Schedule of events in Weyauwega
This year’s Horse and Buggy Days will include a pancake breakfast, craft vendors, parade, activities for children, music, food and sumo wrestling.
The 57th annual event will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, in downtown Weyauwega.
“I think with all the involvement from sponsors and vendors, it will really be a lot of fun for everyone who attends. The response to be a part of the event has been overwhelming,” said Tim Dietzen, president of the Weyauwega Area Chamber of Commerce.
New this year will be food trucks, sumo wrestling and the music headliner Cat 5, said JoLene Nollenberg, who chairs the event and is a member of the chamber’s board.
“I want to invite everyone of all ages out to a super fun, fabulous day in Weyauwega. This year will be bigger and better than ever. We have a great community with a lot of help from great sponsors. Come enjoy it with us,” she said.
The Weyauwega-Fremont Athletic Booster Club will once again sponsor the Jumpstart to Fitness 5K run/walk.
It will begin at 8 a.m., with the start and finish on Main Street, near City Hall.
The cost is $25 per person and $75 per family. People may visit obtain a registration form here.
The pancake breakfast will also begin at 8 a.m., with the vendor and craft fair taking place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be music throughout the day, and bounce houses and games for children, as well as face painting and crafts for them.
Old time Sounds will kick off the morning with polkas.
The beer tent will be open all day, with food trucks and food vendors as well.
The Weyauwega Historical Society’s annual pie sale will take place in a new location this year – inside the Community Center, at City Hall.
The Weyauwega Public Library will also have its annual book sale.
The parade will begin at 1 p.m.
After the parade, HiJinks will perform.
There will be arm wrestling at 2 p.m. and sumo wrestling at 4 p.m. and tractor pedal pulls on Main Street.
Members of the Weyauwega Fire Department will provide water fun for children.
A pool tournament will start at 3 p.m., with registration taking place from 2-3 p.m.
There will once again be shuttle service to Animal Haven Zoo.
This year’s Horse and Buggy Days headliner will be Cat 5.
It will begin playing at 8 p.m.
Those who attend Horse and Buggy Days are encouraged to dress in attire of that day.
People may visit www.weyauwegachamber.com/horse-buggy-days for information about being in the parade or a vendor.