2014 Complete Event Schedule by Day (Simple Overview)

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Saturday, August 9

Defeat of Jesse James Days Junior Ambassador Coronation. 1:00 p.m. Weitz Center for Creativity, Carleton College
Admission $4 ; Children under 12 Free BUTTON EVENT

Saturday, August 16
Ambassador SCHOLARSHIP CORONATION 6:00 p.m. Northfield Middle School Auditorium. Admission $6; Children under 5 Free BUTTON EVENT

August 25-August 30
Horseshoe hunt.  (please read the rules and instructions before hunting at djjd.org/horse-shoe-hunt)

Wednesday, September 3

  • Joseph Lee Heywood and Nicolaus Gustavson Graveside Memorial Service. Noon Northfield Cemetery, South Division across from High School.
  • James-Younger gang mounted shooting exhibition. 6:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena. Admission $2; Under 3 free. 5:00 p.m. Horseback rides prior to event by Turning Leaf Saddle Club (free will donation)
  • Joseph Lee Heywood DISTINGUISHED SERVICE Award Banquet. 6:30 p.m. (doors open 5:00 p.m.) Northfield Ballroom, Highway 3 North. Prepaid Reservations BUTTON EVENT. $125 Pin Drawing, Auction of Defeat of Jesse James Days Collector Buttons Numbers 1 through 5

Thursday, September 4

  • Golf Tournament 2:00 p.m. Shot Gun Start Northfield Golf Club BUTTON EVENT
  • Entertainment Center “Townie Night” 5:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 5th & Water Street. 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. “8th Street Band (Russ Franek and Chad Johnson)” BUTTON EVENT
  • Giddy-Up Horse races.  Registration 5:00 p.m. Premier Bank 5th & Washington BUTTON EVENT
  • “TippeCanoe & Tyler Too” 7:00 p.m. Northfield Arts Guild Theater. Tickets $12.50 Adults, $10 Students/Seniors, info@northfieldartsguild.org
  • Carnival Highway 3 & 5th Street 5:00 p.m. 6:00-10:00 p.m. “Wrist Band Night”
  • Pedal Tractor Pull 5:30 p.m. Between 4th & 5th Streets on Division
  • NORTHFIELD HISTORICAl SOCIETY. 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. 408 Division St. Book signing by Johnny Boggs “Jesse James and Northfield in the Movies”
  • Bingo on Bridge Square 6:00 p.m.-Midnight

Friday, September 5

  • Ambassador/James Gang School Visits 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
  • Arts & Crafts Show 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Northfield Arena, Highway 3 South, Homemade Crafts/Free Drawings/Concessions
  • Bank Raid Re-Enactments 6pm and 7pm
  • Entertainment Center 4:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. 5th & Water Streets BUTTON EVENT.
  • 8:45-12:45 a.m. “Pop Rocks” BUTTON EVENT
  • Western Style Steak Fry Northfield Cannon Valley Lions. 5:00-8:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South
  • Carnival Highway 3 & 5th Street 5:00 p.m.
  • Bingo on Bridge Square 6:00 p.m.-Midnight
  • “TippeCanoe & Tyler Too” 7:00 p.m. Northfield Arts Guild Theater. Tickets $12.50 Adults, $10 Students/Seniors, info@northfieldartsguild.org
  • P.R.C.A. Professional Rodeo 8:00 p.m. Miss rodeo Minnesota PAGEANT crowning. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South. Reserved: $14; General Admission: Adult $12, Child $8 (ages 4-12), Under 3 Free
  • Square Dance 8:00 p.m.- 10:30 p.m. On Division between 4th & 5th Streets
  • Rodeo Dance 10:00 p.m.- Midnight Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South, Admission Free, Live Music.

Saturday, September 6

  • Bank Raid Re-Enactments, Division Street. 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm
  • Jesse James Bike Tour Northfield Middle School. Registration, 6:30 a.m. More info www.JesseJamesBikeTour.org
  • Soap Box Derby Registration 8:30 a.m., Race begins 10:00 a.m. 3rd & Orchad St. (Longfellow School). More info, allison.watkins@ci.northfield.mn.us
  • Defeat of Jesse James Days Car Show. Sundowner Car Club 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Riverside Park. Admission: $2, 15 and under free with paid adult BUTTON EVENT
  • Craft Show 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Central Park, 4th & Winona Streets
  • Arts and Crafts Show 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Northfield Arena, Highway 3 South Homemade Crafts/Free Drawings/Concessions
  • Kiddie Parade 9:30 a.m. 6th & Division Streets.
  • Northfield Arts Guild riverfront arts festival 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Cannon River Walkway
  • Carnival Highway 3 & 5th Street, 11:00 a.m.
  • Bingo on Bridge Square Noon-Midnight
  • Entertainment Center Noon-1:00 a.m. 5th & Water Streets. Prize Drawings 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. BUTTON EVENT, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Musical Entertainment BUTTON EVENT. 5:00-8:00 p.m. Musical Entertainment BUTTON EVENT, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. “32 Below” BUTTON EVENT
  • Vintage baseball 1:00 p.m. Northfield Silverstars vs. St. Croix. Base Ball Club (1870 Rules), Sibley School Fields on Maple Street
  • P.R.C.A. Professional Rodeo. 2:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South. General Admission: Adult $12, Child $8 (ages 4-12), Under 3 Free
  • “TippeCanoe and Tyler Too” 7:00 p.m. Northfield Arts Guild Theater. Tickets $12.50 Adults, $10 Students/Seniors, info@northfieldartsguild.org
  • Western Style Steak Fry Northfield Cannon Valley Lions. 5:00-8:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South
  • Sneaky Pete’s garden tractor pull. 6:00-9:30 p.m. Division Street, BUTTON EVENT. Participant Registration 4:30 p.m., Off Lawn $10, Other $15
  • P.R.C.A. Professional Rodeo 8:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, “Give Cancer the Boot” Night.  A fundraiser for Northfield Hospital’s Breast Cancer Center, wear pink, donate and show your support. Highway 3 South. Reserved: $14; General Admission: Adult $12, Child $8 (ages 4-12), Under 3 Free

Sunday, September 7

  • Jesse James 5K & 15K runs National Guard Armory. Registration: 6:30-7:30 a.m. (run begins at 8:00 a.m.)
  • Antique tractor pull Registration: 7:00 a.m. Tractor Pull at 9:00 a.m. Jeese James Arena, Hwy 3 South BUTTON EVENT
  • VFW breakfast 7:30-11:00 a.m. Children under 10 $4, Adults $8
  • Northfield Dance academy performance 11:55 a.m. Division Street
  • Royalty Reception 10:00 a.m. Northfield High School
  • Craft Show 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Central Park, 4th & Winona Streets
  • Carnival Highway 3 & 5th Street Noon-6:00 p.m.
  • Bingo on Bridge Square Noon-8:00 p.m.
  • Entertainment Center Noon-6:00 p.m. 5th & Water Streets. DJ Linda Jean, Prize Drawings and Special Appearance after the Grand Parade by the “Minnesota Pipes & Drums”
  • Grand Parade 2:00 p.m. Division Street

Bank Raid Re-Enactments ASL interpreted: Friday 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. & 1:00, 3:00, 5:00 p.m.,
Sunday 11:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. (Limited bleacher seating available for 12:30 raid)

Northfield Historical Society Bank Site & Museum
408 Division Street 507-645-9268, www.nothfieldhistory.org
See website for admission prices.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Thursday 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Defeat of Jesse James Days RODEO
Friday, September 6, 8:00 p.m. • Saturday, September 7, 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Reserved tickets available at Dokmo Ford-Chrysler, Hwy 3 S., 645-4478.
General admission tickets available at EconoFoods, 601 Division St.
General admission parking at MOM Brands (Malt-O-Meal), Hwy. 19.
Free shuttle service every 20 minutes from MOM parking to rodeo.
Limited general admission parking at rodeo site.
Professional Rodeo At Its Best!

Craft Show Information
Gingerbread Shows 651-457-8980 • Four Star Promotions 952-435-6531

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