Many people are counting down the days until Lemmon’s Annual Boss Cowman Celebration and Rodeo.
Posted July 5, 2013
By BREANNA KAITFORS
Reporter for the Lemmon Leader
Many people are counting down the days until Lemmon’s Annual Boss Cowman Celebration and Rodeo. The event is sure to be a spectacular one with many events coming together for a weekend full of fun.
On Monday, July 8, at noon, Boss Cowman officially kicks off with a picnic at the GE Lemmon Park. The picnic will honor all current and past members of the Military and also the past and present Boss Cowman Honorees.
Thursday, July 11, will start with Texaco Showdown Practice at noon under the K-Hook Tent.
From 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Bank of the West will be hosting an Ice Cream Social at Bank of the West.
There will be a Boss Cowman Honoree Dinner for Jim and Joan Lyon at the Beeler Community Center starting at 5 p.m. The Boss Cowman Honoree Program will follow dinner, starting at about 6 p.m.
The KBJM Texaco Country Showdown will take place under the K-Hook Tent starting at 7 p.m. Lemmon’s Big Losers Awards Program will take place during the Showdown’s intermission.
K-Hook will sponsor a dance under their tent starting at 9 p.m.
Friday’s festivities will kick off at 9 a.m. with the 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. All participants Grade 5 to Adults are welcome to participate.
The Spanish Club will be hosting a Car Wash behind the Lemmon Elementary on the bus lot from 9 a.m. to noon.
Palace Theater will be open for concessions starting at 9 a.m. Make sure to keep an eye out for their special extended menu.
The Queens Horsemanship Contest will start at 9:30 a.m. and will take place at the Rodeo Grounds.
Starting at 1 p.m. Queen Modeling will be at the Presbyterian Church.
From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. the Boss Cowman Honoree Open House will be held at Dacotah Bank.
The Golf Fun Night will be at the Golf Course. Tee off is at 4 p.m. and the event should go no later than 6 p.m.
At 5:30 p.m. Bingo will begin in the tent sponsored by the Lemmon Senior Center.
Rodeo Queen of the Boss Cowman Rodeo will be announced at 5:45 p.m. at the Lemmon Rodeo Grounds.
The Boss Cowman Rodeo and Calf Scramble for Kids will begin at 6:30 p.m. Make sure you’re wearing red in honor of the Military.
The Palace Theater will be showing “The Hangover 3” at 7:30 p.m.
There will be a dance to Badger Horse under the tent starting at 9 p.m. Arrow Transit Bus will be giving rides from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Please, drink responsibly.
Donna’s Daycare will be providing child care services from 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
There will be a fireworks show following the rodeo around 10 p.m. at the Lemmon Lions Field.
Saturday July 13, starts with registration for the 5K Run at Hands on Health. The run will begin at 8 a.m.
There will be breakfast at the Calvary Lutheran Church from 7 to 9 a.m.
The Mixed Golf Scramble will be held at the Lemmon Golf Course from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Palace Theatre will once again be open for concessions from 9 a.m, to 12 p.m. with an extended menu.
Beginning at 10 a.m. there will be Arts, Crafts and Food Vendors lined up at the GE Lemmon Park.
The Annual Boss Cowman Parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. This year’s theme is “Lemmon Heritage.”
Immediately following the parade, Lunch in the Park will begin at the GE Lemmon Park.
From 1 to 5 p.m. Pearly Shells will be at the Lemmon Senior Center.
At 1 p.m. John Lopez will unveil a new sculpture at the Grand River Museum on Highway 12.
Starting at 1:30 p.m. Son’s of American Legion will host a Motor Blow Up fundraiser in front of the Lemmon City Shop.
JT Inflatables will be at the GE Lemmon Park from noon to 3 p.m.
The Mud Volleyball Tournament will be at the Southside Softball Fields starting at 1 p.m. This event is sponsored by SAFE Communities.
Rodeo Slack will begin at 1 p.m. at the Rodeo Grounds.
Palace Theater will continue their concession at 3 p.m. Make sure you stop in to check out their extended menu. The night’s movie, “The Hangover 3” will begin at 7:30 p.m.
The Turning Point “Main” Event, including a rock-climbing wall, mechanical bull, dunk tank, sno-cones, cotton candy, etc., will be on Main Street starting at 8 p.m.
The Boss Cowman Rodeo and Kid’s Mutton Busting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Rodeo Grounds. The night’s theme is Lemmon Cowboy Blue.
There will be a dance under the tent on Main Street to Unbroken starting at 9 p.m. Arrow Transit Bus will be giving rides from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Start off Sunday, July 14, with Breakfast at the Calvary Lutheran Church. Meal will be served from 7 to 9 a.m.
Rodeo Slack for the day will start at 9 a.m. at the Lemmon Rodeo Grounds. Mutton Busting will follow at around 12:30 p.m. The Annual Boss Cowman Rodeo will begin at 1 p.m. The theme is “Tough Enough to Wear Pink.”
So head on out to the Annual Lemmon Boss Cowman events and show your community spirit.