Charlie Adams Day is annually scheduled for the second Saturday in September. The 2019 date is September 14th. Set-up and events start Friday afternoon.

Schedule  is subject to change. Children's activities will be on-going from  9:30a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children's Fun Run corner of Main & 9th  Street 9:30 a.m. Turtle races sponsored by K&C Manufacturing are  scheduled for 10:30 and 10:45 a.m. Land tortoise ONLY. Prizes for  decorating turtles. Equity Bank's Money in the Haystack 10:00 a.m. Arts  and crafts will also be set up for 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Adult  Walk/Run/Bike at 8:00 a.m. Corner of Main & 9th.  



9:00 a.m. - Welcome by Brian Hobbs - Mayor of Newkirk

9:10 a.m. - Newkirk 4-H Go-Getters - Pledge of Allegiance 

9:15a.m.  - Ryan Smykil - Star Spangled Banner with signing by Cordelia Clapp

9:25 a.m. - Cordelia Clapp - Native American Signing

9:45 - 11:30 a.m. - Dale & Gayle Eisenhauer

11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.  Larry Newsom  

1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Morrison 33

2:00 p.m -  Car Wash Drawings

2:45 p.m. - Quilt Drawings

3:00 p.m. - Trophy Presentation

Musical entertainment supported by the Oklahoma Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Oklahoma and the National Endowment for the Arts.



2019 Storytellers Schedule

9:45 Ivy Gildhouse portrayed by Carol Henson “God Save the Queen”

10:00 Main Street Mavericks

10:30 4-H Go-Getters “Lucy Davis Land Run” Oklahoma

10:40 Jim Williams portrayed by Tim Henson “Home on the Range”

10:55 Agnes Wanko portrayed by Hannah Cross “Anchors Aweigh”

Hattie Padilla portrayed by Diane Anderson 

11:10 Dr. H.O. Gowey portrayed by Bob Rodgers

11:25 Break for Lunch (does not need to be included in ad)

1:00 Lorene Endicott portrayed by Kim Shanks

1:15 C.L. Pinkham portrayed by Brian Hermanson

2:00 Main Street Mavericks

Main Street Mavericks at 10:00 and 2:00  

assisted by Cindy's School of Dance


“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, publication, exhibition, website] do not necessarily represent those of OH or NEH.”

Try your hand at Fast Draw under the knowledgeable eyes of professional fast-draw shooters.

Friday 4:00 p.m. - ?  

Sanctioned World Fast Draw Competition

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Shooting starting at approximately at  10:00 a.m.

 (Southwest corner of Courthouse Block)

For more information contact Mike Landis 580-761-4516


All types of free children's games

Inflatables furnished by Kay County Officers

9:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m. Historical Demonstrations of flint knapping, blacksmithing, and Dutch oven cooking.

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 7th Street from Main to  Walnut and on Maple between 6th & 7th Street in front of the  library. $20 entry fee


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 Dutch Oven desserts and  homemade ice cream. Pop and water will also be for sale.