SAND CREEK festival, inc. PRESENTS
Stages in the Round
Saturday, July 8
10:00 – 11:00 Open
11:00 – 12:00 The Keith Woolery Band
12:00 -1:00 Newton Community Theatre
Keith Woolery Band: The community orchestra for Newton, Harvey County, and the surrounding area since 1956, NMKSO presents classical music performed by local musicians. The season includes two classics concerts, summer chamber music, school outreach, and special events. Players comprise professional and community musicians, educators, and outstanding students.
Newton Community Theatre: The Newton Community is pleased to announce the summer 2023 musical, The Sound of Music, July 21-23. This hour long performance will tease music from this long loved musical!
1:00 – 2:00 The Great Brain Freeze & Ice Cream Social
“Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, welcome to this spectacular, third annual ice cream eating contest! This will certainly be the greatest Brain Freeze Newton has ever seen. See, or be, one of FIVE finalists to attempt the impossible; to eat their weight in ice cream!”
Well, maybe not their weight, but as much as possible for a chance to win the coveted trophy! How do you get your name in the hopper for a chance to be drawn as a contestant? It’s simple, submit your name below for the chance to be four of the five eating the most frozen bowls of yumminess in three minutes… AND freeze your brain! The Defending champion always has chair at the table to defend their honor. If for some reason, they do not show up, we will choose one person out of the crowd!
Then after witnessing The Great Brain Freeze Contest the audience can cool down with a FREE frozen treat in the heat of July. What more can you ask for in life? IT’S FREE ICE CREAM IN JULY!
2:00 – 3:00 The Magical Myztery Show w/ Tyler Korso
Korso blends his witty stand-up comedy with surprising magic moments to bring you a show like no other! Part comedy – Part magic – All awesome!
Featured on Fox News, The Improv, and The Chicago Magic Lounge, Tyler Korso offers students more than an activity. He grants an escape from the mundane with his clever humor and dazzling illusions. After honing his act for over a decade, he toured his one man show “A Man and His Dillusions” from coast to coast. He’s been invited to open for comedians like Tommy Davidson, Jimmy “JJ” Walker and Carlos Mencia, as well as presented at events like Planet Comicon and Gencon.
3:00 – 4:00 The Mouth Wide Shut Ventriloquist Show w/ Kevin Horner
Kevin’s path started when he was approached to do bullying prevention programs in schools across the Midwest. The program entitled “Speaking Up For Those Who Can’t Speak Up For Themselves” was presented for over 15 years across the United States.
Kevin’s passion and ability to touch the hearts of audiences while making them laugh took him on the road to becoming a full time performer. Kevin has performed for Comicon, the Improv, Great Wolf Lodge, Whiteman Air Force Base, Fort Riley Military Base, Arkansas Tech University, as well as many other Corporate events, Schools, Libraries, Fairs and Festivals.
Kevin won the People’s Choice Awards at the One Way Street Puppet Festival in 2003, 2004, and 2005.
Kevin was awarded Best Ventriloquist by Gig Masters in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.