Oct. 5 & 6, 2018

Colony Days week & more

Schedule of events for Friday, Oct. 5

  • 4:30 p.m.: “Slacker” Whiskerino contest registration ($5)
  • 4:30 to 9 p.m.: Parade packet pick up near the entrance to Tent City After Dark concert
  • 4:30 to 10 p.m.: Food & beverage sales
  • 4:30 p.m.: Toro Creek Ramblers
  • 5 p.m.: Five-pound burger eating contest sponsored by Sylvester’s Burgers
  • 5:15 p.m.: Whiskerino contest prejudging
  • 5:45 p.m.: Whiskerino contest begins
  • 6 p.m.: Wood
  • 7:15 p.m.: Hilary & Kate
  • 8:30 p.m.: Carolina Story

Schedule of events for Saturday, Oct. 6

  • 7 to 9 a.m.: Lions Club Pancake breakfast
  • 8 a.m.: Pick up parade packets in the parking lot of CoastHills
  • 10 a.m.: Colony Days Parade begins at Golden China on El Camino Real and ends at West Mall and Palma Avenue. Sign up to have an entry in this year’s parade TODAY. It’s free!
  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Tent City re-enactment in Sunken Gardens, events will include pie eating contest and other games during the day—see schedule in Tent City the day-of. There will also be a variety of vendors, entertainment and food in and around the Sunken Gardens. Sign up to be a vendor TODAY.
  • 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Dogtoberfest wiener dog race registration
  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Free tours of city hall led by Atascadero Historical Society docents
  • 12:30 p.m.: Parade awards on Tent City stage
  • 1 to 2:30 p.m.: Dogtoberfest Wiener dog and small dog races
  • 1 to 4 p.m.: Atascadero Historical Society museum open to the public
  • 2:30 p.m.: Dogtoberfest Pet Costume contest (any size dog can participate)

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