Rural Renaissance Festival set for Maddock Oct. 7-9
The second annual Maddock Rural Renaissance Festival, an event to celebrate community life and enjoy the harvest season, will be Friday through Oct. 9 in Maddock, N.D., and will include a taping of North Dakota Public Radio's "Dakota Air Radio Sh...
The second annual Maddock Rural Renaissance Festival, an event to celebrate community life and enjoy the harvest season, will be Friday through Oct. 9 in Maddock, N.D., and will include a taping of North Dakota Public Radio's "Dakota Air Radio Show."
One of the largest corn mazes in the state, patterned after a fire engine, has been designed to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of 9/11. It will be open from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, from 1 to 6 p.m. and from 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 8 and from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 9. Here's more about the festival
• Friday: A health fair will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. followed by a "Welcome to the Weekend" event beginning at 3 p.m., both at Maddock Memorial Home. Dinner (for a freewill offering) will be served at 6 p.m. at the Benson County Events Center with entertainment by Mylo Hatzenbuhler and Bill Sorenson at 7 p.m.
• Saturday: Events will begin with the Sons of Norway breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Maddock Community Center. Other activities: 5K run/walk, pet contest, petting zoo, roping dummy, a flea market and pumpkin patch at the Tandeski Farm east of town, climbing wall, hobby show at the Memorial Home, mini pullers and racing pedal trucks, inflatable games, blacksmithing, kiddie corn maze, business drawings and more. The Dwaylors will play bluegrass music at 2 p.m. at the City Park.
The "Dakota Air Radio Show," a production of North Dakota Public Radio, will tape a live performance from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Maddock Opera House. Tickets (seating is limited) are available at the Maddock Business & Technology Center, (701) 438-2233. The Johnny Holm Band will plan from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Benson County Events Center. Tickets will be sold at the door.
• Sunday: A community worship service will be at 10 a.m. at the Benson County Events Center followed by a ham dinner starting at 11:30 a.m. the Maddock Community Center with drawings and raffle winners announced at noon. The "Anything with Wheels" show will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the City Park for restored cars, trucks, motorcycles, wagons or anything else with wheels.
For more information and a complete schedule: www.maddocknd.com .