2020 Schedule of Events

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Saturday, June 6:

Queen's Pageant & Fundraiser - Crowning of the 2019 Asparagus Queen!

Sponsored by Michigan Freeze Pack

Entertainment Sponsored by Shelby State Bank/Gales Agency

Doors Open: 5:30 PM - Come socialize with the Queen Candidates and members of the community

Appetizers: 5:30 PM.

Music provided by Oceana Drive Trio

Queen Pageant: 7:00 PM, Shelby High School Auditorium

Location: Shelby High School: 641 N. State St, Shelby, MI 49455

 

Friday, June 12: 

 

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM: NAF Information, located at the NAF Tent at the Arts and Craft Fair

 

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM: Arts & Crafts Fair, Oceana County Courthouse Lawn: 100 State St. downtown Hart.

Official NAF Merchandise will be available at the Arts & Craft Fair in the NAF Tent!

 

6:00 PM: Family Movie Night, Sponsored by Huntington Bank

"Outdoor" Movie on a BIG Screen! Movie: TBD/NEW Summer Release

Located in the Tent on the corner of State Street and Main Street across from Hart Commons

 

Saturday, June 13:

 

7:30 AM: The Ryan Walsworth Spear-It 5k Run/Walk at Silver Lake

Sponsored by Hometown Pharmacy

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

Race is at 9:00 AM, beginning and ending at the Dune Town Mall.

8239 W. Hazel Road Mears, MI 49436

 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM: NAF Information: NAF Information can be found at the NAF Tent at the 

Arts and Crafts Fair. 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Arts & Crafts Fair, Oceana Co. Courthouse Lawn, downtown Hart.

Official NAF Merchandise will be available at the Arts & Craft Fair in the NAF Tent this year!

9:30 AM: Asparagus Farm Tour, sponsored by Shelby State Bank/Gales Agency and Pixel Grafix Studio

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.

First come/first served. Come early and sign up at 9:00 AM! Maps will be available. 

2 buses with 55 passenger capacity each. This is one of our most popular events!

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Taste of Asparagus Competition *formerly known as the Food Show*

Sponsored by Michigan Asparagus 

Come taste test a variety of asparagus dishes and talk with the Chefs directly!

Taste for yourself how versatile this yummy veggie is and vote for your favorite dish

to be awarded the People's Choice award!

Knights of Columbus Hall, 109 Washington St, Hart MI 49420

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM: Kidz Zone Sponsored by Great Lakes Energy

Kid's entertainment and activities in Downtown Hart; next to Hart Dairy Delight

2:00 PM: Joan Glover Royale Parade Sponsored by Pixel Grafix

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

The parade starts at the Oceana County Fairgrounds and Ends near Hart Commons.

3:30 PM: Post-Parade Entertainment Live Entertainment Sponsored by West Shore Bank

Tent Sponsored by Arbre Farms/Willow Cold Storage

Located in the Tent on the corner of State Street and Main Street across from Hart Commons

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM: Kidz Zone Sponsored by Great Lakes Energy

Kid's entertainment and activities  in Downtown Hart; next to Hart Dairy Delight

Sunday, June 14:

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!

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Have you tried our award winning 'Gus Chili recipe yet? This delicious dish is served all season long at Trailside Restaurant in New Era! 

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