10 am – 2 pm Myers Schoolhouse Museum at 13 Mile Rd. & Division
Discover historic Sparta memorabilia.
10 am – 4 pm Railroad Depot Open House 400 N. Union
Come and tour Sparta’s 100+ year old Depot, Caboose and Rail Cars. Fantastic replica model railroad in the Box Car.
11 am-4 pm Historic Research Center Open House
71 N. Union (across from Sparta Library).
12-2 pm Friends of the Lark Pet Show
Hosted by Meadowlark Retirement Village, 65 Ida Red
Pre register to participate in our first annual pet contest. Public is invited to view free with us. Visit spartafair.com for entry details.
THURSDAY STREET FESTIVAL
The party on Main Street is sponsored by the Sparta Downtown Development Authority and starts at 5 pm. All events are located on Division St. Downtown between Union St. and Maple St. with the road closed!
Old Fashioned Ice Cream
Hosted by Sparta Variety
Back by popular demand! Go back in time and watch the antique powered ice cream machine while you enjoy real ice cream and root beer floats.
Trini’s Outdoor Mexican Fiesta
Hosted by Downtown Trini’s and Margarita Joe’s
Outdoor patio, live music and drink specials.
North Kent Eagles Club 186 E. Division
Open to the public. Pull tabs & Keno. Food available too!
Celtic Fest Dancers and Fun
Enjoy a sampling of Celtic music and dancing to prepare for the Celtic Festival on August 12 and 13 in Rogers Park.
Historic Sparta Horse Drawn Carriage Tour at Sparta Civic Center
Hosted by Common Gentry
$5 per person, kids 3 and under FREE.
Celtic Spray-on Tattoos
Bring the kids for a free Celtic Knotwork apple tattoo.
Cookin’ in Sparta’s Backyard at Maddie LaRoue’s, 126 E. Division
Hosted by Chef Mark, All in One Chef
6 pm Farm Market Summer Salads
7 pm Backyard BBQ with a Fresh Twist
Classes are $5 each. For more information visit allinonechef.com
Paint the Town Footprints
Angela’s Outdoor Patio
Tractors on Display
Go Paint! SCA Community Mural
5 pm Live Entertainment
OH, GEE on the Main Stage & The Brian Randall Band
5-7 pm Scouts Honor Kids Carnival – Troop #704 in Rogers Park
Fun for kids 3-10! 5 tickets for $1. One ticket per game. NEW Games!
Sponsor: Little Caesar’s Pizza
6 pm Dance with Me Dancers
Hosted by Dance with Me by Amber Marie
Watch these young dancers in their street performance.
5 pm 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament in Balyeat Field parking lot
Hosted by Robinet Physical Therapy
Please visit spartafair.com for complete entry details.
Sponsors: SNAP Fitness, Family Fitness and Biggby’s Coffee
5-8 pm Art in Sparta Competition & Exhibit
at Sparta Twp. Library, 80 N. Union St.
Follow the Footprints! Opening Night “Meet the Artists”. View art entries from our local artists. Anyone can enter. Cash prizes awarded. Entries accepted Monday, July 11, 9 am to noon and 4-7 pm. Complete entry details and forms available at Sparta Library, Ad Solutions and www.spartafair.com.
5 pm Carnival Rides Open in the Village Parking Lot
Unlimited Ride Armband 5 pm to close for $18. $3 off coupon available.
7 pm Live Entertainment
The Brian Randall Band on the Main Stage
7:30 pm Hot Air Balloon Launch in Balyeat Field CANCELLED DUE TO WIND.