 
Faribault Woolen Mill – 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. 
Register at the Faribault Community Center. Free with button. 
Carnival at the Park 
Central Park – 12 – 10 p.m. 
Unlimited Rides Wristband 
Central Park – 12 – 4 p.m. – $20 
Register for a boys and girls bike 
Craft Show 
Central Park – 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. 
Alexander Faribault House Open House 
Alexander Faribault House – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
$3 or free with button.
Touch of Magic Show (Sponsored by A&W)
Central Park – 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. 
Balloon Sculptures and more!
Ecumenical Worship Service 
Cathedral of our Merciful Saviour – 2 p.m. 
Music at the Band Shell 
Central Park – 11:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
Music by Luke Smith (11:45-12:45), Mad Pipes (1-2), Credit Report (2:15-3:15), and Lo Rumble II (3:30-5:30), 
 
Kid’s Fun Run 
Second Avenue Northwest – 5:30 p.m. meeting, 6 p.m. run 
 
Grand Parade 
Second Avenue Northwest – Fairgrounds to Central Park – 6 p.m. 
Grand Marshal – Mona Kaiser 
Milestone Business: KDHL 
 
Dance and Beer Garden 
Central Park – 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. 
Music by Magic Sunshine Band. Beer garden opens at 12 p.m. 
Sponsored by Grandpa Al’s
 
 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

 
Medallion Hunt 
Listen for clues on KDHL 920 AM and start hunting for the solid silver medallion and $500 in prizes. Medal­lion donation by Chappuis Jewelry. 
Button event – button required to collect the prize. 
 
Lord of the Things 
Think you know your area history? Test your knowledge in the Faribault Daily News’ Historic Places Contest! Watch for details to be printed in the Daily News. 
 
Carnival at the Park 
Come for the amusement rides, food and plenty of fun! 
Purchase discount tickets at Fareway. Advanced ticket sales – $20 for eight rides. 
 
Coloring Contest
Kids age 10 and under take a crack at a coloring page, see www.faribaultheritage­days.com
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 
See the Paradise Center for the Arts website for details. 

Special Thanks to Our Pillar Sponsors

The State Bank of Faribault // City of Faribault // Clearsite Creative // Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism