Old Settlers Day coming up in Colcord

COLCORD, OKLA. -- Old Settlers Day in Colcord, Okla., will be held on Saturday, June 6, with the Colcord Rodeo scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights, June 5 and 6.

Saturday events begin at 7:30 a.m. with a fundraising breakfast at the senior citizens' center.

Then, beginning at 9 a.m., the Talbot Library and Museum, at 500 S. Colcord Ave., in Colcord, will open its annual book and bake sale to raise funds for the library, museum and genealogy research center. The event will feature award-winning Western author Dusty Richards and local live music. In addition to baked goods, hamburger and hotdog dinners will be available at the museum for $5. Drawings for prizes are also on the agenda.

Other events for the day include the Colcord's Old Settlers Day Parade at 11 a.m., with lineup at 10 a.m. Anyone wishing to be in the parade is simply asked to be there and ready to line up at 10.

A dinner and live music in the Colcord City Park begins at noon. The event provides ample opportunity to enjoy local talent, good food and to visit with friends and neighbors.

The annual Colcord Rodeo will kickoff at the rodeo grounds (in the Rowe area) with mutton bustin' at 7:30 on Friday and Saturday nights. A Miss Colcord Rodeo pageant is also being planned for the weekend.

Community on 05/27/2015