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Schedule of Events...

Wednesday, Aug. 9

All Day Britt Retail Merchants Sidewalk Sales - Specials throughout the week

1-2:30 p.m. Hobo Activities for Kids with King Tuck and Queen Minneapolis Jewel at the Pavilion in the Hobo Jungle

7:30 p.m. Hobo Cemetery Tour with Connecticut Shorty at Evergreen Cemetery

Thursday, Aug. 10

3 p.m. Gala in the Garden at the Queen’s Garden sponsored by Mary Jo’s Hobo House

5-10 p.m. Carnival open on Main Street 

5:30 pm Little Miss Britt in City Park Gazebo

7 p.m. Official Fire Lighting, Four Winds Ceremony and Entertainment at the Hobo Jungle

Friday Aug. 11 

9 a.m. Hobo Memorial Service at Evergreen Cemetery

10-7 p.m. Grand Opening of the Hobo Art Gallery at 42 North Main

11:30 a.m. Unveiling of the 2016 King and Queen portraits at the Hobo Art Gallery

4-8 p.m. Vagabond Craft Show & Collectables on Main Street

All Evening Britt Lions Putt-Putt Golf on Main Street

All Evening Britt Area Chamber Bingo Stand on Main Street

5-11 p.m. Carnival open on Main Street 

5 p.m. Hobo Poetry with Jerry at the Hobo Jungle

5-9 p.m. Cranky Train Cars by Iowa Trolley Park on Main Street- sponsored by Earl Hill Family

5-6:30 p.m. Alumni Banquet Social Hour at West Hancock Grade School 

5 p.m. Doc Anderson's Medicine Wagon Show on Main Street

6 p.m. Cow Chip Chucking Contest on Main Street - sponsored by the Iowa Cattleman’s Association

6:30 p.m. Alumni Banquet at West Hancock Grade School

7 p.m. Tuey - Comedic Stunt Juggler Veteran’s Park

7 p.m.  Hobo Entertainment at the Hobo Jungle

8 p.m. Family concert featuring Redhead Express, a string quartet with powerful vocals, at Veterans Park

 Saturday, Aug. 12 

7 a.m. 5k/10k Run & Walk in Lions Park by West Hancock High School with digital timing by True Time Racing Services

9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Vagabond Craft Show & Collectables on Main Street

10 a.m. Parade with Grand Marshal Linda Sanger

10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Carnival open on Main Street 

All Day Britt Lions Putt-Putt Golf on Main Street

All Day Britt Area Chamber Bingo Stand on Main Street

After Parade FREE Mulligan Stew at City Park

11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Cranky Train Cars by Iowa Trolley Park on Main Street -sponsored by Earl Hill Family

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Armstrong-Larson House Open for Tours on 2nd St. S.E.

11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Hobo Art Gallery open at 42 North Main

11:30 a.m. Tuey - Kris & the Riverbend Dutchmen, polka band, in Veteran’s Park

11:30 a.m. Doc Anderson's Medicine Wagon Show on Main Street

Noon - 5 p.m. Sparkles the Clown featuring Comedy, Street Magic and Amazing Balloon creations with his clown car on Main Street 

12:30 p.m. Hobo Days Special Memorabilia auction in City Park Gazebo

1 p.m. King & Queen Coronation in City Park Gazebo

1 p.m. Ag Museum open until 4 p.m. at the Hancock County Fairgrounds

2  p.m. Meet & Greet the Grand Marshal, Linda Sanger, in the Queen's Garden

2 p.m. Kris & the Riverbend Dutchmen, polka band, in Veteran's Park

2 p.m. Doc Anderson's Medicine Wagon Show on Main Street

3 p.m. Toilet Bowl Races on Main Street

4 p.m.  Kids Pedal Power Tractor Pull on Main Street- sponsored by Corwith Red Power

5 p.m. Doc Anderson's Medicine Wagon Show on Main Street

7 p.m. Hobo Entertainment at the Hobo Jungle

7 p.m. Family concert featuring the one and only King- Forever Elvis, a tribute band, in Veteran's Park

Sunday Aug. 13

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Classic Car, Truck, Motorcycle and Tractor Show on Main Street

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Craft Show at City Park 

8 a.m. - 1 p.m. WH Wrestlers/Cheerleaders Omelet Breakfast at the Municipal Building 

10 a.m. Community Church Service in City Park Gazebo

12 p.m. Hobo Art Gallery open at 42 North Main

1 p.m. Music by Malek's Fishermen at City Park playing off and on until 4 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Historical Society’s Homemade Pie & Ice Cream Social at the municipal building

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