Schedule

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*Admission will be charged

Saturday, August 11, 2018
*7:00 PM – Junior Miss Benson Pageant
WJ Barefoot Auditorium

Saturday, September 8, 2018
*7:00 PM - Little Miss Benson Pageant
W. J. Barefoot Auditorium

Friday, September 28, 2018
(changed from the 14th to the 18th due to Hurricane Florence)
*1:00 PM Benson Mule Days Golf Tournament
Reedy Creek Golf Course

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
*12:00 Noon - Campgrounds open for check-in
Chamber Park and Arena, 355 J. Lee Road

Thursday, October 25, 2018
*6:00 PM - 11:00PM Carnival Rides Open, runs through Sunday
500 South Market Street
MICHAEL'S AMUSEMENTS
Unlimited ride arm bands are $25.00 each
No arm bands sold one hour prior to closing.
All rides have height and weight limits.

5:00 PM - 12:00 Midnight Free Trolly Rides
Load at the corner of Parrish and Elm, the Chamber Park, or the carnival

Mule Day Concert
6:00 - Ronnie McDowell
Benson Singing Grove located on Main Street

Family Night at the Chamber Park and Arena
355 J Lee Road
6:00 - Barrel Exhibition
8:00 - Open Barrel Race

Friday, October 26, 2018
*9:00 AM - Mule Judging Competition, Chamber Park
$3.00 per person - $5.00 for Two - $1.00 for Children 12 and under

12:00 Noon- Annual Mule Race Chamber Park, 355 J. Lee Road
(Times may vary depending on the number of contestants)

12:00 Noon - 6:00 PM Mule Day Art on Main
Join us for Music on Main and Sidewalk Chalk Art Show presented by the Benson Middle School

12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM Tim Cifers
Salvage Heirlooms – 103 West Main St

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Josh Pepper
Morgan’s on Main - 119 East Main St

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Justin West
Farmhouse Vintage Antiques – 208 East Main St

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Last standing Mule Stable in Benson Tours
The Garland McLamb Family Stable
604 East Parrish Drive

*2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Wagon Rides through historic Benson
Leaving from the Mule Stable
$5.00 per person
Sponsored by the Mule City Mule Club

3:00 PM to 1:00 AM- Free Trolley Rides
Load at the corner of Parrish and Elm, the Chamber Park, or the carnival

*5:00 PM to 11:00 pm- Carnival Rides
500 South Market Street
MICHAEL'S AMUSEMENTS
Unlimited ride arm bands are $25.00 each
No arm bands sold one hour prior to closing.
All rides have height and weight limits.

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Gospel Sing Featuring Avery Road
Sponsored by: Circle Cross Cowboy Church, Mule City Cowboy Church, and Stoney Creek Cowboy Church
Singing Grove – Main Street

8:00 - 12:00 Midnight
Music and Dancing Featuring DJ Hugh Jackson
Vendor Area Behind Singing Grove on Parrish Drive

*6:00 - 7:00
Rodeo Music Pre-Show - Paige Johnson
Chamber Park – 355 J Lee Road

*7:30 PM - Bleecker Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram SRA Rodeo
Presented by SRA Double Creek Pro Rodeo
Chamber Park - 355 J. Lee Road
(Nowell Smith Arena)
Ages 5 and under - Free
Ages 6 and older - $15.00 per person

*10:00 PM - Mule Day Dance Featuring the Jonathan Parker Band
Sponsored by Dixie-Denning LP Gas
Chamber Park - 355 J. Lee Road
$5.00 per person - If you paid rodeo admission, the dance is free.

Saturday October 27, 2018
9AM to 6PM - Arts and Crafts Show, EyeWorks Parking Lot
Main Street in Benson (Sponsored by Benson Junior Woman's Club)

8:30 AM - 1:00 AM - Free Trolley Rides - load at the corner of Elm and Parrish, the chamber park, or the carnival.

10:00 AM -69th Annual Mule Days Parade
All Mules- Horses and Wagons ride free (Sponsored by Benson Chamber of Commerce)
Coggins Test Required

*11:00 AM - 2:00PM
BBQ Sale in Singing Grove
White Swan

Antique Tractor Show – Sponsored by the Classic Antique Power Club
Location - The Grove


*12:00 Noon to Midnight - Carnival Rides - 500 South Market Street
First Session - 12:00 Noon – 6:00 PM
Second Session – 6:00 PM – 12:00 Midnight
500 South Market Street
MICHAEL'S AMUSEMENTS
Unlimited ride arm bands are $25.00 each
No arm bands sold one hour prior to closing.
All rides have height and weight limits.
Individual Tickets are $1.00 each.

12:00PM to 3:00PM - McDonald's Live Bluegrass Afternoon in Benson
Featuring The Wells Band

Singing Grove (Sponsored by McDonald's of Benson )

 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

 

Last standing Mule Stable in Benson Tours

 

The Garland McLamb Family Stable

 

604 East Parrish Drive

 

*2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

 

Wagon Rides through historic Benson

 

Leaving from the Mule Stable

 

$5.00 per person

 

Sponsored by the Mule City Mule Club


2:30 PM - Mule Days Trail Ride - Departing from the corner of McLamb-Tart Road and Highway 301(Wall Street)

3:00 PM- 5:00 PM - Gospel Sing – Sponsored by the Benson Singing Convention
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Riversong Trio
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM - Hickory Grove Quartet

5:00 PM – Drawing for the Benson Fire Department Golf Cart

7:00 -11:00 – Karaoke and Dancing - Parrish Drive Vendor Area

*6:00 - 7:00 - Rodeo Music Pre-Show – John Norris
Chamber Park and Arena

*7:30PM -Bleecker Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram SRA Rodeo Presented by SRA Double Creek Pro Rodeo
Chamber Park - 355 J. Lee Road
(Nowell Smith Arena)
Ages 5 and under - Free
Ages 6 and older - $15.00 per person

*8:00 PM - American Legion Dance – Featuring Highway 301 Band
Legion Building – 605 North Wall Street
$10.00 per person

*10:00 PM - Mule Day Dance Featuring Reno Station
Benson Chamber Park - 355 J. Lee Road
$5.00 per person - If you paid rodeo admission, the dance is free.

Sunday - October 28, 2018

9:00 AM - Mule City Cowboy Church Service - Benson Singing Grove

Hispanic Heritage Day at the Carnival
500 Market Street
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Carnival Ride and Games
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM - La Tropa de Tierra Caliente Band
Dancers & Vendors
* Armbands for Carnival Rides - $25.00 each
No wristbands sold one hour prior to closing.
All rides have height and weight limits.

Mule Day Jackpot Barrel Race
Sponsored by Bleecker Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
10:00 AM - Exhibitions
2:00 AM - Show
Chamber Park - 355 J. Lee Road
(Nowell Smith Arena)
Ages 5 and under - Free
Ages 6 and older - $3.00 per person
Registration and Fees Paid on Site
Youth - $25.00
Adult - $30.00
Payout - 70/30

*3:00 PM - "Bull Shot for the Pot" Chamber Park (Nowell Smith Arena) (Sponsored by Benson Lions Club)

See you Next Year!