Early Pioneer Days kicks off tomorrow with the Pride of Texas Carnival and continues through Sunday, Sept. 17 at Early City Park.
    The fifth Pioneer Days festival will include the carnival, a food court, vendors, competitions, helicopter rides, live music and more. Wade Bowen will headline the event’s annual concert on Saturday night, with local bands Boone Cook & The Remains and 10 Mile Crossing opening for him beginning at 6 p.m.
    A full schedule of events is as follows. More information is available at www.VisitEarlyTexas.com.

 

Friday
No earlier     Southpark Medical Plaza BBQ Cook-off
than Noon    Check-In & Registration
5 - 9 p.m.     KTAB/KRBC Vendor Row    
5 - 9 p.m.     United Supermarket Food Court    
6 p.m.     Southpark Medical Plaza BBQ Cookoff             Cook’s Meeting
6 - 10 p.m.     Pride of Texas Carnival Wristband    
6 - 10 p.m.    Pride of Texas Carnival
7 - 10 p.m.     Karaoke (inside the United Supermarket
    Food Court)   
TBA    Connelly’s Co-Ed Softball Tournament
TBA    Connelly’s Open Girls Softball Tournament
(Brackets to be posted at www.visitearlytx.com)

Saturday Events
7 -7:45 a.m.    TexasBank 5K & Dye Run Race Day Packet                 Pick-Up & Registration
8 a.m.    TexasBank 5K & Dye Run
8:45 - 9:30 a.m.    Horseshoe/Washer Tournament Registration
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.    United Supermarket Food Court
10 a.m.    Horseshoe/Washer Tournament Kick-Off
10 a.m.- 4 p.m.    The Visit Early Talent Stage (inside the        
    United Supermarket Food Court)
10 a.m.- 4 p.m.    KTAB/KRBC Vendor Row
10 a.m.- 5 p.m.    Mills County State Bank Kids Area
10 a.m.- 5 p.m.    Rouge Aviation Helicopter Rides
2 p.m. to 12 a.m.    The Pride of Texas Carnival
2- 6 p.m.     Pride of Texas Carnival Wristband
6 - 10 p.m.     Pride of Texas Carnival Wristband
TBA    Connelly’s Co-Ed Softball Tournament
TBA    Connelly’s Open Girls Softball Tournament
(Brackets to be posted at www.visitearlytx.com)

Saturday Bar-B-Que Cook-off Judging Times
11 a.m.    Beans
12 p.m.    Chicken
1 p.m.    Ribs
2 p.m.    Brisket

Saturday’s Talent Stage Lineup
10 a.m.     Danny Bingham
11 a.m.    Tiffany Leckemby
12 p.m.    Kyler Dean
1 p.m.    Andrea Essary
2 p.m.    TBA
3 p.m.    TBA
4 p.m.    TBA

Saturday Concert Events
(Trailer Dr. will be CLOSED to ALL through traffic
from 4 p.m. until after the firework show is over.)
4 p.m.    CARR Shuttle service begins   
4 p.m.    Tailgate Area Opens       
5 p.m.    Concert Gates Open       
6 p.m.    The Circle B Bar Ranch stage
    welcomes Boone Cook & The Remains       
8 p.m.    The Circle B Bar Ranch stage
    welcomes 10 Mile Crossing
10 p.m.    The Circle B Bar Ranch stage
    welcomes Wade Bowen
    (Ryan Construction Fireworks Display to follow)

Sunday’s Events
1 p.m.    Pioneer Woman Competition
    Pioneer Man Competition (directly following)
1 p.m.    Horseshoe/Washer Tournament (continued)
1 - 4 p.m.    United Supermarket Food Court
1 - 4 p.m.    The Visit Early Talent Stage
    (inside the United Supermarket Food Court)
1 - 5 p.m.    Mills County State Bank Kids Area
1 - 5 p.m.    The Pride of Texas Carnival
TBA    Connelly’s Co-Ed Softball Tournament
TBA    Connelly’s Open Girls Softball Tournament
(Brackets to be posted at www.visitearlytx.com)

Sunday’s Talent Stage Lineup
1 p.m.    TBA       
2 p.m.    TBA       
3 p.m.    Relentless
       
    * times subject to change