View the 2017 Pioneer Day Schedule

The Country Fire Cloggers will take the stage twice at Pioneer Day, Saturday, Sept. 30. (2017-R. DePriest)

The Country Fire Cloggers will take the stage twice at Pioneer Day, Saturday, Sept. 30. (2016-R. DePriest)

Friday, Sept. 29

4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Ham and bean supper at Mountain View Community Center. Stop in for all you can eat ham and beans, coleslaw, cornbread and dessert for $7.50 with proceeds to benefit the Good Samaritan Care Clinic.

Pioneer Day – Saturday, Sept. 30

6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Flapjack breakfast (inside community center)

6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Flapjack breakfast

8 a.m. – Welcome by MVCOC President Theresa Gehlken, Prayer and National Anthem by the Jesters, Pioneer Spirit Award (main stage)

8:30 a.m. – Line dancers (in front of main stage)

9 a.m.  Woodsman competition (on island between library and SBU)

9 a.m. – Mountain View historical character presentation (Buck Nelson/Nappy Frank and Sister Cornelia inside community center)

9:30 a.m. – Stars Foundation-clogging (main stage)

10 a.m. – Western Grand Squares (in front of the main stage)

10:30 a.m. – Mountain View history presentation-Jeremy Burks (inside community center)

10:30 a.m. – Pioneer Costume Contest (meet behind stage)

11 a.m. – Pinewood Derby-registration at 9 a.m. (behind main stage)

11:30 a.m. – Country Fire Cloggers (main stage)

Noon – Hillbilly Showdown (behind the main stage)

12:30 p.m. – Jim Orchard (main stage)

1 p.m. – Mountain View history presentation-Lou Wehmer (inside community center)

1:15 p.m. – Sweet Journey-mandolin, hammer dulcimer and more (main stage)

1:30 p.m. – Mountain View historical character presentation (Buck Nelson/Nappy Frank and Sister Cornelia inside community center)

2 p.m. – Country Fire Cloggers (main stage)

2:30 p.m. – Stars Foundation-fiddling, waltzing and ukeles (main stage)

2:30 p.m. – Mountain View mural history presentation-Edwin Woolsey (inside the community center)

3 p.m. – Curb Appeal (main stage)

4 p.m. – Parade (Wayside Park to airport route)

*Schedule subject to change

Enjoy the Antique Wagon, Tractor & Car Show (Oak Street), pioneer demonstrators (east of the community center), Mountain View Artifact Display (inside community center), over 100 food, craft and other vendors (1st and Oak), FFA choo choo train and kids’ activities (Elm Street), gospel music tent (behind Malone’s Motel) and much more throughout the day.

For more information, please call (417) 934-2794.

Jim Orchard and his band are perennial favorites. (2015-R. DePriest)

Jim Orchard and his band are among Pioneer Day favorites. (2015-R. DePriest)

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