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Additional events and activities will be listed and updated as they become more definite.

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Times for the activities listed may be adjusted if necessary.

2018  ANNIE OAKLEY FESTIVAL DAILY EVENTS

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

6:00 PM - All contestants [Miss Annie, Little Miss Annie, Mr Buffalo Bill] must be at the Annie Oakley Park on Broadway for a photo shoot. see your application for details.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

6:00 PM – Miss Annie Oakley Shooting Contest Practice

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

6:00 PM – Miss Annie Oakley Shooting Contest Preliminaries

Thursday, July 26, 2018

6:00 PM – Miss Annie Oakley Shooting Contest Finals

Pilgrimage to Annie Oakley’s Grave following completion of Shooting Contest

Honored Speaker to be announced

Friday, July 27, 2018

Festival Hours 9:00AM to 9:00 PM

12:00 noon American Western Arts Showcase opens with Official events begin at noon

1:00 PM  Country Harmony on the Entertainment Stage

2:00 PM Meet 2018 Miss Annie Oakley

4:00 PM Annie Oakley Marksmanship Shoot-Out50/50

5:30 PM  American Western Arts Showcase evening show

6:00 PM  Cowboy Mounted Shooting, clean shooter jackpot

 6:30 PM -- Little Miss and Mr contest on the entertainment stage. Registration begins at 6:00pm

7:00 PM Jeff Hittle on the Entertainment Stage

7:00 PM  Darke County Civic Theater - The Shagwood Secret under the Melodrama tent.

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Festival Hours 9:00AM to 9:00 PM

9 AM to 3 PM National Fast Draw Competition

9:00 AM Ohio Western Arts Showcase

10:30 AM  Annual Annie Oakley Parade from fairgrounds to Downtown Greenville

Marker Unveiling & Dedication at 225 East Third Street, Greenville. 12 noon Following the parade.

12 noon Annie Oakley Marksmanship Shoot-Out50/50

12 Noon Renegade Equestrian Drill Team

1:00 PM  Wild West Arts Exhibition Contests, Whip speed and accuracy, The World;s ONLY bullwhip Fast Draw competition.

1:00 PM  Historical Bus Tour of special places in the life of Annie Oakley, ride our air conditioned tour bus.

1:00 PM  Spittin Image  on the Entertainment Stage

2:00 PM  Matinee Performance - Ohio Western Arts Showcase, Sneak preview for the Grand Showcase

2:00 PM Meet 2018 Miss Annie Oakley

3:00 PM Cowboy Mounted Shooting, Rifle & Shotgun Competion

3:00 PM  Darke County Civic Theater - The Shagwood Secret under the Melodrama tent.

 3:00 PM  Historical Bus Tour of special places in the life of Annie Oakley, ride our air conditioned tour bus.

3:00 PM  Annie Oakley Fast Draw Reaction 50/50 Public is wecome to shoot.

4:00 PM Annie Oakley Marksmanship Shoot-Out50/50

5:00 PM Grand Western Showcase hosted by The Brothers & Co Entertainers, Whip Artistry, Daredevil Knife Throwing, Fantastic Trick Roping, Music & Comedy the The Brothers & Co.

5:00  PM  Historical Bus Tour of special places in the life of Annie Oakley, ride our air conditioned tour bus.

6:00 PM  Cowboy Mounted Shooting, Shoot like a girl, 4 stage DWPQ shoot

 7:00 PM  Darke County Civic Theater - The Shagwood Secret under the Melodrama tent.

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Festival Hours 9:00AM to 5:00 PM

9:00 AM  Church Service

Family Fun Day all day events

9 am to 1 pm National Fast Draw Competition

10:00 AM  Cowboy Mounted Shooting, Annie Oakley Shoot, 4 stage DWPQ shoot

12:00 PM Annual Car Show, registration 10am to 11:30

1:00 PM  Darke County Civic Theater - The Shagwood Secret under the Melodrama tent.

1:00  PM  Historical Bus Tour of special places in the life of Annie Oakley, ride our air conditioned tour bus.

1:30 PM Sign up for the 2018 Annie Oakley Weiner Dog Races, race time 2:30 pm ** Best Dressed Dog (any breed) 1:30 pm.

 2:00 PM Sign up for the National Kiddie Tractor Pull Association, Pull Time 3:00 PM

2:00 PM Annie Oakley Marksmanship Shoot-Out50/50

2:00 PM Meet 2018 Miss Annie Oakley

3:00 PM Historical Bus Tour of special places in the life of Annie Oakley, ride our air conditioned tour bus.

 5:00 PM  The festival comes to a close.

 Times for the activities listed above may be adjusted if necessary.

COME AND HELP US CELEBRATE OUR

 55th YEAR FOR THE ANNIE OAKLEY FESTIVAL

 

Come see the many vendors and concessioners.  Bring your blanket and chairs, or sit on the grass and watch the shows and competitions.  Take time to spend time with your family and relax and enjoy the wonderful location and atmosphere of the Annie Oakley Festival, located at the south side of the Darke County Fairgrounds. 

 

 Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association

Friday - 6:00 pm

Saturday - 3:00 pm & 6:00 pm

Sunday - 10:00 am

Renegade Equestrian Drill Team

Saturday - Approximately 12:00 pm

 

2018 Annie Oakley festival parade

Saturday – Arrives at 10:30 AM – Downtown Greenville

Marker Unveiling and Dedication

Presented by Mike & Sherri Jones and Fort Greene Ville DAR

Saturday - 12:00pm following the parade

225 East Third Street, Greenville

Home where Annie Oakley passed away

 

ANNIE OAKLEY MARKSMANSHIP SHOOT-OUT 50/50

Friday - 4:30 PM

Saturday - 12 noon & 4:00 PM

Sunday - 2:00 PM

 

National fast draw competition

Saturday - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Sunday - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

 

Annie Oakley fast draw reaction 50/50

Public is welcome to shoot - Saturday starting at 3:00 pm

 

Ohio western arts showcase

Presented by gld enterprises communications, ltd

Friday - 12 noon, 5:30 pm

Saturday - 9:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm & 5:00pm

Full Details & Schedule Online at www.ohiowesternarts.org

 

Historical bus tours

 Saturday - 1:00pm, 3:00pm, & 5:00pm

Sunday - 1:00pm & 3:00pm

 Musical entertainment

Friday - 1:00 PM - Country Harmony

Friday - 7:00 PM - Jeff Hittle

Saturday - 1:00 PM - Spittin' Image

 Melodrama - The Shagwood Secret

Friday - 7:00 PM

Saturday - 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM

Sunday - 1:00 PM

 

FAMILY FUN GAMES

Located at Headquarters

Friday & Saturday – All Day Long

Sunday – All Afternoon

 2018 Little Miss & Mr Contest

Friday - 6:30 pm, Registration begins at 6:00pm

Held at the Entertainment stage

 

2018 annie Oakley festival Car show

Sunday – Registration 10:00am to 11:30am

Judging begins at 12 noon

 

National kiddie tractor pullers association

Sunday - Sign up - 2:00pm

Pull Time - 3:00pm

 

Meet 2018 miss annie Oakley & Story time with annie

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday – 2:00 PM

 

2018 Annie Oakley Weiner Races

Sunday sign up - 1:30pm

Race Time - 2:30pm

Best Dressed Dog (any breed) - 1:30pm

Additional events and activities will be listed updated as they become more definite.

Please check back often for updates

 

Times for the activities listed above may be adjusted if necessary.

 

 

Additional events and activities will be listed updated as they become more definite.

Please check back often for updates

 

Times for the activities listed above may be adjusted if necessary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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history

The Annie Oakley Festival began more than four decades ago with sidewalk sales in lovely downtown Greenville. Since the events inception 49 years ago, visitors and locals alike have enjoyed shooting contests, a car show, fast draw competitions, melodramas, historical tours, a pilgrimage to Annie’s grave, special displays at Garst Museum, a Saturday parade, antique market and concessions.

 

The core mission of The Annie Oakley Festival is honoring Darke Counties most famous Daughter.


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