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September 21, 2011

Pancake Day 2011 schedule

CENTERVILLE — 7:30 a.m. Miss Pancake Day contestants practice on Main Stage

8 a.m. Mercy Medical Center 5K, 10K and 1 mile fun run/walk, begin at YMCA

~ Registration for Cribbage tournament, 205 E. Van Buren

8:55 a.m. Invocation and flag raising — Boy Scouts, Flag Pole

9 a.m. Pancake Tent opens, serving free and gourmet pancakes until 1 p.m.

~ Craft court opens, south Courtyard, all day

~ Carnival games, rides and activities, N.E. Courtyard, all day

~ Pony rides and face painting, S.W. Courtyard, all day

~ Food Court opens, all day

~ Laura Ernst, kinetic entertainment, bandshell, all day

~ The Tenants, Irish folk music, north Courtyard Stage

~ Jonathan May, balloon creations, bandshell

10 a.m. Kiddie Parade

10:45 a.m. Dance Department, Main Stage

11:30 a.m. DXP, Main Stage

Noon The magic of Steve Barcellona, North Stage

12:15 p.m. Elvis impersonator Bruce Buttel, Main Stage

1 p.m. The Big Parade

2:15 p.m. Kiddie Pedal Pull registration, west side of the Square — pull begins at 3 p.m.

2:30 p.m. Free Hip Hop Class by DXP, Main Stage

~ Wade’s Talented Kids, north Courtyard Stage

~Registration for Corn Hole tournament, east side of Square

3 p.m. The magic of Steve Barcellona, Main Stage

3:30 p.m. A Little Dysfunctional, classic rock band, north Courtyard Stage

~ Bingo, sponsored by the Eagles Club, Main Pancake Tent

4:30 p.m. Home Free, Main Stage

5:30 p.m. Miss Pancake Day pageant begins, Main Stage

6:15 p.m. Pageant intermission — Home Free

7:30 p.m. Pageant resumes

8 p.m. Miss Pancake Day 2011 crowned, Main Stage

8:15 p.m. Little White Lie, north Courtyard Stage

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