Join us for the celebration!
(Scheduled events and times are subject to change)

Friday, September 9, 2016

6pm Chef Challenge at White Heron Cellars White Heron Cellars


Saturday, September 10, 2016

6:30am Balloon Launch (weather permitting) Lauzier Park
7-10am Lions Club Kick-Off Breakfast QHS Cafeteria
7am Beat the Beast 2K/5K Registration Mountain View Elementary
8am Beat the Beast 2K/5K Run Begins Mountain View Elementary
8:30am Geology videos and presentations begin (see schedule below) QHS PAC
9am Car Show & Tractor Pull registration SE Corner of QHS Grounds
9am Food, Exhibits, Quilt Show, and Produce Sale Open until 4pm QHS Gymnasium and Grounds
9am Veteran's Memorial plaque dedication Memorial Park
9am Warm-up and set-up Main Stage
10am Grand Parade Downtown Quincy
10:30am Rally in the Valley Coed 4 on 4 Volleyball Tournament Checkin SE Corner of QHS Grounds
10:30am Tractor pull begins By festival grounds
11am Moses Willey Band Main Stage
11am Tours begin (see schedule below)
11am Rally in the Valley Coed 4 on 4 Volleyball Tournament Begins QHS Grounds
11am Children's activities and Petting Zoo open QHS Grounds
11am-3pm Rotary barbecue QHS Grounds
11:30am Car show judging QHS Grounds
12pm Farm Family of the Year & Honorary Farmer presentations Main stage
12:10pm Jason Brown Band Main stage
12:30-1:15pm Cook Off Entry Drop-off QHS Cafeteria
1pm Offstage: Fire Dept. Burn Demo. Onstage: Cloggers Main stage
1:30pm Cook Off Judging QHS Cafeteria
1:30pm Jason Brown Band Main stage
2:30pm Moses Willey Band Main stage
3:15pm Clown and Event Awards Main stage
6pm Quincy Valley Balloon & Wine Festival Lauzier Park
Dusk Balloon Glow Lauzier Park
Dark Fireworks show Monument
(Schedule is subject to change.)


Sunday, September 11, 2016

6:30am Balloon Launch (weather permitting) Lauzier Park


Tour Schedule

These tours are free and are first-come, first-served the day of FCAD.

Sign up in the morning to make sure you get a spot on the bus.

9:00am Moses Coulee Geology Tour
Ken Lacy
10:00am Cruisin' the Crops TBD
11:00am Quincy Fresh Fruit
Noon Quincy Foods
1:00pm The Great Escape Geology Tour
Ken Lacy

New this year: Helicopter tours of local crops and a view of the Columbia River.
Cost is $40 per person and tours last 10 minutes. Call Krysta at 509-398-6967 to pay for your spot.


PAC Presentation Schedule

8:15am Video: The Desert Garden
8:30am Talk and Video: David McWalter, Interpretive Specialist
at the Dry Falls Visitor Center. David will talk about Dry Falls and present a video with definitions about ice-age flood-carved geology features.
David McWalter
9:00am Talk: "The Oldest Coulee." Ken will tell about glacial Lake Missoula, the ice-age floods and the geologic features found around the Quincy Valley. Then, Ken will lead a tour by bus to the Moses Coulee and Palisades area to view flood-carved geology. Ken Lacy
9:30pm Videos: Frenchman Coulee (5 min),
The Great Floods,
Cataclysms of the Ice Age (15 min)
10:00am Videos: The Desert Garden (15 min)
Interactive Agriculture (10 min)
10:30am Video: The Great Floods,
Cataclysms of the Ice Age (15 min)
11:00am Videos: The Desert Garden (15 min)
Interactive Agriculture (10 min)
11:30am Lower Grand Coulee Chapter of the
Ice Age Floods Institute Monthly Meeting
12:15pm Talk and Video: David McWalter, Interpretive Specialist at the Dry Falls Visitor Center. David will talk about Dry Falls and present a video featuring Nick Zentner, Geology Professor at Central Washington University. David McWalter
1:00pm Talk: The Great Escape. Ken will tell about glacial Lake Missoula, the ice-age floods and the geologic features found around the Quincy Valley. Then, Ken will lead a tour by bus to the Ancient Lakes/Potholes Coulee area to view flood-carved geology.
Ken Lacy
1:30pm Videos: Frenchman Coulee (5 min),
The Great Floods,
Cataclysms of the Ice Age (15 min)
2:00pm WSU Raptor Club Presentation with live birds of prey and telling the story of each one. The WSU Raptor Club is a non-profit organization located on the WSU campus in Pullman. Its mission is to promote wildlife conservation through the use of non-releasable raptors as living representatives in public environmental education programs. The club's presentations give people an opportunity to see these amazing creatures up-close.
3:00pm Videos: The Desert Garden (15 min)
Interactive Agriculture (10 min)
3:30pm Video: Ice Age Floods, Catastrophic Transformation of the West (30 minutes)
4:00pm Video: The Desert Garden (15 min)
Note: Interactive Agriculture will present information and test each attendee's knowledge of agriculture..