Gold Rush Days Celebration

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Address:
Bellville, Ohio
Swank Claim
Bellville, OH 44813

Gold Rush Days is a family oriented event with many prospecting related activities for gold seekers of all ages.  Visitors can witness pan gold racing, panning demonstrations and competitions, work to find and keep their share of the gold recovered and a metal-detecting coin hunt.  There will be plenty of children's activities and food vendors.  Evening entertainment will cap off both nights.  Admission and parking are free, with handicap parking close to the action.The Swank Claim is located on Gatton Rocks and Cutnaw Rd. in Beliville, Ohio. It covers approximately 1 mile of the Clear Fork river on the upper claim and 1 mile of Clear Fork River on the lower claim.


Gold Rush Days 2009 schedule of events (subject to change)

Saturday
9 -10am      metal detecting
11- pm        common dig
2 - 3pm       kids common dig
3:30-5pm   modified and stock gold pan racing
5pm            finish cornhole tourney
6 - 7pm      "Gold fever" game show
7pm            finish DJ/karaoke

Sunday
8-9am          Sunday service
10-11am     Gold pan racing open class first race
12-1pm        Gold pan racing open class final races
1-1:30pm    Gold Pan racing open class awards
3-4pm          speed panning
4-5pm          tug-o-war
5-6pm          chili cookoff
6-8pm          auction
8-9pm          talent show and closing ceremony

 




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