Oconto Fun Day: Unmasking Oconto Alumni as Heroes

OCONTO–Let the fun begin! The annual Oconto Fun Day weekend is back this year as they “Unmask Oconto Alumni as Heroes.”

Sandy Eggleston said she has been involved with the Fun Day weekend for too many years to count and is glad the event is back this year!

“It’s just a good thing for our town. You know last year when we didn’t have it because of COVID it was kind of sad but we’re back in full swing this year!” Eggleston told KCNI/KBBN.

Friday, July 9

Mystery Scavenger Hunt (Register at Oconto Public Library)

Saturday, July 10

9 a.m. Colton’s Crusaders 5K Fun Run/Walk (Intersection of 7th & Grand Avenue)
Support Colton’s Crusaders in the hunt to cure childhood cancer in memory of 7-year-old Colton Eggleston of Oconto. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. ($20 for adults, $15 for children). Contact Dani Eggleston for more information at 308-293-5195

9 a.m. Homemade Ice Cream (Former Farmer’s Bank) Served by the American Legion Auxiliary

10 a.m. Parade Line Up (At the school ball field) Contact Sandy Eggleston at 308-858-4400 or 308-858-4878

11 a.m. Parade (Grand Avenue) Theme “Unmasking Oconto Alumni as Heroes”

12 p.m. Free Lunch (Community Building) Served & provided by the Oconto Boosters

1 p.m. Critter Races–Turtles, Toads, & Salamanders (Grand Avenue Downtown) Sponsored by Great Western Bank

1 p.m. Miniature Golf by Nebraska Putt Putt on the Fly

2 p.m. Foot Races, Egg & Balloon Toss, Ping Pong Ball Drop. Prizes–Money!

6 to 6:30 p.m. Alumni Banquet Registration (Community Building)

6:30 p.m. Alumni Banquet (Community Building) The public is invited to attend!

9 p.m. Fireworks (Downtown Oconto)

Sunday, July 11

4-Person Golf Scramble (Location TBA) Lunch available–call ahead to register. Contact Amy (Shea) Oxford at 308-870-0885 to register your team