Brookfield, Missouri
Sesquicentennial Celebration
July 20-26, 200
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Click on the links below to see a complete schedule for that day!

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(32B PDF Document - updated 06/18/09)

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Sunday, July 19th: Pre-Sesquicentennial Events

  • 2:00 p.m. - Community Chorus Concert (Park Baptist Church Fellowship Hall)

  • 4:00 p.m. - Brookfield Sesquicentennial Queen Contest (Park Baptist Church Hall)

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Monday, July 20th: HERITAGE DAY

  • All Day Events

  • 9:00 a.m. – REGISTRATION of “Old Timers” & “Out of Town Guests”
    (Centennial Headquarters, 300 N. Main St.) 660-258-7446

  • 9:30-11:00 a.m. – HORSESHOES (East Twin Park)

  • 10:00 a.m. – GRAND OPENING—Sirens, Whistles, Costume Promenade

  • 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. – DANIEL’S OLD TIME PHOTOS (Catholic School Basement)

  • 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. – BINGO IN THE PARK

  • 11:00-Noon – BOX LUNCH AUCTION (Gazebo)

  • NOON – QUEEN PRESENTATION (Gazebo)

  • 12:30-1:00 p.m. – BLUEGRASS MUSIC (Gazebo)

  • 1:00-4:00 p.m. – Introduction of Dutch Oven (Twin Parks) - Sponsored by Mo. Dept. of Conservation)

  • 2:00-3:00 p.m. – BJ TALLEY-- Magician (Gazebo) - Sponsored by Ted & Betty McCollum

  • 3:00-4:00 p.m. – KIDS’ GAMES (East Twin Park)

  • 4:00-4:30 p.m. – PEGGY PRICE & HAT HERITAGE DISPLAY (Gazebo)

  • 4:30-5:00 p.m. – Presentation by High School students... OUR BROOKFIELD HERITAGE (Gazebo)

  • 5:00-6:00 p.m. – BJ TALLEY Hypnosis (Gazebo) - Sponsored by Ted & Betty McCollum

  • 5:00 p.m. – PARADE LINE-UP & REGISTRATION (Trinity Methodist)

  • 6:00 p.m. – HERITAGE DAY PARADE - EVERYONE WELCOME

  • 7:00 p.m. – WILDCATS DIXIE LAND BAND (Gazebo)

  • 8:00-8:30 p.m. – INTRODUCTION of Dignitaries and Guest Committee & INTRODUCTION of Sesquicentennial Queen (Burlington Field)

  • 8:30 p.m.—HISTORICAL PAGEANT (Burlington Field)

Going on all day:

  • Sesquicentennial Museum open 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. - $1.00

  • Stamp Cancellation at the Post Office - ALL DAY

  • Operation Game Thief Display (East Twin Park) - Sponsored by Mo. Dept. of Conservation)

  • YMCA Open House with punch & cookies 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Fun Facts about the 150 year History of Brookfield

  • Drive-by Heritage Home Tour

  • Traveling men's barbershop quartets and/or WOMEN'S SWEET ADRENALINE quartet

  • HEALTH TENT - Sponsored by McLarney Manor

  • CRAFTERS & INFORMATION BOOTHS (East Twin Park)

(*There will be a Sesquicentennial food tent set up throughout the day.)

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Tuesday, July 21st: GOOD NEIGHBOR DAY

  • All Day Events

  • 10:00 a.m. – INTRODUCTION OF DIGNITARIES FROM OTHER TOWNS (Gazebo)

  • 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. – DANIEL’S OLD TIME PHOTOS (Catholic School Basement)

  • 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. – VIRTUAL FISHING SIMULATOR - Sponsored by Mo. Dept. of Conservation)

  • 10:15 a.m. – Presentation by High School students... OUR BROOKFIELD HERITAGE (Gazebo)

  • 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. – LINN COUNTY’S GOT TALENT---TALENT SHOW (Gazebo)
    Click here for sign up sheet
    (61KB PDF file).

  • 1:00 p.m. – High School RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS RECOGNITION (Gazebo)

  • 1:15 p.m. BJ TALLEY Magician (Gazebo)

  • 2:00 p.m. – CHARLEY the Singing Waitress (Gazebo)

  • 2:00 p.m. – PARADE LINE-UP & REGISTRATION (Trinity Methodist)

  • 3:00 p.m. – GOOD NEIGHBOR DAY PARADE - EVERYONE WELCOME

  • 4:00-7:00 p.m. – TASTE OF YOUR HOMETOWN…Showcase your Culinary Talents!!! Invitation to Brookfield and neighboring communities to share that favorite dish or treat... Categories are: Appetizers/Main Course/Desserts. May enter one or all three categories. (East Twin Parks)
    To sign up…contact Bill Dorsey or Shawn Moore. Click here for sign up sheet
    (183KB PDF file).

  • 4:00 p.m. – PRELIMINARY BEARD JUDGING (Gazebo)

  • 4:30 p.m. – KANGAROO COURT - Special Session

  • 5:00 p.m. – DANCING EXPO (Gazebo)

  • 6:00 p.m. – JUBILEE BELLES STYLE SHOW (Park Baptist Church) - Sponsored by 1st Missouri National Bank)

  • 8:15 p.m. – INTRO OF SESQUICENTENNIAL QUEEN (Burlington Field)

  • 8:30 p.m. – HISTORICAL PAGEANT (Burlington Field)

  • 8:30 p.m. – MOVIE IN THE PARK (Tormey Park) - Sponsored by Citizens Bank & Trust

Going on all day:

  • Sesquicentennial Museum open 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. - $1.00

  • Stamp Cancellation at the Post Office - ALL DAY

  • Operation Game Thief Display (East Twin Park) - Sponsored by Mo. Dept. of Conservation)

  • YMCA Open House with punch & cookies 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Traveling men's barbershop quartets and/or WOMEN'S SWEET ADRENALINE quartet

  • HEALTH TENT - Sponsored by McLarney Manor

  • CRAFTERS & INFORMATION BOOTHS (East Twin Park)

(*There will be a Sesquicentennial food tent set up throughout the day.)

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Wednesday, July 22nd: PATRIOTIC DAY

  • All Day Events

  • 7:00 a.m. – VFW BREAKFAST - Sponsored by VFW Post at 114 E. Wood Street)

  • 11:00 a.m. – KIDDIES’ PATRIOTIC PARADE – Pets, Bikes, Tricycles, Wagons, Golf Carts, Costumes, Skateboards, Scooters (all decorated in red, white, blue). Schwan's providing FREE Treats! Prizes sponsored by McDonalds. (East Twin Parks)

  • 11:30 a.m. – "MAKE & TAKE" PATRIOTIC CRAFT BOOTH for kids (Twin Park) - Free to ALL children!!

  • NOON – KID'S PATRIOTIC CONCERT (Gazebo)

  • NOON-6 p.m. – VETERANS’ TRIBUTE - pictures & memorabilia of Linn Co. Veterans on display in Trinity Methodist Fellowship Hall

  • 2:30 p.m. – KANGAROO COURT (East Twin Park)

  • 3:15 p.m. – WREATH LAYING at Veteran’s Memorial (East Twin Park) - Sponsored by American Legion

  • 3:30-5:30 p.m. – RAYMOND STARZMANN, Harry Truman impersonator and PABLO BAUM, General Black Jack Pershing impersonator (Gazebo)

  • 4:00 p.m. – CEMETERY WALK - Park at west side of the Wal-Mart parking lot where the busses will be parked. Cost $5.00

  • 5:00 p.m. – PARADE LINE-UP & REGISTRATION (Trinity Methodist)

  • 6:00 p.m. – VETERAN’S PARADE - EVERYONE WELCOME

  • 6:00-8:00 p.m. – ICE CREAM SOCIAL (Tormey Park) - Sponsored by Zion & Trinity Methodist Church. Entertainment provided by Wildcat Dixieland Band with appearances by Mr. Starzmann & Mr. Baum

  • 8:00-9:00 p.m. – PATRIOTIC CONCERT (Trinity Methodist Fellowship Hall)

  • 9:30 p.m. – FIREWORKS (Location TBA)

Going on all day:

  • Sesquicentennial Museum open 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. - $1.00

  • Stamp Cancellation at the Post Office - ALL DAY

  • Operation Game Thief Display (East Twin Park) - Sponsored by Mo. Dept. of Conservation)

  • YMCA Open House with punch & cookies 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Traveling men's barbershop quartets and/or WOMEN'S SWEET ADRENALINE quartet

  • LITTLE TOOT TRAIN & BOUNCE HOUSE - Sponsored by Martin House

  • HEALTH TENT - Sponsored by McLarney Manor

  • CRAFTERS & INFORMATION BOOTHS (East Twin Park)

(*There will be a Sesquicentennial food tent set up throughout the day.)

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Thursday, July 23rd: RAILROAD & TRANSPORTATION DAY

  • All Day Events

  • 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. – THOMAS THE TRAIN TOY LAND (Catholic School)

  • 11:00 a.m./1:00 p.m./3:00 p.m. – SNAKE SHOW (East Twin Park) - Sponsored by Mo. Dept. of Conservation

  • 11:00 a.m.- all day – RADIO CONTROL AIRPLANE DISPLAY (East Twin Parks)

  • NOON-2:00 p.m. – SKATEBOARD EXPO - Sponsored by Simerman American Family Insurance

  • NOON-3:00 p.m. – THINGS THAT GO - Big Equipment/vehicles on display (Park Baptist Church)

  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. – KIDS BATTERY OPERATED CAR RACE (around the statue) - Sponsored by Farm Bureau/David Williams - Bring your own car!

  • 1:00-3:00 p.m. – DUNCAN CARRIAGE RIDES (East Twin Park)

  • 2:30 p.m. – RONALD MCDONALD MAGIC SHOW (Gazebo) - Sponsored by McDonalds

  • 3:00 p.m. – PARADE LINE-UP & REGISTRATION (Trinity Methodist)

  • 4:00 p.m. – RAILROAD & TRANSPORTATION PARADE - EVERYONE WELCOME

  • 6:30 p.m. Teal Sound Drum Corps (Burlington Field) - Sponsored by Stanbury Uniform

  • 7:45 p.m. – QUEEN INTRODUCTION (Burlington Field)

  • 8:00 p.m. – MUSICAL PRESENTATION OF "1776" (Burlington Field)

Going on all day:

  • Sesquicentennial Museum open 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. - $1.00

  • Stamp Cancellation at the Post Office - ALL DAY

  • Operation Game Thief Display (East Twin Park) - Sponsored by Mo. Dept. of Conservation)

  • YMCA Open House with punch & cookies 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Traveling men's barbershop quartets and/or WOMEN'S SWEET ADRENALINE quartet

  • LITTLE TOOT TRAIN & BOUNCE HOUSE - Sponsored by Martin House

  • HEALTH TENT - Sponsored by McLarney Manor

  • CRAFTERS & INFORMATION BOOTHS (East Twin Park)

(*There will be a Sesquicentennial food tent set up throughout the day.)

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Friday, July 24th: SCHOOL DAYS (Alumni Day)

  • All Day Events

  • 8:00 a.m. – Alumni & Guest 5K & 10K RUN/WALK (Twin Parks) - Sponsored by YMCA

  • 8:00 a.m. – Alumni & Guest GOLF TOURNAMENT (Country Club) - $20.00 entry fee

  • 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. – VINTAGE HOMES TOUR - Hosted by Beta Sigma Phi - $10
    Click here for details!
    (31KB PDF file)

  • 10:00 a.m. – Alumni & Guest (all ages) 3 on 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (YMCA)

  • 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. – SCHOOL LUNCH & TOUR OF BROOKFIELD R-3

  • NOON-4:00 p.m. – PREMIUM WINES OF MISSOURI TENT (East Twin Park)

  • 1:30-3:30 p.m. – ALUMNI ENTERTAINMENT (Gazebo)

  • 5:00 p.m. – CAR CRUISE ASSEMBLES (Wal-Mart parking lot)

  • 5:00 p.m. – PARADE LINE-UP & REGISTRATION (Trinity Methodist)

  • 6:00 p.m. – ALUMNI PARADE - EVERYONE WELCOME

  • 7:00 p.m. – CAR CRUISE

  • 7:00 p.m. – KANGAROO COURT

  • 7:00-8:00 p.m. – ALUMNI DRAGGIN’ MAIN!!!

  • 8:30-MIDNIGHT – ALUMNI DANCES (ELKS - Nathan Stufflebean DJ; EAGLES - John Thomas DJ)

  • 8:15 p.m. – SESQUICENTENNIAL QUEEN INTRODUCTION (Burlington Field)

  • 8:30 p.m. – HISTORICAL PAGEANT (Burlington Field)

Going on all day:

  • Sesquicentennial Museum open 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. - $1.00

  • Stamp Cancellation at the Post Office - ALL DAY

  • Operation Game Thief Display (East Twin Park) - Sponsored by Mo. Dept. of Conservation)

  • YMCA Open House with punch & cookies 5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • Traveling men's barbershop quartets and/or WOMEN'S SWEET ADRENALINE quartet

  • LITTLE TOOT TRAIN & BOUNCE HOUSE - Sponsored by Martin House

  • HEALTH TENT - Sponsored by McLarney Manor

  • CRAFTERS & INFORMATION BOOTHS (East Twin Park)

(*There will be a Sesquicentennial food tent set up throughout the day.)

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Saturday, July 25th: AGRICULTURE DAY

  • All Day Events

  • 8:00-9:00 a.m. – BABY SHOW REGISTRATION (Gazebo) - $3.00 entry, Dress in Farm Attire (8 categories thru age 3) - Boys & Girls

  • 8:00 a.m.- NOON – FARMERS’ MARKET (Tourney Park)

  • 9:00 a.m. – DISPLAYS/DEMONSTRATIONS in the park

  • 9:00 a.m. – TRACTOR SHOW - Sponsored by the Linn Co. Tractor & Engine Association

  • 9:00 a.m. – KEVIN'S LAND TRAIN - free rides for the kids (North Main Street, just south of park) - Sponsored by Orscheln's Farm & Home

  • 9:00 a.m. – CHILDREN’S GAMES and activities (Twin Park)

  • 9:30 a.m. – BABY SHOW (Gazebo) - Sponsored by Life Care Center of Brookfield

  • 10:00 a.m. – The SOUTHFORK REGULATORS Gun Fight (Twin Park)

  • 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. – VINTAGE QUILT & NEEDLEWORK SHOW (Park Baptist Church) - Sponsored by the Piecemakers’ Quilt Guild. Click here for flyer. (PDF 48KB)

  • 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. – PREMIUM WINES OF MISSOURI TENT (East Twin Park)

  • 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. – OLD FASHIONED BINGO IN THE PARK - Sponsored by McLarney Manor

  • 10:30 a.m. – Special Recognition of MULTI-GENERATIONAL FARM FAMILIES in Linn County (Gazebo) - Sponsored by Green Hills Ag

  • 11:00 a.m. – CHAIN SAW ART demonstration by Boone Armstrong (Twin Park)

  • 11:00 a.m. – PARADE LINE-UP & REGISTRATION (Trinity Methodist)

  • NOON – AGRICULTURE PARADE - EVERYONE WELCOME

  • 1:00 p.m. – BANK ROBBERY (Citizens Bank)

  • 1:30-3:00 p.m. – THE HORSE WHISPERER - Sponsored by Park Baptist Church

  • 1:30 p.m. (after parade) – KIDS PEDAL TRACTOR OBSTACLE COURSE RACES (North Main Street, just south of park) - Sponsored by Orscheln’s Farm and Home - Pedal Tractors provided by Papa Charlie's Pumpkin Patch, Chillicothe

  • 2:00 p.m. – CHAIN SAW ART demonstration by Boone Armstrong (finished product to be raffled or auctioned off) (Twin Park)

  • 3:00 p.m. – The SOUTHFORK REGULATORS Gun Fight (in the park)

  • 3:00 p.m. – ADULT CONTESTS (Twin Park) Sponsored by The Paragon

  • 4:30 p.m. – BEARD CONTEST & KANGAROO COURT (Twin Park)

  • 5:00 p.m. – PREMIUM WINES OF MISSOURI BEER GARDEN (Pepsi Cola inside fence)

  • 6:30 p.m. – GATES OPEN FOR TRACY LAWRENCE CONCERT (Burlington Field)

  • 7:45 p.m. – INTRODUCTION OF SESQUICENTENNIAL QUEEN (Burlington Football Field)

  • 8:00 p.m. – COUNTRY MUSIC STAR "TRACY LAWRENCE" IN CONCERT (Burlington Field) - Singer-Songwriter & Country Recording Superstar “Tracy Lawrence” has had such hits as: Time Marches On…If The World Had A Front Porch…Texas Tornado…Stars Over Texas…Her Old Stompin' Ground…Sticks And Stones…While You Sleep…Renegades, Rebels, and Rogues…I See It Now…Can't Break It To My Heart…Alibis…If The Good Die Young…Is That A Tear and many more great songs. For questions or additional information, please email tickets@brookfieldmochamber.com.

ADVANCE TICKETS ON SALE NOW!! 


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Click on the button below to purchase your concert tickets ($20 each) with PayPal,
or send your check or money order to
:

Brookfield Sesquicentennial Corp.
Attn: Concert Committee
P.O. Box 231
Brookfield, MO 64628

For questions or additional information, please email tickets@brookfieldmochamber.com.

Going on all day:

  • Sesquicentennial Museum open 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. - $1.00

  • Stamp Cancellation at the Post Office - ALL DAY

  • Operation Game Thief Display (East Twin Park) - Sponsored by Mo. Dept. of Conservation)

  • YMCA Open House with punch & cookies 5:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • CRAFTERS & INFORMATION BOOTHS (East Twin Park)

(*There will be a Sesquicentennial food tent set up throughout the day.)

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Sunday, July 26th: RELIGIOUS DAY

  • NOON – ALL CHURCH PICNIC in the Twin Parks - Eat at 12:30 p.m. - Ministerial Alliances Gospel Singing - Sponsored by Ministerial Alliances

  • 2:00 p.m. – TIME CAPSULE Ceremony

  • 3:00 p.m. – Frank Runyeon Productions, “Sermon on the Mount and Hollywood vs. Faith” - This is a nondenominational Christian program for youth and adults @ the Brookfield H.S. gym. Frank is an actor that played in All My Children and As the World Turns for years. In As the World Turns, he was Steve Andropolous. FREE WILL DONATION!!!

A really big Thank You to "John Thomas, BHS Class of 1967",
for providing the sound equipment for the entire Sesquicentennial festivities!!!

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Souvenir Items

Clock on photo for a closer view.

Plate - 8 inch diameter
$30.00 + $6.00 s/h

Sesquicentennial Book
$50.00 + $9.00 s/h

For questions or additional information, please email souvenirs@brookfieldmochamber.com.

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For Information, Please Contact...

Contact the Brookfield Chamber of Commerce @ 660-258-7255

  • 3 on 3 Basketball - O.J. Rodriguez - YMCA - 258-2388

  • Baby Show - Cindy Serfass - Life Care - 258-3367

  • Car Cruise - Randy Wade - 734-1759

  • Golf Tournament - Country Club Pro Shop 258-7802

  • Historical Pageant - Mark Ridgway - 258-2696

  • Parades - Nicole & Shanon Head - 258-4058

  • Queen Contest - Beverly Liebhart 258-2311 or Melanie Seaboldt 258-7850

  • School Lunch - Melinda Wilbeck - 258-4232

  • Talent Show - Marcia Cunningham - 258-7278

  • Taste of Home - Bill Dorsey 258-2542 or Shawn Moore 734-8039


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