Monday, September 25, 2017

Ivan K. Hill Recreational Park

Park & Rec Special Events

Mule Day Activities

Civil War Re-Enactment

Each year on the 4th Saturday in September, the City of Winfield hosts Mule Day festivities. A recent addition has been a Civil War Re-enactment at Ivan K. Hill Park. Re-enactors from across the southeast act out the fictional "Skirmish at Luxapalilla" on Mule Day Saturday and again on Mule Day Sunday. On Saturday morning, the public is invited to tour the Civil War camp and visit with the actors. On Saturday night, a Civil War Ball is held with period dress and music abundant, although period dress is not required to attend. For information, contact Randy Brown at 205-487-6492.

Alabama Gamebreeders Exhibition and Show

An exhibition of various gamebirds as well as a competition for best of show in various categories is held on the west side of the park across the street from the Winfield Elementary School campus. No birds may be sold, and no cockfighting will be allowd. For information, contact Richard Baird at 205-487-6218

Mule Day Horseshoe Tournament

Held on Mule Day (4th Saturday in September).

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. for singles with the tournament beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Registration begins at 12:00 p for doubles with the tournament beginning at 12:30 p.m.

Awards are given to the top two in each division.

Call the park at 205-487-6710 for more information.

Beauty Pageants

Various beauty pageants are held by WPRD each year as park fundraisers. Check the home page for current information or call 205-487-6710.

Directions to Winfield Park

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