Porter Harvest Festival begins Friday

The Porter Harvest Festival begins today and goes through Sunday.

Porter Survivor events will be taking place throughout the entire weekend. Friday they will be during the North versus South game. Saturday, survivor events will immediately follow the Cow Pie Bingo. On Sunday, events are held during the grilling competition.

The Opening Ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Friday in Schoneman Memorial Park right before the first softball game of the weekend. The senior citizen queen and king will be announced at 7:30 p.m. at the park.

Saturday is packed with events starting at 9 a.m. with an omelet breakfast and a 5K cross country run or walk. There will be a kiddy tractor pull at 12 p.m. at Porter Hall.

From 1 to 3 p.m. there will be kid’s games and a mini-carnival.

Slim Pickins Karaoke will end Saturday night with a street dance in the downtown parking lot.

The Porter Harvest Festival comes to a close Sunday with the conclusion of the wood bat softball tournament, breakfast brunch and a church service. Old-time ice cream, homemade pies and a BBQ social will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Bethel Lutheran church.

Porter Harvest Festival


5-7 p.m.- Porter Development Supper and Fundraiser, Porter Cafe

6 p.m.- City-wide Lawn Mower Poker Run

7 p.m.- Opening Ceremonies, Schoneman Memorial Park

7:05 p.m.- North versus South Co-ed Softball Game, Schoneman Memorial Park

7:30 p.m.- Senior Citizen King and Queen Coronation, Schoneman Memorial Park

9 p.m.-12 a.m.- Music and Dancing, Schoneman Memorial Park

Concession Stand and Beer Garden open at Schoneman Memorial Park


8 a.m.- Wood Bat Softball Tournament Begins, Schoneman Memorial Park

9 a.m.-12 p.m.- Omelet Breakfast Fundraiser for the Porter Hall, Porter Hall

9 a.m.- 5k Cross County Run/Walk, Bethel Lutheran Church Parking Lot

registration at 8 a.m.

12 p.m.- Kiddy Tractor Pull, Porter Hall

1 p.m.- Fun Horse Show and Competitions, Porter Trail Dusters Saddle Club

1-4 p.m.- Tractor and Equipment Show, 300 block of North Sunrise Avenue

1-3 p.m.- Kid’s Games and Mini-Carnival, North Lawn of Porter Hall

2 p.m.- Cow Pie Bingo Ticket Sales End

3:30 p.m.- Cow Pie Bingo, across from Schoneman Memorial Park

4 p.m.- Parade, around the park

4:30-6:30 p.m.- Whopper Wagon, Schoneman Memorial Park

6:30 p.m.- Bean Bag Tournament, Schoneman Memorial Park

6:30 p.m.- Kid’s Water Fight, Schoneman Memorial Park

8 p.m.-12 a.m.- Street Dance with Slim Pickins Karaoke, Downtown Parking Lot

Concession Stand and Beer Garden open at Schoneman Memorial Park


Wood Bat Softball Tournament Continues

8 a.m.-1 p.m.- Breakfast Brunch Buffet, Porter Cafe

10 a.m.- Church Services and Fellowship, Bethel Lutheran Church

1:30 p.m.- Grilling Competition, Schoneman Memorial Park Shelter

4-7 p.m.- Old-Time Ice Cream, Homemade Pie and BBQ Social, Bethel Lutheran Church

Concession Stand and Beer Garden open at Schoneman Memorial Park