Danish Festival 2012

"The Snow Queen is the theme of the 48th annual recognition of Danish Heritage in downtown Greenville, which routinely draws 80,000 people each year. Visitors can check out food booths, an arts & crafts fair, theater, the Grand Dansk Parade, hot air balloon flights (weather permitting), live music, tractor pulls and more. Free general admission.

Schedule:

Thursday, Aug 16

6:00pm – 8:00pm Used Book Sale & Bake Sale Flat River Community Library

6:30pm Flag Raising Ceremony Heritage Park

700pm Hans Christian Andersen Theater Community Center

"The Snow Queen"

7:30pm Danish Festival Band in Concert Tower Riverside Park

7:30pm Grand Marshal Celebration Flat River Museum

9:00pm – 10:30pm Lake of Illumination Baldwin Lake

Dusk Fireworks Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds

8784 W. Peck Road-Greenville



Friday, Aug 17

9:00am – 5:00pm Used Book Sale & Bake Sale Flat River Community Library

9:00am – 7:00pm Annual Craft & Collectable Fair Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church

9:00am – 8:00pm WAN-Danish Festival Marketplace Veteran's Park

and Food Court

10:00am – 4:00pm Quilt show, baked goods Greenville Area Senior Center

$3.00 Donation

free parking

10:00am – 8:00pm Downtown Activities Lafayette Street

Arts & Crafts Fair

Food Court

Souvenir Booth

Information Booth

10:00am –6:00pm Stage Performances Main Stage-Grove at Lafayette Street

10:30am – 12:00pm Storytelling by Storyweavers Flat River Library

11:00am – 5:00pm Bingo American Legion

12:00pm – 4:30pm Flat River Museum Tours Flat River Museum

12:00pm – 7:30pm Hans Christian Andersen Events: Hans Christian Andersen Park Painting, coloring, storytelling,

to-do crafts & games

Special Lego Event

Danish Kids Crafts

Danish Land Midway

1:00pm – 4:00pm Fighting Falcon Military Museum Tours Cass Street

1:00pm - 5:00pm US Postal Service Commemorative Dane Station at Souvenir Booth

Danish Festival Cancellation Stamp

1:00pm - 7:00pm Music in the Park (local musicians) Veteran's Park

1:30pm- matinee Hans Christian Andersen Theater Community Center

"The Snow Queen"

5:00pm Lego Masterpiece Judging Hans Christian Andersen Park

6:00pm - 6:30pm Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tale Parade Barry/Cass Streets

6:00pm - 9:00pm Greenville Area Corvette Club Show   Cass & Lafayette Street

6:00pm - 10:00pm Softball Tournament High School & Alan G. Davis Park

6:30pm "Princess and the Pea" Bed Race Cass/Berry Street

6:30pm Ice Cream, I Scream Contest HCA Park

6:30pm Fireman's Meet and Greet with Public 600 North Lafayette St.

View the trucks prior to Fireman's Parade

6:30pm - 7:30pm Danish Festival Band Concert Main Stage-Grove at Lafayette Street

7:00pm – 1:00am Tivoli Gardens Greenville Armory

8:00pm – 9:30pm Flat River Big Band Street Dance Main Stage

8:00pm – 10:30pm Friday Night Teen Dance Greenville Middle School Cafeteria

(6-8 grade or 11-14 years of age)

8:30pm   7thAnnual Danish Festival Fireman's Parade Starting at Montcalm & Franklin

See website for map



Saturday, August 18

8:00am – 10:30am Flat River Auto Show Cass Street

8:00am – 10:30am Danish Sisterhood Breakfast Danish Brotherhood Hall

8:00am – 9:00pm Softball Tournament High School & Alan G. Davis Park

8:00am – 10:30am Road Run Race & Fitness Walk Baldwin Heights Elementary

9:00am Inaugural  Danish Festival Water Ball East corner of Charles & Lafayette sts.

Tournament

9:00am –11:00pm Danish Dunk Grove & Lafayette sts.

9:00am – 2:00pm Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show Kmart – Greenville

9:00am – 4:00pm Annual Craft & Collectable Fair Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church

9:00am – 4:00pm Fighting Falcon Military Tours Cass Street

(closed during the Grand Dansk Parade)

9:00am – 5:00pm Used Book Sale & Bake Sale Flat River Community Library

9:00am – 6:00pm Downtown Activities Lafayette Street

Arts & Crafts Fair

Food Court

Souvenir Booth

Information Booth

9:00am – 8:00pm WAN- Danish Festival Marketplace Veteran's Park

And Food Court

10:00am – 4:00pm Quilt show, baked goods Greenville Area Senior Center

$3.00 donation

free parking

10:00am – 4:30pm Flat River Museum Tours Flat River Museum

10:00am – 11:30am Stage Performances Main Stage – Cass Street

11:00am Danish Dandies Grand Dansk Parade

11:00am – 1:00pm GRAND DANSK PARADE Cass Street

11:00am – 5:00pm Bingo American Legion

12:00pm – 5:00pm Hans Christian Andersen Events: Hans Christian Andersen Park

Painting, coloring, storytelling,

to-do crafts & games

Special Lego Event

Danish Kids Crafts

Danish Land Midway

1:00pm –4:00pm Danish Dunk Grove & Lafayette sts.

1:00pm –4:00pm Dannebrog Lutheran Church & South Greenville

Sidney Cemetery Tour

1:00pm – 6:00pm Stage Performances Main Stage – Cass Street

1:00pm – 8:30pm Music in the Park (local Musicians) Veterans Park

2:00pm – 4:30pm Bottoms Up Concert Main Stage-Cass  Street

3:00pm Cornhole Tournament Alan G. Davis Park

3:00pm – 7:00pm Danish Dinner Settlement Lutheran Church

3:30pm –5:00pm I Believe I Can Fly Greenville Municipal Airport

7:00pm 4th Annual "Dirt Diggin Danes" Montcalm County Fair Grounds

Truck & Tractor Pull M91 and Peck Road

Gate opens at 5:00 p.m.

7:00pm Hans Christian Andersen Theater Community Center

"The Snow Queen"

7:00pm West Michigan Lutheran Chorale concert Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church

7:00pm – 1:00am Tivoli Gardens Greenville Armory

8:00pm Danish Festival Presents: Greenville High School Performing

"Centerville" Arts Center

Sunday, August 19

8:00am – 9:00pm Softball Tournament High School & Alan G. Davis Park

11:30am – 12:30pm Danish Heritage Church Service South Sidney Church

(Amble Memorial Sanctuary) Greenville

12:00pm – 4:00pm WAN- Danish Festival Marketplace Veteran's Park

& Food Court

12:00pm – 4:00pm Danish Family Fun Day: Community Center

12:00pm – 2:00pm Pinewood Derby Races

12:00pm – 3:45pm       Coloring Contest

1:00pm – 2:00pm Basketball Contest

2:00pm – 4:00pm       Pedal Tractor Pulls

200pm Jump Rope Contest

2:30pm                      Bubble Gum Blowing Contest

3:30pm Sack Races

1:00pm –4:00pm Dannebrog Lutheran Church & South Greenville

Sidney Cemetery Tour

1:00pm – 4:00pm Music in the Park (Christian Music) Veterans Park

1:30pm Hans Christian Andersen Theater Community Center

"The Snow Queen"

2:00pm – 400pm Fighting Falcon Military Museum Tours Cass Street

2:00pm – 4:30pm Flat River Museum Tours Flat River Museum

3:00pm Doggie Fashion Show Community Center

4:00pm Raffle Drawing - GRAND PRIZES Community Center

4:00pm Talent Show Community Center

4:00pm – 5:30pm Family Trail Walk Tower Park to

Shuttled from Community Center Community Center

With Ice Cream Social (FREE)

5:30pm Ugly Duckling Race Jackson's Landing

 

August 16-19, 2012

Thursday, August 16, 2012
 Starts at 06:00 PM

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Downtown Greenville
Greenville, MI 48838

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