Thursday, May 21
Window Judging: 1:30 p.m. by Grayson Day Homemakers Club.
Quilt show: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Carter County Public Library. Sponsored by Quilt Heaven.
Opening ceremonies: 6 p.m. Hord and Main Street. Welcome poetry contest winner, window decorating contest winners. Ribbon cutting by pageant winner. National Anthem and My Old Kentucky Home sung by Daniel Bell, professor of voice at KCU. Veterans Salute by East Carter High School JROTC.
Mom & Dad contest winner: 6:30 p.m. Hord & Main Street. Sponsored by Grayson Rotary Club.
Clogging and dancing: 7 p.m. Hord & Main Street. Performances by Center State Studio, Wizard of Dance and Heritage Hoedowners.
Ice cream social: 5 p.m.-7 p.m. 108 East 2nd Street, Bayless Memorial Presbyterian Church.
Fish fry* NEW EVENT: 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Veterans’ Park, to benefit Carter County Citizens for Veterans.
Open poetry readings: 7 p.m. Grayson Gallery & Art Center, 301 East 3rd Street.
Music on the stage: 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Hord & Main Street. Hammertowne 8:30 p.m. and Don Rigsby & Midnight Call 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by Grayson Tourism Commission. Rain location: East Carter Middle School.
Friday, May 22
Firefighters' dinner:* 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. Chicken & Rib Dinner Fundraiser at the Fire Station.
“Celebrate the Earth” art show: 6 p.m.-8 p.m. to benefit “Save the Elephants” organizations. Grayson Gallery & Art Center. Music by Sasha Collette and the Magnolias, 301 East 3rd Street.
Music on the Stage: 8 p.m.-10 p.m. Hord & Main Street. Music by Danny Howard & City Heat.
Saturday, May 23
5K race:* 8:15 a.m. Registration from 7-8 a.m. Registration fee to enter. Main & Pomeroy Street, to benefit Relay for Life.
Anna Robinson Memorial Art Show:* 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Registration fee for artists, held in City Park. Rain location First Church of Christ Family Life Center.
Memory Days Car Show:* 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. East Main Street at Prichard Elementary parking lot. Entry fee for participants. Conducted by Carter County Cruisers.
“Celebrate the Earth" Art Show: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to benefit “Save the Elephants” organization. Grayson Gallery & Art Center, 301 East 3rd Street.
Quilt show: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Carter County Public Library. Sponsored by Quilt Heaven.
Health screenings: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Veterans’ Park. Sponsored by Hometown Health, Katrina Barker, APRN
14th Annual Dog Jog:* 10 a.m. Entry fee for participants. Hord & Main Street. Sponsored by All Creatures Veterinary Care.
Children's train rides: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 109 Bagby Park. Sponsored by Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce.
Cubmobile Derby NEW EVENT: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cardinal District Boy Scouts. Landsdowne & Main Street.
Photo Scavenger Hunt NEW EVENT: 11 a.m. Winners announced. Main Street. Sponsored by Carter County Drug Free Coalition.
Children's Games on Main: 11 a.m.-noon. Come and play old fashioned games. Main Street. Sponsored by First Church of Christ.
World Record in Grayson NEW EVENT: 12:30 p.m. Come one, come all and dance to the electric slide in Grayson, Kentucky! Main & Hord Street.
Chamber of Commerce Parade: 1 p.m. West to East on Main Street. “Wow, Look at Us Now.” 2015 Grand Marshalls: Jack Strother, Sr. and Cory Claxon.
Bagby Music Fest: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Hord and 2nd Street. Bagby Memorial Methodist Church. Music by Carter County residents.
Prichard Reunion:* 6 p.m. Registration from 5-6 p.m., 162 North Court Street. First Baptist Church Ministry Center.
Music on the Stage: 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Hord & Main Street. Music by Dustin Burchett & Southern Ground.
Sunday, May 24
Gospel Sing NEW EVENT: 2 p.m. City Park. Bring your lawn chair!
Street Dancing: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 502 East Main Street. Tres Hermanos Restaurant. Sponsored by the Wizard of Dance.
*Admission charged. Contests may have entry fees.
Food must be purchased.
Event times are approximate.
Congratulations to those whose creativity set the stage for this year’s celebration.
• Theme by: Donna Gollihue
• Logo by: Julie Lewis
Merchants' sales promotions all weekend
Official souvenir T-shirts and totes will be sold by Grayson Chamber of Commerce. Memory Days is coordinated by the Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce. www.graysonchamber.org
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