May 19, 2012
Schedule of Events:
7:00-11:00 AM: Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Merriam Lions Club (Shelter #1) - all you can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee & juice. Adults $5; Children 12 & under $3
8:00 AM: "One Hill of a Run" (Irene B. French Community Center) - 5K Run/Walk/Youth Sprints. Start/finish at 57th & Merriam Drive. A "hilly" but FUN course. Youth Sprints on Merriam Drive. To register contact Merriam Parks & Recreation Department at 913-322-5550.
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Petting Zoo, pony rides, kids inflatable games (Antioch Park) - Build a wooden project (sponsored by Home Depot), or take a train ride. Paddle boat rides, roving clowns, caricaturist, and much more!
FREE CONCERTS! From noon to 5:00 PM enjoy the sounds of these local artists at various locations in the park:
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Concert featuring "Funky Momma" (Main Stage)
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM Concert featuring "Bill Crain Group" (Fire Pit Stage)
2:00 - 4:00 PM Concert featuring "51% Blues" (Main Stage)
All activities (except 5K Run) take place at the beautiful, Antioch Park.
6501 Antioch Road
Merriam, KS 66202
The day is filled with events for everyone to enjoy, most of the activities are FREE!
27th Annual Merriam Turkey Creek Festival
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Annually held the third Saturday in May, Merriam's Turkey Creek Festival is a celebration of Merriam's heritage featuring arts and crafts show, 5K run/walk, concerts, free kids activities, concessions and more!