Sudan is celebrating its 100th Birthday

The City of Sudan will be celebrating its annual Hornet Harvest Festival, which will also be a celebration of its Centennial Anniversary, and the school’s annual Homecoming, all on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.

A full day of activities have been scheduled to form memories for the city’s 100th-year birthday party.

Among the activities are a Frisbee Tic-Tac-Toe, food booths, all-day raffle, Barbecue Cookoff, Giant Jenga, tractor pulls, Cornhole Touraments, yard bowling, giant twister, Airplane fly over, Shopping, Coin Dig, and a lot more.

No pets are being allowed.

Those attending are reminded to “take a comfortable chair, and stay a while!”

The day begins

The day’s events begin at 6:30 a.m. on the High School Parking Lot, when sign-ups start for a Color Run.

The Color Run will start at 7:30 a.m.

At 9:45 a.m. people will begin lining up their entries for the Centennial-Homecoming Parade on the Elementary Parking Lot.

The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m., and end with a Fly Over.

At 11 a.m., the Centennial Celebration Presentation will be presented.

The service will begin with the invocation by Terry Wilson, Church of Christ minister.

The Sudan Honor Guard will present the Colors and lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

“The National Anthem” will be played by the Sudan High School Band .

Monty Edwards will give the welcome to the city, and its Centennial Celebration.

A review of the Sudan School’s Historical Success will be given by Superintendent Scott Harrell. Lamb County Judge Mike DeLoach will give special remarks, and / or introduce dignitaries.

Dr. Robert Salem will bring some remarks of remembering the city’s history.

A “Proclamation of Centennial Day” will be presented by the city’s mayor, or Michelle Edwards.

Kenneth Richards will lead the congregation in singing “God Bless the USA”.

The Sudan Alma Mater and Fight Song will be led by the Sudan High School’s Bold Gold Band and all of the Cheerleaders. Also at 11 a.m., yard games, raffle, food vendors and shopping will begin.

From 11 a.m. to 12 noon, the sign-ups for the first Cornhole Tournament will begin for youths 11 years old and up.

At 11:30 a.m. the Texas Producers Coop Hamburger Lunch will be served from their booth around the square.

At 12 noon, the coin dig for 2-and 3-year-old children will begin in the sand boxes.

At 12:15 p.m., the coin dig for 4- and 5-year-old children will begin.

At 12:30 p.m., the coin dig for children, ages 6 and 7, will begin. The first Cornhole Tournament will begin at 1 p.m.

Also at 1 p.m. the pedal tractor pull for children 4 and 5 years old will begin.

At 1:45 p.m., children ages 6 and 7 will begin their tractor pull.

At 2:30 p.m. the tractor pull for children 8 to 10 years old will begin.

From 2 to 3 p.m., sign-ups will begin for the second Cornhole Tournament for children 11-yearsold and up. That Cornhole Tournament will start at 3 p.m.

From 3 to 5 p.m. former students in the School Alumni will meet and greet in the High School Commons area.

From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., a catered meal will be served in the Community Center, near the City Hall.

To close activities for the celebration, a street dance will be conducted from 8 p.m. to 12 midnight.

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