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  Wednesday   4/23/2014

Cookie Daze

18th Annual Celebration Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
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Cookie Daze 2013
Cookie Daze is a fun, mostly free festival for children of all ages. Join us for our tasty rendition of cookie sports and activities for kids of all ages! Kids can build their own rockets, take wagon rides, do a variety of arts & crafts, play Cookie BINGO and taste test delicious Bake & Taste cookies all at Ripon's Barlow Park.  The most anticipated activity are the Cookie Drops.  Hundreds of children wait beneath the Ripon Fire Department's tallest ladder truck, eager to have thousands of Cookies literally drop from the sky.  These excited cookie monsters scramble for individually wrapped goodies that are Ripon-baked and taste so good with wholesome milk.  The frenzy is repeated for four age categories (3-4; 5-6; 7-9 & 10-12).  There are also cookie hunts for the smaller children (ages 2 & under).  The festival began as a tribute to Ripon baking the World's Largest Cookie in 1994, which measured 907.9 square feet!  In 1996 Governor Tommy Thompson issued a proclamation recognizing Ripon, WI as CookieTown, USA.



Sponsored in part by:  Ripon Chamber of Commerce, Bremner Foods, & Modern Rentals
August 3rd 2013 - Ripon, Wisconsin
Barlow Park 207 Griswold St.
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  (RAIN OR SHINE)
Activities are free unless indicated

EVENTS THAT GO ON ALL DAY (May be revised prior to festival)
Children's Activities Stations (Some may close early)
Sponsored by Discovery Preschool, Diverse Options & Ripon Children's Learning Center 
Cookie Dough Throw
Cookie Decorating - Pick 'n Save
Cookie Blaster Rocket Shop & Launch Pad ~ Ripon Boy Scout Troop 735
Food and Beverage Tent - Ripon Rotary
Kookie Cookie BINGO - Huberty & Associates
Fish Pond - Aither State Farm Insurance & BMO Harris Banks
Beading - BMO Harris Bank
Flame Thrower Hitting Machine - Accelerated Baseball Technologies
Face Painting - St. Catherine of Siena Church & Ripon Area Builders
Coloring & Temporary Tattoos - Ripon Area Vacation Bible School
A & W's Rooty the Bear - Ripon's A & W
First Aid Tent - Ripon Medical Center a Member of Agnesian HealthCare
Diaper Changing Area - Discovery Pre School
Meet Cookie Monster - Ripon Chamber of Commerce
Rippin' Good Cookies Tent -  Bremner Food Group -
proceeds benefit Cookie Daze festival 

SCHEDULED EVENTS -- MAY BE REVISED PRIOR TO FESTIVAL

10:00am - Cookie Daze Opens

10:00am - Bake and Taste - Peoples Choice Voting Until 11:30am

10:00am - Preschool Children's Activities Begin

10:10am - COOKIE HUNT - Toddlers ages 2 and under

10:30am - COOKIE DROP - (Ages 3 & 4 - Grand Prize Plasma Car)

10:30am - Horse Drawn Wagon Rides Begin

10:45am - Happy Ness Clowns

11:45am - COOKIE DROP - (Ages 5 & 6 - Grand Prize Bicycle)

12:30pm - Awards Presentations at Pavillion

12:45pm - COOKIE DROP - (Ages 7-9 - Grand Prize Bicycle)

 1:15pm - COOKIE DROP - (Ages 10-12 - Grand Prize Bicycle)

 1:30pm - COOKIE Daze Closes


       


THANK OUR SPONSORS WHO MAKE COOKIE DAZE POSSIBLE!

Mint Cookies $1000 or more

  • Ralcorp Food Group / Rippin' Good Cookies
  • Modern Rentals Ripon
Chocolate Chip Cookies $999-$500
  • Hometown Broadcasting (WAUH/WISS)
  • Miller's Tavern
  • Ripon Early Bird Kiwanis
  • Ripon Medical Center
  • Ripon Printers / Ripon Commonwealth & Express
  • Ripon Rotary
  • Ultimate Convenience Store
Vanilla Wafers $499-$200
  • Alliant Energy
  • Butzin Marchant Funeral Home
  • Century 21 Properties Unlimited
  • Condon Total Comfort
  • Culver's
  • The Diedrich Agency
  • Hillside Dental
  • Horicon Bank
  • KFC / Taco Bell
  • McDonald's
  • Webster's Pick n Save
  • Ripon's A & W
  • Pizza Hut
Sugar Cookies $199-$100
  • CHN - Ripon
  • Divine Passage Funeral Home
  • DRB Fire Extinguishers 
  • "Golden Rule" Community Credit Union
  • Holliday Food and Sport
  • Huberty & Associates SC CPA's
  • MPB Builders
  • Ripon Drug / Ben Franklin
  • Webster's Pick n Save
  • Ripon Window & Door
  • Rosendale Dairy
Macaroon Cookies - Up to $100
  • Alliance Laundry Systems
  • Associated Vet Clinic
  • Bluemkes
  • Ripon Area Builders
  • Grasee Electric
  • Ripon Electric
  • P.E.N.N. Travel Services
  • Visioncare Associates
2013 Cookie Daze Planning Committee
Laurie Kasuboski, Mary Campbell, Greg Dragolovich, Kimberly Francek, Deb Kaiser, Jan Kerch, Craig Leinweber, Michelle Leinweber, Cindy Lenz, Jane Lueptow, Chris Magins, Jason Mansmith, Nicole Moniz, Marcia Pockat, Lee Prellwitz, Lauren Price, Jan Renč, Dave Schoff, Deb Winkler.  

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