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The McKenzie Co. Heritage Association Is Hosting Its 17th Annual Heritage Day On Sept. 19


It is our goal to help share our county’s heritage with our long-term residents, new residents and visitors in a fun and historic way with old-time machinery demonstrations, music, fun for the kids, food and more.

Schedule of events: Gates open at 11 a.m.

Live music 11:30 a.m .; 1p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Old-time school activities 12:30 & 2:30

Reminiscing panels where long time residents talk of their experiences growing up in McKenzie County pertaining to farm/ranch life, country school and city life in the 1940s – 1970s; 12 p.m; 1:30 p.m. & 3 p.m.

Lunch vendors 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or while it lasts.

There will also be demonstrations throughout the day including sawmill, shingle mill, threshing, lefse making, blacksmith and stationary baler.

Visit our historic buildings and get your photo taken at the old-time photo booth, participate in a costume contest and visit with your neighbors.

Admission is free but donations will be gladly accepted and appreciated.

Events like this take funds to host so we would like to give you the opportunity to help get your business or organization’s name in front of attendees this year by being a sponsor.

Sponsorship opportunities include:

Sponsors up to $200 will have their business name listed on schedule of events under “sponsors” and the business name will be broadcast over the public address system with Jeff Nelson as the scheduled announcer.

Gold sponsors are $200 and higher will have their business logo on schedule of events under “Gold Sponsors” with their name mentioned twice as often.

If you are able to be a sponsor, please email us and then mail your check to McKenzie County Heritage Association, PO Box 544, Watford City, ND 58854. Gold sponsors, please email us your logo in jpeg format(300dpi). Sponsorship checks must be received by Sept 7 to guarantee your name is included in the events printed materials.

Please help us spread the word about Heritage Day to your employees, their friends and families. We also need event day volunteers, so please contact Daniel Stenberg at 701-204-1554 with any questions.


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