Livermore Daze July 19-21


Team Livermore members pictured front row (l to r: Joann Landolt, Marlys Trauger, Elden Landolt, Diane Jensen, Jean Larson, Carolyn and Ivan Frederickson. Back row: Steve Larson, Roger McNeill, Gregg Jensen and Ron Trauger. Team Livermore members not present were: Larry and Jane Trauger, Jennifer Rolland and Rich Shimon.

By KIRK HUNDERTMARK
Team Livermore, Barney’s Tavern and the City of Livermore have been preparing for the upcoming Livermore Daze celebration by cleaning the streets and painting new yellow lines. Summertime in Iowa just brings out the music in people, with good music brings the people to Livermore.
Entering their 19th year as a driving force in the Iowa music scene, Standing Hampton has expanded and updated their repertoire and talent pool and proudly present a six-piece power pop and rock ensemble that draws on even more vocal and performance firepower and flair to deliver a show above and beyond expectations. They take the stage Saturday, July 20 at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15.
Friday evening, July 19, at 6 p.m., opens with the Clark Brothers Co-ed Slow-pitch Softball Tournament. The games will be timed with four women on the field per team. There will be a $100 per team entry fee and the games will be played on the Dallas Clark Ball Field.
You can start your Saturday morning out by stopping by the Livermore Legion basement between 7 and 9:30 a.m. for Livermore American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 415, they will be serving their deluxe biscuits and gravy fundraiser breakfast. They will be serving biscuit with gravy, scrambled eggs, fruit and beverage for $5, and extra biscuit $1. Carry outs are available by calling (515) 368-1999. They will also have Humboldt County Freedom Rock commemorative dog tags and key chains for sale for $10 each during the breakfast.
The Livermore Daze parade will begin downtown Saturday, July 20 at 9:30 a.m. Children and pets are encouraged to participate. Line up is at the Gold Eagle Coop. Livermore resident Janine Berte will be the parade grand marshal. The tractor ride will start at 10 a.m. There is a $25 entry fee, which will include morning snack, lunch at Call State Park in Algona and afternoon snacks. The tractor ride will conclude back in Livermore at 3 p.m. Contact Roger McNeill at (515) 890-1984.
Kids games will begin at the swimming pool park at 11 a.m. with lunch served by the Livermore Fire Department from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be horseshoe and volleyball tournaments starting at 11 a.m. and free swimming starting at 1 p.m. at the pool. Firefighter water fights will begin on 5th Street at 2 p.m.
The Livermore Daze celebration will conclude on Sunday, July 21, with a Livermore Daze outdoor ecumenical church Service with Rev. Jon Disburg. Service begins at 10:30 a.m. at the pool park, followed by a community potluck meal with burgers furnished. Bring a dish to share, table service and lawn chairs.
Read more about the event in this week's Humboldt Independent.

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