Schedule of Events for 2018

Caed Mile Failte ("one hundred thousand welcomes")

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Pot O'Gold collector's 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 - Neighborhood Center Bag Sale

fiddle and drumEntertainment

Play “Searching for Meaning” - Morrow County Heritage & Ag. Museums - Heppner Dance Troupe: "Wee Lil Toes" - Murray's Irish Beer & Wine Fest: Featuring Dan Burns 3D Productions - Sheepdog Trials - Remembrance Walk and 5K Run - Cruz-In - Welly Toss - Irish Coffee Hour - O'Planky Team Relay Race and Bed Race - Great Green Parade - CEILI - Ewe-Do-Bingo - Alumni Volleyball Game - Road Bowling - O'Ducky Race - Old Time Fiddlers Show - "CrossStrung" and their dancers

Youth and Children's Activities

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament - Leprechaun Run - Bouncin’ Leprechauns Fun Zone - 4 on 4 Youth Volleyball Tournament - Local Children's Talent Show

Irish stewFood

St. Patrick’s Altar Society Irish Dinner - HJSHS Track & Cross Country O’Brunch - Elks Irish Buffet Dinner - Wee Hours O'Benefit Breakfast - Heppner Christian Church Breakfast

2018 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.
9AM Fri-Sat: Judy's Chuckwagon Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Sausage dogs with onions, peppers and sauerkraut, Philadelphia Steak Sandwiches.
7AM Thur.-Sat: Taco's Hometown Breakfast Burritos, Chicken Enchiladas, 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)
 
9PM to 3AM Wee Hours O’Benefit Breakfast
served at the Old Fire Hall on Willow Street Late Saturday night
$7 for all you can eat, Ham, Pancakes, Hashbrowns and Eggs.

Event Schedule

Thursday, March 15, 2018

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

Friday, March 16, 2018

Time Event Location/Details
9:00 AM-5:00 PM Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale City Hall
9:00 AM-5:00 PM Vendors on Display Old Mustang Diner at 180 N Chase St.
9:30 AM-5:30 PM Vendors Square Neighborhood Center across from City Park
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Morrow County Creative Arts & Crafts Show Senior Center Front Room on Main St.
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, Rolls, Homemade Pie and Beverage, $8 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under
5:00 PM and 7:00 PM Heppner Dance Troupe presents "Wee Lil Toes" Irish Dance Performance in the Silver Fox banquet room at Sweet Productions Restaurant. Admission $3.00
6:00 PM 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Sponsored by Boys Basketball Program
Heppner High School Gym
8:00 PM-12:00 AM Murray's Irish Beer & Wine Fest, featuring Dan Burns 3D Productions Morrow County Fairgrounds. Free Admission, Food Available

Saturday, March 17, 2018

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 Senior Center Front Room on Main St.
9:00 AM-3:00 PM Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale: City Hall
9:00 AM-4:00 PM Black Acre Farm homemade items from the farm In front of the food court on Main St.
9:00 AM-5:00 PM Vendors on Display City Park
9:30 AM-12:00 PM Bake Sale fundraiser for "Critters with Attitude" In front of Elks Lodge
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-11:30 AM Irish Coffee Hour Upstairs at Elks Club. Enter the Irish Brogue Contest and win cash prizes
10:00 AM-12:30 PM Welly Toss Willow Street. Team Toss 10-12:30; Children's and Individual Toss from 10:30-12:30. $20.00 a team
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-3:00 PM Top O'The Hour Children's Themed Activities Breaking Grounds Coffee inside Murray's Drug
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Morrow County Heritage and Agricultural Museums  
11:00 AM Bed Race Teams meet at the Shamrock on Main St. Free Entry
11:15 AM Leprechaun Run for grades K-6 Meet at 11:00 AM at the steps of the library/museum. Free Entry
11:30 AM -12:55 PM O’Planky Team Relay Race Teams meet at the Shamrock on Main Street immediately following the Leprechaun Run. Free Entry
12:00 PM-4:00 PM Bag Sale Neighborhood Center. Clothes, shoes & books $15 a bag. Proceeds help fund the food pantry
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 PM Ewe-Do-Bingo live sheep activity
Sponsored by HHS Girls Basketball
Between BEO/AmeriTitle. $5 per square, for a $300 prize. Bingo squares sold until full or at 2:00 PM
2:30 PM Alumni Volleyball Game Heppner High School Gym; Cost to participate is $20; Admission is $1
3:00 PM Road Bowling Balm Fork Road. Sign up a team of up to four people. Meet at 1:00 PM. Park on Balm Fork Road. Sign up at information booth. Teams are limited to 20.  $5.00 each or $20.00 for a team of 4
3:00 PM O'Ducky Race
Sponsored by the Colt Football Program
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
4:00 PM 4 on 4 Youth Volleyball Tournament 7th-12th grade, $20 per team; $1 admission. Registration at 4:00, play begins at 4:30 PM
6:00-7:20 PM Local Children's Talent Show St. Patrick's Parish Hall. Free Admission
6:00-9:00 PM Elks Irish Buffet Dinner Elks Club. Corned Beef & Cabbage
6:30 PM "Old Time Fiddlers" Show Fairgrounds Dance Hall. Free Admission, funded by the Morrow County Unified Recreation District.
7:30-9:30 PM "CrossStrung" and their dancers
Drawing for $100 Pot O'Gold
St. Patrick's Parish Hall. Free Admission, sponsored by the Morrow County Unified Recreation District, Dessert by St. Patrick's Altar Society
9:00 PM-3:00 AM Wee Hours O'Benefit Breakfast Old Fire Hall on Willow Street. Proceeds go to Michael Angell for Hodgkins Lymphoma treatment. $7 for all you can eat, Ham, Pancakes, Hashbrowns and Eggs

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Time Event Location/Details
All Day: Sheep Dog Trials Thompson's Ranch, see Saturday for location
7:30-9:30 AM Heppner Christian Church Breakfast 293 N Gale St. Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, Biscuits and Gravy, and Beverage (by donation) Fundraiser for “Hope2Liberia”
8:00 AM-12:00 PM Vendors Square Neighborhood Center across from City Park
  Visit Local Churches: Attend the church of your choice all Visitor's Welcome.