St. Paul Church’s Kirchenfest is two days jam-packed with food, a run, a walk, bicycle ride, bingo, games, an auction, a flea market, a wine garden, raffles and non-stop entertainment. It’s all happening Saturday and Sunday on the church grounds at 1412 Ninth St. in Highland.
On Saturday, get off to a good start with the hearty Bavarian Skillet Breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Or, if you need to work up an appetite first, join in the Stausenlauf 5K Run/Walk at 8.
The big Kirchenfest auction is from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the North Ten. There’s also a flea market from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Masses at 4 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Bingo starts at 5:30.
Entertainment headliners are Dirty Muggs and Baywolfe on Saturday evening and The Fabulous Motown Revue and That’80s Band on Sunday.
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On Sunday, the KirchenRide, a bicycle ride of 50 or 15 miles, gets underway at 8, and a chicken dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned parish hall. An outdoor polka Mass is at 10 a.m. Bingo is from 1:30 to 10 p.m.
Here’s the schedule:
7:30-10 a.m. Bavarian Skillet Breakfast
8-9 a.m. Stassenlauf 5K Run/Walk on Lemon Street (registration opens at 6:30)
9-10 a.m. Strassenlauf 2K Run/Walk
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Flea Market (presale is 6-9 p.m. Friday with $5 admission)
10 a.m. Food, drink and game stands open
4-8 p.m. Dixie Jazz Kings strolling the grounds
4 and 5:30 p.m. Mass in church
5:30-11:30 p.m. Bingo
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Auction
4-6:30 p.m. Music by Buffalo Road
6:30-7:30 p.m. Kichen Characters with Highland High School Varsity Dance and Cheerleaders
7:30-11:30 p.m. Music by Dirty Muggs
11 a.m.-noon Innovative Movement of Dance
Noon-1 p.m. Dance House
1-2 p.m. Jane Mannion School of Dance
2-3 p.m. Newlywed Game
3-3:30 p.m. Highland High School Junior Varsity and Middle School Cheerleaders
3:30-7:30 p.m. Music by the Hair Syndicate
8-midnight Music by Baywolfe
7:30 a.m. Mass in church
8-11 a.m. Kirchenride (50- and 15-mile bicycle rides; registration 7-8 a.m.
11 a.m. Food, drink and game stands open
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Flea Market
11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Chicken dinner
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Jass tournament
1:30-10 p.m. Bingo
3-7 p.m. Dixie Jazz Kings strolling the grounds
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Kirchen Characters with Highland High School Junior Varsity Dance and Middle School Dance
12:30-4 p.m. Music by The Jorrells
4-5 p.m. Kirchen Characters with Highland High School Varsity Dance and Cheerleaders
5-8:15 p.m. That ’80s Band
10-11 a.m. Outdoor Polka Mass
11 a.m.-noon Good Times Band
Noon-2 p.m. Music by Michael James Mette
2-3 p.m. St. Paul Viking Band and Viking Choir
3-5 p.m. Music by The Chapman Brothers
5-8:30 p.m. The Fabulous Motown Revue