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Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Sutherland Labor Day Parade will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday. The parade is just one of the many events happening in Sutherland this holiday weekend. File photo by Mike Leckband [Order this photo]
SUTHERLAND - The annual Sutherland Labor Day Celebration will kick off on Saturday with a street dance on Main Street in downtown Sutherland from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The dance will feature the "Judd Hoos Band."

A fundraiser for a new Sutherland Community Center will be held on Saturday, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Bogenrief Studios located at 220 W. Southern St. in Sutherland.

The Sutherland Community Building Fund is hosting the fundraiser and they invited the public to "An Evening of Elegance" and includes a evening of wine tasting, art, a silent auction, hors d'oeurves, refreshments and a keynote speaker.

The speaker will be Joe Gerstandt at 8 p.m.

You can still purchase tickets at the door for $30.

Tickets are available at the following Sutherland locations: The Menagerie, Security State Bank, The Sutherland City Office, and Sutherland Lumber.

On Sunday's Labor Day Celebration, events continue to roll out with a Salute Antique Tractor Ride beginning at noon. Then at 1 p.m. the popular Car and Motorcycle Burnout Contest will take place in downtown Sutherland. From 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. there will be Park and Shine, along with a Cruise and Fun Run.

The Sutherland Bethel Lutheran Church will hold a Ham & Beef Supper from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Old Time Dance by Shirley Brandt will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

From 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday another street dance will be held on Main Street in downtown Sutherland featuring the band "8-Seconds."

Monday's events kick off with the Sutherland Labor Day Parade at 11 a.m. A Volleyball and Horseshoe Tournament will be held at the Sutherland City Park with registration from noon to 1 p.m.

Also starting at 11 a.m. and continuing until 1 p.m. is the Methodist Church Luncheon. Other offerings at the Sutherland City Park will be games, hot dogs, burgers, mini-doughnuts and three bouncy gyms that are free to children, in addition to local talent that will be performing from noon to 12:30 p.m.

Special K'z Clown Entertainment will be in the park from noon to 1 p.m. Local talent will also be performing in the park from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Starting at 2 p.m. Monday, there will be kids races for all ages and starting at 3:30 p.m. will be free ice cream bars provided by Security State Bank.

The Sutherland Community sponsors the Sutherland Labor Day Celebration.

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