Saturday, January 31, 2015

Busy Day at Woodstock's Groundhog Days Festival Today-- Part 2

Noon--  Chili cook off at the Woodstock Opera House (Hotel Pennsylvanian in the movie)

1 p.m.--  Rotary Club Bags Tournament at Ortman's Red Iron Tavern.

2 p.m.--  Walking tour of movie sites led by Bob Hudgins who was location manager for the movie and a big reason why it was filmed in Woodstock.

After the tout, there will be "Groundhog Day" movie trivia back at the Opera House.

5:30-11 p.m.--  District 200 Education Fund Benefit at Donley's Banquet Hall in Union, Illinois.


10 a.m.--  Movie shown again.

12:30 p.m.--  Walking tour


7:07 a.m.--  Prognostication by our very own groundhog, Woodstock Willie at the gazebo in Woodstock Square featured in the movie, complete with polka band.

After ceremony--  The "Official" Groundhog Day" breakfast at teh Moose Lodge.  See how much food you can stuff into your mouth like Bill did at the Tip-Top Cafe.  Polka band performs as well.

Sure to Be a Great Time.  --RoadDog

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