Honk or moo if you like milk, Kool Aid and fall festivals.
The 41st Greensburg Rotary Club Cow Days will be offering fun, excitement and a cow that gives Kool-Aid, on the square Friday and Saturday Sept. 20-21.
Kids can milk Annie the life-size, fiber glass Holstein and get their favorite flavor of Kool Aid. They will also have a great time bouncing around in the large inflatables presented by the Greensburg Baptist Church.
The highly acclaimed Monarchs from Louisville will take the stage at 7 pm CDT Friday with their classic good-time rock ‘n roll. Other performers who will be on stage during the two day event include Trent Ford, Chase McDaniel, the Thin Line Band, One Shot Johnny, DeWayne Spaw, Rockcastle, Driven and many gospel groups.
The GCHS football team will tee it up at 6:30 pm cdt at Campbellsville Friday, Sept. 20 in the 2013 Cow Bowl.
Other popular events include a quilt show, volleyball tournament, and a 3 on 3 basketball tournament. A 5K run will start at 8 am Saturday.
A hearty Rotary Club country ham breakfast will be served up starting at 6 am Saturday in the brand new Community Center.
Other Saturday attractions include a car and bike show, tractor show, and Cow Days pageants for ages 0-24 at Green County Middle School. Pageant registration starts at 9 am, the pageants at 10 am cdt. Call 270-405-1435
The FFA will coordinate the games Saturday morning, including the Dairyman’s Derby. Contestants run an obstacle course while balancing a tray with glasses of milk.
Thrasher’s Art Studio will again have an impressive display of fine art for sale on the Greensburg square. This is the 33rd year Cow Days has featured art by Fred Thrasher.The arts and crafts judging will be Saturday morning.
The largest crowd of the festival will be on the square for the parade at 1 pm Saturday, followed by the Gospel Music Jubilee at 2 pm.
The Cow Days calf and many other prizes will be given away starting at 6 pm.
The Green County Cattlemen’s Association, serving steak sandwiches, will be among the many vendors offering a wide array of favorite foods at the Court Street Food Court.
For applications, times, and locations go to greensburgcowdays.com or call Rotary President Paige Hall at 270-405-1856.
Proceeds from Cow Days are used by the Greensburg Rotary Club to fund worthwhile local, state and international projects.