The Odessa Record -

Spring Fling activities will keep the town hopping

 

April 26, 2018



Spring is finally here, as the weather has warmed up considerably despite some chilly mornings. It is also time for Odessa’s annual Spring Fling, with garage sales all over town, the crowd-pleasing quilt show and car show, the horseshoes tournament at Finney Field,

Activities

Friday

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Quilt Show in school gym, Fourth Ave. and Second St.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Old Town Hall Rejuvenation Society indoors at the Old Town Hall on First Ave. next to Odessa Foods.

10 a.m. large FFA/FBLA yard sale at former home of Viola Els, 202 E. Fourth Ave., diagonally across intersection from school.

Saturday

8 a.m .: sign-in starts at Rolling Thunder Pizza for Car, Bike & Truck Show to be held from noon on. Trophies awarded at 4:30 p.m.

9 a.m. large FFA/FBLA yard sale at former home of Viola Els, 202 E. Fourth Ave., diagonally across intersection from school.

9 a.m. horseshoes tournament at Finney Field horseshoe pits.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Quilt Show in school gym, Fourth Ave. and Second St.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Old Town Hall Rejuvenation Society indoors at the Old Town Hall on First Ave. next to Odessa Foods

9 a.m. FFA plant sale at greenhouse behind Wheatland Bank.

10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. open mic, jamming, PA equipment provided. Across First Ave. from Rolling Thunder Pizza.

Noon - 4:30 Car, Bike & Truck show on Division Street downtown (intersects with First Ave. at Festplatz, Experience Quilts!, The Odessa Record and the former VFW building.

1 - 4:30 p.m .: Live dance band “Armed & Dangerous with Pamela Sophia” across First Ave. from Rolling Thunder Pizza.

Sunday

Friends of the Pool Walk-a-Thon at Finney Field from 1 to 3 p.m. School-aged kids collect pledges to raise money for the maintenance and continued operation of the swimming pool. Kelsey Scrupps is in charge of the Walk-a-Thon this year.

Where to eat:

Rolling Thunder Pizza, First Ave.

Golf Course club house, opens 9 a.m.

Chiefs Bar & Grill, First Ave., open

Odessa Drive-In, open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Quilt Show snack bar, open 9 a.m.

Yard sales

The yard sale map compiled by volunteer Clarene Haynie is available at various downtown businesses as of Wednesday, April 25, with 24 different locations described this year.

The largest sales are the FFA/FBLA yard sale at former home of Viola Els, 202 E. Fourth Ave., diagonally across intersection from school and the Old Town Hall Rejuvenation Society indoor sale at the Old Town Hall on First Ave. next to Odessa Foods.

Other

Nate Lathrop, owner of Rolling Thunder Pizza, had planned to honor his grandfather Gene Klineburger with a birthday celebration on Saturday at the pizza shop. Klineburger’s health will not permit him to be there, however, so the event has been canceled. Klineburger turns 99 on April 27.

Another birthday that will be celebrated this weekend is that of Wilma Schmidt of Odessa. Her family will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday for friends and family members to come by and wish her a happy birthday. She turns 90 on April 30.

There will be lots of activity all around town this weekend. Everyone is encouraged to drive cautiously and watch out for pedestrians.

 

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