Harvest Festival Schedule of Events
From the North Central Co-op
September 26, 27, 28, 2013
Wednesday, September 25
*Spanky’s Pizza and Restaurant “Man vs. The Big Rascal” Team Competition 7PM under the Marketplace Pavilion
Thursday, September 26
* Flea Market 9 AM - 6 PM – Fremont Christian Church, 10 E. Elm Street –Sponsored by Spanky’s Pizza
* Harvest Time Parade 6 PM featuring the Harvest Festival Family – Parade Route is Darling Avenue to Main Street, west on Main to Weaver, south on Weaver to Sheridan, east on Sheridan to Merchant. Parade is sponsored by Gerber Federal Credit Union. Harvest Festival Family made possible by Pine Medical Group.
* Meet and Greet with the 2013 FHS Homecoming Court – immediately following the parade at Miller’s Bridal and Sewing
* Harvest Festival Band Competition immediately following the parade at the Pine Street Athletic Field
* Pumpkin Bowling immediately following the parade for an hour –Veterans Memorial Park– Sponsored by Hi-Lites Graphics
* Seed Spitting Contest following the paradefor an hour–Veterans Memorial Park
* Pedal Pulls, following the parade in Veterans Memorial Park.
* Dogs on the Green 4 PM – 7:30 PM Veterans Memorial Park – Serving Foot Long Hotdogs!
* Farmers Market 4 PM – 8 PM - Veterans Memorial Park
* Pixie’s Ponies 4 PM – 8 PM Veterans Memorial Park
* Newaygo County Farm Bureau Chicken Drop immediately following the parade – Veterans Memorial Park
* Face Painting 5 PM – 7 PM Veterans Memorial Park hosted by Empowerment Network
* Fremont United Methodist Church Smores during and following the parade by Fifth Third Bank
* Fall Photo Contest 5:30 PM, The ArtsPlace, sponsored by NCCA winners will be announced at this time
* Moonlight Madness Sales 6 PM – 8 PM Fremont Area Businesses
* Sidewalk Star Party 7-9:30 PM Veterans Memorial Park - Sponsored by Newaygo Co Dark Sky Astronomers
Friday, September 27
* Flea Market 9 AM - 6 PM – Fremont Christian Church, 10 E. Elm Street – Sponsored by Spanky’s Pizza
*Antique Tractor Show Noon – 7 PM Veterans Memorial Park - Made possible by Deur Implement,
Reeman Farm Equipment, Pells Farms Service, & The Power Shop (weather permitting)
* Pixie’s Ponies 4 PM – 8 PM Veterans Memorial Park
* Fireman’s Pancake Supper 5 PM – 7 PM Fremont Community Recreation Authority (Old Fremont High School)
Saturday, September 28
* Fall Harvest Hike & Bike, registration 8:00 AM brought to you by the Koffee Kuppe & KP Cycles Plus, Branstrom Park
* Fremont Farmers Market, 8 AM to 1 PM Veterans Memorial Park, Bridge Cards accepted, Double Up Food Bucks Program.
* Antique Tractor Show 9 AM – 3:00 PM Veterans Memorial Park, brought to you by Reeman Farm Equipment, Deur Implement,
Pells Farm Service, & The Power Shop (weather permitting)
* Pumpkin Decorating Contest – Veterans Memorial Park – 10 AM to 12 PM, Sponsored by the Women of the Moose
* Pumpkin Bowling – 10 AM to 12 PM –Veterans Memorial Park– Sponsored by Hi-Lites Graphics
* Seed Spitting Contest – 10 AM to 12 PM –Veterans Memorial Park
* Mino Races 10 AM – 12 PM – Veterans Memorial Park hosted by the Conservation Club sponsored by Paulsen’s Heating & Cooling
* Fremont Police Department Bounce House 10 AM – 12PM – Veterans Memorial Park, minimum donation
* Inflatable Obstacle Course 10 AM – 12 PM – Veterans Memorial Park, hosted by the Fremont High School Senior Escape, minimal donation fee
* 4-H Petting Zoo 10 AM – 12 PM in Veterans Memorial Park
* Pixie’s Ponies 10 AM – 12 PM Veterans Memorial Park
* Smashing at the Harvest – 10 AM to 1 PM sponsored by Jerry’s Towing, take a swing at the car painted in different colors. The money will go to the Fremont Christmas Fund.
* Face Painting 10 AM – 12 PM Veterans Memorial Park hosted by Empowerment Network
* Taste of Fremont, 11 AM – 3 PM, Veterans Memorial Park. Sponsored by Newaygo County Service Employees Credit Union
* Pumpkin/Apple Recipe Contest 11:00 AM Veterans Memorial Park – Sponsor is Treasured Images by Jeffrey
* Boost Mobile Chili Cookoff – 11:30 AM Veterans Memorial Parkprizes sponsored by The Blind Squirrel
* Disc Golf Tournament – 11 AM Branstrom Park Disc Golf Course sponsored by Ensings Watercare
* Wessling Observatory Harvest Moon Star Party – 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM at the Wessling Observatory
* Fremont Police vs. Fire Departments Softball Game – 1 PM, Branstrom Park
* Beverage Tent, 5 PM – 11:30 PM ~ Fremont Market Place Pavilion ~ Braunschweiger Blues Band! Free Food! Cover Charge - $5! Sponsored by Fremont Animal Hospital, The Party Station, H & S Companies, and Basic Communications.
Thanks to all of our sponsors!
Fremont Harvest Festival Gold Sponsor: North Central Co-Op
General & In-kind Sponsors: Fremont Animal Hospital, The Party Station, H&S Companies, Nieboer Electric, Greenstone Farm Credit Service, North Central Co-Op, Baker College, American Truck Accessories/Bruce’s Glass Shop, Fremont Insurance Company, Choice One Bank, Harmon Inc., Rick Mansfield Sounds “r” Us, Gerber Federal Credit Union, Newaygo County Service Employee Credit Union, The Power Shop, Pell’s Farm Service, Deur Implement, Pine Medical, Spanky’s Pizza Shop and Restaurant, Ensing’s Water Care Service, Fremont Area Community Foundation, Hair by Joan & Co., The Blind Squirrel
Fall Harvest Festival Volunteers help make all of the above events possible.
A special Chamber “thank you” to the many people in our community who give their time!
Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce