Bluffton Street Fair

Thursday, August 28, 2014

2014 Bluffton Free Street Fair Program

Theme: “When Dreams Come True” with Poor Jack Amusement

Tuesday, September 16

MORNING
9 a.m. Judging — Culinary & Needlework, Fine Arts & Crafts, City Building
AFTERNOON
2:30 Judging — Flowers & Agriculture, City Building
EVENING
6-7 p.m. Chad Michaels & “Brat Pack,” (Frank Sinatra type music), Main & Market
7 p.m. Grand Opening Parade, Grand Marshals Tammy Schaffer & Bob Plummer, Midway, (Parade Float Award Presentation after Parade), Stage on W. Washington
8 p.m. Street Fair Band, Johnson & Washington
9:30 Street Fair Band, Main & Market

Wednesday, September 17

$16 Wristbands on rides 5 p.m. to close
AFTERNOON
12-5:30 p.m. Antique and Classic Car Show, Along S. Main, (Line up & judging begins at noon — Awards 5:30 p.m.)
4 p.m. Street Fair Storytime with Clifford, Stage on W. Washington
EVENING
6 p.m. Antique and Classic Car Parade, Midway
6 p.m. Street Fair Band Concert, Kiddie land
6:30 Casey Biberstine Memorial Show (riders 10-18), 4-H Park
6:15 High School Band Parade, Midway
7-10 p.m. 60’s & 70’s Band “Eye Ain’t Lion,” Stage on W. Washington
7:30 Street Fair Band, Main & Washington
9 p.m. Street Fair Band, Market & Johnson

Thursday, September 18

$16 Wristbands on rides 5 p.m. to closing
EVENING
5:30 Wheels of Yesteryear, Midway
6 p.m. Industrial Parade, Midway
7 p.m. Good Time Charlie Show (riders 19 & over), 4-H Park
7-10 p.m. The Anchor Room & Pam & Eagle’s Dancin’ Feets (Exhibition/Open Dancing), Courthouse Plaza
6:30 Horse & Pony Awards, 4-H Park
7:30 High School Choral Contest (weather permitting), Stage on W. Washington
7:30 Street Fair Band, Market & Marion
9 p.m. Street Fair Band, Main & Market

Friday, September 19

$12 Wristbands on rides 1-5 p.m.
AFTERNOON
2 p.m. Street Fair Dixieland Band, Main & Market
3:30 Street Fair Dixieland Band, Market & Johnson
EVENING
6 p.m. Street Fair Band Concert, Kiddie area
7-9:30 Band “Harbor Lights,” “Doo Wop” music, Stage on W. Washington
7:30 Street Fair Band Concert, Market & Marion
9 p.m. Street Fair Band Concert, Main & Market

Saturday, September 20

$13 Wristbands on rides 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
MORNING
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Creative Arts Festival, Water Street
11 a.m. Pony Pull, 4-H Park
Noon Heavyweight Horse Pulling, 4-H Park
Noon Dachshund (Wiener) Dog Race, $5 Registration Fee, donated to charity, W. Washington Street
12-7 p.m. Bluffton Parks & Recreation Art Bazaar, City Building
12-6 p.m. Mobile Reptile Zoo, W. Washington Street
AFTERNOON
12:30-1 p.m. “Mountain Storm” Demo, Courthouse Plaza
1-4 p.m. Danno the Clown, Washington Commons
2 p.m. Parade: Indianapolis Police Motorcycle Drill Team, Reverse parade route, Demonstration following parade, sponsored by Wells Co. Sheriff Dept. & Bluffton Police Dept., Cherry St. & Central St.
2-3:15 p.m. “Susie Cue Studio” Performance, Courthouse Plaza
3:30 Street Fair Dixieland Band, Courthouse Plaza
EVENING
6 p.m. Street Fair Band Concert, Courthouse Plaza
6-7 p.m.  Jamie Lewis “HWY 1” band, Stage on W. Washington
7-9 p.m. “Street Fair Idol,” Main Event, Stage on W. Washington
8:30 “Razz M’ Jazz” Dance Studio, Performance (during judges deliberations), Stage on W. Washington
8 p.m. Street Fair Band, Marion & Market
9 p.m. Street Fair Band, Main & Market

Bluffton Free Street Fair Officers:
President - Tom Elliott
Vice President - Joe Ayers
Vice President - Ted Ellis
Treasurer - Rob Caylor
Secretary - Melanie Durr

Street Fair Manager - Ted Smith

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

N-B Slideshow: 2013 Street Fair Parades

Photos by Chet Baumgartner, Dave Schultz, Glen Werling and Jessica Williams

Monday, September 23, 2013

N-B Slideshow: 2013 Bluffton Free Street Fair

Photos by Barbara Barbieri, Chet Baumgartner, Dave Schultz, Glen Werling, and Jessica Williams.

N-B Video: Turning horses into champions

Ronnie Clemons of Lakeville reviews the training regime to create the top team at the 4-H Park in Saturday morning’s heavyweight horse pulling competition, one of the traditional competitions of the Bluffton Free Street Fair. Learn more in the Monday, Sept. 23, News-Banner. (Video by Dave Schultz)

N-B Video: 2013 Street Fair Idol names winner

Jordan Streveler sang his way to victory at the closing night of Street Fair during the annual Idol competition. Learn more in the Monday, Sept. 23, News-Banner. (Video by Chet Baumgartner)

Saturday, September 21, 2013

N-B Video: Street Fair Band performs "Back Home Again in Indiana"

One of the prominent features of the Bluffton Free Street Fair is its band, which roams the midway and performs popular songs. Seen here Friday, Sept. 20, the band performs "Back Home Again in Indiana." For more information on the Band, pick up the Saturday, Sept. 21, News-Banner. (Video by Dave Schultz)





Friday, September 20, 2013

N-B Video: 2013 Street Fair — Man on the Street meets "Baby Ruff Ruff"

The best part of the Street Fair are not the rides, games or food. It's the people, and the News-Banner's Man on the Street met some great folks this year. For more faces behind the fair, go to our "Street Fair" blog by browsing our blogs at www.news-banner.com. (Video by Chet Baumgartner)