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  • Morley Sesquicentennial Events - Celebration on the Pond

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    Name: Morley Sesquicentennial Events - Celebration on the Pond
    Date: August 2, 2019 - August 3, 2019
    Event Description:
    The village of Morley is busy preparing to celebrate its 150 years since the town was established as a temporary terminus of the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad in 1869.

    The 2019 sesquicentennial celebration will take place Friday, July 26 - Sunday, August 4 in conjunction with the grand opening of the new Morley Community Center and the annual Celebration on the Pond. 

    The Morley Celebration on the Pond will begin at 2:00pm on Friday, August 2 with a putting and chipping contest at the MOE-Z Inn. Entry fees for the golf competitions are $5 and cash prizes will be awarded to the winners. The MOE-Z Inn also will host an all-you-can-eat pig roast, including baked beans and corn-on-the-cob for $9. 

    From 4:00pm - 7:00pm there will be a car show in downtown Morley. There is a $10 entry fee for participants and awards will be presented for best of class cars at 8:00pm. Each entrant will receive a dash plaque and one participant will be awarded the President's choice best of award.

    Inflatables and a petting zoo will be available for kids from 4:00pm - 7:00pm and there will be fireworks at the MOE-Z Inn at dusk.

     
    Location:
    • Putting and Chipping Contest
      • MOE-Z Inn - 249 S. Cass St in Morley, MI 49336
    • All-You-Can-Eat-Pig Roast
      • MOE-Z Inn - 249 S. Cass St in Morley, MI 49336
    • Car Show
      • Downtown Morley, MI 49336
    • Inflatables & Petting Zoo
      • Downtown Morley, MI 49336
    • Fireworks
      • MOE-Z Inn - 249 S. Cass St in Morley, MI 49336
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, August 2
    • 2:00pm: Golf Event
    • 2:00pm: All-You-Can-Eat Pig Roast
    • 4:00pm - 7:00pm: Car Show
    • 4:00pm - 7:00pm: Inflatables for kids
    • 4:00pm - 7:00pm: Petting Zoo for kids
    • Dusk- Fireworks
    Contact Information:
    231-856-4496
    Fees/Admission:
    • $5 entry fee for Golf Contest (cash prizes will be awarded to winners)
    • $9 for All-You-Can-Eat Pig Roast 
    • $10 entry fee for Car Show participants (awards will be presented to best of each class car)
    • FREE for Inflatables & Petting Zoo for kids
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