Swinging Bridge Festival Schedule

Swinging Bridge Festival Schedule



7:00 am – 3:00 pm


6:30-7:45    Registration for Fun Run for Kids, 5K Race,
and 1.5 Mile Walk, Chautauqua Park

7:00-11:00    Lions Club Breakfast, Senior Center

7:30         Fun Run for Kids, Chautauqua Park

8:00        5K Race and 1.5 Mile Walk, Chautauqua Park

9:00-3:00    Festival Headquarters, T-shirt and Button Sales,
        First Aid Station, Main St. Gifts & Antiques,

9:00-3:00    Shuttle Service, Senior Center (stops at all

9:00-3:00    Arts & Crafts Show, Weber Huston Parking Lot

9:00-3:00    “History of the Local Railroad”, Bill Lindsay,
        Weber Huston Parking Lot

9:00- 3:00    “The Ethnic History of Columbus Jct.” presented
        at 10:00 and 1:00, and “Columbus Community
        Historical Trivia” presented at 11:00 and 2:00,
        Frank     Best (President, Historical Society),
        Columbus Heritage Museum

9:00-3:00    “History of the Bridge”, “Buy-a-Plank”* Signup,
        Historic Swinging Bridge Site

9:00-3:00    Puppet Show, Bridge Building Crafts for Kids,
Columbus Jct. Public Library

9:00-3:00    Mural of Swinging Bridge Fundraiser,
        Columbus Jct. Post Office Lobby

9:30-11:30    Play in the Park, supervised hiking, and sports
        activities for grades 4-7, Parks & Recreation
        Committee, Chautauqua Park

11:00-1:00    Wine Tasting by Ardon Creek Winery,
Main St. Gifts & Antiques

11:30-1:30    Columbus Women’s Organization (CWO)
        Luncheon, Senior Center

1:00-2:30     Cornhole (Bag Toss) Tournament, Weber Huston
        Parking Lot

3:00-3:45    “No, No, a Thousand Times No!” melodrama,
        Poetry Contest Reading & Results, music by
        Shawn Plank, Columbus Jct. Public Library

    As an on-going fundraiser for the Historic Swinging Bridge you can “buy-a-plank” for $100.00 in memory of a loved one.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.