From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun
Corsicana — The annual community celebration known as Derrick Days returns this coming week with four days of fun, food, music and activities.
Here's a copy of the Derrick Days schedule of events:
Wednesday, April 24
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch in the Park: Free hot dogs and drinks in Pocket Park, 120 North Beaton Street, entertainment by Byron Haynie.
5 to 7 p.m. Dinner in the Park: Free hot dogs and drinks in Pocket Park, 120 North Beaton Street, entertainment by Sloane McCain Band.
Thursday, April 25
5:30 to 7 p.m. "Mystery in Tuckertown" art auction and contest benefiting VOICE, Inc. & Navarro Council of the Arts at the Warehouse Living Arts Center Gallery, 119W. 6th Ave.
7:30 p.m. Wine and Cheese Stroll throughdowntown
Friday, April 26
6:30 p.m. Chili’s Wing Eating Contest on Main Stage on 6th Avenue behind the Warehouse.
7 to 8 p.m. MeMaw’s Misfits Line Dancing and Clogging on Main Stage.
7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Oil Baron’s Ball (tickets required) in Pace Building at Fifth Avenue and Beaton.
8 to 10:30 p.m. Street Dance (free) featuring Allen Brown Band on Main Stage on Sixth Avenue, with fireworks during break; “Hindenburg Project” Led Zeppelin tribute band at The Remington at 122 West Third Avenue.
Saturday, April 27
6:30 a.m. Oil Town Mini-thon, benefitting Corsicana Noon Lion’s Club at Corsicana “Y”, 400 Oaklawn.
7 to 10 a.m. Pancake Breakfast in front of Martin’s Music Hall
8:30 a.m. Biker Bash and Poker Run Registration at The Remington, 122 West Third Avenue.
9 a.m. Chili and BBQ Cookoff at Third Avenue and Commerce.
9 a.m. Derrick Days Parade with Grand Marshall Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shakers and Scrapers 10th Annual Car Show, corner of North Beaton and Second Avenue; Silent auction and cake challenge 9 a.m. to noon; awards at 2:30 p.m.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food Pantry Collection
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Marketplace Vendors all along Beaton Street; tickets required for purchase of food and drinks.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Collin and Main next to Bank of America.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pet Adoptions, Beaton Street by Chase Bank.
10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Summertime Amusements Carnival at Commerce and Collin Streets.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Gospel Music Stage on Collin between Main and Beaton; School choirs on Main Stage on Sixth Avenue across from The Palace.
10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Corsicana Oil History Field Tour; bus leaves from Main Street side of Warehouse Living Arts Center
11 a.m. Corsicana Cloggers, in front of Withrow’s Furniture at Beaton and Fourth Avenue.
12 p.m. Horseshoe Tournament at VG’s on Third Avenue.
12 p.m., 2 p.m. “Corsicana’s Oil History” short film, free admission, Martin’s Music Hall, 201 S. Beaton
1 p.m. Washer Pitch Tournament, at VG’s on Third Avenue.
1:30 p.m. Hall of Fame induction at Pioneer Village in Jester Park.
4 p.m. Chili and BBQ Cookoff Awards, corner of Third Avenue and Commerce St.
Other entertainment events:
At The Remington, The Ranch’s Third Annual Drillers Dance featuring Jamie Richards.
At the Palace, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. The Randy Brown Show, $25 ticket includes dinner, drinks and concert.
At Napoli’s, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., After Party with DJ Slicky D.