2019 Heritage Days Parade Grand Marshal Donald Samuelson.

For Heritage Days on Friday, it will be Business Crazy Days all day in Starbuck. A Kids Fun Run in the Park will go from 9 to 9:45 a.m. sponsored by SCMC/Starbuck Clinic. Register at the Water’s Edge parking lot. The Starbuck Police Department Bike Rodeo will be held 10 a.m. at the Depot. A free grill out and tours will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holly Ridge. The third Find the Nutcracker Clue will be given at Noon.

The Little Miss Minnewaska Red Carpet Event, Coronation and Dessert Auction will start at 5 p.m. at the Community Center. Also at 5 will be the youth golf tournament for ages 5 – 12 at Minnewaska Golf Course, and from 5 to 7:30 p.m. will be the Starbuck Fire Department Pork Feed at the Fire Hall. Meanwhile, the VFW will host a Taco Feed from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. A meat raffle will be held 6 p.m. at Franny’s. Ending the day’s events will be the Starbuck Fire Department Street Dance featuring Wasted Time from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and The Fabulous Armadillos from 9 to midnight behind the Fire Hall.

Saturday’s Heritage Days schedule also includes Business Crazy Days all day; a 6:30 a.m. Men’s or Ladies 18 Hole Starbuck Golf Invitational; the Fly In/Drive In/ Walk In Pancake Breakfast will be held at the Airport from 7 a.m.  to 12 p.m.; an 8:30 a.m. Color Run begins at the Lakeshore Park, preceded by 7:30 a.m. registration; the Minnewaska Community Health Services will have a lunch, bake sale and raffle at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; a Craft Fair will run from 9 to 3 between Harry’s Barber Shop and State Farm Insurance;

Inflatables will be offered for the kids from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Depot, also the site for the Push, Pedal and Pull Competition, as well as Clueless Balloon Twisting and Face Painting, and a Kiddie Carnival from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; a Classic Car Show will be at Franny’s at 11 a.m.; the Kiddie Parade will start at 4:30 p.m. from the Starbuck Clinic, followed by the Grande Day Parade with Grand Marshal Donald Samuelson. Following the Parade, the 14th Annual Miss Minnewaska Pageant/Coronation will be held at Starbuck Park Band Shell; Ribfest will also be at Starbuck Park, at 7 p.m. Fireworks will round out the evening 10 p.m. at the Starbuck Airport.


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