Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: September 4-7

 

Paint the Town Puffer - Pufferbilly Days,™ September 4-7, Boone, IA

 

Pufferbilly Days™ got its name from the small steam trains that were used in coal mines in Australia.  Starting out as Billy Goats, they then became known as Puffing Billys, before ultimately being referred to as Pufferbillys. Known for being a Railroad Town, Boone celebrates Pufferbilly Days the first weekend after Labor Day annually.

 

 

Boone, Iowa, July 23, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - The 2014 Pufferbilly Days will be held September 4th through the 7th in Boone, IA and a full line-up of activities and entertainment has just been released. 

 

The 38th annual community celebration will begin Thursday, September 4th featuring a classic car show, amusement rides, and live bands.  The downtown entertainment center will be alive Thursday night with Pufferbilly™ Unplugged featuring Hawk McIntyre from 7-8:30 p.m. and Vinyl Vegabonds from 8:30-10pm.  Friday night, Burnin’ Sensations is sure to pack ‘em in again with non-stop music from the 70’s on up to the present from 7:30 to 11:30pm.

 

Along with the annual Pufferbilly™ parade and 5k/10krun, and huge craft show, Toaster will rock Saturday night’s live entertainment playing your favorite classic songs from 7:30-11:30 p.m.

 

Smith’s Amusement carnival rides will once again provide great fun for the kids Thursday through Saturday.  Other events include a Mud Volleyball tournament, BBQ contest, Lil Miss and Mr. Pufferbilly™ competition, motorcycle contest, horseshoe tournament, softball tournaments, and new for 2014 will be Family Fun Day activities on Sunday and the first ever Pufferbilly™ Bike Ride.  Individuals and teams are encouraged to sign up as early as possible to earn a spot in these activities.
 
Pufferbilly Days™ got its name from the small steam trains that were used in coal mines in Australia.  Starting out as Billy Goats, they then became known as Puffing Billys, before ultimately being referred to as Pufferbillys. Known for being a Railroad Town, Boone celebrates Pufferbilly Days the first weekend after Labor Day annually.

 
To receive more information on
Pufferbilly Days™ activities and events, go to www.booneiowa.us/en/chamber_of_commerce/pufferbilly_days. If you have questions or comments about the Pufferbilly Days™  Celebration contact events@boone.iowa.us, or call 515-432-3342.

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Emily McColloch

Email: events@booneiowa.us

Phone: 515-432-3342

 

Pufferbilly Days

903 Story Street, Boone, Iowa, 50036

Web: www.booneiowa.us 

 

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Iowa, Boone, Event Date: September 4-7

Paint the Town Puffer - Pufferbilly Days,™ September 4-7, Boone, IA

The 2014 Pufferbilly Days will be held September 4th through the 7th in Boone, IA and a full line-up of activities and entertainment has been planned.  The 38th annual community celebration will begin Thursday, September 4th featuring a classic car show, amusement rides, and live bands.  The downtown entertainment center will be alive Thursday night with Pufferbilly™ Unplugged featuring Hawk McIntyre from 7-8:30 p.m. and Vinyl Vegabonds from 8:30-10pm.  Friday night, Burnin’ Sensations is sure to pack ‘em in again with non-stop music from the 70’s on up to the present from 7:30 to 11:30pm. Along with the annual Pufferbilly™ parade and 5k/10krun, and huge craft show, Toaster will rock Saturday night’s live entertainment playing your favorite classic songs from 7:30-11:30 p.m.  To receive more information on Pufferbilly Days™ activities and events, go to www.booneiowa.us/en/chamber_of_commerce/pufferbilly_days. If you have questions or comments about the Pufferbilly Days™  Celebration contact events@boone.iowa.us, or call 515-432-3342.

 

 

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