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2019 Quincy Farmer-Consumer Awareness Day schedule

All activities are at the festival grounds unless otherwise noted. The festival grounds are located at the new Quincy Middle School (QMS), formerly known as Quincy High School, 16 Sixth Ave SE in Quincy:
7 a.m. – Beast the Beast, 2K/5K/10K registration at Mountain View Elementary
7 to 10 a.m. – Breakfast at QMS cafeteria
8 a.m. – Beat the Beast begins at Mountain View Elementary School
9 a.m. – Car show and tractor events registration at QMS grounds. Parade registration downtown
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Food, exhibits, quilt show, produce sale in the QMS gymnasium and outside grounds
9 a.m. – Veteran’s memorial plaque dedication at Memorial Park
10 a.m. – Grand parade through downtown Quincy
11 a.m. – Tours begin
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Quincy Rotary barbecue (cash only)
11:30 a.m. Car show judging begins; local band
Noon – Farm Family of the Year on stage
12:30 p.m. – Tractor events begin after registration
12:30 to 1 p.m. – Cook-off entries due in QMS gym
1 to 3 p.m. – Entertainment, events and awards: Quincy Valley Allied Arts, Tina Hobson Dance Troupes, Alan Baerlocher Music, cook-off winners, antique tractor – Best of Show award, car show and parade winners, local band
3:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Grand opening of the new Quincy High School building

The sign-up and meeting place for the tours is in front of QMS bus turnaround loop. Tours are free and available on a first-come-first-serve basis:
11 a.m. – Quincy Fresh Fruit
11:15 a.m. – Cruising the Crops
11:30 a.m. – Great Escape Geology
12:30 p.m. – Quincy Foods
1:10 p.m. – Reiman Simmons Museum
1:30 p.m. – Quincy Foods
2:10 p.m. – Quincy Foods

Geology Showcase
Located in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) auditorium at QMS:
8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. – Video: “Desert Garden” (15 minutes)
9 a.m. – Video: “Huge Floods in the Pacific Northwest – A Story of Lava, Ice and Water” featuring Nick Zentner, Geology professor at Central Washington University (20 minutes)
9:30 a.m. – Videos: “Frenchman Coulee” (5 minutes) and “The Great Floods, Cataclysms of the Ice Age” (15 minutes)
10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. – Videos: “Desert Garden” (15 minutes) and “Interactive Agriculture” (10 minutes)
10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. – Video: “Ice Age Floods, Catastrophic Transformation of the West” (30 minutes)
11 a.m. – Talk: “The Great Escape” by Ken Lacy. Lacy will discuss the glacial Lake Missoula flood, ice age floods and the resulting geological features found around the Quincy Valley. The Great Escape Geology tour will leave after the talk and will explore the Potholes Coulee, Frenchman Coulee, the Drumheller Channels and other areas.
11:45 a.m. – Gathering: Lower Grand Coulee chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute monthly meeting
12:15 p.m. – Talk and video: David McWalter, interpretive specialist at the Dry Falls Visitor Center, will discuss the Junior Ranger Program and show a video.
2 p.m. – Presentation: WSU Raptor Club will present live birds of prey and allow visitors to see birds up close. This is suitable for children.