Old Fashion Saturday Night
Old Fashioned Saturday Night!
Join us in Kensington this Saturday, August 18th, for the annual Old Fashioned Saturday Night festivities and activities. From 9AM and all day until after dark, come enjoy the Color Run/Walk, Afternoon Yard Olympics, Sailboat Races and swimming, Bounce/Obstacle Course, food vendors, beer garden, fireworks and more!
Starting out the day will be the Color Run/Walk 5K from 9-11AM sponsored by the TRHS Sapphire Dance Team. Registration begins at 8:30AM in front of the high school (Ash Street) and the fun starts at 9:00.
Sailboat Races will start at 1PM with swimming to follow at the Kensington Pool. Each boat has an entry fee of $10. The boat must be made out of cardboard and any other craft materials you choose. No motors or other propulsion system will be allowed. Winners of the fastest boat and most creative boat will receive a family pass for next summer. Bring your suits for an after race swim. The pool will be open until 3PM for swimming.
Registration for the Afternoon Yard Olympics (for adults) starts at 1PM with games to begin at 1:30. Events include Polish horseshoes, ladder gold, and bags. The entry fee per 2 person team is $20. Please contact Adam Synoground or Cory Rahjes to participate. They’d like to have 20 teams playing.
There will be a Bounce/Obstacle Course on the north side of the legion building from around 2:00-9:00PM, allowing pauses for other activities. Cost is $2.00 unlimited use. Sponsors include: Insurance Smart/D&K Insurance, CenCon of KS, County Line Harvesting, Kensington Lockers, and the American Legion.
The beer garden will be open to adults at 5PM. Register your child and pet entries with the TRHS Cheerleaders at the City Office at 6PM. Food and game booths open after the Kid & Pet Parade at 6:30. The Busy Bees 4-H Club will have their homemade ice cream booth set up on Main Street along with various other food vendors.
The special program featuring TRHS Cheerleaders and Sapphire Dancers will start at 8PM followed by a fireworks show at 9PM/dark. Stick around for music and dancing in the street after dark.
9:00-11:00AM- Color Run/Walk; 8:30am Registration in front of TRHS.
1:00-3:00PM- Sailboat Races/Swimming at the Pool.