Monday, April 16, 2018

Trekfest XXXIV Announces Its 2018 Schedule of Events!

I was online and noticed that the schedule of events has been posted for Trekfest XXXIV in nearby Riverside, IA:
Friday Night – June 29, 2018:
5:30 - 9 PM - Kids games, inflatables
6 PM  ESO Community Meal
6 PM – Kid’s Parade Registration
6 PM - Bill Riley Regional Talent Show
7 PM Star Trek Trivia Contest
7 PM Guest Speaker at St. Mary’s Parish Hall
7 PM Riverside High School Robotics Tournament
7:30 PM Pet show
8:30 PM -11:00 PM Live Music: The Swing Crew
9:30 PM -1:00 AM Adult co-ed softball tournament
9:30 PM Star gaze: Cedar Valley Astronomy Club
11:00 PM: Star Trek Movie

Saturday – June 30, 2018
7 AM - 12 PM St. Mary’s Pancake Breakfast
7 AM - Trek for the schools 5k Registration
8:00 AM 5k begin Hall Park (1 mile fun run @ 7:40 AM)
7 - 9:45 AM Kid’s games, inflatables
7:30 - 9:45 AM - Live music: Abbie Callahan (voice contestant)
8:30 -  9:45 AM Town ball T-ball games
9 AM Sand Volleyball Tournament
10 AM - Parade through Riverside
11 AM Star Trek costume contest on the Main Stage
11 AM - 9 PM Kid’s games and inflatables
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Kid’s water fight at the fire station
12:30 PM Live Music: The Awful Purdies
12 PM Barb’s homemade apple pies
12 PM Adult Co-ed softball tournament
12 - 2:30 PM Community Lunch
12 PM - Bingo and Star Trek scavenger hunt
12 PM -  6PM: Star Trek Movie Marathon
2 PM Kid’s tractor pull
4 - 7 PM Live Music: Chautauqua Road Band
4:30 - 7:30 PM - Demolition Derby ($10 admission)
Dusk - 10 PM- Fireworks display
8 PM - 11:30 PM - Live music: Brutal Republic
For those not in the know, Riverside is the official future birthday place of Captain James T. Kirk from the "Star Trek" franchise. Trekfest is an annual celebration of his future birth. It features of combination of Trekkie fanboyishness with small-town activities.

If you haven't been there, you should check it out!

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