Saturday, July 2, 2016
6 a.m.- 6:45 a.m.- Check In and Registration for the Good Night Loving Celebration Fun Run (1 mile, 3K, 5K) Buffalo Room at the Exhibition Building 900 W. 6th Street, Crane, TX 79731. Online registration: https://www.athleteguild.com/running/crane-tx/2016-good-night-loving-celebration-fun-run
7 a.m. – Shot Gun Start for the Good Night Living Celebration Family Fun Run
8 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. Runners’ Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Official Opening Ceremonies – Exhibition Building
8:30 a.m. Horsehead Crossing Driving Tour Group 1 Departure BBQ Lunch in Imperial, KS Tickets $50; Students $35 contact Penny Stauffer at 913-981-3076 or email@example.com. Reservations for this event is required.
9 a.m. Horsehead Crossing Driving Tour Group 2 Departure BBQ Lunch in Imperial, KS. Tickets $50 adults; Students $35. Contact Penny Stauffer at 913-981-3076 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations for this event is required.
9 a.m. – 8 p.m.- Art Gallery and Show/ Sale – Senior Center on 6th Street. Sponsored by El Ave Apartments, Crane, TX
10 a.m. Goat Roping- Crane County 4-H Club Arena Truck Route. Registration at the Event Site.
9:00 a.m.-8 p.m. Park Events and Vendors Open or immediately after the opening Ceremonies
- Have your picture made with Mr. O’s Longhorns
- Old Timers Games and Kid’s Fest at the 6th Street Park sponsored by the Crane High School FFA
- Petting Zoo, Games for Young and Old, Face Painting, inflatable, etc.
10:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. Permian Basin Knockerballs at the Crane ISD Track Field sponsored by Sheepdog Promotions and Permian Basin Knockerballs.
11:00 a.m. Registration for the Homemade Cake and Pie Contest at the Exhibition Building in the Buffalo Room . Sponsored by the Lion’s Club.
2 p.m. Kid’s Ranch Fun Day – 4-H Arena sponsored by the Crane County Cowboy Church. Register at the arena. Free registration.
4 p.m.- The Goodnight Living Round Table Discussion and Question and Answer session Multipurpose Room at Crane Elementary School
5:00 p.m.- Author Book Signing following the Roundtable Discussion at the Multipurpose Room at Crane Elementary School
5 p.m. – Goat Roping Round 2. Crane County 4-H Arena. Registration on Site for the Event.
5 p.m. Crane County Youth Center’s Kickball tournament $40 per team; benefits CCYC Summer Track. Sponsored by the Crane County Youth Center. Contact Trisha Barker
Civil War Camp and Western Reenactments in the park throughout the day
7:00 p.m.: Lonesome Dove Part 1 Movie Night Crane High School Auditorium Admission Fee: $1.00 or two cans of non-perishable food for the Crane County Food Bank
8 p.m. – ?? All night Co-Ed Softball Tournament. Crane County Softball Fields. Team Registration: $150; Min. 10 players per team. Contact Manny & Tahni Rodriguez at 432-257-1026 or Email: email@example.com
Sunday, July 3, 2016
Sunday Morning Worship in Crane
12 Noon- The Goodnight-Loving Celebration Chuck Wagon Picnic $15 for adults; $10 for kids up to 12; Reservations Required. Call 913-981-3076 for tickets. Limited to the first 150 guest.
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.- Shopping Vendors and Food Vendors – Open at the Exhibition Building
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Art Gallery and Show/ Sale – Senior Center on 6th Street
1 p.m.- 5 p.m. Kids/ Senior Activities at the 6th Street Park CONTINUE
1 p.m.- 5 p.m.- Permian Basin Knockerballs at the Crane ISD Track. Sponsored by Sheepdog Promotions and Permian Basin Knockerballs.
2 pm. — BBQ Cookers Report for Registration & Check in at the Buffalo Room – Exhibition Building
2-4 p.m. – Painting Class with Mike Capron. Enjoy the afternoon learning the basics of creating your own painting. In honor of the holiday each student will carry home a beautiful American flag canvas piece that they personally create under the direction of Mike Capron. Supplies will be provided. Cost $20. Class is limited to 12. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. SEE http://www.facebook.com/goodnightlovingcelebrations for details or contact Penny Stauffer at 913-981-3076 to register. Location: The Multipurpose Room at Crane Elementary School.
2:30 – Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off registration Under the Tent at the Park by the Chuck Wagons
3 p.m. – Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off – Under the Tents at the Park by the Chuck Wagons; the Public is Invited to an Old Fashion Ice Cream Social while supplies last.
7 p.m. Will Baffle, Magician and Illusionist Performance Presented by Sheepdog Promotions Crane High School Auditorium; Admission $10.00 general admission tickets (all ages)
8:30 p.m. Lonesome Dove Part 2 Movie Night Crane High School Auditorium
Monday, July 4, 2016
July 4th Annual Community Parade– Participants are invited to join in the parade by lining up at the Ekklesia Church parking lot by 9:30 a.m.; For parade info contact Sally Dodd.
9:00 a.m.– Parade Participant Line Up at Ekklesia Parking Lot
10 a.m. Crane County 4th of July parade Gaston Street, Crane presented by City/County of Crane, TX
11:00 a.m. Vendors Open, Kid’s Festival Opens at the Park
11:00 – Til Dark- Antique Car and Hot Rod Car Show- In Front of Crane Elementary School
11 – 7 p.m. Vendors/ Food at the Exhibition Building and Park; Art Gallery and Show/ Sale – Senior Center on 6th Street
11: 30 a.m- 12:30 p.m. Interpretive History Session with Sylvia Mahoney. Presentation Title: Marking the Great Western Trail From Mexico to Canada. It includes the hotel where Oliver Loving “Gus” died. Location: Crane Elementary School. Free and Open to the Public. Book signing following presentation.
Immediately After the Parade – 1 p.m. Operation Candy Buy Back for Soldiers. Texas Road House Tent near Chuck Wagon Aisle. Sponsored by Texas Roadhouse, Odessa, TX
Immediately After the Parade- Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament. Volleyball Court at 6th Street Park. Team Registration: $60; 4 player teams; min. 1 female. Contact Manny & Tahni Rodriguez at 432-257-1026 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
12 noon- 3 p.m. Free Petting Zoo and Pony Rides
1 p.m. — BBQ Contestants bring samples to the Buffalo Room at the Exhibition Building in the Buffalo Room for judging
1-3 p.m. Elvis Performs in the Park
1- 7 p.m. FREE Swim Day- Crane County Public Pool
2 p.m.- 4 p.m. Painting Class with Mike Capron. Enjoy the afternoon learning the basics of creating your own painting. In honor of the holiday each student will carry home a beautiful American flag canvas piece that they personally create under the direction of Mike Capron. Supplies will be provided. Cost $20. Class is limited to 12. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. SEE http://www.facebook.com/goodnightlovingcelebration for details or contact Penny Stauffer at 913-981-3076 to register. Location: The Multipurpose Room at Crane Elementary School.
3 p.m. Good Night Living Cowboy Poetry Contest. Location: Crane Senior Center, 6th Street.
Western Reenactments and Demonstration’s in Park
8 p.m. – 11 p.m. Jake Hooker and the Outsiders Tickets are $25 each; Family of 4- $75 Tickets can be purchased at the Museum of the Desert Southwest in Advance or at the door.
Dark- Grand Firework Show