Tractor power: Banks BBQ set this weekend
Get ready for some dusty, loud fun this weekend at the Banks BBQ. A tractor and truck pull and combine demolition derby are among the full slate of events Aug. 19-21.
Heres a tentative schedule of activities:
Friday, Aug. 19
n Hamburger stand, beer garden open: 6 p.m.
n Texas Holdem Tournament registration at Schlegel Hall, 485 S. Main St., 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 20
n Pancake Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m.
n Car Show registration, 8 to 11 a.m.
n Six-Gun Fast Draw Registration at Schlegel Hall, 9 a.m.
n Annual Tractor Pull, Lawnmower registration, 10 a.m.
n Car Show judging/beer garden opens, noon
n Grandstand opens, 1 p.m.
n Truck registration begins, 1 to 5 p.m.
n Tractor Pull begins, 2 p.m.
n Truck Pull begins, 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21
n Pancake Breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m.
n Truck/Tractor/Lawnmower Pull registration begins, 8 to 11:30 a.m.
n Parade registration at corner of Northwest Main Street and Northwest Sunset Avenue, 8:30 a.m.
n Six-Gun Fast Draw Registration, 9 a.m.
n Church service at Kelly Field, 9:30 a.m.
n Banks Grand Parade, 11 a.m.
n Flag raising at Schlegel Hall, BBQ sandwiches go on sale, grandstand and beer garden open and kids games and rides in picnic area, noon
n Misty Mamas bluegrass band plays, noon to 2 p.m.
n Annual Tractor and Truck Pull, 1 p.m.
n Grease pole/frog jumping contest in picnic area, 1:30 p.m.
n Annual Combine Destruction Derby, Truck Tug-O-War, 4:30 p.m.