42nd annual Frontier Days returns to Carson City this weekend


By Elisabeth Waldon • Last Updated 9:30 am on Thursday, June 05, 2014

CARSON CITY — The 42nd annual Frontier Days will return to town this weekend in downtown Carson City.

Here’s a schedule of events.

Hot air balloons are pictured from a previous Frontier Days festival in Carson City.

 

Thursday, June 5

• All day: Community yard sales.

• Community picnic sponsored by Carson Village Market, 5 p.m., Haradine Park.

• Scavenger hunt begins, 5 p.m. (continues throughout the weekend, turn in results by 7 p.m. Sunday).

• Sweet Treat Trail, 6 p.m., Haradine Park.

• Duck race, 6:30 p.m., Fish Creek at Haradine Park.

 

Friday, June 6

• All day: Community yard sales.

• Free car wash available, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Frontier Express Car Wash.

• Craft show, 1 to 9 p.m.

• Beverage tent, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., American Legion.

• Hot air balloon launch, 7 to 9 p.m., Carson City-Crystal High School, followed by a balloon glow at dusk.

• Outdoor movie featuring “Despicable Me 2″, dusk, at the hot air balloon launch field.

 

Saturday, June 7

• All day: Community yard sales.

• Hot air balloon fly-in, 7 to 9 a.m., Carson City-Crystal High School.

• 5K Stampede sponsored by Salute Our Soldiers, 8 a.m.

• Kids Health & Safety Day, 9 to 11:30 a.m., hot air balloon launch field.

• Craft show, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

• Art in the Park, 10 a.m. to noon, Haradine Park.

• Car show, 10 a.m. to noon, Fort Frontier.

• Kids Zone, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., corner of First and Sherman streets.

• Soup kitchen, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Carson City United Methodist Church.

• Chicken barbecue, 11:30 a.m. until food is gone, American Legion.

• Face painting, noon, Michigan One Community Credit Union.

• Buckaroo Parade, 1:30 p.m., Main Street.

• Grand Parade, 2 p.m., Main Street.

• Taste of Carson City, 3 p.m., hot air balloon launch field.

• Kiddie tractor pull, Michigan Peddle Pullers, 3:30 p.m. (registration begins at 2:30 p.m.)

• Beverage tent, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., American Legion.

• Kids crafts, 5:30 to 7 p.m., near hot air balloon launch field.

• Hot air balloon launch, 7 to 9 p.m., Carson City-Crystal High School, followed by a balloon glow at dusk.

• Emergency vehicle light parade, dusk, Main Street.

• Fireworks, dark, set off from hot air balloon launch field.

 

Sunday, June 8

• Hot air balloon fly-in, 7 to 9 a.m., Carson City-Crystal High School.

 

Visit carsoncityfrontierdays.com online for more information about any of these events.

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