Cache River Days
The 28th Annual Cache River Days are planned Sept. 7th-10th at the ballpark in Ullin. The theme for this year’s festival is “A Breathe of Fresh Air.”
Cache River Days will feature a pageant, baby contest, 5K, flea market, food vendors, parade, children’s train rides, bounce houses, softball tournament, cornhole tournament, entertainment and exhibits.
Events are scheduled to kick off on Thursday, Sept. 7, with a community worship service at the ballpark pavillion at 6 p.m. There will be a short message, songs, hot dogs for roasting, homemade desserts, and drinks. Bring lawn chairs. All are welcome.
The Cache River Days pageant is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Leona Brust Civic Center, 611 Ullin Ave. The events begin at 6 p.m. To enter, or for more information about the pageant, contact pageant director, Molly Jones, at 618-697-8076 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. When leaving a voicemail or text, make sure to list your full name, telephone number, email address, and mailing address.
Saturday will feature a full schedule of events. Please visit the welcome tent at the entrance of the ballpark to pick up a schedule.
Rip Lee Pryor is set to perform at 1:00 Saturday at the Ballpark Pavillion.
More information about the 5K walk/run can be obtained by emailing Cacheriver5k@outlook.com.
A flea market is scheduled to open at 8 a.m Saturday. For more information, contact Lawanda Jones at 618-845-3721 or Mike or Millie DeWitt at 618-845-3445 or 618-697-1748.
A slow pitch softball tournament will be held Saturday.
A parade is planned Saturday morning. Line up begins at 10:30 a.m. on Kentucky Street in Ullin (site of old Bell Chapel), with the parade starting at 11 a.m. following Foster Street, crossing over to Ullin Avenue, and concludes at the Leona Brust Civic Center. For parade information, contact Mike or Millie DeWitt at 618-845-3445 or 618-697-1748.
A corn hole tournament is scheduled on Saturday. For more information, contact Justin DeWitt at 618-697-3786.
On Sunday, the Zesckhe family will be performing at the Ballpark Pavillion 12:30-3:00 pm.
Food vendors will be present at the ballpark Saturday and Sunday. Bring your lawn chairs, have some good food, and enjoy the weekend activities.
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September 7, 2023 6:00 PM – September 10, 2023 5:00 PM
611 Ullin Avenue
Ullin, Illinois 62992
Register online at https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100083038912590&mibextid=LQQJ4d