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Cyrus Days 2010 celebration this weekend

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Morris Sun Tribune
Cyrus Days 2010 celebration this weekend
Morris Minnesota 607 Pacific Avenue 56267

The community of Cyrus will celebrate its annual Cyrus Days June 11 through 13.

New events this year include a golf tournament, fishing tournament, tractor pull and wrestling.

The schedule begins Friday with city-wide garage sales throughout the day. A medallion hunt will begin at 9 a.m. with clues posted on the city Web site, and on the sign by the fire hall. At 7 p.m., a family fun night, including a family dance will be held at the Cyrus school. At dusk, there will be a fireworks display at the baseball field next to the school, followed by a street dance downtown.

Saturday's schedule starts early, with the fishing tournament from 7 to 11 a.m. on Long Lake. The golf tournament begins at 8 a.m. at the Pomme de Terre golf course. The city-wide garage sales will be held from 8 a.m. to noon. There will also be a craft show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a car show from 9 a.m. to noon on Main Street. In case of bad weather, the craft show will be moved indoors at the Cyrus School.

A parade will be held beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday. Pearl Hanse will serve as grand marshal for this year's parade.

The old Cyrus School will be open for tours from 3 to 5 p.m.

The Cyrus fire department will host water wars at 3 p.m.

The day ends with a community supper, served at the Lariat from 5 to 9 p.m. and a street dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

The third day of the celebration includes a community church service at 10:30 a.m. on the grounds by the elementary school followed by a potluck. Also on Sunday, there will be wrestling at the Lariat Bar beginning at 1 p.m.

The final event is the tractor pull at 2 p.m. Registration for the event begins at noon.

A complete schedule for Cyrus Days can be found at

Morris Sun Tribune Staff