RAHGS “STUFF SALE” – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Richmond Area Historical and Genealogical Society will be holding a “STUFF SALE” at the Historic Village in Bailey Park on Friday, September 11th and Saturday, September 12th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m
ANTIQUE FIRE APPARATUS MUSTER REGISTRATION – 9 a.m.
Come and check out a variety of antique fire trucks, the Amkus Rescue Tools truck and more on display at Bailey Park, near the Festival Grounds.
Muster registration begins at 9 a.m. All antique emergency vehicles are welcome.
Raffle will be drawn at 3:30 pm, need not be present to win.
Muster sponsored by Frank’s Transmission & Auto Repair. Please see Forms & Rules for more Muster Registration information.
MERCHANT & VENDOR STREET SALES – 10 a.m. to dusk
Merchants and vendors will be lined up along Beebe Street. Be sure to visit the non-profit organizations to help support our surrounding communities.
For more information, contact Mike Misteravich (586) 764-6979 or Sue Misteravich (586) 770-5663.
HORSE SHOE TOURNAMENT – SINGLES – 10:00 a.m.
Register at 9:00 am. Trophies are sponsored by TBA. Cost is $5.00 per participant. The horse shoe pits are located by the Richmond Community Center on Festival Drive.
NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED.
RICHMOND ANTIQUE & VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE DISPLAY – 10:00 a.m.
CHILDREN’S MAIN STREET PARADE – 11 am
The theme for 2015 is SUPERHEROES! Watch it or participate! Line up begins at 10:00 am on Beech Street. The parade travels up Main Street to Park Street, and will be led by an antique Fire Apparatus Muster. Sponsors TBA
For more information, please contact Nicole Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org
PING PONG BALL BLOWOUT – Immediately following Children’s Parade
Catch a ping pong ball and redeem for prizes at the Festival Barn or at the many different participating local businesses. Prizes from the Festival Barn must be redeemed by 6 pm on Sunday. Sponsors TBA.
Please note: This event is for those 10 years and under. We cannot stress enough that this event is for kids only.
For more information, contact Nicole Clark or Gina Caperton.
FESTIVAL BEVERAGE TENT OPENS – NOON
Watch sporting events on the big screen!
PUB ON THE MIDWAY OPENS-NOON
This tent will include Michigan craft beers, food served by the Hamlin Pub, and a relaxed pub atmosphere.
FIRE TRUCK DUNK TANK – 12 to 3:30 p.m.
Come out and dunk these gracious volunteers for a great cause! All proceeds go to the Great Lakes Burn Camp. Located at Bailey Park.
RICHMOND BEES VINTAGE BASEBALL GAME-Noon
This game will be held at Diamond A in the Beebe St. Park.
For more information on the Richmond Bees, check out their Facebook page here.
MIDWAY CARNIVAL – 12:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Pay $20 for a wristband and ride all day until 6:00 pm. Only individual tickets available after 6:00 pm. Provided by Mid-America Shows. Height restrictions apply on some rides.
CHILDREN’S GAMES – NOON to 1:30 p.m.
Fun, games, and prizes too! These FREE children’s games are for children 12 and under.
CHILDREN’S SIDEWALK CHALK ART CONTEST – NOON to 1:30 p.m.
Held on the Tiger Fruin Memorial Tyke Track. Contest for ages 12 and under. Register at the Beebe St. Park Pavilion between 12:00 and 1:00 pm. Winners will be announced at the registration table near the pavilion at 2:15 p.m.
RICHMOND HISTORIC VILLAGE OPEN & STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE SOCIAL-Noon to Dusk
The Richmond Area Historical and Genealogical Society will have their Historic Village open from Noon to Dusk. Admission is free; come take a tour of the grounds, watch demonstrations of the primitive arts, stop by the “stuff sale”, or try some of the best strawberry shortcake around for $5. Sponsored by the Richmond Area Historical and Genealogical Society.
LADDER TRUCK RIDES ON RVGD LADDER 1 – 12 to 3 p.m.
FIRE DEPARTMENT WATERBALL CONTEST – 1:00 p.m.
Held on Stone & Beebe Street
FREE PETTING ZOO- 2:00 to 5:00 p.m
Held in the Beebe Street Park, near the Gazebo
CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT- 2:00 p.m.
Held at the Beverage Tent.
WINE TASTING-2 to 5 p.m.
This first time event will be held in the Beverage Tent from 2-5 p.m. and will feature wineries from the Thumbs Up Wine Trail.
FESTIVAL STAGE PRESENTS “LEAP OF FAITH- 2:30 p.m.
FUN DOG SHOW & CONTEST – 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
This great event for dog lovers will be held at the Beebe St. Park Pavilion and will include fun categories and prizes!
FESTIVAL STAGE PRESENTS HEIDI & LAUREN RIGGS-4:00 PM
RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL F.I.R.S.T. ROBOTICS DEMONSTRATION – 4:00 p.m.
Held next to the skate park in Beebe Street Park.
DEMOLITION DERBY – 4:30 pm
Sept. 12th, 2015
Rwd feature 1st $2500, 2nd $1500, 3rd $750 mad dog $250.
Top 3 from each heat will receive $250 each plus trophies.
FWD 1 heat deal 1st $500 2nd $300 3rd $200 plus trophies.
Start time is 4:30 pm and gates close for entries at 2:30pm. We want plenty of time to inspect and as always there is a post inspection. Entry is $40 per class
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Tickets: $8 Adults, $4 children 4-12 years old, 3 and under free
NEW IN 2015: POWER WHEEL DERBY!
This event is for children ages 4-10, and is FREE. All children participating will receive a prize. For more information, see the Power Wheel Derby flyer under the Forms & Rules tab.
THE FESTIVAL STAGE PRESENTS “ART IN MOTION RICHMOND DANCE ACADEMY”- 5:30 p.m.
THE FESTIVAL STAGE PRESENTS ZUMBA WITH ANYTIME FITNESS RICHMOND-7:00 p.m.
DANCING IN THE BEVERAGE TENT – 8:00 pm to 1:00 am
Featuring “The Gobies”
FESTIVAL STAGE PRESENTS GEORGETOWN ENTERTAINMENT-8:30 PM
FIRSTSTATE BANK FIREWORKS SHOW – 9:30 pm
Enjoy a special ending to your evening at the Richmond Good Old Days! Fireworks will be viewable in the Beebe Street Park, and are provided by the American Fireworks Company. It will be a sight to remember! Rain day will be Sunday, September 13th.
PLEASE NOTE: For 2015, the new start time will be 9:30 p.m.
Generously sponsored by First State Bank