Today at 2012 Arnold Days: Saturday, September 15
This is the Saturday schedule for the 2012 Arnold Days festival in Arnold, Missouri.
Planning to head to Arnold Days today? Be sure to view our guide below.
All events will be held in Arnold City Park, where parking is available. There is no entrance fee. Please note: Pets, alcoholic beverages and glass containers are not allowed.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15 ( 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.)
- Children’s fishing tournament (7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.): Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Fishing starts at 9 a.m. Free event. There are three age categories for ages 1-5, 6-9 and 10-12 with a first, second and third prize for each category. There is a two pole limit and everyone must bring their own equipment and bait. Parents may help cast, but children must reel in their own fish. For more information, call 636-282-2380.
- Car show (8 a.m.): Registration from 8 a.m. to noon, with judging beginning at noon. Awards at 4 p.m. Free for spectators, $20 entry fee with proceeds to benefit Arnold Police K-9 program.
- Longbeard’s Children’s nature crafts and B.B. gun shooting (9 a.m.): Free event.
- Carnival rides, helicopter rides and booths open (noon)
- Dance presentation by Productions Unlimited (2 p.m.)
- Hot dog eating contest at the Arnold Rec Center (6 p.m.): Contestants will be challenged to see who can eat 10 hot dogs the fastest. Cash prize is $100. Sponsored by Gordon Food Service and the Arnold Jaycees. Advanced registration required, call 636-282-2380.
- Joe Dirt and the Dirty Boys (7 p.m.)
- Fireworks (8:30-9 p.m.)
Information about events on Sunday also is available on Patch.