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2014 Schedule of Events


Saturday, May 31:

Asparagus Banquet and Pageant - Crowning of the 2014 Asparagus Queen

Presented by the Shelby Area Chamber of Commerce

Dinner: 5:30 PM, Shelby High School: 641 N. State St, Shelby, MI 49455

Queen Crowning: 7:15 PM, Shelby High School Auditorium


Friday, June 6: 


9 AM - 6 PM: NAF Information Booth, located at the NAF Office, next to La Fiesta in downtown Hart.

Stop by for the latest information, recipes, souvenirs, and T-shirts.


10 AM - 6 PM: Arts & Crafts Fair, Oceana County Courthouse Lawn, downtown Hart.


4 PM - 6 PM: Children & Family Activites, in downtown Hart, sponsored and hosted by Arbre Farms.


6:30 PM - 8 PM: Family Entertainment on Hart Commons, sponsored by Great Lakes Energy.

Enjoy the music, puppets, and a little bit of magic by Richard Paul.


Saturday, June 7:


7 AM: Annual Spear-It 5k Run at Silver Lake, sponsored by Hometown Pharmacy.

Registration begins at 7:30 AM, at the Dune Town Mall in Silver Lake.

Race is at 9 AM, beginning and ending at the Dune Town Mall.


9 AM - 5 PM: NAF Information Booth Open.


9 AM - 5 PM: Arts & Crafts Fair, Oceana Co. Courthouse Lawn, downtown Hart.


10 AM: Asparagus Farm Tour, departs from the NAF Office. Enjoy a 45-60 minute tour of 

an asparagus farm in Oceana County. Witness the harvesting, and talk with the growers 

about the asparagus industry. Come early! This is one of our most popular events!


10 AM - 12 Noon: NAF Food Show, sponsored by Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board.

Sample a variety of asparagus dishes! Taste for yourself how versatile this yummy 

veggie is. Knights of Columbus Hall, 109 Washington St, Hart MI 49420

Adults $5, Children 5-12 $3, under 5 FREE.


10 AM: Children's Activities in downtown Hart, sponsored and hosted by Arbre Farms.


2 PM: Joan Glover NAF Royale Parade in downtown Hart, sponsored by Michigan Freeze Pack.

Rain or shine! Bands, floats, queens, dignitaries, antique vehicles for you to enjoy.


3:30 PM: Scottville Clown Band Mini-Concert, sponsored by Shelby State Bank.

Located in the entertainment tent at Hart Pizza, family-friendly seating available.


4 PM: Community Picnic, downtown Hart, sponsored by Great Lakes Energy.

Enjoy grilled hot dogs with all the fixin's prepared and served by Boy Scout Troop 1151, Cub Scout

Pack 4151, and "Unleashed".


4 PM - 6 PM: Asparagus Dinner, Hart United Methodist Church. Enjoy a tasty meal featuring

dishes prepared by the wonderful cooks of Hart United Methodist Church.


5 PM: Entertainment Tent Opens:  Featuring music by The Rocket Fuel Haulers. Located in

the parking lot of Hart Pizza, 105 E. Main St, Hart, MI 49420.


Sunday, June 8:


7:30 AM - 12 Noon: Fly-In Breakfast, Oceana County Airport, 1805 W. Baseline Rd, Shelby, MI 49455.

Static aircraft displays, asparagus, door prizes. A truly unique setting for a pancake breakfast!