The Hurricane Heritage Celebrates the 15th Annual Peach Days this Friday & Saturday. The celebration includes a rodeo, entertainment, a parade, Pioneer Corner, the 12K Fun Run, and the Peach Cook-Off. It doesn’t end there! Hurricane also celebrates with The Hurricane Canal Trek, quilt show, and booths of commercial and homemade goods for sale.
Inside will feature items of fine art, baked or bottled goods, garden and home, arts and crafts which includes wood working, handiwork, paintings, crafts, bottled items and goods, home-baked treats, and floral arrangements along with home gardening projects.
Saturday’s events start early with both the 12K Fun Run from the Hurricane Community Center (registration 5:30 a.m., run at 6 a.m.), and Historic Hurricane Canal Pioneer Treks ranging from mild to strenuous (leaving Heritage Park at 6:30 a.m. will be a 4.5-mile moderate hike and a 5.7-mile strenuous hike; leaving the Bowery Trailhead at 8 a.m. will be a one-quarter mile mild hike).
Peach Days Parade starts at Main Street and 400 South, at 9 a.m. and the Hurricane Rodeo at 7 p.m. at the Hurricane Arena, 200 West 750 North near the Hurricane Pool (Rodeo admission $3 per person, $15 per family; it’s a fundraiser for Hurricane High FFA), and ends with a Fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.
Pioneer corner includes: candy making, horse shoeing, a blacksmith, quilting, weaving, sewing and other skills. With so many things to see and do, Peach Days is an Excellent way to spend the last weekend of August. For more information visit http://www.cityofhurricane.com/categories/about/events/peach-days/