Tater Day Events
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Friday, March 30

• Tony Logue Concert

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. @ BBQ Cook-of on Poplar Street

Saturday, March 31

• 27th Annual Tater Trot Fitness Walk & Run

Registration 7:45 - 8:30 a.m.

5K Race at 9:00 a.m.

Run/Walk at 9:40 a.m.

Location: CFSB Parking Lot, 1012 Main Street

Sponsor: CFSB

Contact: Chris Kerrick 270-527-1453

Race Administration: Sole Supporters, MCHS

Track and Field Booster Club

• Demolition Derby & Lawn Mower Demolition Derby

5:00 p.m. at H.H. Lovett Park

Lawn Mower Derby in between compact & full-size derbys

Gates open at 3:30 p.m.

Pit Opens at 1:00 p.m.

Entry Fee for Cars - $40 (Includes gate admission for driver only)

Entry Fee for Lawn Mower - $20 (Includes gate admission for driver only)

All participants must be registered by 4:30 p.m.

Admission $10 (6 and under free)

Pit Pass $5 all ages

Contact: Brad Doublin 270-970-0551 or

Anthony Wallace 270-703-5912

• Benton Kiwanis Barbecue Kookoff

Chicken - Pork - Brisket - Ribs

Location: Poplar Street at Benton Water Plant

Cash Prizes & Trophies (Judging on April 3)

Some teams will be selling Friday - Monday.

Contact: bentonkykiwanisclub.org

270-527-1877

Monday, April 2

• Benton Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Location: Benton Elementary School

Cost: $4.00 per person

Contact: Kip Mathis 270-527-3153

• Tater Day Parade

11:00 a.m. start time

Theme: “Remember Our Troops”

Grand Marshal: Mike Miller, Marshall

County Judge/Executive

-Lines up on 5th Street. Parade will run East

on 5th St. to Main St.; South on Main St. to

City Park; North on Poplar St. and back to

5th St. (5th St. will be blocked at 10:30 a.m.)

-Participant locations:

Car & Tractors - WalMart;

Judging of Floats - Beachwood Ln. (in between

4 Little Pigs & AutoZone);

Horses, Mules & Wagon Teams - Armory Rd.;

Bands - Heritage Bank, Dr. Ellis’ and

Dr. Cassity’s Offices;

Grand Marshal & Beauty Contestants -

Parkway Chrysler; Politicians - Judicial Bldg;

Veteran’s & Military - Collier Funeral Home, 5th St.

Please have signage on entry.

Please do not throw candy or items.

Friday - Monday

Casey’s Amusement Rides

Location: H.H. Lovett Park in Benton

Friday, Armbands - ride all rides

unlimited 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. $18

Saturday - Tickets only

Sunday, Armbands - ride all rides

unlimited 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. $18

Bring church bulletin get $3 off

on Sunday, 1 bulletin per person

Monday - Tickets only

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