Schedule of Events
Essay Contest Sponsor
Town of Bethel
Saturday, July 16, 2016
MollyOckett Day Classic Road Races
8:15 am - Kids' 1-Mile Race (ages 14 and under)
9:00 am - 5-Mile Run & 2-Mile Walk
9:05 (ish) - Diaper Dash for ages 3 & under
Theme: Our Favorite Thing to do in Bethel
11:00 am - Parade proceeds from the Casablanca Theater's parking lot, up Main Street, and around the common. Floats, cool vehicles, and creative acts needed! Click here for details & registration.
On & Around
Bethel Town Common
Entertainment is at the bandstand/gazebo unless otherwise noted.
9:00 am-5:00 pm
10:00 am-4:00 pm - Exhibits at the Bethel Historical Society's Robinson House
Immediately following parade - approx. 11:45-12:00 pm - Parade winners and essay challenge winners presented
12:15 pm - North American Wildlife Encounter - get up close and personal with some amazing North American wildlife. Sponsored by Nadeau Development and the Rotary Club of Bethel.
11:45-12:00 pm - Parade winners and essay challenge winners presented
1:00 pm - Frog jumping contest - Whose frog can leap the farthest in 3 jumps? (Corner of Mason & Broad Streets)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Live music with Jim McLaughlin
6:00-9:00 pm - Crime Scene - "classic rock with a twist" at the gazebo
7:00 am-10:00 am - All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast at The Bethel Inn Resort ($8.95)
7:00 am-10:00 am - Pancake Breakfast - Bethel Masonic Lodge, Chapman St. Benefiting Masonic Bikes for Books.
9:00 am-4:00 pm - Bethel Methodist Church open for rest and comfort station. Free beverages, indoor flea market, and cookie walk. (75 Main St.)
1:00 pm-7:00 pm - Lobster Bake at Bethel Bait Tackle & More - Lobster, steamers, & drink. Market price. (7 Mechanic St., just off Main St.)
9:00 pm – Crime Scene at The Bethel Inn Resort’s Millbrook Tavern
9:00 pm over the golf course at The Bethel Inn Resort.
Sunday, July 17, 2016
12:00 pm - Tubing & Treasure Scavenger Hunt - Float in tubes from Bethel Outdoor Adventure to Davis Park, then pick up a treasure map and find treasure on the return trip! Tubes and PFDs provided by BOA. Please wear appropriate waterwear & footwear!