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GREENTREE FESTIVAL 2015:  Save the date for this year's festival - September 18, 19, and 20, in Kirkwood Park.

This year's theme:
The Greentree Circus Parade!

The City and the Greentree Planning Committee would especially like to thank our 2015 Sponsors:

SSM St. Clare Health Center:
Main Stage Entertainment and Shuttle Sponsor

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OneMain Financial:  FolkLife Festival Sponsor
Deaconess Faith Community Nurse Ministries:  Main Information Booth Sponsor
Zisser Tire & Auto:  Kids' Day Sponsor
Waterway Car Wash:  Lost Kids' Booth Sponsor
Stream Benefits Group:  Tennis Tournament Sponsor
Commerce Bank:  Arts & Crafts Area Sponsor
Amtrak / Missouri RiverRunner:  Party in the Park Sponsor
PJ's Tavern:  Parade Sponsor
Kirkwood Home and Landscape: Parade Sponsor
Tropical Moose:  Kids' Day Sponsor
Planning Design Studio:  Dog Show / Canine Frisbee Contest Sponsor
Pet Supplies Plus:  Dog Show / Canine Frisbee Sponsor

 

Greentree Festival

Schedule of Events:  2015

Please note that the following schedule is tentative and will be finalized in June.

Pre-Greentree Festival Events
~ Greentree Party in the Park                  September 12, 6:00 p.m.
~ Greentree Tennis Tournament        September 10 thru 17, 2015  
~ Kirkwood Rotary Ramble          September 12:   Click Here for Details.

Post-Greentree Festival Events
~ Senior Pool Tournament, September 24, 10:00 a.m.
~ Greentree Luncheon and Bingo (Ages 55+), Thursday, September 24, 11:00 a.m.

Kirkwood's Cutest Baby Contest:
~ Register by September 16

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Friday, September 18:
~ Food, Game, and Information Booths            5-10 p.m.
~ Greentree Book Fair                             5-10 p.m. (Early Bird Viewing 5-7 pm)
~ Wine Garden                                          5-10 p.m.
~ Kids’ Dog Show                                     6 p.m.    Sponsored by Planning Design Studio and Pet Supplies Plus 
~ Canine Frisbee Contest                       7:30 p.m.   Sponsored by Planning Design Studio and Pet Supplies Plus
~ Fabulous Motown Revue                    6:30-9:30 p.m.  [Click here for full Main Stage Schedule]
   Sponsored by SSM St. Clare Health Center

Saturday, September 19:
PARADE:  Greentree Festival Parade, Steps off at 10:00 a.m.
~ The Parade is sponsored by PJ's Tavern and Kirkwood Home and Landscape 
~ MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT, 12 Noon to 7:00 p.m.
~ Food, Game, and Information Booths                9:00 a.m.-7 p.m.
~ 180+ Arts and Crafts Booths                  9:00 a.m.-7 p.m.    Sponsored by Commerce Bank
~ Folklife Artisans & Re-Enactors           9:00 a.m.-6 p.m        Sponsored by OneMain Financial
~ Greentree Book Fair                                9:00 a.m.-7 p.m.
~ Kids’ Day                                                    10 a.m.-4 p.m.    Sponsored by Zisser Tire & Auto and Tropical Moose
~ Missouri Fiddlers                                     12-6 p.m.
~ Wine Garden                                            11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Sunday, September 20:
~ MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT, 12 Noon to 5:00 p.m.
~ Classic Car Show                                          10 a.m.-4 p.m.
~ Food, Game, and Information Booths                   10 a.m.-5 p.m.
~ 180+ Arts and Crafts Booths                   10 a.m.-5 p.m.     Sponsored by Commerce Bank
~ Folklife Artisans                                          10 a.m.-5 p.m.      Sponsored by OneMain Financial
~ Greentree Book Fair                                   10 a.m.-5 p.m.
~ Missouri Fiddlers                                        10 a.m.-5 p.m.  
~ Kirkwood Kup Sailboat Regatta             10 a.m.-4 p.m.     Also: Admiral Club Model Boat Display
~ Wine Garden                                               Noon-5 p.m.
~ Kid’s Day                                                      11-4 p.m.      Sponsored by Zisser Tire & Auto and Tropical Moose

Kids’ Dog Show               Ages 4-14              Friday, September 18
Calling all kids and their pooches!  Each participant may enter in up to two events.  Events are:  Best Looking; Best Trick; Best Costume; Biggest; and Smallest. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. The show begins at 6:00 p.m.  FREE.  Kirkwood Park, Diamond 4.  Thanks to our sponsors:  Planning Design Studio (PDS) and Pet Supplies Plus. 
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Skyhounds Canine Frisbee Contest      Friday, September 18
Bring your frisbee-catching dog to this contest! Registration begins at 7:00 p.m.
The competition begins at 7:30 p.m.   FREE.   Kirkwood Park, Diamond 4
Thanks to our sponsors:  Planning Design Studio and Pet Supplies Plus

Greentree Parade     Theme:  "Disco Comes to Kirkwood"      Saturday, September 19

The parade kicks off on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. and covers a parade route stretching 1.7 miles. The route begins at Kirkwood High School and heads east on Essex to Kirkwood Road, south on Kirkwood Road to Argonne, and west on Argonne, finishing at the Kirkwood Community Center.  Thanks to our Sponsors:  PJ's Tavern and Kirkwood Home and Landscape.
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Kids' Day     Saturday, September 19, and Sunday, September 20
Hey kids! Join us for a variety of free events for kids, including Babaloo, Tekno Bubbles, Ronald McDonald, and School of Rock performers. Don't miss the petting zoo, the magic show, crafts, and all kinds of great kids' entertainment!  Get your bike helmet fitted by St. Clare Health Center!  Thanks to our Sponsors:  Zisser Tire & Auto and Tropical Moose!
Saturday:  10am to 5pm                          Sunday:  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Greentree Party in the Park:        September 12   6:00 p.m.  
Help kick off this year's Greentree Festival with the Fourth Annual Greentree Festival Dance, held at the Lions' Pavilion in Kirkwood Park. Dance to the tunes of Boogie Chyld from 6pm-9pm., while kids visit the Bubble Bus! Food available from several area food trucks. Wine and beer available for purchase.   FREE.  Thanks to our Sponsor:  Amtrak.
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Greentree Tennis Tournament             September 10-17

Join us for the 23rd annual tournament.  All levels of players welcome.  Pre-registration is required and entry forms are available here (link coming).   Thanks to our Tennis Tournament Sponsor:  Stream Benefits Group.
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Annual Classic Car and Truck Show           Sunday, September 20

Located on the north end of the Community Center parking lot.
Hours:  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Click here for the flyer and registration form.
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Kirkwood's Cutest Baby Contest     Register by September 16
Enter your Kirkwood cutie!  Submit an entry form (also available at the Community Center) by September 16.  Votes are cast with spare change, with the winner determined by who has the most money in their jar at the end of the Festival.  The winner receives a $100 savings bond donated by Frontenac Bank.  Child must have been born on or after September 18, 2013.
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Wine Garden      Friday: 5 - 10pm     Saturday:  11am to 7pm     Sunday:  12 noon to 5pm

Located at the west end of the Festival grounds.  Enjoy a glass of wine or beer, while listening to local entertainers. Visit the Entertainment page for a list of performers.
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Greentree Luncheon and Bingo          Ages 55+       Thursday, September 24, 11:00 a.m.
We’ll have fun catching up with friends and enjoying 12 games of Bingo.  All participants play two cards, and prizes are given to the winners.  Lunch will be catered.  Please preregister by September 11.  COST:  $11 for residents;  $15 for nonresidents.
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Senior Pool Tournament          Thursday, September 24, 10:00 a.m.          Community Center
Try your skills at Eight Ball and win prizes!  Lunch will be catered. Please preregister by September 11.  COST:  $11 for residents;  $15 for nonresidents.                                       Back to Top