June 5-8 kicks off the first of the area’s town festivals that are held during the summer months.
Moweaqua’s Pow Wow Days offers family friendly fun and entertainment in the city’s park with carnival rides, royalty contests, talent show, drawings, music and lots of food.
The Little Miss & Mister, Pow Wow Princess, Jr. Miss Pow Wow, and Pow Wow Queen will be chosen in contests beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, June. 5. All contestants are Moweaqua residents.
Following the royalty contests will be Barbershop harmony by Relative Pitch Quartet from Decatur at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Friday’s events feature a Baby contest at 6 p.m. and music by 48 Connections from 7-10 p.m. The group is from Blue Mound and Taylorville areas.
Saturday is filled with events beginning at 7 a.m. with the registration for the 5K Fun Run/Walk at the Central A&M High School. The race begins at 8 a.m. in the North Park.
Grand Marshal for the Pow Wow Days parade is Steve Bright. Bright has assisted in the Pow Wow Days event. He served in the Army and served a tour in Germany. He has been associated with many operators of waste management for Moweaqua for over 25 years.
The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. beginning at the High School, proceeding through downtown Moweaqua and returning to the High School.
Children’s games will run from 1-2 p.m. and a Kiddie Tractor Race will be held from 2-3 p.m. Cow-a-Bunga will be set up on the north side of the park at 2 p.m.
The CAM Raiderettes will perform at 5 p.m.; Dance Station at 5:30 p.m. and the Greater Decatur Chorale will perform from 7-9 p.m. Cactus Ranch, a country, bluegrass and gospel music group, will perform from 9:30 - 10:15 p.m.
The car show and antique tractor show will be held Sunday, June 8, with judging beginning at noon.