Dupree Pioneer Days Celebration kicks off this weekend
The Dupree Pioneer Days celebration will kick off on Friday, July 11, 2014 with a Youth Play Day at the rodeo grounds beginning at 10 a.m. The age categories are 5 & under, 6-9 and 10-14 with several events including barrel racing, pole bending, goat ribbon jerking, flag race, boot races and more. There is a $2 entry fee for contestants with cash prizes. There will be no admission charge at the gate and concessions will be available.
The DHS Alumni reunion will begin that evening with registration from 4-5- p.m., supper at 5 p.m. and a program following that will include honoring graduating classes ending in 4. The Alumni Reunion is a great time to re-connect with classmates and recall those “good old days” with stories and laughter. A one act play, “Aw, Shucks!” featuring some of the best acting talent in the area will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Pioneer Hall. The story portrayed will have you chuckling with delight and the commercials will be top notch. The Dupree Wacipi will begin at 7 p.m. at the Pow-Wow grounds north of the Elevator with colorful dancers from near and far.