Join us  June 13, 14, 15 and 16 of 2019 Special Anniversary CelebrationkolachesKolaches, a favorite Czech and Slovak dessert originating from Eastern Europe, are baked pastries of yeast dough with delicious fruit filling. Some fillings include prune, poppy seed, apricot, cherry, & cottage cheese. Kolaches are available for sale from many groups and individuals and at many Verdigre businesses year-round.


A festive celebration of Verdigre's Czech heritage, was conceived in 1939 and sponsored by the Czech Federation. It became an annual event in the 1950's. Past festivities have included a carnival, bands, dancing, Kolach Baking Contest, Kolach Eating Contest, Turtle Races, Kiddie Parade, Grand Parade, flea markets, stage productions, basketball tournament, mud volleyball, various shows and demonstrations, tractor pull, Bull-o-Rama, Alumni Banquet, & crowning of the new Kolach King and Queen. It continues as an annual event, held in June.

Sponsored by the Verdigre Improvement Club



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