Bennington Battle Day 2016 Event Schedule

IMG_1326FRIDAY AUGUST 12th
11 am-2 PM – Hot Sausage, Burgers, Hot Dog Lunch will be available to purchase at the Bennington Fire Station. (Served by members of the Bennington Fire Department)
4 PM – Until gone – Chicken Barbecue Dinner, $10.00 per person at the Bennington Fire Station
4:00 PM-9:00 PM Silent Auction Bennington Fire Station
5:00 PM-VSFA Executive Board Meeting – Bennington Station Restaurant, 150 Depot Street, Happy Hour and Dinner
6:00 PM-8:00 PM – Car Cruise. Bennington Fire Station. Parade down Main Street at 8:15 PM. Open to the Public
6:00 PM-10:00 PM – Las Vegas Night with DJ Ben Patten from Magic 590 AM & 100.5 FM. Open to public – at the Bennington Fire Station

SATURDAY AUGUST13th
7:30 AM – 12:00 PM VSFA Registration. Bennington Fire Station
8:00 AMVendors – Bennington Fire Station
8:00 AMPre-registration – Battle Day 5k Road Race at Bennington Monument – Old Bennington
8:30 AMVSFA Memorias Service. 3rd Floor of the Bennington Fire Station
9:15 AMVSFA Annual Meeting. 3rd Floor of the Bennington Fire Station
9:30 AM5k Road Race to start and end at the Bennington Monument – Old Bennington
10 AM-12 PM (Noon) – Kids’ Day – Bennington Rec Center, 655 Gage Street. Sponsored by the Bennington Fire Department.
11:15 AM VSFA Sports Committee Judges’ and Captain Meeting. (To Be Annouced)
11:30 AMVSFA Sports Parade lineup. (To Be Annouced)
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM – VSFA Sports Parade and Opening Ceremonies. (To Be Annouced)
12:00 PMUSS Bennington Memorial Service – Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Ship’s Bell – Bennington Town Office, 205 South Street. Public is welcome
12:30 PM(approximate) Until Done. VSFA Sports Games. Awards immediately after the games
6:00 PM – Softball game between Bennington Firefighters and Bennington Police – Willow Park
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM – VSFA Annual Awards Banque Social Hour – Mount Anthony Country Club 108 Country Club Drive
7:00 PM – VSFA Annual Dinner and Awards Presentation Mount Anthony Country Club 108 Country Club Drive

SUNDAY AUGUST 14th
8:00 AM
– Vendors. Bennington Fire Station
8:00 AM – Judges’/Officers’ Breakfast – Jensen’s Restaurant – 332 North Street
10:00 AM – VSFA Apparatus Judging ( VSFA Departments only ) Bennington Fire Station back parking lot
10:00 AM-12:30PM – Parade Lineup
12:30PM – Battleday Parade begins. Main & Safford Street to Depot Street, North on Depot Street to River Street, River Street to Fire Station. Reviewing at intersection of Route 7 & Route 9. Length of marching route is one mile
4:00 PM – Trophies presented and raffle winners drawn