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GREENTREE FESTIVAL 2016:
  Save the date for this year's festival - September 16, 17, and 18, in Kirkwood Park.

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

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

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OneMain Financial:  FolkLife Festival Sponsor
Zisser Tire & Auto:  Kids' Day Sponsor
Great Southern Bank: Main
Information Booth 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 and Jefferson
Grill:
  Parade Sponsor
Kirkwood Home and Landscape and Julie's Garden Design: Parade Sponsor
Tropical Moose:  Kids' Day Sponsor
Planning Design Studio:  Dog Show / Canine Frisbee Contest Sponsor

 

Greentree Festival

Schedule of Events:  2016

Please note that the following schedule is tentative and will be finalized in June 2016.

Pre-Greentree Festival Events
~ Greentree Party in the Park                  September 10, 6:00 p.m.
~ Greentree Tennis Tournament            September 8-15, 2016  Click here for information/registration.
~ Kirkwood Rotary Ramble          September 10:   Click Here for Details.

Post-Greentree Festival Events
~ Senior Pool Tournament, September 22, 10:00 a.m.
~ Greentree Luncheon and Bingo (Ages 55+), Thursday, September 22, 11:00 a.m.

Kirkwood's Cutest Baby Contest:
~ Register by September 15

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Friday, September 16:
~ 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 17:
PARADE:  Greentree Festival Parade, Steps off at 10:00 a.m.
~ The Parade is sponsored by 

~ 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:
~ Folklife Artisans & Re-Enactors           9:00 a.m.-6 p.m        Sponsored by:
~ Greentree Book Fair                                9:00 a.m.-7 p.m.
~ Kids’ Day                                                    10 a.m.-4 p.m.    Sponsored by:
~ Missouri Fiddlers                                     12-6 p.m.
~ Wine Garden                                            11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Sunday, September 18:
~ 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:
~ Folklife Artisans                                          10 a.m.-5 p.m.      Sponsored by:
~ 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.    
~ Wine Garden                                               Noon-5 p.m.
~ Kid’s Day                                                      11-4 p.m.      Sponsored by:

Kids’ Dog Show               Ages 4-14              Friday, September 16
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 16
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:       Saturday, September 17

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 17, and Sunday, September 18
Hey kids! Join us for a variety of free events for kids, including Babaloo, Tekno Bubbles, Ronald McDonald, and a performance by Lucile Rapp Dance Studio students. Don't miss the circus workshop, strolling circus entertainer, inflatable obstacle course, balloon artist, face painter, crafts, and all kinds of great kids' entertainment!  Get your bike helmet fitted by St. Clare Health Center and try out the bicycle obstacle course! 

Saturday:  10am to 4pm                          Sunday:  11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Greentree Party in the Park:        September 10   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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Annual Classic Car and Truck Show           Sunday, September 18

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 15
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 22, 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 22, 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