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Algonquin Founders' Days schedule

THE SCHEDULE

The following events are taking place for Algonquin Founders’ Days July 25-28.

July 26

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Founders’ Market and Bazaar

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. – Dog & Cat Show registration

10 a.m. to noon – Dog & Cat Show 

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Children’s games

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Moonwalk

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – A Zoo to You Family Petting Zoo

11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Taste of Founders’

11 a.m. – Bake Off – registration

Noon – Bake Off – judging

Noon to 5 p.m. Carnival (wristbands)

1 p.m. – Bike decorating contest

5 to 8 p.m. – Pig Roast

5 to 10 p.m. – Carnival (regular prices)

5 to 10 p.m. – Social Garden open

5 to 10 p.m  . – Designated Driver program

6:15 to 10:15 p.m. – Modern Day Romeos/Mike & Joe (two-band rotation)

7 p.m. – Bags Tournament – single elimination

10:30 p.m. – Park closes

July 27

11 a.m. – “Wild Wild West” parade

1 to 10:30 p.m. – Taste of Founders’

1:30 to 10 p.m. – Carnival (regular prices)

2 p.m. – Bags Tournament – double elimination

2 to 7 p.m. – A Zoo to You Family Petting Zoo

2 to 10 p.m. – Social Garden open

2 to 10 p.m. – Designated Driver program

2 to 4 p.m. – 7th Heaven

3 to 7 p.m. – Stand-Up Paddleboat Challenge at Riverfront Park

4:15 p.m. – Parade award announcements

5 to 7 p.m. – Smokin’ Gunz

8:15 to 10:15 p.m. – The Lounge Puppets

10:30 p.m. – Park closes

July 28

7 a.m. – Founders’ Run: Check-in

8 a.m. – Boy Scout Troop 151 Pancake Breakfast

8 a.m. – Founders’ Run: 1 Mile

8:30 a.m. – Founders’ Run: 10K and 5K 

8:40 a.m. – Founders’ 5K Walk

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – A Zoo to You Family Petting Zoo 

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – IL Chip Program – free child identification program

11:15 a.m. – Baby Crawling contest

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Kids Korner

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Carnival (wristbands)

Noon to 1 p.m. – TBD

Noon to 4 p.m. – Caricature artists and face       painters

Noon  to 5 p.m. – Taste of Founders’

12:30 p.m. – Ice-cream-eating contest

12:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Social Garden open

12:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Designated Driver’s program

12:30 to 5 p.m. – Illinois Battle of the Bands

1 p.m. – Duck Raffle drawing

1:30 p.m. – Family Olympics

5 p.m. – Park closes

9 p.m. – Founders’ Days Festival Fireworks Spectacular at Riverfront Park

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