Schedule of Events for 2017 - Leprechauns working on 2018 schedule

Caed Mile Failte ("one hundred thousand welcomes")

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Image: 2017 ButtonLeprechaun Pot O'Gold

Own a collector's button and be eligible to win $100 POT O'GOLD. Two chances to win! Drawings will be at the CEILI on Saturday afternoon & The Gothard Sisters Saturday night. Buttons are available at various business locations prior to and during the celebration.

Arts, Crafts and Book Sales

Vendors Square - Vendors on Display - Friends of the Library Book Sale - Morrow County Creative Arts & Crafts

Photo: Fiddle and BodhranEntertainment

Play “A Rose in Bloom” - Remembrance Walk and 5K Run - Cruz-In - Welly Toss - KUMA Coffee Hour - Great Green Parade - CEILI - Ewe-Do-Bingo - Morrow County Heritage & Ag. Museums - O’Planky Team Relay Race - Sheepdog Trials - Tour of "Talking Rocks" - O'Ducky Race - Old Time Fiddlers Show - The Gothard Sisters - Road Bowling

Youth and Children's Activities

Photo: Irish Stew

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament - Leprechaun Run - Local Children's Talent Show - Bouncin’ Leprechauns Fun Zone - Free Train Rides

Food

St. Patrick’s Altar Society Irish Dinner - HJSHS Track & Cross Country O’Brunch - Heppner & Rural Fire Dept Free BBQ - Elks Irish Buffet Dinner - Heppner Christian Church Breakfast

2017 Food Court - Located in lot between Post Office and Advantage Dental
Date/Time Vendor Menu Items
9AM Fri-Sun: Quality Concessions Featuring burgers, regular and curly fries, chicken strips, hot dogs, chili dogs, chili cheese fries, chili, nachos, corn dogs, elephant ears, strawberry shortcake.
10AM Thurs-Sat: Rolling Thunder BBQ Featuring BBQ sandwiches, tri-tip; pulled pork, pulled chicken; BBQ nachos, & bratwurst.
7AM Thur.-Sat: Taco's Hometown Breakfast Burritos, Chicken Enchiladas, Fajitas, Carne Asada, Burritos, Tortas, Tacos, Quesadillas, Tamales.
6PM to close Fri.
All day to close Sat.
Bucknum's O' Beer Garden
(behind bar off of Chase Street)
 
10PM to 3AM Wee Hours O’ The Mornin’ Breakfast
served at the Elks Lodge late Saturday night
Pancakes, Ham and Eggs
$8 a plate; $12 for all you can eat

Event Schedule

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Time Event Location/Details
9:30 AM-5:30 PM Vendors Square Neighborhood Center on Main Street across from City Park.
7:00 PM "A Rose in Bloom" Play performance at St. Patrick's Catholic Parish Hall, 560 NW Jones. Play written by Father Condon, with original music. Free Admission

Friday, March 17, 2017

Time Event Location/Details
9:00 AM-5:00 PM Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale City Hall
9:30 AM-5:30 PM Vendors Square Neighborhood Center across from City Park
10:00 AM-3:00 PM Vendors on Display City Park
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Morrow County Creative Arts & Crafts Show Les Schwab Tire Center
11:00 AM-1:00 PM LDS Youth Group, selling cotton candy outside of the food court area.
11:00 AM-2:00 PM HHS Senior Graduation Party Fundraiser: Raffle for ½ a pig (2 winners). Located in front of Peterson’s Jewelers.
1:00-5:00 PM Morrow County Heritage and Agricultural Museums  
4:00-8:00 PM Irish Dinner
sponsored by St. Patrick’s Altar Society.
St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, 560 NW Jones. Irish Potato Soup, Potato Rolls, Homemade Pie and Beverage, $8 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under.
6:00 PM. 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Sponsored by Boys Basketball Program.
Heppner High School Gym

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Time Event Location/Details
Daylight to Dark Sheep Dog Trials Thompson's Ranch, 3 miles NW of Heppner on Bunker Hill Rd. off Hwy. 74, between mileposts 41 & 42.
8:00 AM-1:00 PM Saturday O'BRUNCH
Sponsored by Heppner HJSHS Track & Cross Country
 
St. Patrick’s Senior Center Dining Room. Serving biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon, fruit & beverage $8 adults $5 for 11 and under
8:30 AM-4:00 PM Morrow County Creative Arts & Crafts show and sale Les Schwab Tire Center
9:00 AM-3:00 PM Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale: City Hall
9:00 AM-4:00 PM Vendors on Display City Park
9:30 AM-5:30 PM Vendors Square Neighborhood Center across from City Park
9:30 AM Remembrance Walk and 5K Meet at United Methodist Church. Runsocial hour/reg. begins at 8:30AM
10:00 AM-3:00 PM Vendors on Display City Park
10:00 AM-3:00 PM LDS Youth Group, selling cotton candy Outside of the food court area.
10:00 AM-3:00 PM HHS Senior Graduation Party Fundraiser
Raffle for ½ a pig (2 winners).
Located in front of Peterson’s Jewelers.
10:00 AM-3:00 PM Cruz-in vehicles parked and on display "Willow Street" between Heppner Family Foods and St. Patrick's Senior Center. Entry Registration starts at 9:00 AM.
10:00 AM-12:30 PM Welly Toss Held on Willow Street; Team Toss 10-12:30; Children's and Individual Toss from 10:30-12:30. $20.00 a team.
10:00-11:30 AM KUMA Coffee Hour upstairs at the Elks Club. Enter the Irish Brogue Contest and win cash prizes.
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Morrow County Heritage and Agricultural Museums  
11:30 AM Leprechaun Run for grades K-6; meet at 11:15 AM at the steps of the library/museum. Free Entry
12:00-12:45 O’Planky Team Relay Race competition. Teams meet at the Shamrock on Main Street immediately following the Leprechaun Run. Free Admission
1:00 PM THE GREAT GREEN PARADE! DOWNTOWN MAIN STREET! DON’T FORGET TO WEAR GREEN!!
1:30-5:30 PM Bouncin' Leprechauns Fun Zone
Hosted by Heppner Day Care.
Heppner Elementary School Gym
Mountain climbing, bungee run, slides, bouncy house and obstacle course, carnival games; cost; $5 (5 & under); $10 (6 & up) bracelet good for the day. For Preschool through High School aged kids. Water and snacks available for purchase.
2:00-4:00 PM CEILI Irish entertainment &
Drawing for $100 Pot O'Gold
upstairs at the Elks Club.
2:00-3:30 PM Heppner and Rural Fire Dept Appreciation FREE BBQ at the new Fire Station, 911 Riverside Avenue.
Food Donated by Columbia Basin Electric.  Tours Available
2:00-3:00 PM Bus Tour of "The Talking Rocks" in Heppner Meet in front of City Hall to catch the bus. 
Free Admission
2:00 PM Ewe-Do-Bingo Live sheep activity between BEO/AmeriTitle.
Sponsored by HHS Girls Basketball; $5 per square, for a $300 prize. Bingo squares sold until full or at 2:00 p.m.
2:00-5:00PM Free Train Rides meet at the Heppner City Park, following the parade.
2:30 PM Alumni Volleyball Game at the Heppner High School Gym; Cost to participate is $20; Admission is $1
3:00 PM O'Ducky Race Starts at the bridge in front of the Morrow County Courthouse.
Adopt a duck to win prizes from $10 to $100. Ducks can be "adopted" at table in front of Bucknum's. Sponsored by the Colt Football Program
5:30 PM Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Night upstairs at the Elks Lodge
fundraiser for HHS Senior Graduation Night Party.  Registration begins at 5:30 PM, play begins at 6 PM
6:00-9:00 PM Elks Irish Buffet Dinner at the Elks Club.
Corned Beef & Cabbage
6:00-7:20 PM Local Children's Talent Show St. Patrick's Parish Hall
Free Admission
6:30 PM "Old Time Fiddlers" Show at the Fairgrounds Dance Hall.
Free Admission, funded by the Morrow County Unified Recreation District.
7:30-9:30 PM "The Gothard Sisters" at St. Patrick's Parish Hall.
Free Admission, funded by the Morrow County Unified Recreation District, Dessert by St. Patrick's Altar Society.
Drawing for $100 Pot O'Gold

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Time Event Location/Details
All Day: Sheep Dog Trials at Thompson's Ranch, see Saturday for location.
7:30-9:30 AM Heppner Christian Church Breakfast, 293 N Gale St
Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage and Beverage (by donation). Fundraiser for “Hope2Liberia”.
8:00 AM-12:00 PM   Vendors Square at the Neighborhood Center across from City Park
  Visit Local Churches: Attend the church of your choice all Visitor's Welcome.
1:37 PM Road Bowling at Balm Fork Road. Park on Balm Fork Road.
Meet at 1:00 PM. Sign up a team of up to four people at information booth. Teams are limited to 20.  $5.00 each or $20.00 for a team of 4.