2016 Toledo Cheese Days

Schedule of Events

 

Thursday, July 7

 

COLORING CONTEST

Age categories: Preschool & Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade, and 3rd & 4th Grade.

Prizes will be awarded for each group. Pick up contest picture at Toledo Market Fresh. Must be turned in before July 3rd to Toledo Market Fresh.

 

6 p.m. - 9 p.m. - 2016 TOAST OF THE BIG CHEESES

Morgan Arts Centre • 190 Plomondon Rd., Toledo. Tickets: $12.50 per person at the door. Public is welcome.

6:30 p.m. — Introduction of the Big Cheeses Lewis and Jan Rohrig. Hors-d’oeuvres, refreshments, cookies and coffee. Many fabulous door prizes. Presented by the Toledo Lions Club.

 

Friday, July 8

 

10 a.m. 18TH ANNUAL “CHEDDAR OPEN” GOLF TOURNAMENT

Registration starts at 9 a.m., 'Shotgun' start at 10 a.m. Location: Newaukum Valley Golf Course. Four-man scramble. Cost: $55 per person, lunch provided. Golf carts not provided. Pay at the course. Contact: John Sanford 864-6474 or Dale Pomeroy 864-6317. All proceeds go to the Toledo Lions Club.

 

10 a.m. - 6 p.m. SECOND TIME AROUND GARAGE SALE

Located at the Head Start building behind the Toledo Senior Center. Once again, the Mighty Fine Seniors offer their Second Time Around Garage Sale. All proceeds benefit the Toledo Senior Center. Sponsored by the Mighty Fine Seniors. Contact: Mona Ray Rish at 360-736-0350.

 

4 p.m. - 8 p.m. TOLEDO MADE EXHIBIT

Location: Art Gallery 505, 205 Cowlitz St., Toledo. Come see arts, crafts and products made by folks who live in the Greater Toledo Area. Contact: Di Morgan, 864-4278 or visit www.artgallery505.com

 

5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. FROG JUMPING CONTEST

Location: Toledo High School track. Entry Fee: $1 per frog. No limit on the number of entries. Frogs available for rent. Cash prizes: 1st place $15, 2nd place $10, 3rd place $5. Contact: Adam Hackett at 360-508-1764.

 

5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Hot dogs, chips, soda and goodies

Available at Toledo High School, sponsored by Toledo class of 2019. Contact Jennifer Berry 503-422-8534.

 

6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. BINGO

Place: Toledo High School multipurpose room. No limit on cards. Proceeds go to the Toledo Youth Soccer Club. Contact: Ronda at 360-262-3090.

 

Saturday, July 9

 

5 a.m. - 11 a.m. COFFEE HOUSE

Serving coffee, hot chocolate, muffins and donuts at the Toledo Lions Club Car and Motorcycle Show, Toledo Middle School field. Contact Ken Masters 360-864-4817.

 

7 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. or as long as the food lasts.

HAM & ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT-PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Location: Toledo Senior Center, 150 Cole St.

Ham, pancakes, eggs, biscuits & gravy, juice & beverage available. Suggested Donation: $5. Contact: Esther Borte 864-4506.

 

7 a.m. 16TH ANNUAL CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW

Location: Toledo Middle School football field. Sponsored by: Toledo Lions Club and many businesses. $20 Entry fee. Awards at 3 p.m. Contact: Brad Dykstra 864-4634.

 

8 a.m. CHEDDAR CHALLENGE!

Registration 6:45-7:45 a.m. at the Toledo Fire Station. Race starts at 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. 3-mile run/walk & 8-mile run for all ages. Cost is $10 for race or $18 for race with T-shirt. Contact: Kristi Marcil at 360-219-3177. Sponsored by Toledo Girls Softball.

 

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. KIDS’ FUN FEST

Location: Toledo Middle School gym. Hosted by the THS Class of 2017. Fun and games for kids, including: End of the rainbow, dinosaur dig, rock muncher, tattoo parlor, soda walk & much, much more. Contact: Jill Smith or Megan Corey.

 

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. TOLEDO LIBRARY BOOK AND BAKE SALE

Toledo Community Library, 241 Cowlitz St.

 

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. QUILT AND ART SHOW

Location: Toledo Middle School commons room. Contact: Esther Borte 864-4506.

 

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. CHEESE DAYS BAZAAR

Kemp Olson Memorial Park, 611 Cedar Street. The Toledo Park Board is renting 12 x 12 spaces for $10 per day. Contact Toledo City Hall at 360-864-4564.

 

10 a.m. - 6 p.m. SECOND TIME AROUND GARAGE SALE

Located at the Head Start building behind the Toledo Senior Center. Once again, the Mighty Fine Seniors offer their Second Time Around Garage Sale. All proceeds benefit the Toledo Senior Center. Sponsored by the Mighty Fine Seniors. Contact: Mona Ray Fish at 360-736-0350.

 

11 a.m. TOLEDO CHEESE DAYS PARADE

    This year’s parade theme is “Giving Back.” Parade marshals are the Big Cheeses Jan and Lewis Rohrig. Parade registration at Toledo Middle School. All parade entries are assigned assembly and dispersal plans. Children are assigned a special place near the head of the parade.

    Parade route starts at 5th & Augustus Street, moving east on Augustus to 2nd, south on 2nd to Oak, then west on Oak to 5th. Ribbons will be presented to the 1st and 2nd place winners in all divisions of the parade. The judges will be at the Presbyterian Church to decide upon the winners and present ribbons. It usually takes the judges up to one hour to determine the winners.

    Crowd Control: Safety is our biggest concern. We have be come increasingly concerned with children getting too close to the wheels of parade vehicles while chasing candy thrown by parade participants. Parents are asked to please help by keeping a close watch on their youngsters. In addition, the drivers of large trucks & other dangerous vehicles have been instructed not to throw candy from their vehicles.

    The Toledo Lions will police the main areas of the parade route. Toledo/Winlock Boy Scout Troop 324 will be selling pop.

 

Noon - FREE CHEESE SANDWICHES AT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

The cheese & bread is donated by Toledo Market Fresh. Cowlitz Prairie Grange is in charge.

 

Noon - 4 p.m. INFLATABLE & DUNK TANK

Location: Toledo Middle School, sponsored by GAP. Contact Jennifer Berry 503-422-8534.

 

Noon - 5 p.m. BARBECUE

Location: Toledo Market Fresh parking lot. Price: $7 per person, featuring baby back ribs, corn on the cob, potato salad, beans roll and pop. Sponsored by the Toledo Market Fresh. Contact: Dave Coulter 864-2161.

 

Noon - 5 p.m. - TOLEDO MADE EXHIBIT

Location: Art Gallery 505, 205 Cowlitz St., Toledo. Come see arts, crafts and products made by folks who live in the greater Toledo area. Contact Di Morgan 864-4278 or visit www.artgallery505.com.

 

1 p.m. AUCTION

Location: Toledo Middle School football field. Auctioneer: John Fishburn. Many fine handcrafted and corporate-sponsored items will be auctioned.

 

2:15 p.m. SANDY'S PIZZA EATING CONTEST

Location: Toledo Middle School field. $100 prize. Sponsored by Sandy's Pizza, Toledo.

 

4 p.m. - 8 p.m. WINE AND CHEESE TASTING GARDEN

Location: Toledo Boat Launch. Taste local wine, beer, cheeses and spirits. Tickets $12. Contact Pam Olmstead 864-2855.

 

4 p.m. WOMEN'S ALUMNI SOCCER GAME

Location: Toledo High School field. If interested or want to play, call Noel Vasques at 360-623-3058.

 

4 p.m. 61st TOLEDO CLASS OF ’55 REUNION

Location: Parker’s Steak House in Castle Rock. 4 p.m. social hour, 5 p.m. dinner. Contact Barbara Ray Nelson at 503-472-4951 or Nancy Berlin at 560-469-4474.

 

6 p.m. MEN'S ALUMNI SOCCER GAME

Location: Toledo High School field. If interested or want to play, call Noel Vasques at 360-623-3058.

 

8 p.m. HARRY'S PLACE PROUDLY PRESENTS

Nashville artist Andy Griggs. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 on July 9. Must be 21 or over. 112 Ramsey Way, Toledo, WA.

 

9 p.m. - MIDNIGHT DANCE

Location: Toledo Market Fresh parking lot. Free street dance for all ages. DJ “Mobile Mike” Contact: Dave Coulter 864-2161.

 

Sunday, July 10

 

8 a.m. CHURCH SERVICES

Attend the church of your choice.

 

8 a.m. HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT

Sign up by 8 a.m. Start playing at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee $5. Total payout each class. Three classes: Beginners, amateur, advanced. Contact: Stan Spears 864-2096.

 

10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. SECOND TIME AROUND GARAGE SALE - FILL A BAG FOR $1

Located at the Head Start building behind the Toledo Senior Center. Once again, the Mighty Fine Seniors offer their Second Time Around Garage Sale. All proceeds benefit the Toledo Senior Center. Sponsored by the Mighty Fine Seniors. Contact: Mona Ray Fish at 360-736-0350.

 

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. CHEESE DAYS BAZAAR

Kemp Olson Memorial Park, 611 Cedar Street. The Toledo Park Board is renting 12 x 12 spaces for $10 per day. Contact Toledo City Hall at 360-864-4564.

 

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ALL CLASS REUNION

Location: Kemp Olson Toledo Community Park

Featuring THS Class of 1953, Class of 1963, Class of 1967, Class of 1968 and the Class of 1969.

 

Noon - 2:30 p.m. - LIONESS CLUB OF TOLEDO CHEESE CAKE BY THE SLICE

Location: Toledo Community Park. Fruit-filled cheesecake $3 per slice. Bottled water or cup of coffee for $1. Contact: Jeanne Spratt 864-6976. All Proceeds go to the Lioness Scholarship fund and other projects benefitting the Toledo community.

 

12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. TOLEDO LIONS CLUB PRESENTS BEEF BARBECUE

Location: Toledo Community Park. Tables & chairs moved from Presbyterian Church & Community Building. Tables & chairs from grade school. Menu: barbecue beef, baked beans, cole slaw, garlic bread, watermelon, beverages. Price: Adults $7, senior citizens, Jr. and children under 12 is $6. Sponsored by Toledo Lions Club.

 

Following BBQ, 10TH ANNUAL PIE AUCTION

Location: Toledo Community Park. We will be auctioning 15 pies following the Lions Club BBQ. Be sure to come down and get your bid in on these delicious goodies. Toledo Volunteer EMS and Firefighters Assn. Thanks for your generous support.

 

Following Barbecue ALL DRAWINGS FOR CLUB RAFFLES, including GOOD IDEA CLUB • LIONESS CLUB • MIGHTY FINE SENIORS • PRINCESS CHEESE DAY BUTTON RAFFLE

 

1 p.m. - 5 pm. - TOLEDO MADE EXHIBIT

Location: Art Gallery 505, 205 Cowlitz St., Toledo. Come see arts, crafts and products made by folks who live in the greater Toledo area. Contact Di Morgan 864-4278 or visit www.artgallery505.com.

 

2:30 p.m. LIONS CLUB SURPLUS BEEF AUCTION

Location: Toledo Community Park, following the BBQ.

The 2016 Toledo Cheese Days Magazine is available at local merchants for a suggested donation of $1, or

download a smaller version of the program here as a free PDF.

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