Relay for Life is Saturday

Published 7:41 am Thursday, July 20, 2017

Along with its traditional docket of events, the Mower County Relay for Life will feature entertainment from 2 p.m. Saturday into the late evening.

This year’s Relay for life, which runs from 2 p.m. Saturday until a closing ceremony at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday morning, will feature at least five acts like musicians Blooming Prairie’s Stix of Fury, Dunnell Lenort and Lee Swenson, and it will even feature zumba at 10:30 p.m. with Sarah Rodriguez.

The annual Relay for Life of Mower County will begin at 2 p.m. will be held at the Mower County Fairgrounds.

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This year’s goal for fundraising is $60,000, and 15 teams will be featured during the event that raises funds for the American Cancer Society, and its support of patients, families and research.

Luminaria are $10 each, which are purchased and lighted during the evening hours in memory of those who fought the disease.

To purchase a luminary, call Angie Hughson at 507-440-7818.

Relay for Life entertainment lineup

•Dunnell Lenort, 2 to 3 p.m.

•Lee Swenson, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.

•TBA, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

•Stix of Fury, 5:30 p.m.

•Opening Ceremony, 6 p.m.

•Dylan Kaercher, Heather Deters, Ethan Mundt, 7 to 9 p.m.

•Luminary Ceremony, dusk

•Zumba with Sarah Rodriguez, 10:30 p.m.

The relay’s schedule

2-5 p.m. Silent Auction

2-5 p.m. Vendors

6 p.m. Opening ceremony

6:15 p.m. Survivors’ lap

6:30 p.m. Caregiver’s lap

Dusk. Luminary ceremony

1:45 a.m. Closing ceremony