Hooper City Tomato Days celebration

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:36am to Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 10:36am

Hooper Tomato Days are just around the corner with all the fun and excitement of years past. For registration of all events and to find complete information, check out our website at www.hoopertomatodays.com. A schedule of events are on the back.

2017 Tomato Days T-shirts will be available August 15th for purchase at the Hooper City Offices, 5580 West 4600 South.  They also will be for sale Saturday the 2nd and Monday the 4th at the Park.  Sizes Available; XS-L Youth, XS-4XL Adult Prices: Infant Sizes - $ 8.00 Cotton Youth Sizes - $ 8.00 Cotton $10.00 Sport Adult Sizes - $10.00 Cotton $12.00 Sport Hats - $10.00 

PARADE ENTRIES We are looking for family floats, horses, 90 plus year old Hooper Residents, past Hooper Rodeo Queens, school bands and groups, and everyone else who would like to be part of our exciting celebration parade.  For more information contact; Sheri Bingham 801-628-1670.

Wear Your Hooper Pride

Robert Topolewski is the winner of the Logo design contest.  Congratulations and thanks goes to him for his efforts and creativity.

Be sure to join us for our annual Dinner in the Park  provided by the City Council, the Planning Commission and City Staff 

 Saturday September 5th 6:00 pm at the Hooper Park . (Hooper Residents Only - $1.00 per person suggested donation.) Each year Dale Widdison and his family spend a couple of days or more preparing and cooking the meat for the City Residents Dinner. We express appreciation to the Widdisons and all of the other volunteers that make Tomato Days such a great success.

2017 Election Information Hooper City’s 2017 Primary Election will only be for Voting Districts 1 & 2 and will be by mail. Ballets were mailed out July 25th. You may cast your vote and mail it back in the return envelope provided (it will require a first class stamp and must be postmarked by August 15th). Or there is a drive-up drop box by the flag pole at the Hooper Civic Center (5580 W 4600 S) also at the West Haven City Hall (drop off must be in the box by 8:00 PM August 15). You may vote in person August 15th at West Haven’s City Hall 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The General Election will November 7th. Vote by mail ballots will be mailed about three weeks prior. The voting procedures will be the same as outlined above with the post m ark being by November 6th and drop off by 8:00 PM November 7th. Or vote in person November 7th at West Haven’s City Hall. Hooper City Council Candidates For Districts 1 & 2 are Wes Davis, Steven Dolatowski, Chris Paulsen and Scott Scoffield.  For Districts 3 & 6 is Chis Cave and for Districts 4 & 5 is Brad Ostler. Meet the Candidates There will be a meet the candidates event for Voting Districts 1 and 2 at the City Building Tuesday evening August 8th at 7:00. Please note it on your calendars and join us. Voting Districts Map You can identify which Voting District you are in at www.weberelections.com and clicking on “Maps.”

2017 Theme WHY NOT HOOPER? Thirty five years ago, as the news spread that President Ronald Regan was coming to visit Utah, excitement grew as they explored where a GOP picnic featuring President Regan could be held. Hooper rose to the top of the list and was chosen to host the event. Some people and some other communities frequently asked the question “Why Hooper?” Annoyed by the questioning and possibly the inference that Hooper is not important enough, big enough or good enough, shirts were made and proudly worn by hundreds of Hooperites that boldly declared, WHY NOT HOOPER, UTAH. As we now commemorate the 35th anniversary of that historic event, we chose that declaration to be the theme for our 2017 Tomato Days.

TOMATO DAYS SCHEDULE OF EVENTS THURSDAY - August 31st 4D Barrel Racing - 6:00 pm - Park Arena FRIDAY - September 1st Horse Show -  4:00 – 7:00 pm - Park Arena Live Entertainment - 6:00 to 7:00 5K Run/3.5K Walk Registration - 7:00 – 8:30 pm - Hooper Park Bowery Family Movie Night  - Dark 8:30-ish - Hooper Park - Sponsored by Go Big or Go Home - Free Movie & Free Popcorn                        Snow Cones, Nachos, Drinks and Candy for Sale SATURDAY - September 3rd Vendor Check-in/setup - 6:00 – 7:00 am - Park - West  Area Jr. Jackpot Registration - 7:00 am - Rodeo Arena 5K/3.5K Run/walk check in/registration - 7:30 am - Main Bowery Breakfast - 7:30 – 9:30 am - Main Bowery Flag Raising Ceremony - 8:00 am - Flag Pole Jr. Jackpot Rodeo - 8:00 am - Rodeo Arena 5K Run/3.5K Walk/Kids K - 8:30 am - Hooper Park Soccer Tournament - 9:00 – 4:00 - Hooper Park Vendor Booths - 9:00 – 4:00 - West Park Area Cherry Tomato Baby Show Registration - 9:00 am - Cultural Hall Cherry Tomato Baby Show - 10:00 am - Cultural Hall Miss Pink Tomato/Mr. Red Tomato Registration - Noon - Cultural Hall Goat Tying - Noon - Rodeo Arena Miss Pink Tomato & Mr. Red Tomato Contest -1:00 pm - Cultural Hall Rescue Race - 1:00 - Rodeo Arena Barnyard Bash, Chicken Chase, Cash Cow, Rabbit Rush, Cow Pie                                Discus and Greasy Pig  - 2:00 pm - Rodeo Arena Home Arts Registration - 4:00 – 5:30 - Cultural Hall Produce Registration - 4:00 – 5:30 - Cultural Hall Home Arts Judging - 5:30 pm - Cultural Hall Produce Judging - 5:30 pm - Cultural Hall

 Dinner in the Park (Hooper Residents Only) 6:00 pm - Hooper Park                   $1.00 per person suggested donation. Live Entertainment  - 6:30 - 7:30 pm - Park Amphitheater Hooper’s Star Power Talent Show  - 7:00 pm - Park Amphitheater Fireworks - Dark 8:45-ish - Ball Diamond MONDAY - September 5th Rodeo Slack - 7:00 am - Rodeo Arena Parade - 9:00 am - Along 5900 West & 5500 South to 6300 West Farmers Market - 9:00 – 4:00 - 6100 West Vendor Booths - 9:00 – 4:00 - Park (southwest) Farm Animal Zoo -10:00 – 2:00 - East side Playground Children’s Games & Rides -10:00 – 4:00 - Park Kids Fishing Catch And Release -10:00 – 4:00 - East Ditch Bed Race - After parade approx.10:30 am - 5500 South Next to Park Tractor Show - 10:30 - 2:00 - Park (North East) Dog Race - 11:00 am - Rodeo Arena Cow Drop - Follows Dog Race - Rodeo Arena Wasatch Cowboy Church – “Saddle Up” -11:00 – 2:00 - Main Bowery 4 on 4 Volleyball Tournament - 11:00 – 3:00 - Ball Park South Field Tomato Sling Shot - 11:30 – 1:00 - 6100 West, North End Sawdust Scramble - 1:00 pm - Small Bowery Pre-Rodeo, Muttin Bustin’ & Stick Horse Barrels - 12:30 - Rodeo Arena Rodeo First Performance - 2:00 pm - Rodeo Arena BINGO - 2:00 – 3:00 - Large Bowery Raffle Draw - 3:00 pm - Large Bowery Pre-Rodeo, Muttin Bustin’ & Stick Horse Barrels - 5:30 - Rodeo Arena Rodeo Final Performance - 7:00 pm - Rodeo Arena 

Cow Drop Contest You secure your square or squares for a donation of $5.00 each, and if the cow dropping lands in your square, you are the winner.  You could win up to $500. You may choose your squares early by going to the city office until Tomato Days, then on Saturday and Monday you may sign-up at the park. For more information go to www.hoopertomatodays.com

McKay-Dee Cardiology invites you to the 2nd Annual Heart Fair. Join them for Free Health Assessments, Blood Pressure Checks, Information Booths, Cooking Demonstrations, Physician Lectures, Games, and Prizes.   Friday September 8th, 2017, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., McKay-Dee Hospital Education Center 4401 Harrison Blvd. Ogden, UT.  For more information Visit https://intermountainhealthcare.org/locations/mckay-dee-cardiology-clinic/ or call (801)387-2025

 

 

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