Kansas Sampler Festival
Main Stage, Light Park
9:00 a.m. - Everyone is invited to join us for the Kansas Sampler Festival opening ceremonies.
The local matachinas dancers performing at
the 2012 Opening Ceremonies.
9:00 a.m. Joe Denoyer will ask everyone to stand for presentation of colors.
9:01 a.m. The Liberal Police Department Honor Guard will present the U.S. Flag and theKansas flag on the stage.
9:05 a.m. Joe will lead the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.
9:08 a.m. Janie Kitch will sing the National Anthem.
9:13 a.m. Steve Leete will sing "Home on the Range" as the community flag bearers march in and line-up around the seating area.
9:17 a.m. Joe will recognize the dignitaries who will be seated directly in front of the stage. Each will wave as his or her name is announced.
9:25 a.m. Joe will announce Mayor Dave Harrison.
9:26 a.m. Mayor Harrison will do an official “Welcome to Liberal” address
9:30 a.m. Joe will introduce Marci Penner.
9:31 a.m. Marci will give welcome to the 24rd Annual Kansas Sampler Festival.
9:35 a.m. Joe will cover housekeeping items: severe weather procedures, first aid station, etc.
9:38 a.m. Liberal High School Drumline will perform.
9:55 a.m. Community flag holders will post their flags and the ceremony ends.