Creston Sesquicentennial

Sesquicentennial Logo

Sesquicentennial Items Available for Purchase

Garments - short sleeve tees, hoodies, ladies tees and a backpack are available for purchase.  All garments are available in red, white or black.  Bags are available in red or black trim.  If you are interested in ordering your Sesquicentennial items stop in at the Chamber or Create Creston or click the link below for the order form.

Garment Order Form

Sesquicentennial Celebration Calendar of Events

June 14, 2019

Streamliners Across Iowa (Railroad History) by Phil Borleske-Sponsored by the Creston Historic Preservation Commission

Mealsite

6:00 pm

 

June 15, 2019

Rainbow Park Event

 

 

 

June 29, 2019

11th Annual Elm’s Club Bike Night

Elm’s Club

4:30 pm – 1:00 am

Tree Carving McKinley Park Historical Village During the Day

 

June 30, 2019

CAT Presents “Lyrical Version” of the Music Man

Bandshell at McKinley Park or SWCC Performing Arts Center for weather if necessary

6:00 pm

Tree Carving McKinley Park Historical Village During the Day

 

June 29 – July 7, 2019

Sesquicentennial Photographs

Creston:Arts Gallery-Depot

Patches & Pieces Quilt Guild, Creston-A Piece of History Display

 105 West Adams Street

 

July 1, 2019

Creston Farmer’s Market

McKinley Park

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

 

July 3, 2019

Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast

Mealsite

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Creston:Arts Gallery Open

Depot

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Chalk the Town

Uptown

 

Gibson Memorial Library presents Dino O'Dell, Singer & Storyteller Holy Spirit Fellowship Hall 10:00 am

Inflatables

McKinley Park

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Greater Regional Health Lake to Lake Greater 8 and 5K Run/Walk

 

6:00 pm

Historical Jam Dance Harvey's Chicken Inn 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Elks Street Dance

Uptown

9:00 pm – 1:00 am

 

July 4, 2019

Flea Market

Uptown

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Friends of the Library Book Fair

Mealsite

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Chalk the Town Mural

Uptown

 

Model Railroaders

Depot

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Creston:Arts Gallery Open

Depot

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sesquicentennial Program

Depot

9:00 am

Kiddie Carnival

Uptown

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Caboose on Adams Street Open

Uptown

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

4th of July Parade

Uptown

10:30 am

Lion’s Club Bingo

McKinley Park

12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Historical Village Open

McKinley Park

12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Three Mile Sharpshooters 4-H Club Presentation 

Historical Village

 

Mud Volleyball

McKinley Park

12:00 pm

Inflatables

McKinley Park

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Pool Open

McKinley Park

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Skateboard Contest

McKinley Park

3:00 pm

Canoe Races

McKinley Park

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Community Chorus

McKinley Park

5:00 pm

Talent Show

McKinley Park

6:30 pm

Fireworks

McKinley Park

9:30 pm

 

July 5, 2019

Historical Village Open

McKinley Park

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

 

July 6, 2019

BNSF Locomotive & Two Business Cars Open to the Public Uptown  

Historical Village Open

McKinley Park

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Southern Prairie YMCA Balloon Launch Uptown 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bags Tournament Presented by High Lakes Young Professionals Uptown  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Big BBQ Bash provided by Kiwanis, Lions & Rotary Clubs Uptown 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

KSIB Cruise Night

Uptown 

 

Dance Harvey's Chicken Inn 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 

July 12, 2019

Symbolism in a Stain Glass Window/Church History-Sponsored by the Historic Preservation Commission

Methodist Church 400 N Elm

6:00 pm

 

July 13, 2019

Cutting & Binding Oats

SWCC Agriculture Center

During the Day

July 27

Thrashing Bee

SWCC Agriculture Center

During the Day