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Archive: Friday

July 11, 2014

Cherry Festival Schedule: 07/12/2014

Saturday's festival schedule

7:30 a.m. Meijer Festival of Races: Line up with thousands of runners of all ages to race the 5K walk/run, 10K, 15K, and half marathon courses. Eastern Elementary, 1600 Eastern Avenue

7:30 a.m. The Sarah Hardy Downtown Farmer’s Market is relocated to the Old Town Parking Deck at 125 E. Eight Street during festival week.

9 a.m. Million Dollar Hole-In-One Final Shoot Out. Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, 4935 M 72 E, Williamsburg.

9 a.m. Traverse City History in the Movies. Bijou by the Bay, 181 East Grandview Parkway.

10 a.m. A Walk Through the National Cherry Festival Exhibit. Corner Loft, 201 E. Front St.

10 a.m. Kids Club: Free activities for children ages 2-12. Behind the Bijou Theater.

10 a.m. Kids Festival Matinee: Iron Giant. Admission is free. Traverse City State Theatre, 233 E. Front Street

10 a.m. Ultimate Air Dogs. Traverse City West End Beach Volleyball Courts on Grandview Parkway.

10 a.m. Cherry Idol Auditions: The Competition is broken into divisions of Adult (18 & up); Young Adult (15-17); Teen (12-14) and Youth (8-11). Pre-registration is required. Cherry Blast Stage, Open Space Park Central, Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

1 p.m. Bingo: Must be 18 years and older to play. Festival Open Space Park East - Corner of Union Street and Grandview Parkway.

2 p.m. Cherry Idol Finals: Cherry Idol finalists return to the stage to compete for the 2014 Cherry Idol title! Lay's Cherry Blast Stage, Festival Open Space Park - Corner of Grandview Parkway and Union Street

2 p.m. Very Cherry Demo with Michelle White. Lay's Cherry Blast Stage; Festival Open Space Park Central

2 p.m. Inland Seas Schoolship Dock Tours: Enjoy free dock tours of the Inland Seas at the Festival Open Space Park Central.

3 p.m. Semi-Finalists Drawing for 2014 "Go for the Gold" Pin Program: Drawings for the “Go for the Gold” Pin Program qualifiers will take place at 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Pin Tent in the Open Space, with the selection of the 10 finalists taking place at 6 p.m. Gold pin entries must be turned in at the pin tent by 5 p.m. Semi-finalists must be 18 years old. Semi-finalists do not need to be present to win. Pin Tent, Festival Open Space Marketplace at Grandview Parkway and Union Street.

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