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Bicentennial Events Schedule

National Day of Prayer

Start date: May 7, 2020

End date: May 7, 2020

Location

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Vietnam Traveling Wall and Field of Crosses

Start date: May 11, 2020

End date: May 17, 2020

TBD

Location
Custenborder Park
449 Riverside Drive
Sidney, Ohio

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-The AVTT-TWF Traveling Wall is a replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.  Accompanying the Vietnam Wall this year will be the Field of Crosses, surrounded by flags.  There will be 1000 crosses, each will have military dog-tags with the names of US soldiers that have perished while on active duty between 1975 and today.  Please join us to honor these men and women.

Schedule of Events

May 11th – 3:00 pm Installation of Field of Crosses
Custenborder Field, 449 Riverside Dr, Sidney
13th – 6:30 pm Vietnam Traveling Wall Motorcycle Escort
Starting at Wapakoneta VFW, 712 N. Dixie Hwy
Ending at Custenborder Field, 449 Riverside Dr, Sidney
14th – 7:30 am Set up Vietnam Traveling Wall
10:00 am Guest Speaker Col. David Taylor
10:45 am Vets in the Flags – Visit with veterans
11:00 am Guest Speaker Kathy Hayes
6:00 pm Opening Ceremony
15th – 6:30 pm Patriotic Concert – Sidney Civic Band
16th – 12 noon to 4:00 pm – 3rd Annual Tawawa Park Cruise-In
17th – 8:00 am 1st Christian Church service, w/ Rev. Phil Chilcote, Pastor, at Custenborder
2:00 pm Closing Ceremony
3:00 pm Take down of Wall


Unveiling of Restored Sgt. Baker

Start date: May 23, 2020

End date: May 23, 2020

10:00 a.m.

Location

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Musical Salute to Sidney

Start date: June 7, 2020

End date: June 7, 2020

Location

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Graceland Cemetery Tour

Start date: June 18, 2020

End date: June 18, 2020

Location

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Sidney Music & Arts Festival

Start date: June 19, 2020

End date: June 20, 2020

5:00 p.m.

Location
The Historic Sidney Theatre and Downtown Sidney
120 West Poplar Street
Sidney, Ohio

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A festival celebrating Sidney, especially in our Bicentennial!  Raise the Roof for Arts and Sidney Alive will team up to create a fun day for our community with music and art!  We partner with United Way agencies, non-profit organizations, businesses & churches to provide a free FUN Kidz Zone for children ages 12 & under.


The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA)

Start date: June 20, 2020

End date: June 27, 2020

12:00 Noon

Location
Shelby County Fairgrounds
655 S Highland Avenue
Sidney, OH

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Have you heard? The 2020 Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure begins in Sidney with a pre-ride celebration on Saturday and the official start of this seven day adventure on Sunday. This year’s bicycling enthusiasts will be treated to all the hospitality Sidney can muster including its first ever Music & Arts festival being presented on our beautiful and historic downtown court square.

CLICK HERE to learn more about GOBA and to register for this year’s ride.


Bicentennial Fireworks and Concert

Start date: July 4, 2020

End date: July 4, 2020

TBD

Location

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Unveiling of General Isaac Shelby Statue

Start date: July 18, 2020

End date: July 18, 2020

Location

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Airport Fly-In; Hot Air Balloons; Glenn Miller Reprise

Start date: August 22, 2020

End date: August 23, 2020

Location

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50th Anniversary of the Sidney High School “30 and 0 + 50 years”

Start date: September 4, 2020

End date: September 4, 2020

7:00 p.m.

Location
Sidney Memorial Stadium
750 South Fourth Avenue
Sidney, Ohio

This game commemorates the most significant local sports achievement of Sidney’s 200 years, 30 straight football wins during the three perfect seasons of 1968/69/70. Team members will be introduced at the game with Tipp City.

Tickets can be purchased through Sidney High School Sports Box Office


Civil War Living History Weekend

Start date: September 19, 2020

End date: September 20, 2020

TBD

Location
Tawawa Park

Event planning continues – more details coming soon so please check back.


Downtown Sidney Walking Tour

Start date: September 29, 2020

End date: September 29, 2020

Location

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Bicentennial Tree Planting Ceremony on Court Square

Start date: October 10, 2020

End date: October 10, 2020

TBD

Location

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Tour of Historic City Churches

Start date: October 17, 2020

End date: October 18, 2020

TBD

Location

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Quilt Show Opening Reception

Start date: November 4, 2020

End date: November 4, 2020

Location

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Bicentennial Concert

Start date: November 11, 2020

End date: November 11, 2020

TBD

Location

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Christmas of Yesteryear

Start date: December 5, 2020

End date: December 5, 2020

TBD

Location

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Charter Day Celebration

Start date: January 2, 2021

End date: January 2, 2021

Location

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