Huckleberry Festival 2016
in Historic Wallace Idaho

31st Year

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Huckleberry Heritage Festival, August 19-20, 2016 On August 19 and 20, 2016, the Historic Wallace Marketing Group (HWMG) will sponsor the 31st Annual Huckleberry Festival. Traditionally held on the third weekend in August, the festival has gone through a few name changes including Heritage Festival, and Wallace Huckleberry Heritage Festival... and sometimes it is just HuckFest for short. Each year it includes a blend of familiar and new events according to the desires of the unique band of volunteers who step forward in the spring to coordinate this major summer festival. In 2016, there is robust feast of events spread out for the enjoyment of everyone in your family. Festival hours are 11 AM to 5 PM on Friday, and 10 AM to 5 PM on Saturday, with live music both days.

  • Rotary's Huckleberry Pancake Breakfast
    on Saturday, August 20, 7:00 to 11:00 AM, Jr/Sr High School
    Adults $6        Kids & Runners $4
  • 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, August 20
    • Registration at 7:30 to 8:45 AM, Jr/Sr High School
    • Fun Run starts at 9:00 AM
    • Registration Fee $25 ($30 on August 20)
    • No T-shirt option $20 ($25 on August 20)
  • Craft and multi-product vendors on the lawn at the Railroad Depot Museum and the streets of Wallace.
  • Kid activities on Depot lawn both days
  • Music at the Gazebo both days music at the Gazebo
    • Friday 11 AM - 5 PM
      • Ric-key Band @ 11 AM
      • One Gun & the Long Shots @ 2 PM
    • Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM
      • The Blue Country Band @ 10 AM
      • The DCB Band @ 1 PM
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    • 11:30 AM Depot Lawn
    • 12:30 PM at Gazebo
    • 2:30 PM Depot Lawn
  • Announcements
    • 5K Run Winners announced @ 11:00 AM
    • Huckleberry Queen announced @ 4:30 PM
    • Drawing of Raffle and Other Prizes @ 4:30 PM

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at the
Nite Rock Event Center
"The Blue Country Band"
7:30 to 11:30 PM

Historic Wallace Marketing Group Documents
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Results of the Huckleberry Festival 2015 5K Race
Overall Winner: Ian Wolford 23.42
    Women's Division
  • Under 11
    • Taylor Stovern 35.26
    • Jane Robinson 35.40
    • Alyssa Robinson 39.38
  • 12-15
    • Lillian Gyde 29.21
  • 16-19
    • Jen Parman 47.27
  • 20-29
    • Kelsy Kiezur 31.02
    • Joanie McNutt 32.44
    • Mackenzie Keizur 37.50
  • 30-39
    • Sheena Letourneau 25.29 (first woman finisher & 2nd overall!)
    • Martha House 29.48
    • Carrie Hoag 33.57
  • 40-49
    • Michelle Sheppard 27.07
    • Tisha Whatcott 30.54
    • Betsy Hills 35.52
  • 50-59
    • Mashele Kenney 31.35
    • Kathy Hanson 37.28
    • Elena Grishina 42.48
  • 60-69
    • Angeica Fraga 31.51
    • Linda Keizur 39.01
    • Katherine Sink 45.25
  • 70+
    • Ann Curry 44.05
    • Ann Parman 44.47
    • Jeri Albertini 54.24
    Men's Division
  • Under 11
    • Reed Whatcott 28.40 (finished only 5 minutes after overall winner!)
    • Johnny Stovern 38.24
  • 12-15
    • no runners
  • 16-19
    • no runners
  • 20-29
    • Ian Wolford 23.42 (overall winner)
  • 30-39
    • Brian Barley 26.15
  • 40-49
    • Nate Whatcott 30.42
    • Scott Stovern 38.32
  • 50-59
    • Scott Sogge 27.10
    • Rick Parman 33.37
    • Chuck Kenney 37.07
    • Rocky Sauer 56.06
  • 60-69
    • Gary Kiezur 27.27
    • John Vargas 29.41
    • Eugene Sink 45.11
  • 70+
    • Larry Curry 32.16
    • Arthur Mayer 41.37
    • Jim Parman 49.08

If you missed the medal ceremony and would like your medal, or if you have other questions, please call Cindy Lien at Valerie's Flowers, (208)752-4771.

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