Family Fun Night Kicks Off Randolph Community Fair Friday, Weekend Activities Last Through Sunday

RANDOLPH – Reaching Out Around Randolph (R.O.A.R.) invites those in the area for a weekend full of events for the family.

The Randolph Community Fair will open with a picnic and family fun night from the elementary gym starting with a magician at 6:30 p.m. tonight. The cookout will be provided by Randolph Elementary Friends along with an obstacle course for ages nine and up at 7 p.m. by the Randolph FFA. There’ll also be carnival games Friday night.

Moving into Saturday, a Fun Run/Walk will open the day at 8 a.m. featuring a half-mile, one-mile and two-mile distances for no charge. The livestock show will start at 8:30 a.m. from the City Park and a four-person golf scramble will be held at the Randolph Community Golf Club beginning at 10 a.m..

An afternoon activity will be slip and slide kickball starting at 1 p.m. with registration. The event is for ages 8-14 with teams of 5-7 people as a parent or guardian will need to sign a waiver. Cost is $10 per person as the top two teams will get a prize. Proceeds will also  benefit the Randolph Summer Youth Program.

Saturday night’s street dance will feature music provided by “4 On The Floor” from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. in downtown Randolph. Cost is $7 and no coolers will be allowed.

Throughout the weekend Randolph Volunteer Firemen are selling $50 raffle tickets for a chance to win $5,000. The drawing will take place Sunday night. Also plan on attending the Fireman’s Omelet Breakfast Sunday form 8 a.m. until Noon at the City Auditorium.

The Randolph FFA will be hosting a car and tractor show Sunday with registration from 8 – 11 a.m. and judging being held from Noon until 2:30 p.m. Awards will follow at 3 p.m. with the parade set for 4 p.m.

Bingo will take place from 1:30 – 3 p.m. from the City Auditorium along with free swimming between 1 – 5 p.m. The Hometown Carnival is scheduled to last from 5 – 9 p.m. at the City Park with a $7 charge for wristbands.

The Randolph Community Fair will close out with a BBQ at the park beginning at 6 p.m. as beef and pork will be served. In the grandstand, presentations of awards will take place around 7 p.m. with the championship game of the Kelly Jo Swanson Memorial Co-Ed Softball Tournament to be played.