Wonewoc’s 20th Annual Old Fashioned Day

5-14-16 2nd Saturday in May

Wonewoc city sign

Old Fashioned Day schedule

Wonewoc is a community that celebrates simpler times with its annual Old Fashioned Day Festival.  Several blocks of Main St. are closed for many kinds of old-fashioned entertainment and activities.  We did visit Wonewoc last year, but on an ordinary day.

We got to town at 8:30. It was a cold day of around 40 and windy but that didn’t stop the fun, Wonewoc people are hearty!  The dunk tank was still there though, there were no takers. A large array of classic cars and tractors were on display.

Wonewoc Car Show

Tractors at Wonewoc Old Fashioned Day

We also enjoyed shopping at the stores downtown.  The Curiosity Shop should be one of your stops if you like antiques, collectibles and practical items. I found a durable backpack that will be used on future travels.

Curiosity Shop in Wonewoc

Curiosity Shop in Wonewoc inside

The Wonewoc Public Library had a great book sale and we got some books from there. There was also a raffle for baskets of goodies.

Wonewoc Public Library

There were a great many old-fashioned activities young and old enjoyed.  There was a bean bag toss,  Pinewood Car Derby, Kindschi Pedal Pull competition (never saw that before),  and crosscut saw competition.

Wonewoc Old fashioned Day activities

Kindschi Pedal Pulls in Logansville

Face painting by Clowns for Fun, $2.

Clowns for Fun face painting in Wonewoc

A bounce slide and house too.

Bounce Slide in Wonewoc

Enjoy the video of these activities at this wonderful festival.

The Wonewoc Bakery outdid themselves with their famous cream puffs. They sold so many that they ran out and had to make more.

Wonewoc Bakery and Old Blues Pizzeria

Wonewoc Bakery Cream Puff

Free wagon rides were given by Jenell Snyder of Horse Cartwheels, LLC. You can hire her out for one of your events too. The horse has a name, it’s Sugar and she was friendly and “talked” a lot during the ride.  here they are during the parade.

Horse cart Wheels info Wonewoc

Jenell and Sugar in Parade WM

Somebody horsing around.

Horsing around in Wonewoc

Our exciting day concluded at American Legion Post 206 for their famous post-Old Fashioned Day Chicken Supper.

American Legion Post 206 in Wonewoc Chicken supper

We had a great time and hope to return next year.

Old Fashioned Day in Wonewoc 5-14-16

Wonewoc Old Fashioned Day sign

 

 

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