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BHS homecoming, Bayfield Heritage Days, Ignacio Centennial schedules
9/24/2013 By: Times staff report
Thursday news update:
The U.S. Forest Service is continuing its controlled burn in Saul's Creek today, east of Bayfield. They burned 260 acres last week. Burning could take place Friday, as well.
It's a busy week in the Pine River Valley!
On Friday night, the Bar D Wranglers perform and homecoming games start, with soccer at 3 p.m. and football at 7 p.m. Friday.
On Saturday, residents can start off the day at Bayfield Heritage Day and Sheep Trailing, then go to Ignacio to help celebrate their centennial from 4 to 8 p.m., then come back to Bayfield for free fireworks, the ones that didn't happen on July 4. Schedules for all three events are below.
Bayfield Homecoming schedule:
Thursday Sept. 26
Peach Fuzz Volleyball at 6 pm in the gym
Powder Puff Football at 7 pm at the football field
Bonfire at 8 pm at the high school practice field
Friday Sept. 27
Parade at 1:15 p.m., downtown Bayfield
Soccer at 3 pm
Tailgate/Silent Auction for BHS Dance Team 5:30 pm
Football game at 7 pm
Saturday Sept. 28
Soccer 11 at home
Volleyball JV at 1 p.m., varsity at 2:30
Bayfield Heritage Days
Friday night! Bar D Wranglers and The Worleys at the old middle school gym on South Street in downtown Bayfield. Tickets are $15 and available at the Pine River Heritage Society museum, Pine River Valley Bank, and Pine River Times. Doors open at 5 p.m., chili dinner at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. Pine River Valley Heritage Society awards and the music starts!
Bayfield Heritage Day will start at 8 a.m. with a 5k family fun run/ walk organized by Boy Scout Troop 506. The run starts at Joe Stephenson Park on Mill Street.
The Brown family's sheep, around 2,000 of them, will come through on the Buck Highway (CR 521) shortly after 9 a.m. Spectators will need to be in place before 9 a.m. and stand only on the west side of the street. The sheep jam up if there are spectators on both sides of the road. Please leave your dogs at home!!
The parade on Mill Street will start after the sheep have passed through. Parade sign-ups are free and can be downloaded from the Heritage Day web site at www.bayfieldheritagedays.org. The Bayfield Lions Club is in charge of the parade this year.
Then activities will move to Joe Stephenson Park with live music on the gypsy stage, food, Rotary beer garden, arts and crafts vendors, pie eating contest, kids games, sheep camp display with antique sheep herder wagon, draft horse play day in the rodeo arena, classic car display, antique identifications and appraisals, children's art show, and lots more.
Those activities wind down in the middle of the afternoon.
Ignacio Centennial activities start at 4 p.m. in Shoshone Park with a rocket launch, then a 5K run through town.
Other activities are historical storytelling and memorabilia, children's booth and pig chase, farmers market vendors, pie toss, music and dancers.
The highlight will be a free community dinner.
Also for the centennial, the town will do a tree planting, time capsule, and an entry sign dedication.
For information, call the town at 563-9494 or go to email@example.com.
At dusk, the Town of Bayfield and Upper Pine Fire District will shoot off fireworks from the south end of Joe Stephenson Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and snacks.