Charlie Adams Day Festival set for September 11th in Newkirk

Beverly Cantrell - September 7, 2021 11:26 am

Newkirk-Charlie Adams Day

Charlie Adams Day is a community heritage festival involving Newkirk Main  Street and the Newkirk Community Historical Society.

The event includes a BBQ Cook-off, Dutch Oven Cooking, Arts & Craft Booths, a Car Show,  the Crusin for Charlie Poker Run, Turtle Races,  and more!  Celebrate the town of Newkirk’s heritage at Charlie Adams Day, a fun-filled festival for all ages. Numerous barbecue teams will be out in full force competing for top prizes,  providing fantastic food to festival-goers. Get a tasting kit and enjoy traditional barbecue favorites like brisket, pork, chicken, and beans, and then vote for your favorites. Avoid the lines and purchase your tasting kit ticket or 2021 Charlie Adams Day t-shirt in advance at 

A handful of skilled Dutch oven teams will also provide demonstrations throughout the day and you can sample their dutch oven creations!  Another major part of Charlie Adams Day will be the Cruisin’ for Charlie Poker Run and car show. All vehicles are welcome to participate in this fun event with the chance of winning cash prizes. Charlie Adams Day will also feature booths filled with arts and crafts, as well as multiple vendors and games for children. Visitors to this small-town festival will also enjoy country music, storytelling, and re-enactors. All entertainment is free, so make your way to Newkirk for plenty of live entertainment by local performers. It all takes place at the Kay County Courthouse Lawn located at 201 S. Main in Newkirk and the 100 North block of Maple Ave.

This is a Pet Free and Smoke-Free event.


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