Events

21st Annual 5k Tater-Trot

Saturday October 5th, 2019 8:00am – in conjunction with the 42nd Spring Valley Potato Festival

Located just off US Rt 42 midway between Waynesville and Xenia, Ohio. 5 miles east of Bellbrook on St Rt 725. Registration is in Walton Park at the shelter house. SPECIAL FEATURES – Run/Walk on Little Miami Scenic Trail Bike Path – Food vouchers for festival selected booths – Continuous live festival entertainment PRIZES For the first Male and Female who establishes course record for 2019
REGISTRATION $25.00 Pre-Registration includes T-shirt & Festival coupon. DEADLINE 09/21/2019. Packet pickup 7:00am day of race Registration-Day of  Run/Walk 7:00-7:45am (T-shirts not guaranteed after Pre-Registration deadline) AWARDS First 3 winners (Male & Female) in each age category will receive a potato festival special award
TATER-TROT REGISTRATION FORM Fill out and mail this form by 9/21/2019 to be eligible for Pre-Registration packet. Or use the link below to register online. https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/SpringValley/TaterTrot5K  

Potato Festival

Saturday Oct 5th and Sunday Oct 6th, 2019

Download the Schedule: 42nd Potato Festival Schedule

FRIDAY OCTOBER 4th – THOMPSON PAVILION - BLEDSOE PARK
Beginning At 6:00pm King & Queen  (must be in grades 8-12 and SV resident)      Check-in by 5:45pm
Jr King & Queen   (grades 4-7 and SV resident)
Prince & Princess  (grades K-3 and SV resident)
Directly after    Potato Putt-Putt (Make a hole-in-one with a potato and win!)
Directly After    Mashed Potato Eating Contest
Directly after Puttin’ on the Hits    (2 age groups: grades 6 & under,  grades 7-12) Sign-ups at 6:30pm    [winners to perform again Saturday afternoon]
 
SATURDAY OCTOBER 5th SUNDAY OCTOBER 6th
 7:00am Begin Registration for 5K  Tater-Trot  (Walton Park)
8:00am Tater-Trot Run/Walk (at Bike Trail) Arts & Crafts/Farmers Market opens 9:00am Arts & Crafts/Farmers Market opens
9:30am SV UMC Church Services  w/choir (stage)
10:30am Potato Car races
11:00am Children’s Games (Bledsoe Park stage area) 11:45am National Anthem & Grand Old Flag Renee Ponder (stage)
12:00pm The Little Hippies (peace, love and  rock & roll) 12:00pm Honey Creek Cloggers (stage) Mashed Potato Tug-o-War (near bike trail)
 1:00pm Shakertown (Shake Rattle & Roll) Kiddie Tractor Pull – Main Street  1:00pm Pet Parade (register at 12:45pm)
 2:00pm Big Martha (classic rock)
 3:30pm Puttin’ on the Hits reprise (stage)
 4:00pm Citizen of the Year Award (stage) 4:00pm Jim McCutcheon (songs for all ages)
 4:30pm 3 Road Junction (Southern Rock)
 6:00pm No Refunds (music from the 60s to today) 6:00pm Festival Closes
 9:00pm Festival Closes for the Day Y’all come back next year!
Barrett Concrete House Museum
Open Saturday & Sunday  Noon – 4pm
Library Book Sale
Saturday 9am – 6pm    and    Sunday 11am – 5pm
At the corner of Walnut & Vine Streets