2019 Countdown #2

Bohemia Mining Days begins soon!  Here are a few opportunities to maximize your fun and enjoyment of Cottage Grove’s biggest event of the year - and support festival operations.
 
Advanced All-Day Carnival Ride Bracelets: Save money on Carnival Rides.  Discount Carnival Ride Bracelet Coupons are now at Cottage Grove Bi-Mart. $22 in advance & $30 on site.  Families save even more with 2-for-1 “Buddy Day” on Thursday (7/18).  Limited number of coupons available while supplies last before July 18th at 3:00 p.m.

Saturday's Covered Bridge Tours: In partnership with South Lane Wheels and the Cottage Grove Tour Guides, BMD offers two 2-hour tours of local covered bridges at Noon and 2:00 p.m.  Seating is limited to 18 participants - so buy early.  Great idea for visiting family and friends. Tickets are $10/person at The Bookmine, 702 E. Main St.

Grand Miners Parade: The application deadline for entries in the Saturday morning parade is July 15th.  Applications are available on the website or outside the festival office door in the CG Hotel (next to Buster’s Café).

Ugly Dog Contest: As part of our 60th celebration, this once popular contest from the 1980’s & 1990’s returns.  We will award first, second, & third place in four categories: Best Costume, Best Owner/Dog Look-alike, Best Tricks, & Ugliest Dog.  Registration forms are on the BMD website.  Registration fee: $10/advance & $15/after July 17th.

Community Spirit Week, July 15-19: Here’s another returning event that involves the business community.  Old-timers remember fondly how enthusiastically businesses promoted BMD.  All seven living mayors are championing this throwback event by encouraging businesses to compete in two categories: Best Display & Best Costumes.  To sign up call 541-510-9804.

NEW: Bloomers-Making Classes: Need bloomers for Thursday’s kick off “ladies-only” parade?  Attend one of these fun and free classes: Saturday, July 13th, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Cottage Grove Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave. and Sunday, July 14th, 12:30 - 5:00 p.m. at Delight, 538 E. Main St.  More info on BMD website or by calling Linda at 541-913-9586.

For more info visit www.bohemiaminingdays.org  or call 541-942-5064.

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