Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Deadlines For Jim Butler Days Events

Questions and requests for applications can be directed to Jim Butler Days Chairman Donna Otteson at 482-9889 or

- -Junior Queen Pageant: Deadline for applications is May 14. To get an application, contact Sharie Jackowiak

--Talent show: Sign-up sheets are located in the middle and high school offices. Children and adults of all ages are invited to participate.

--Vendor sales: Tonopah sellers' permits are required for all Jim Butler Days vendors. The business license fee is $15 and an application can be requested from In addition to a permit, applications for vendors are due no later than May 1.

--Bartender and waitress race: Applications are due prior to the event as participants are arranged into brackets. For an application, contact Mary Tisue
--Parade: Participants are encouraged to complete an application prior to the parade. There is no fee to enter the parade. All individuals, bands, equestrians, businesses, high school classes, antique auto owners, community organizations, clubs and political candidates are invited to participate. Local merchants have donated $500 cash prizes for best floats or entries. For more information, contact Parade Chairman Cindy Kaminski 
-- Rock & bottle show: Gem, mineral, jewelry, fossil and bottle vendors are invited to sell their goods. Applications are due no later than May 1. A Tonopah sellers permit is required.

-- Craft fair: Advanced applications are encouraged as tables are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Tables cost $20. Applications are available at the Tonopah Times-Bonanza office. Questions can be directed to Bobby Jean Roberts at 482-3365.

--Art show: Anyone 14-19 or 19 and over can participated in the High Desert Art Exhibit. Three divisions are available: fine arts, photography and creative art. Applications are due by May 24. Each entry costs $5.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Celebrate Jim Butler Days and the Nevada State Mining Championships

May 29: Celebrate Jim Butler Days and the Nevada State Mining Championships in Tonopah. Admission to the Tonopah Historic Mining Park will be free for the Nevada State Mining Championships.

Detailed information Will Be Posted Soon!