Step back in time then two-step forward for a good time at the Frontier Days Celebration April 27-29, in National Oak Park in Alvin.
Sponsored by the Alvin Rotary Club, the annual event celebrates the early settlers in the area and their way of life.
Thursday and Friday nights from 5 – 10 p.m. a carnival will be set up in the parking lot at Stanton’s Shopping Center at 219 N. Taylor.
On Friday night, the musical concert begins at 6 p.m. at National Oak Park. Admission is $20 and the three performers are Briana Adams at 6 p.m., Seth Candan at 8 p.m. and headliner Charlie Robison at 10 p.m.
Along with great music, there will be food trucks and a beer garden. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets but no coolers or pets.
On Saturday Frontier Day will be in full swing with the Downtown Alvin Parade at 9 a.m. and then events in the park beginning at 10 a.m. There will be special gunfighter shows, craft and food vendors, kid activities and live entertainment. The carnival will continue to run at Stanton’s Parking Lot from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Alvin Rotary Club Antique, Classic & Collectible Car and Bike Show will also be part of the Frontier Days activities in National Oak Park. Anyone with an interesting car, truck, motorcycle, hot rod or street rod can bring it there. Food and drink booths will be set up in the Car Show area.
The entry fee is $30. All vehicles entered will get a souvenir t-shirt and the first 100 cars will receive a commemorative dash plaque. There are many different classes and over 100 trophies to award.
In addition to 100 Class Winner trophies, there will be Mayor’s Choice, President’s Choice, Marshal’s Choice, Best Bike and Best Car of Show trophies awarded. National Oak Park is located at 118 S. Magnolia Street in Alvin.
For Vendor Applications: http://www.alvinrotary.org/FrontierDay/ArtsAndCrafts.html
For Car Show Applications: http://www.alvinrotary.org/FrontierDay/CarAndBikeShowEntryForm.html
For Parade Entries: http://www.alvinrotary.org/FrontierDay/FrontierDayParade.html
Story by Karolyn Gephart