130-Year Celebration
Gann Valley, SD
Gann Valley's 130-Year Celebration
A Home on the Range for 130 Years
June 13, 2015

Gann Valley is proud to celebrate it’s 130th birthday with a Celebration on June 13th, 2015.  Everyone is welcome
to come and join in the fun!  Whether you plan to participate in one of the many family-friendly events or
come to renew old friendships, it promises to be a memorable occasion!

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CONTACTS
For general information, contact centennial co-chairs:  Ken Wulff – (605) 293-3277 & Carol Grabin – (605) 293-3212

For event information, contact the committee chairperson(s):

Concessions/Vendors:
 Ken Wulff – (605) 293-3277, Carol Grabin – (605) 293-3212, or Elaine Wulff – (605) 293-3479
Parade/Century Homesteads:  Richard SInkie – (605) 293-3429
Kyle Evans Memorial Trail Ride:  Mark Reindl – (605) 539-1479
Kids' Games:  TBA
Adult Competition:  Lydell Krog – (605) 310-6334
Free Will Supper:  Ken Wulff – (605) 293-3277 or Carol Grabin – (605) 293-3212
Dance:  Arch Beal – (605) 366-1391 or Ken Wulff – (605) 293-3277
Souvenirs:  Elaine Wulff – (605) 293-3479 or (605) 293-3217
Contained Camper Sites:  Ken Wulff – (605) 293-3277
Next Planning Meeting:
Friday, April 24th
at 7:00 p.m. at the
Gann Valley Fire Hall

Public welcome!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Note:  The schedule of events is subject to change.  For more information, contact one of the committee members listed above.
SATURDAY, JUNE 13th
All Day
Concessions/Vendors – Courthouse Lawn, Community Center, Fire Hall & along Main Street
Will be available throughout the day:  
  • Eastern Star
  • Cone Zone
  • Duke & Marjean Warren
  • Snow Cone & Cotton Candy machines

There is a $50 vendor fee to set up a concession stand.  For more information, contact Ken Wulff at (605) 293-3277,
Carol Grabin at (605) 293-3212, or Elaine Wulff at (605) 293-3479 or (605) 293-3217.

Souvenirs
130-Year Souvenirs
  • Gann Valley Fire Dept T-Shirts
  • 130-Year Celebration

125-Year Souvenirs
  • Plates – $15.00
  • Cups – $10.00
  • Bells – $15.00
  • Thimbles – $10.00
  • Ornaments: Round and Square – $15.00
  • Mugs:  Red & White – $2.00
  • Frisbees
Gann Valley Congregational Church Souvenirs
  • Spoons – $1.00
  • Bells – $8.00
  • Mugs – $3.00
  • Buckles – $6.00 plus $2.00 for stand

True Dakotan Newspaper – $1.00
10:00 a.m.
Parade (staging area at Legion Hall begins at 9:00 a.m.)
Antique Tractors and Classic Cars are welcome as parade entrants.  There is no charge to enter the parade.  Contact
Richard Sinkie at (605) 293-3429 if you would like to submit an entry.

Families who have Buffalo County homesteads 100 years or longer, please contact Richard Sinkie at (605) 293-3429.

Kyle Evans Memorial Trail Ride
Arrive in Gann Valley for Parade.  Contact Mark Reindl at (605) 539-1479 for Trail Ride information.
1:00 p.m.
Various Activities – Courthouse Lawn
Kids' Tractor Pedal Pull - State sanctioned
Kids' Games for all ages
Bouncy House for kids
Petting Zoo

Buffalo Chip Throw Tournament
Bean Bag Throw Tournament
4-Wheeler Obstacle Course Contest

Entertainment under tents
Swansom Cowboyography Chuckwagon
Stationary Engine Display
Don't forget your lawn
chairs & sun screen!
5:00 p.m.
Free Will Supper – Fire Hall
Free will supper will include bbqs, ham, turkey, baked beans, salad, chips & dessert.  Kool-aid & iced tea free; $1 for a
can of pop.
9:00 p.m.
Dance – Fire Hall
$5 admission.  Live music provided by local favorite, South Hand Band.  No beer or coolers allowed.  Bring your own
bottle; the Abernathy American Legion Post #16 will be selling beer and set-ups (ice included).  For more information,
contact Arch Beal – (605) 366-1391 or Ken Wulff – (605) 293-3277.