MollyOckett Days - July 20 & 21, 2013
Saturday, July 20
Check back closer to the event for more kids' entertainment, Native American displays and demonstrations, and much more!
7:00-10:00 am: All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast at The Bethel Inn Resort.
7:00-10:00 am: Pancake Breakfast to benefit Telstar Project Graduation at Bethel Masonic Lodge, Chapman Street.
8:00 am - 6:00 pm: Library Book Sale on the library lawn.
9:00 am – 5:00 pm: Craft and Food Vendors open on the Common and along Main Street.
Stop by the Chamber tent all day for:
- MollyOckett Days' schedules
- MollyOckett Days' Sunday road races registration forms
- MollyOckett Days' commemorative posters
- General information
10:00 am: Parade: Theme: "Stewardship of the Earth" Want to join the parade? Click here for a parade application.
10:00 am - 5 pm: Native American Demonstrations under the tent next to the Bethel Regional History Center on Broad Stree
- Butch Jacobs, traditional basket maker - hands-on activity all day
- Richard Silliboy, traditional basket maker specializing in potato baskets - demonstrations from 11:30 am-12:15 pm and 2:45-3:30
- Natalie Michelle, herbalist - 1-2 p.m.
- Barry Dana - food and agriculture - all day
10:00 am - 4 pm: Bethel Regional History Center open - Exhibits include "Pictures Serene and Sublime: Traditional White Mountain Art Recaptured," and "In the Field & On the Homefront: Bethel During the Civil War." Museum store also open. FMI: www.bethelhistorical.org
11:30 am: Guided One-hour Walking Tour of Historic Bethel Hill. Meet at the bell on the north end of the Bethel Common (across from Chapman Inn).
11:30 am - 12:30 pm: The W.I.L.D. Center Zoological Park of New England: Live animal show featuring native North American species. Don't miss the bobcat! Sponsored by Nadeau Development and Bethel Rotary Club.
12:30 pm - 1 pm: Presentation of float awards and essay contest winners at the gazebo
1:00 pm: Frog Jumping Contest organized by Allen & Mame Connors, sponsored by Pete & Vicki Rackliffe.
1:00-4:00 pm: Guided Tours of the Moses Mason House across Broad Street at the Bethel Historical Society.
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Native American Drumming and Dancing on the Common
9:00 pm. Fireworks behind The Bethel Inn Resort over the golf course
Sunday, July 21
MollyOckett Days Classic Road Races
See the Competitions page for more information and online registration.
Registration and check-in:
7:00-8:15 am: Kids’ 1 Mile Fun Run
7:00-8:45 am: Adult 3 & 5 Mile Race
Sunday, 8:30 am: Kids’ 1 Mile
Sunday, 9:00 am: Adults' 5 Mile & 3 Mile Walk
Sunday, 9:05 am: 3rd Annual MollyOckett Days Diaper Dash, a fun race for crawlers and toddlers
Click here for Diaper Dash Application.
10:30 am: Race Awards