Complete Event Schedule by Day (Simple Overview)

The purpose of this page is to outline a general chronological flow of events. To link to any of these specific events, you can can CLICK HERE to view a list of specific detail pages

Bank Raid Re-Enactments
BUTTON EVENT = Buttons required for bleacher seating.  408 Division Street.  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).  American Sign Language Interpreted: Friday 6:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m., (for ASL, check in at Info Booth 20 minutes before re-enactment). Spanish Interpretation Script available at all raids.

Northfield Historical Society Bank Site and 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, 8:00 p.m., Saturday, 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.

Wednesday August 10th 2016
SPONSORSHIP HOG ROAST – INVITATION ONLY
5:00-7:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South

Friday August 12 2016
AMBASSADORS CORONATION
6:00 p.m. Northfield Middle School Auditorium. Admission $6; Children under 5 Free BUTTON EVENT

August 31-September 5
HORSESHOE HUNT
Remember to register your button before the hunt. (Please read the rules and instructions before hunting at djjd.org/horse-shoe-hunt.)

Wednesday, After Labor Day
JOSEPH LEE HEYWOOD AND NICOLAUS GUSTAVSON GRAVESIDE MEMORIAL SERVICE
NOON Northfield Cemetery, South Division across from High School

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, After Labor Day
GOLF TOURNAMENT
2:00 p.m. Shot Gun Start
Northfield Golf Club BUTTON EVENT

ENTERTAINMENT CENTER “Townie Night”
5:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. 5th & Water Street
Music at 6pm

GIDDY-UP HORSE RACES
Registration 5:00 p.m. Premier Bank 5th and Washington.

CARNIVAL K-Mart Parking Lot, Dundas, Hwy 3, 5:00 p.m.
6:00-10:00 p.m. “Wrist Band Night”

PEDAL TRACTOR PULL 5:30 p.m. Between 4th and 5th Streets on Division

NORTHFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Open House 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. 408 Division St.

THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER – Division between 5th and 6th street. 6-8pm Meet local motorsports racing teams, family fun with autographs and games.

BINGO ON BRIDGE SQUARE 6:00 p.m.-Midnight

“VAUDEVESQUE Variety Show”
7 p.m. Northfield Arts Guild Theater Tickets $10


Friday, After Labor Day

AMBASSADOR/JAMES GANG SCHOOL VISITS 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Bank Raid Re-Enactments
BUTTON EVENT = Buttons required for bleacher seating.  408 Division Street.  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).  American Sign Language Interpreted: Friday 6:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m., (for ASL, check in at Info Booth 20 minutes before re-enactment). Spanish Interpretation Script available at all raids.

ENTERTAINMENT CENTER 4:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
5th and Water Streets BUTTON EVENT
Music at 7pm

GRAND SLAM CRAFT SHOW. 10am to 7pm Sechler Park

WESTERN STYLE STEAK FRY Northfield Cannon Valley Lions
5:00-8:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South

CARNIVAL K-Mart Parking Lot, Dundas, Hwy 3, 5:00 p.m.

BINGO ON BRIDGE SQUARE 6:00 p.m.-MIDNIGHT

“VAUDEVESQUE Variety Show”
7 p.m. Northfield Arts Guild Theater Tickets $10

DJJD YOUTH HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
Friday, Sat and Sun. 6pm Start, Championship TBA. Nfld Ice Arena on South Hwy 3. Call Allison for details. 507-291-0464. New BUTTON EVENT

P.R.C.A. PROFESSIONAL RODEO – Salute to the Troops! 8:00 p.m.
1500 free American flags to the first paid attendees.   Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South. Advance Reserved: $16 (sold at Dokmo)
General Admission: Adult $14, Child $10 (ages 4-12), Under 3 Free. (sold at EconoFoods Northfield)

RODEO GROUNDS BEER GARDEN open before and after rodeo

KALEIDOSCOPE SQUARE DANCE 7:45 p.m.-10:30 p.m. On Division between 4th and 5th Streets

DJJD YOUTH HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
Friday, September 11-Sunday, September 13, 6:00 p.m. start – Championship TBA.
Hockey vendors and concessions available.
Northfield Ice Arena – Hwy 3 South Contact: Allison Watkins 507-291-0464. BUTTON EVENT


Saturday – After Labor Day

Bank Raid Re-Enactments
BUTTON EVENT = Buttons required for bleacher seating.  408 Division Street.  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).  American Sign Language Interpreted: Friday 6:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m., (for ASL, check in at Info Booth 20 minutes before re-enactment). Spanish Interpretation Script available at all raids.

GRAND SLAM CRAFT SHOW. 10am to 7pm Sechler Park

JESSE JAMES BIKE TOUR Northfield Middle School
Registration, 6:30 a.m. More info www.JesseJamesBikeTour.org

RAIDER DERBY
Registration 7:30 a.m., Race begins 9:00 a.m.. Soapbox car racing. 3rd and Orchard 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 and Winona Streets

KIDDIE PARADE 9:30 a.m. 6th and Division Streets

NORTHFIELD ARTS GUILD RIVERFRONT ARTS FESTIVAL
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Cannon River Walkway

CARNIVAL K-Mart Parking Lot, Dundas, Hwy 3, 11:00 a.m.

BINGO ON BRIDGE SQUARE NOON-MIDNIGHT

ENTERTAINMENT CENTER NOON-1:00 a.m. 5th and Water Streets
7:00-9:00 p.m. “8th Street Band” BUTTON EVENT
9:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. “32 Below” BUTTON EVENT

VINTAGE BASEBALL 1:00 p.m. Northfield Silverstars vs. St. Croix
Base Ball Club (1870 Rules), 7th St. E. (Old Memorial Field)

P.R.C.A. PROFESSIONAL RODEO. 300 Kids Cowboy hats to the first 300 paid kids admissions.
2:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South (Advance tickets sold at EconoFoods). General Admission: Adult $14, Child $10 (ages 4-12), Under 3 Free

“VAUDEVESQUE Variety Show”
7 p.m. Northfield Arts Guild Theater Tickets $10

WESTERN STYLE STEAK FRY Northfield Cannon Valley Lions
5:00-8:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South

DJJD YOUTH HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
Friday, Sat and Sun. 6pm Start, Championship TBA. Nfld Ice Arena on South Hwy 3. Call Allison for details. 507-291-0464. New BUTTON EVENT

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 Care and Infusion Centers, wear lavender, donate and show your support. Highway 3 South. Reserved: $16; General Admission: Adult $14, Child $10 (ages 4-12), Under 3 Free


Sunday, After Labor Day

JESSE JAMES 5K and 15K RUNS National Guard Armory
Registration: 6:30-7:30 a.m. (run begins at 8:00 a.m.)

JESSE JAMES 5K and 15K RUNS National Guard Armory
Registration: 6:30-7:30 a.m. (run begins at 8:00 a.m.)

DJJD YOUTH HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
Friday, Sat and Sun. 6pm Start, Championship TBA. Nfld Ice Arena on South Hwy 3. Call Allison for details. 507-291-0464. New BUTTON EVENT

Bank Raid Re-Enactments
BUTTON EVENT = Buttons required for bleacher seating.  408 Division Street.  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).  American Sign Language Interpreted: Friday 6:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m., (for ASL, check in at Info Booth 20 minutes before re-enactment). Spanish Interpretation Script available at all raids.

ANTIQUE TRACTOR & TRUCK 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 ARTS GUILD RIVERFRONT ARTS FESTIVAL
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m Cannon River Walkway

ROYALTY RECEPTION 10:00 a.m. Northfield High School

CRAFT SHOW 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Central Park, 4th and Winona Streets

GRAND SLAM CRAFT SHOW.  Sechler Park

CARNIVAL K-Mart Parking Lot, Dundas, Hwy 3, NOON-6:00 p.m.

BINGO ON BRIDGE SQUARE NOON-8:00 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT CENTER NOON-6:00 p.m. 5th and Water Streets
Watch NFL Football beginning at noon, Special Appearance after the Grand Parade by the “Minnesota Pipes and Drums”

GRAND PARADE 2:00 p.m. Division Street

RESCUE SQUAD DUCK RACE 4th Street Bridge
$5 tickets available at Bingo Stand. Race is 15 minutes after parade.