Nostalgia Weekend

Event occured on Sat, Aug 10 2013, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT

The 26th annual Froebel- Roosevelt Nostalgia will begin at noon with a picnic on the lawn of Froebel High School campus at 15th & Madison. Music and food provided. Sterling Crown Carnival will provide rides and carnival games from Aug. 8 to 11.  The Froebel Park Committee will sponsor a Grill Cook-Off all four days. Entry fee is $100, which includes a booth to sell barbecue through the weekend. To enter, contact state Rep. Vernon G. Smith by phone. Vendors are also being sought to set up at the picnic. The cost of a one-day booth is $35 unsheltered and $50 for sheltered space.  Booths may be paid for at Beautiful Things, at 3570 Village Court. At 9 p.m. Aug. 10 the annual Oldies But Goodies Dance will be held in the Genesis Convention Center. Music will be played in memory of Jerry Jones who was the DJ for the majority of dances held over the past 26 years. Tickets are $10 in advance and may be purchased at Beautiful Things or by calling Smith.