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Sutherland gears up for Labor Day Celebration

Monday, August 27, 2012

SUTHERLAND - Plans for another spectacular Sutherland Labor Day Celebration have been announced. The popular three-day event starts off on Saturday evening with a Street Dance on Sutherland's Main Street and features the band "8 Seconds" from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

"8 Seconds" is a high octane country band from Cedar Rapids and has been performing since 2001.

Sunday's activities start with an Open House at the Noah's Ark Daycare at noon to 4 p.m. Also starting at noon will be the Salute Antique Tractor Ride.

At 1 p.m. the ever popular Car and Motorcycle Burnout Contest will be held. The contest has been moved from Second Street to First Street near Zub's Repair.

A Car Cruise and Fun Run will take place from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. For those of you looking for something to eat on Saturday, you can stop by the Bethel Lutheran Church for a Ham and Beef Supper starting at 4:30 p.m. and lasting until 7 p.m.

Wrapping up Sunday's activities will be the second Street Dance on Main Street and will feature the band "3D In Your Face."

Out of Omaha, Neb., "3D In Your Face" has been called the nation's number one 80's tribute band touring around the country and is looking forward to playing at the Sutherland Street Dance. The dance kicks off at 9 p.m. and last until 1 p.m.

Monday's activities begin at 7:30 a.m. with a Dad's Belgian Waffle Breakfast at the Church of Christ Gymnasium and will end at 10:30 a.m.

The Sutherland Labor Day Parade will start at 11 a.m. Monday.

Also beginning at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. will be the Methodist Church Lunch.

The Sutherland Library will host a Pie and Ice Cream Social following the parade.

A Volleyball and Horseshoe Tournament will be held at the Sutherland City Park and registration will be held from noon to 1 p.m.

Two street dances will be held this weekend during the annual Sutherland Labor Day Celebration. The first dance will be held on Saturday and features the band "8 Seconds." On Sunday, the band "3D In Your Face" (pictured) will perform. Photos contributed
The Sutherland Saddle Club Fun Day and Horse Show will begin at 1 p.m.

There will be games and three bouncy gyms at the Sutherland City Park with entertainment from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. provided by Special K'z Clown Entertainment and Jesse James and The OUtlaws Band with Steve Samuelson from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

At 2:30 p.m. the Kids Races will start at the Sutherland City Park with the Security State Bank giving away free Ice Cream Bars at 3:30 p.m.

The Sutherland Labor Day Celebration is sponsored by the Sutherland Community.

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