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  2002 Old Settlers Celebration A Great Success

  Old Settlers 2002 Celebration in Halstead, Kansas  

Check out 2002's events below and discover what to expect at each Old Settlers Celebration!

Complete 2002 Old Settlers Schedule in Printer-Friendly Acrobat PDF Format

2002 Old Settlers Highlights

Sunday, Aug. 4

      4 PM. Warm Heart Recital
      Halstead High School
      Benefit for USD 440 Music

Monday, Aug. 5

      9 AM. Medallion Hunt Began
      License & Button Required
      to Win Top Prize Money

      12 Noon. Mega Meltdown

      6 PM. Mega Meltdown
      Deadline for Entries

Wednesday, Aug. 7

      6 PM. Softball Tournament

Thursday, Aug. 8

      9 AM. Children's Activities
      in Scout Park

      11 AM. Pedal Tractor Pull
      in Scout Park

      6 PM. Softball Tournament

      7:30 PM. Pizza Eating Contest

      8 PM. Teen Dance with
      Dance Trax

Friday, Aug. 9

      8 AM. Registered for Fishing
      Derby at 1st & Main, in front
      of Subway

      8:30 AM. Fishing Derby

      TBA. Soccer Tournament

      5 PM. Round Bale Decorating
      Contest Completion Time

      5 PM. United Methodist
      Church Ice Cream Social
      at Scout Park

      5 PM. Boy Scout Hamburger
      Stand Opened in Scout Park

      6 PM. Softball Tournament

      6 PM. Good Neighbor, Harold
      Rea Lifetime Achievement,
      King & Queen, Essay Contest
      Awards in Scout Park

      7 PM. The Great Race Began
      on North Main Street

      8:30 PM. Street Dance on
      Main Street Featuring Cactus
      Jack Band

Saturday, Aug 10

      6:30 AM. Fun Run

      7:30 AM. 2-Mile & 5K Walk
      & Run Began

      7:30 AM. Fly-In Began at
      Halstead Airport

      7:30 AM. Breakfast in
      Memory of Bob Hall

      8 AM. Softball Tournament

      8:30 AM. Grand Parade
      Registration on West 6th

      TBA. Soccer Tournament

      9 AM. Kiddie Parade
      Registrations to be Judged

      9:30 AM. Kiddie Parade
       Began at 5th & Main

      10 AM. Grand Parade

      11:30 AM. Pet Show in
      Riverside Park

      12 Noon. Free Barbecue
      Dinner in Riverside Park;
      Old Settlers Button Required

      12 Noon. Rod Run in Scout

      12 Noon. Free Swim at Pool;
      Old Settlers Button Required

      12 Noon. Rollover Demo by
      Kansas Highway Patrol

      1 PM. HHS Spirit Squad
      Cheer & Dance

      1 PM. Dirt Blaster Garden
      Tractor Pull at Industrial
      Park Race Track

      1:30 PM. Turtle Races at
      Riverside Park

      1:30 PM. Oklahoma Barn-
      Stormers Remote Control
      Airplane Show (Cancelled)

      2:00 PM. Duck Races at
      Riverside Park

      3 PM. Midget Car Races
      Warm Up

      5 PM. Midget Car Races

      8 PM. Kiss the Pig Winner,
      Medallion & Parade Awards
      Button Grand Prize Drawing
      in Riverside Park

      8:30 PM. Karaoke at
      Riverside Park Bandstand

      9 PM. Karaoke at Two
      Brothers Sports Bar & Grill

      9:45 PM. Torch Run along
      Warkentin Trail

      10 PM. Fireworks at Ball

Sunday, Aug 11

      8 AM. 3-Man Scramble
      Golf Tournament

      8 AM. Softball Tournament

      9 AM. Antique Tractor Pull
      Weigh In

      10:30 AM. Worship Service
      in Scout Park Gazebo

      12 Noon. Picnic Lunch in
      Scout Park BYOB (Bring
      Your Own Basket)

      1 PM. Antique Tractor Pull

      TBA. Soccer Tournament

Sunday, August 18

     12 Noon. Mud Run
      Registration Began; 1 1/2
      Miles South of Highway 50
      on Halstead Road

      1 PM. Mud Run Began

Saturday, Aug 24

      TBA. Halstead Open &
      Masters Mini Track & Field
      Meet for Ages 19 & Over

Sunday, Sept 15

      7 AM. Registration for Bike
      Ride at Scout Park 


Halstead's 115th Old Settlers A Great Success! As with past Old Settlers Celebrations, Old Settlers buttons were required to attend most Old Settlers events, and the button's numbers were registered to win prizes and entitled the wearer to a free barbecue lunchl at Riverside Park on Saturday, Aug. 11. Prize drawings were held each week for six weeks before the Celebration. Buttons could be registered for these weekly drawings at most local Halstead merchants.

There was a shuttle system in 2002 to resolve the issue with Old Settlers events being located all across town. The shuttle stopped at various locations every 20-30 minutes Friday evening and Saturday during the day.

View photos of The Great Race, the Kiddie & Grand Parades, and other Old Settlers activities.

Thanks to all those who helped make the 2002 Old Settlers Celebration such a resounding success:

      A&C Enterprises
      Phil Adams
      Adrian & Pankratz, PA
      Ruth Alexander, Old Settlers Director
      Alexander's Jewelry
      American Airlines
      Bud & Steve's, Newton
      Bryant & Bryant Construction
      Carquest of Newton
      Central National Bank
      Charlsen Insurance Agency
      Conoco One Stop
      Continental Cyclery
      Craig Cox, Attorney at Law
      Cox Communications
      Creative Reflections Photography
      D'Angelo's Pizza
      Designs by John Flowers & Gifts
      Don's Satellite
      E & V Motors, Inc.
      FW Wood Products
      Farmer's Coop
      Field Solutions, LLC
      Jerry Frazell
      Gatz Realty & Auction
      The City of Halstead
      Halstead Ambulance Department
      Halstead Antique Mall
      Halstead Auto Supply
      Halstead Chiropractic
      Halstead City Maintenance Crew
      Halstead Fire Department
      Halstead Floral
      Halstead Grocery
      Halstead Health & Rehabilitation
      Halstead Hospital
      Halstead Place Assisted Living
      Halstead Police Department
      Halstead Radio & TV
      Halstead Veterinary Clinic
      Harvey County Independent
      Held's Gas & Grocery
      Hertzler Clinic
      Doug and Susan Huebert
      Gary James, Announcer
      Idaho Timber
      Imagineer Productions
      Jim's Motors, Newton
      Kansas Learning Center for Health
      Kaufman Funeral Home
      Kim's Tax & Accounting
      Legg Company
      Main Street Interiors
      Mark's Meats
      Martin Machine & Welding
      McDowell Electric
      McKim Radiator & Muffler
      Mid-Town Auction
      Monsanto Agronomy Center
      Kris Mueller
      NT & H Enterprises
      Newton Auto Supply
      Newton Fast Lube
      Novus Windshield Repair
      Old Settlers Committee
      The Halstead Chamber
      O'Reilly Auto Parts
      Patrick Industries
      Performance Plus, LLC
      Pyrotechnic Crew
      RK's Auto Supply
      Rizza Liquor & Mix Shop
      Brett A. Roufs, DDS
      S & C Antique Tractors
      Swope Design, Mulvane
      Phil Schmitt
      Shear Image
      Skyline Homes
      Sooter's Car & Truck Wash
      Southwestern Bell
      Dean Stratton
      Steve's Auto Repair
      Stylecraft, Wichita
      T & B Body Shop
      The Brick Street Shoppe
      The Halstead Bank
      The Loose Brick Saloon
      The Old Hardware Store
      Tongish Auto Mart, Newton
      Two Brothers Sports Bar & Grill
      US Water News
      Valley Hope
      Video Active
      Wedgewood Golf Course
      Tom & Norma Wendling
      Wiebe Aircraft
      Brad Wingert
      Wooten Enterprises
      Wray Roofing

And thanks to all those we missed. We're sorry, but we thank you just the same!