Hot Sulphur Days kicks off June 10
June 9, 2011
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS – The Town of Hot Sulphur Springs announces its 47th annual Hot Sulphur Days event, June 10-12.
The celebration kicks off with the famous town street dance on Friday night. Music will be provided by the favorite local band, Bad Water. There will also be a children’s carnival, a pie-baking contest and a silent auction.
On Saturday, the morning will begin with the traditional Pancake breakfast sponsored by the volunteer fire department of Hot Sulphur Springs. Throughout the day, there will be Frisbee golf, kid’s games, the silent auction, basketball and volleyball tournaments, a minor league softball game, a T-ball game and the Sulphur Soaker Duck race on the Colorado River.
In honor of Hot Sulphur days, the Pioneer Village Museum will be granting free admission on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will also be an antique yard sale beginning at 8 a.m.
The historic Texas Charlie Shoot out is the lead-in to the parade, which starts at noon (line-up at 11:30 a.m.). All businesses, organizations or individuals in Grand County are encouraged to participate. Parade entry forms can be obtained at the town hall or on line at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A community barbeque of pulled pork, smoked sausages, hot dots and redwood beans, is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Side dishes and delicious desserts will be served by the Hot Sulphur Springs Community Church.
A fireworks display in the town park accompanied by the music of Bad Water rounds out the day on Saturday. Meeting for the next day’s Sulphur Stroll takes place at 9 a.m. at The Stagecoach Inn. Children and dogs are welcome. A Church service led by the Hot Sulphur Springs Community Church will start at 10:30 a.m.