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Thank You

Thank You from the Stanton Old Fashioned Days Committee for attending and participating in our festival. Also thanks to the City of Stanton, and all the committee members that help.make the festival possible.Hope to see you again in 2015.

2014 Grand Marshals

 Bob and Velma Witzel - Old Fashioned Days Grand Marshal's
Bob & Velma Witzel have been chosen as this year's Grand Marshals.  They have been married for 49 years and have 2 daughters, Eve Witzel & Ann Stickney both of Stanton.  They have 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  Bob has lived in Stanton his whole life actually living in 7 different places but never more than a mile from where he was born which was across from the Fire Barn.  Velma was born in Lakeview but moved to Stanton when they got married. Bob has been retired from the Montcalm County Road Commission for 12 years before that he worked at Adams Ford and Gibson's. He spends a lot of time building street rods in his garage which he has done for most of his life.  He has even built street rods for himself, his daughters and his grandchildren.  Bob has a twin engine dragster that he takes to Kentucky, Ohio and of course the Mid Michigan MotorPlex for exhibition runs, test & tunes and Toys For Tots runs. Velma used to travel with him but now she stays home and their daughter, Eve goes with him.  Bob maintained county police cars for 7 years and has worn many hats in his lifetime.  Velma worked as an aide for 11 years at the former Stanton Elementary School.  She also worked for 6 1/2 years as a mail carrier in Stanton.  She likes to sew and make quilts.  Together they used to plow snow having one truck for Bob and one for Velma but when Bob went to work for the road commission Velma did all of the plowing making for some very long days for her.  Cars have always been a part of their lives together they actually met at the old E&S Drive-In Car Hop in 1960 which is now where Cole's Corners is located. They both were involved in the SOFD Car Show for quite a few years.  Bob built a concession stand out of a trailer for the SOFD which the school still uses today.  He has also donated a bunch of his trophies for the current soap box derby competition. Bob & Velma are very family oriented people always putting their family first and love the fact that they all live in this area.  They enjoy running their grand kids here, there and everywhere whenever needed. Velma's mother lived with them for 5 years so they could care for her.  Bob & Velma love to eat out and do so on a regular basis.  They are honored to be our 2014 Grand Marshals.

Our Meeting

The next meeting of the general committee will be
  Jan. 26th. 2015 at the
First Congregational Church.
 305 Camburn St. at 7pm.
All members of the community are welcome to attend.
We are currently seeking volunteers to help with this years events. Send your info by clicking on contact page

Antique Tractor Show

Farmers and tractor enthusiasts alike will love Stanton Old Fashioned Days annual tractor show. Held Saturday, Aug. 15th, from 8:00 until Noon. Tractors of all makes and models line Main Street.
Tractors Information Here.

Car Show

2013 Car Show
2014 Stanton old Fashioned Days Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show from 3:00-8:00pm.
More Information Here

Stage Entertainment

Stage Shows
Live stage entertainment starts on Wednesday night with the talent show try outs.
Entertainment Information Here

Coming to Stanton

Renegade Ride at Stanton Old Fashioned Days
Stanton Rotary's "Ride Like a Renegade" will consists of three individual cycling events: 42 mile road race; 28 mile gravel road race; and, 18 mile fun ride. Mark your calendars.... the event will be held Sunday, August 16th, 2015, at 9am in conjuction with Stanton Old Fashioned Days. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go to benefit the Stanton Rotary Community Parks project! Get more information their Facebook page.

Sporting Events

Sports Events
Co-Ed Softball on Saturday Aug. 15th and Sunday the 16th. Also new this year, plans for a Kickball Tournament and a Corn hole Tournament on Saturday the 15th. Mud Volleyball will return on Sunday the10th all sporting events held at D. Hale Brake Park on S. Lincoln St.
Sports Information Here

Food for every taste.

Friday, Aug.14
Barbeque ribs and baked potato dinner from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion post, 137 W. Day St.
Saturday, Aug. 15
Knights of Columbus All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. at St. Bernadette of Lourdes� Catholic Church, Parish Hall 991 E. Main St.
Lions Club chicken barbeque from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the First Choice Pharmacy Parking lot on Main Street.
Steak Dinner from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 137 W. Day St.
Free ice cream giveaway following the Grand Parade at Trinity Church, 400 N. Lincoln St.
Open all Weekend
Daisy Mae’s Dairy Barn restaurant has hand dipped as well as soft serve ice cream, and an assortment of sandwiches.  Located at 420 E Main St.
Pizza, bread stick and grinder specials all weekend long at B.C. Pizza, 620 N. State St.
Foot-long sub sandwich specials every day at Subway, 319 W. Main St.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner specials at the Brick Yard Bar and Grill, 112 W. Main St.
Chinese dishes of all kinds, as well as, special treats during the festival at the Chee Peng, 133 E. Main St., corner of N. Lincoln and E. Main Streets.
Classic fast food at McDonald's restaurant, 329 E. Main St.
Pizza, breadsticks, sandwiches and deli foods at the County Seat/AGO gas station, 711 E. Main St.
Welcome New to Main Street, Slice of Heaven,. Located in Hotel Montcalm on the corner of Main and Camburn.
Elephant ears and Fresh lemon aid, carnival foods at vendors on Main St and by the Ultimate Air Dogs on Camburn St.

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