Tabor Czech Days
Tabor, South Dakota, USA
June 19-21, 2014
 
Contact Information: 

Tabor Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
PO Box 21
Tabor, SD 57063

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Attractions

Authentic Mini Czech Pioneer Village
Czech Museum, chapel, jail, store, log school and log house "Chalupa" are all part of Vancura Park and are open for public inspection. Homemade noodles and old world Czech music tapes are available for sale in the store during Czech Days. The new Heritage Museum welcomes visitors to many new exhibits.
Beseda Dancers
238 colorful costumed dancers performing both evenings at 8:30 pm in Sokol Park
Blachnik Museum
Unique handmade items of the late Emil Blachnik are on display adjacent to Vancura Park on the east side across the alley.
2012 Winner
Stacy Giedd
Cachet Stamp Cancellation
Friday, June 21, 9:00 am - Noon the Post Office
To receive a color cachet envelope with the special Czech Days Station cancellation, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (SASE) #10 size and $1.50 for each cancellation wanted to: Stamp Cancellation, Tabor Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 21, Tabor, SD 57063.
Tabor Bluebirds Baseball Game
Thursday, June 20 starting at 7:30 pm followed by fireworks display at 10:30pm in Leonard Cimpl Park
Kolache and Roll Baking Demonstration
Friday at 3:00 pm and Saturday at 1:00 pm in the Gift and Information Center Kitchen (Community Center)
Kolaches and Rolls
plus other Czech foods will be served in the air conditioned Beseda Hall and Legion Hall. Open at 10:00 am
MAC'S Carnival and Attractions
of Huron, SD will furnish carnival entertainment and rides on the midway Thursday starting at 6:30pm, Friday and Saturday.
Sanctioned Pedal Tractor Pull
The pull will be for boys and girls ages four (4) to eleven (11). The pull will take place on Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. on the street south of Sokol Park.
Movie
Tabor: A Little Czech Town on the American Prairie
In her directorial debut, Aesli Grandi invites you to get to know the people of her small hometown of Tabor, feel the sprit of the community that envelopes their daily lives, and see how the celebration of their past is allowing for a brighter future. It's more than a documentary of a single town; it's a picture of one colorful piece of the fabric that is America.
Grandi is a Tabor native and was crowned the Czech Days Queen in 1997. She now works for a production company in California and brought a film crew to Czech Days in 2007 to document the event.
www.tabormovie.com

Countdown to Czech Days Calendars
This is a Tabor Chamber of Commerce fundraising project. 71 chances to win. Purchase a Countdown Calendar for $20 each and become eligible to win a daily cash prize. Daily drawings begin Monday, April 1, 2013 and conclude Saturday, June 22, 2013.
Daily drawings each with $50 winners
10 Saturday drawings each with $100 winners
1 Thursday Czech Days drawing $150 winner
1 Friday Czech Days drawing $250 winner
1 Saturday Czech Days drawing $500 winner
Winning names are replaced in the hopper and can be drawn over and over again to win more than one time. Need not be present to win. Make your check payable to the Tabor Chamber of Commerce and mail it to PO Box 21, Tabor, SD 57063 to receive your Countdown to Czech Days Calendar.

Polka Dance-Off Contest
The contest will take place on Friday, June 21st from 6:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. p.m. in Sokol Park with the Nase Mala Kapela providing the music. Contestants can register that night at Sokol Park.
There will be Five age groups: (1) 6 and under, (2) 7-13, (3) 14-20, (4) 21-30, (5) 31-49, (6) 50 and up*. *Groups 4, 5, and 6 will also be competing with a waltz. Group contestants will be determined by the age of the oldest member of each couple. Czech dress is not required to enter the contest. Prizes will be given to the top couple in each age group.
Polka Dance Off Entry Form

Craft Fair
Tabor Elementary School Gym
North of St. Wenceslaus Church
Open Thursday at 6:30 pm - 9:00pm, Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Gift and Information Center
Community Center - Main Street
Open Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Czech recipe books, Czech gifts, CDs and cassette tapes, clothing items, imported Czech items and other souvenirs are offered for sale.