It’s Pioneer Days in Mercer County this weekend!

All events are held in the downtown Harrodsburg area – near Fort Harrod State Park


FRIDAY–2012 Pioneer Days Kick Off

Vendor booths open 3:00 PM

5:30 PM-5:45 PM Opening ceremony with Mercer County Chamber of Commerce

6:00 PM-7:30 PM Larry Sanders & The Boarderline Band

7:45 PM-10:00 PM Apostrophe Live in Concert

10:00 PM Festival closes


8:00 AM Flag Raising Ceremony presented by Boy Scouts

8:00 AM— Vendor Booths open

8:30 AM James Ray 5k Run Sponsored by Fitness EDGE (Anderson Dean Park)

8:00 AM-10:00 AM— WHBN live broadcast

10:00 AM-4:00 PM –Dooley miller band

10:00 AM-6:00 PM  Little Mister Pioneer  Little Miss Pioneer  Pageants  Talent Show

10:00 AM & 6:00 PM—Historic Harrodburg Walking Tour

5:00 PM Pioneer Pig Out—Sponsored by Dunn’s BBQ

6:30 PM Candidate Forum for Local Elections Demonstrations

9:00 AM Storm Martial Arts Academy

9:30 AM Zumba Kids—Sponsored by FitnessEDGE

10:00 AM-10:30 AM Story Telling—Sponsored by Mercer County Public Library—Osage Tree 

10:00 AM-10:30 AM Jujitsu Class—Sponsored by Image Fitness

10:30 AM-11:30 AM–Team Rare Breed (Game Calling, Bow hunting tips, Hunting Safety)

11:30 AM-12:00 PM– Zumba Class—Sponsored by FitnessEDGE

11:00 AM-1:00 PM Pioneer Olympics—Sponsored by FitnessEDGE

1:00 PM-1:30 PM Local Celebrity Pizza eating—Minit Mart Godfather’s Pizza

2:00 PM-2:30 PM Pipe Smoking—Sponsored by Heritage Tobacco

5:00 PM-7:00 PM—Cloggers

6:00 PM-8:00 PM Arm Wrestling Contest—Storm Martial Arts

7:00 PM-8:00 PM—Karaoke

8:00 PM-10:00 PM—Street Dance

10:00-Festival Closes


10:30 AM-11:30 AM—Community Worship Service by Phillip Yates

12:30 AM-5:00 PM—Singing on a Sunday

11:30 AM—Vendor booths open

5:00 PM –Festival Ends




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