Monday (Labor Day) Activity Schedule

Monday

  • 6-10 am: ArthurLions Club breakfast @ Community Center
  • 6 am: Rat Race registration forall races @ Welcome Center
  • 7:15 am: Rat Race 1-Mile Fun Run begins
  • 7:30 am: Rat Race 5K & 10K Runs begin
  • 7:45 am: 5K Pat Wood Recreational Walk begins
  • 9 am: Cheese Chaser Kid Run begins small cheese eater_1
  • 9 am: • Festival/vendors open
  • 9:30 am: Rat Race Awards Ceremony @ stage area
  • 9:30 am: Bench Press Registration @ East Illinois St.
  • 10 am-4 pm: Rides: Buggy @ Welcome Center Pony Rides@ Arties Party Zone
  • 10:30 am: Bench Press Competition @ East Illinois Street 10:30 am: FREE CHEESE @ Cheese Tent
  • 9 am: Angie’s Food and Spirits, music and beer tent @ 121 S. Walnut curd s[it_1 - Copy
  • 11:30 am: 6th Annual World Championship Cheese Curd Spitting Contest @ Vine & Illinois
  • 12:30 pm: Free 60-ft. sub sandwich giveaway @ Cheese Tent - Sponsored by Arthur Subway Restaurant
  • 1 pm: “Amish Strong” Strongman competition @ East Illinois Street
  • 2 pm: FREE CHEESE @ Cheese Tent
  • 4 pm: Big Cheese Jackpot Drawing
  • Festival closes

Schedule times change a bit all the time. Come early and spend the day. Last minute information at the Arthur Welcome center at the North end of the Festival and also at the Cheese Tent at Illinois and Vine St in the center of the festival.