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Inflatables will once again be on Main Street during the 21st annual Harvest Days activities Friday and Saturday.

Harvest Days This Weekend

Eclipse Set For Saturday Street Dance

Britton’s annual Harvest Days will mark its 21st year with a full agenda of events on Friday and Saturday.

The fourth annual Harvest Days Parade will kick off Friday activities at 5 p.m. under a “Game Show/Boards Games” theme. Entries should line up on Second Street north of the swimming pool and preregistration is not required. The parade route will go down Main Street.

A Community Supper is planned from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the North Marshall Fire Hall and will be served by the Blessed Minds Learning Center. A free will donation will be taken.

Activities shift to Main Street at 7:30 p.m. for a bean bag tournament for ages 18 and over. Teams should register at the Chamber Tent at 7 p.m. A food drive will also be conducted from the Chamber Tent starting at 5:30 p.m. and anyone bringing three food items will receive a free drink.

“Toy Story 4” will be the featured movie at the Strand Theatre at 7:30 p.m., and a “Dive-In” movie is planned at the Britton Swimming Pool at dusk for $2.

Headlining Saturday activities will be “Eclipse” on Main Street at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10. The Union Cattle Band, sponsored by Snapper’s Dry Bean, will perform from 4:30-7 p.m.

A Rib Cook-Off, hosted by Marshall County Archery, will be held on Saturday with ribs sold for $1 per rib beginning at 5:30 p.m. Contact Joe Lang (605-216-0050) or Orrie Jesz (605-228-2870) to enter.

The 15th Annual Harvest Days Road Race featuring a 10K, 10K four-person relay, 5L run-walk, and a Munchkin will begin at the Marshall County Healthcare Center at 8 a.m. Register at

The Britton Lions Club will hold its annual pancake feed fundraiser at the North Marshall Fire Hall from 8-11 a.m.

An adult co-ed softball tournament will get underway at 10 a.m. Contact Austin Sasker (605-218-2419) for information. A Farmers Market & Vendor Show is planned on Main Street from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for $15 per booth. Contact Steph Baker (470-0579) to reserve a spot.

A “Laura Ingalls Wilder, Family & Friends” presentation is planned at the Britton Public Library. The presentation by Marian Cramer will run from 2-3 p.m.

Other Main Street activities include Marshall County 4-H Archery holding interactive demonstrations from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Kiddie Train rides and a dunk tank, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Britton Area Car Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; free swimming from 1-5 p.m. with a coin dive at 3:15 p.m. at the Britton Pool; inflatable games for all ages, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; “Toy Story 4” matinee 2 p.m. (no evening movie); and food vendors will be on site all day. Anyone interested in having a food booth should contact Steph Baker (470-0579).

In order to accommodate Harvest Days activities all vehicles must be off Main Street from Highway 10 to the Post Office, and off Seventh Street from the alley east of Ken’s Food Fair to the alley west of The Britton Journal by 3 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday.

Marshall County Journal

PO Box 69, Britton, SD 57430
Phone: (605) 448-2281
Fax: (605) 448-2282