Rain doesn’t stop Turner Days parade

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. The Turner Teacher of the Year was honored at the parade. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Saturday’s Turner Days parade went on as scheduled, after a brief morning rain.

“Dream Big” was the theme of this year’s parade.

The 33rd annual Turner Days festival, held at Steineger Field, 5800 Metropolitan Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, after the parade, will continue on Sunday.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, with a car show the featured Sunday event. Music and a pumpkin decorating contest are other events Sunday.

There is no admission charge to Turner Days. Food and concessions will be available for purchase.

The Turner Days schedule is on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/turnerdaysofficial/.

Sunday’s scheduled events include:
Sunday, Oct. 15:
8 a.m. – Car Show entry parking begins
8 a.m. – noon – Car Show Registration
9 a.m. – Olive Branch Ministries Service
10 a.m. – Booths open
10 a.m. – Church of the Risen Lamb
11 a.m. – Preschool – 2nd grade free Halloween activities (Pumpkin decorating and Costume Contests)
Noon – Sixth Grade Academy Singers
12:30 p.m. – Preschool – 2nd grade free Halloween activities (Pumpkin decorating and Costume Contests)
12:15 p.m. – Car Show judging begins
1:30 p.m. – Kansas City Tsuruoka Karate
2 p.m. – Campfire Songs by Midland Trail Elementary
2 p.m. – Preschool – 12th grade free Pumpkin Chuckin’ Contest
2:30 p.m. – Car Show Awards, and Silent Auction
2:30 p.m. – Kansas City Tsuruoka Karate
3 p.m. – Car Show ends
3 p.m. – Wood Band
5 p.m. – Booths close

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. The Turner Board of Education was represented by this float. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Unified Government Commissioner Jane Philbrook was one of the officials in the Turner Days parade Saturday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Mayor Mark Holland, right, and his campaign were walking in the Turner Days parade Saturday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

David Alvey, a candidate for mayor, shook hands during the Turner Days parade on Saturday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Little Mister and Miss Turner float was part of the Turner Days parade Saturday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Little Mister and Miss Turner float was part of the Turner Days parade Saturday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Little Mister and Miss Turner float was part of the Turner Days parade on Saturday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included cheerleaders, as well as several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Turner Days parade on Saturday included several floats and parade entries. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Bystanders watched the Turner Days parade Saturday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Bystanders watched the Turner Days parade on Saturday. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

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