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Schedule of Events

Detailed Breakdown

May 4th

Splash Pad Opening Day!

Sandy Creek has a new Splash Pad and today will be the opening day!
Bring your chairs and beach towels and enjoy Emory's newest addition to Sandy Creek Park. 

Thursday, May 2nd

Savor the Flavor

6:00 - 8:00 pm Emory City Centre
A tasting of great foods from local restaurants and caterers. "Proceeds go to Lake Country Neighbors' community support." 
$10 per person.

More information

Friday, May 3rd

Rains County Chamber of Commerce Mixer

6:00 - 9:00 pm at Sandy Creek Park

Barbecue and all the trimmings, with Live Entertainment from The Marlers!

Open to the public. $10 per person. 

Saturday, May 4th

Vendor Setup

7:30 am-9:00 am Vendors come in to setup and must be ready to sell by 9:00 am. 

Saturday, May 4th

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

7:30 am-9:30 am Charity Breakfast at the Emory Police Department. 
119 W. North St.
Emory, TX 75440

By Donation

Saturday, May 4th

Dash for the Class of 2018 - 5K Run

8:00 am at Rains County Courthouse.

Saturday, May 4th

RHS Fishing Club Tournament

9:00 am-11:00 pm in Rubye McKeown City Park
at Sandy Creek. Registration starts at 8:30 am onsite.

Ages 12 and under. $2

Saturday, May 4th

Piecemakers Quilt Show

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Under the Pavillion at Ruby McKeown

Saturday, May 4th

Vendors - Open for Sales

9:00 am-4:00 pm at Sandy Creek Park

Saturday, May 4th

Carter Blood Drive Bus

8:30 am-2:00 pm at Sandy Creek Park

Saturday, May 4th

Forever Ford Antique Car "Parade"

9:45 am Parade leaves Emory Baptist Church headed for Heritage Park.

Saturday, May 4th

Tours of the Historic Buildings

10:00 am-4:00 pm at Heritage Park

May 4th

Lake Country Antique Tractor Pull

Cancelled due to weather. Lake Country Antique Tractor Association Tractor Pull.

At the Rains County Heritage Park will be a Tractor Pull starting from 9-4 pm. Free Event

Saturday, May 4th

Emory Volunteer Fire Dept. Chicken Roast

11:00 am until out of chicken. Charity lunch at Emory Fire Department on Highway 69. By donation. The new fire department is located at 1205 W. US Hwy 69 just west of Heritage Park. 

Saturday, May 4th

Duck Race

Release the Quacken!

11:30 am-12:00 pm at Rubye McKeown Park at
Sandy Creek Park. 
Adopt a Duck for $2 per duck or 3-$5, 6-$10. 

Prizes:

1st-$100

2nd-$50

3rd-$25

Award Presented after the race!

Saturday, May 4th

Award Presentation

12:45 pm at Sandy Creek Park. Awards will be presented to winners of RHS Fishing Tournament and Duck Race Winners. 

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