Come One! Come All!
100th Birthday Party
Saturday May 4, 2013
'bout noon MUSIC BEGINS!!!
1:00 pm Registration – Meet & Greet
1:30-3:00 Speakers in the church - The Railroad and Gilbert
- The Illinois Movement
Face painting for the young ones
3:00–3:30 Break – check out the displays, Gilbert Books & T’s.
3:30–4:30 Speakers in the church - Buffalo National River Time
4:45-5-:15 Time capsule Ceremony
5:30-6:30 Supper - cornbread & beans (donations accepted)
Century of Fashion Parade $100.00 for prized fashion
Dutch- oven Dessert Cook-off Winners- Dessert!
6:30 ‘till?? Music, Music, Music
During the day take a Horse-drawn Wagon Tour of Gilbert. Peek inside the 100 year-old Press Building. Stroll through the art gallery and exhibits. Check out the souvenir T-shirts/cups designed by artist extraordinaire Wendel Norton. Watch video-taped oral histories or tie a quilt.
Auctions – Package A – Weekend stay in Anna’s House, dinner on Dry Creek and a canoe trip on the Buffalo for up to 8 people
Package B – Three night stay at Gilbert RV Park & Campground, dinner at the Gilbert Cafe and a canoe trip on the Buffalo for 4 people
Drawings – Guided fishing trip, Gilbert Homecoming T-shirt quilt, art works by local artists, gifts from Coursey’s Meat & Big
Springs Restaurant, and more!
See you in church Sunday, May 5th
We are searching for photos of some of Gilbert's former MAYORS and also of the following:
First Mayor in 1913
Please let us know if you have photographs of any of these mayors. We can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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