Endeavor Broiler Fest set for July 15-16

Make your plans now to visit Endeavor on its biggest weekend of the year, the Endeavor Lions 67th Annual Broiler Festival, taking place July 15-16, and sponsored by the Endeavor Lions Club.

The Broiler Festival once again is a weekend filled with events at Endeavor’s Village Park, including their big Chicken BBQ Dinner, served on Saturday, July 16th.

Friday, July 15th, starts the event off with a euchre tournament running from 7:00-9:00 p.m., along with a softball tournament, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday, July 16th, the day begins with more of the softball tournament, beginning at 9:00 a.m. 

The big “World Famous Chicken BBQ” serves up delicious barbequed chicken starting at 11:00 a.m. Come hungry for an excellent meal! Entertainment will be provided by the Art Ford Trio.

Bring the kids for the pedal pull, starting at 11:00 a.m., with registration beginning at 10:30. Test your skills in the bean bag tournament, which begins at 12 noon. Registration opens at 11:00 a.m. (For information, contact Fay at 608-333-4583.)

At 12 noon there will be an antique and farm tractor/truck pull. Registration opens at 10:00 a.m.

Bingo games will be played from 1:00-4:00 p.m. There will be a Marquette County K-9 demonstration at 4:00 p.m. Then, be sure to bring the kids for the money drop at 6:30 p.m. This event is open to kids ages 10 and under.

From 4:00 -7:00 p.m., enjoy DJ music on the grounds.  Live music by “Riled Up” takes the stage at 8:00 p.m. There will also be fireworks at dusk that the whole family can enjoy!

At 8:00 p.m., the Lions will hold their big raffle drawing. Prizes include a first prize of $500 cash, plus other cash and merchandise awards.

Both days, you can enjoy concessions on the grounds. The beer stand will be manned by members of the Endeavor Freedom Riders. (Please, no carry-ins.)