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Madison County Covered Bridge Festival 2017 schedule
        October 14 - 15, 2017

Festival Grounds are located on the Courthouse Square in Winterset, Iowa

Daily Schedule - Madison County Covered Bridge Festival 2017

Saturday, October 14, 2017
  6:00 am - 11:00 am - Winterset Firefighters Association Pancake Breakfast
  7:00 am - Covered Bridge Race 5K Walk/Run
  8:00 am - Madison County ByWays Art Piece Dedication

  8:30 am - 16th Annual Covered Bridges of Madison County Antique Tractor Ride
  8:30 am - Annual Horseshoe Tournament
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Covered Bridge Festival on the Square.

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Live Entertainment Stages, Mel Penrod Stage, and Benge Family Street Stage.
  9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Bridge Filmmaking Contest
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - 3D Chalk Artist Kathleen Roling

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Quilt Show
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Farmers Market
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Pioneer Village



  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Kids Korner Children’s Activities
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Create a Covered Bridge
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Madison County Historical Complex Tour & Passport to the Past Activities.

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Horse & Wagon Rides
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Master Gardeners Demonstrations
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Bras for the Cause

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Horse & Carriage Rides
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - John Wayne Birthplace Museum Tours
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - John Wayne Birthplace Trail Self-Guided Tour.

  10:00 am - Noon - Meet the Cowboys
  10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Spot a Star
  10:00 am - 4:30 pm - Winterset Art Center

  10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Courthouse Tours.
  10:00 am - 3:30 pm - Covered Bridge Bus Tours
  10:00 am - 11:30 am - Guided Church History Tours
  12:00 pm - High Noon Shoot Out



  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Winterset High School Alumni Welcome Reception
  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Screening of the Bridges of Madison County at the Iowa Theater
  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Meet and Greet the Cowboys and Pose for Photos

  2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Guided Church History Tours
  4:00 pm - Civil War Camp Skirmish
  4:30 pm - Dusk Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides

  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - #DoSomething - Local churches come together to Bring Love.
  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Winterset High School All-Class Reunion
  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm - Annual Loynachans Homecoming Gospel Sing

  6:00 pm - The Iowa Theater welcomes the filmmakers behind the upcoming documentary “Stout Hearted: George Stout the Man Who Rescued Art”
  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - “Meet Me at the Bridge”
  7:00 pm - Knights of Columbus Bingo Night
  7:15 pm - Nighttime Civil War Cannon Firing
        Schedule is subject to change.



Sunday, October 15, 2017
  6:00 - 11:00 am - Winterset Firefighters Association Pancake Breakfast
  8:00 am - Noon - Registration for the 31st Annual Madison County Car Show
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Covered Bridge Festival on the Square

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Horse & Carriage Rides
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Farmers Market
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Pioneer Village

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Kids Korner Children’s Activities
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Live Entertainment Stages, Mel Penrod Stage, and Benge Family Street Stage.
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Create a Covered Bridge

  9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Bridge Filmmaking Contest
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - John Wayne Birthplace Museum Tours
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - John Wayne Birthplace Trail Self-Guided Tour

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Master Gardeners Demonstrations
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Bras for the Cause
  10:00 am - Noon - Meet the Cowboys

  10:00 am - 1:00 pm - Winterset Art Center
  10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Spot a Star.
  10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Madison County Historical Complex Tour & Passport to the Past Activities.

  10:00 am - Noon - Covered Bridge Bus Tours
  10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Courthouse Tours.
  10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Quilt Show

  12:00 pm - Cowboys Shoot Out
  12:00 pm - Civil War Camp Skirmish
  2:00 pm - Antique Vehicle and Covered Bridge Festival Parade
        Schedule is subject to change.


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