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Hudson “Hometown” Days 2014 “80’s Rewind” Schedule

events start Thursday July 17 and continue through Sunday July 20th.

Hudson “Hometown” Days 2014
“80’s Rewind”
Thursday, July 17th
5:30 pm Prince/Princess pageant - Downtown, sponsored by Hudson Printing
LSB TADS coloring contest winners announced
6:30-7:30 pm Celebrate “Hometown Days” with interactive children’s musician Dino O’Dell - Hudson Public Library
7:00 pm Pedal Pull Sign Ups - Downtown
7:30 pm Hawkeye Pedal Pull (a kids tractor pull!) - Sponsored by P & K Midwest
Friday, July 18th
10:00 am Beer Gardens – downtown; all day
2:30–3:30 pm Pie Baking Contest - judging at Community Church (Lions Club)
6:00 pm Kiddie Parade - 1st St. and Washington - Sponsored by Kids Adventure Hudson Summer Youth Program
6:00 pm Old fashioned Ice Cream and Pie Social - at park (Lions Club)
6:00-12:00 pm Firefighter’s Dance- featuring “Urban Legend”- at the Fire Station
8:00-11:00 pm Teen Dance with Colossal Nights; at the park; basketball court ($5.00 admission)
Saturday, July 19th
10:00 am GRAND PARADE around town circuit, Steve Kramer M.C., Jay & Jeanne Hansen, Grand Marshalls
After Parade ALL SCHOOL REUNION - meet at the football field for a photo op, rain location - High School Auditorium
11:00-1:00 pm Lunch at United Methodist Church – 3rd St. and Washington
12:00-4:00 pm Depot Museum open to public (Black Hawk Historical Society)
12:00-5:00 pm Car Wash to benefit Hudson High Homecoming Activities – High School Parking Lot
10:00 pm FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA – golf course
After Parade Beer Gardens - all day
Food Vendors - all day
11:00-7:00 Attractions - Bounce House, Gladiator Joust, Mini Golf, Demolition Ball, and Lagoon of Doom - $5.00 wristband required for downtown and park ($5 covers both locations)
2:00 pm Bean Bag Tournament Signups, corner of 5th Street and Jefferson
3:00 pm Bean Bag Tournament, corner of 5th Street and Jefferson
3:00-7:00 pm Colossal Nights music entertainment
4:00-7:30 pm Steak Supper at AMVET Hall
9:50 pm Hudson Chamber Raffle Drawing
8:00-12:00 pm Main Event Entertainment “Arch Allies” - $5.00 drink wristbands required if drinking alcohol during entertainment event (purchase from beer vendors)
Saturday, July 19th
9:30-10:00 am Magician Larry Dunbar
11:00–3:00 pm Food & Drinks, Carnival Games, Petting Zoo sponsored by 4-H, Bouncy Toys - $5.00 wristband required for downtown and park ($5 covers both locations)
Adrenaline X Laser Tag, sponsored by BankIowa, at the north end
Colossal Nights music entertainment
Pinewood Derby Races - Southeast corner, all ages! Sponsored by the Cub Scouts
Millennium Therapy 5K Scavenger Hunt Teams of 2-4, meet in the Northeast corner after the parade
11:30 am Bingo at shelter (Lions Club)
11:30 am Free Watermelon - Sponsored by ABC Insurance
11:30 am Big Wheel Races sign up – corner of 2nd and Jefferson St.
12:00 pm Big Wheel Races - Sponsored by LSB TADS
12:00-1:00 pm Magician Larry Dunbar - basketball court
1:00 pm Youth Water Fights east side of the park (Hudson Fire Department)
1:30-2:00 pm Magician Larry Dunbar at the park
Sunday, July 20th
1:00 pm Water Fights at fire station, sign-up at noon at the fire station
2:00-4:00 pm Depot Museum open to public (Black Hawk Historical Society)
10:00 pm Fireworks Rain Date
Please see Hudson Herald articles for details on specific events
Bring lawn chairs & enjoy the “Hometown” fun!
Hudson “Hometown” Days are sponsored & insured by the Lion’s Club, organized & coordinated by the Chamber of Commerce, and made possible by the good people of Hudson!
If you would like to make a donation to the awesome Hudson Days event, please visit
Girl Scout Troop 6587 will be collecting money during the parade and after in the park for the fireworks fund.
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