Charlie Adams Day is annually scheduled for the second Saturday in September. The 2022 date is September 10th. Set-up starts Friday afternoon.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
Saturday Sept 10th9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Kay County Courthouse Lawn unless otherwise noted
Tasting Kits $10
Hamburgers and hotdogs are available for sale – All proceeds benefit Newkirk Main Street
*Schedule is subject to change*
ALL DAY Concessions and Arts & Crafts Booths
Corner of 9th & Main
8:00 All Ages Color Run
MAIN STAGE at Kay County Amphitheater
9:00 Opening Ceremonies
9:25 U.S. Army Swearing in Ceremony
9:30 Cordelia Clapp
9:35 Mike Seals Jazz Trio
11:00 Kay County has Talent Winner Tanner Jenkins
11:15 Salt Fork Revival
12:15 Kay County has Talent Winner Grayson Kuchar
12:30 Salt Fork Revival
2:00 Kay County has Talen Winner Lara Olsen
2:30 Quilt Drawing
2:45 Trophy Presentation
STAGE II in front of Newkirk Public Library
10:30 – 12:00 & 1:15 - 2:00 Historic Newkirk citizens portrayed through storytelling hosted by Newkirk Historic Society
10:00 & 2:00 Main Street Mavericks assisted by Cindy’s School of Dance
In front of CharRon Lounge
12:30-2:00 Entries for Poker Run
1:30 First Out: “Cruisin’ for Charlie” all-wheels Poker Run
On Maple St: From 9thSt to 8th St.
8:00-1:00 Show & Shine Car Show
10:30 & 10:45 Turtle races sponsored by K&C Manufacturing for land tortoise ONLY.
10:00 Money in the Haystack sponsored by Equity Bank
For more information: www.charlieadamsday.com, Charlie Adams Day on Facebook or 580-362-2377
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Charlie’s Tellers, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022
Charlie Adams Day 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
2022 Storyteller Schedule
Times are approximate
Stage 2, on the West side of the Newkirk Public Library.
10:30 a.m. Sheriff Harsh with the story of the petrified man portrayed by Tim Henson
10:50 a.m. Lucy Davis, making “The Run” with a friend & a baby portrayed by Kim Shanks
11:10 a.m. Ida Hartley, 1957 Kay County co-owner of The Hut portrayed by Crystal Layton
11:30 a.m. Kaw Language Youth Performance Taje Sage
11:50 a.m. Edna Bush 1899 teacher and farm wife portrayed by Carol Henson
1:15 p.m. “Soapy” Blair, oilfield worker, boxer & boxing coach portrayed by Bob Rodgers
1:35 p.m. P.W. Smith, banker, opening the 1st bank in Kay County portrayed by Brian Hermanson
Sponsored by the Newkirk Community Historical Society. Funding for this program is provided in part by a grant from Oklahoma Humanities (OH)and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent OH or NEH.
CHILDREN'S AREA ENTERTAINMENT
All types of free children's games
Inflatable obstacle course
10:00 Money in The Haystack Sponsored by Equity Bank
10:30 & 10:45 Turtle Races Sponsored By K&C Manufacturing Land Tortoise Only
CRUISIN' FOR CHARLIE POKER RUN
Registration in front of Char Ron Lounge 12:30 - 2:00
First bike out at 1:30 p.m. This will be an "All Wheels" poker run. $15 entry fee
SHOW & SHINE CAR Show 8:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. on Maple from 8th to 9th Street. $20 entry fee. Automotive, Motorcycle, and Open Class – Trophies for Top 3, added money for 1st place.
FOOD Selling of tasting kits will begin at 11:30 a.m. and serving will begin at 12:00 noon. Tasting kits are $10.00 each. Serving will continue until food is gone. Hot dogs and hamburgers are also available for sale and there will be homemade ice cream. Pop and water will also be for sale.