The GSP at Morehead State, Rowan County Arts Center and Downtown Morehead, Inc. present "July 4th on the 5th."
8am – Al Baldwin Memorial 5k begins at Jayne Stadium and runs a route along Main Street and back to the campus along 2nd Street. $15.00 fee to participate. Call 783-2075 to register.
9am– Line up for the parade along Sun Street going west. The parade participants will circle down Fleming Avenue beside BP and turn east as they hit Main Street.
10:00am – Parade along Main Street from Wendy’s and ending at the Rowan County Arts Center.
11:00-12:00 – Tents and tables on the Arts Center Lawn. There will be activities lead by the GSP Scholars such as face painting, balloon animals, voter registration, open mic story-telling, etc. This will lead up to the commemoration of the Rowan County Flood and survivors and descendants are welcome to share their memories.
12:00pm – Unveiling of the plaque at the passenger depot and tolling of bells as the names of the 25 flood victims are read. The area churches will also toll their bells.
12:00 to 2:00pm – Storytelling and visiting are encouraged.
2:00pm and 4:00pm - There will be performances of the Art Theatre Guild followed by Dr. Agee’s powerpoint presentation and the reading of the published poem written by Danny Mabry’s father about the flood. Money will just be collected at the door.