MSA 2023 Event Schedule

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Registration Desk Hours

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Marketplace Vendor Setup

5:00 PM – Social Hour (Arrowwood)

6:00 PM – Evening Welcome Party and Dinner (Arrowwood)

Thursday, August 24, 2023

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Registration Desk Hours (also available at the Oasis after the parade!)

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Marketplace Vendor Setup

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Pontoon Rides (Launching hourly from 10-2 at the Arrowwood Marina)

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Marketplace at Arrowwood (Open to the General Public)

10:30 AM – MSA Trapshoot (Alexandria Shooting Park)

12:00 PM – Afternoon Putting Contest on AW Putting Green

1:00 PM – Midwest Motor Corps Executive Committee Meeting at Arrowwood

2:00 PM – Midwest Motor Corps Unit Captains/Officers Meeting at Arrowwood

4:00 PM – Alexandria Parade Line Up (Broadway, Details to be Published)

5:30 PM – Alexandria Parade Step-Off – Oasis After (Douglas County Fairgrounds)

(Parade Route starts at 15th & Broadway, goes North to 5th Avenue, and West to Fillmore to End. Everyone will come in the back of the Fairgrounds after disbanding for the Oasis)

Friday, August 25, 2023

8:00 AM – 10:00 PM Registration Desk Hours

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Marketplace (Open to All Nobles and the Public)

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Association Competitions, Including:

  • Clowns: at Arrowwood
  • Motor Corps: at Douglas County Fairgrounds
  • Horse Patrols: at Douglas County Fairgrounds

9:00 AM – “Diva Derby” at Douglas County Fairgrounds

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Ancient Order of Camel Herders Degree (Arrowwood)

11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Ladies Luncheon at Arrowwood (AW)

12:00 PM – Afternoon Putting Contest on AW Putting Green

2:00 PM – Motor Corps Banquet

2:00 PM – Midwest Chanters Concert at the Andria Theater (618 Broadway Street, Alexandria)

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Moonshine Tasting by Beja Shrine Temple Packerland Clan 181

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Hillbilly Degree by Beja Shrine Temple Packerland Clan 181

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Shuttles from Hotels to Arrowwood (please ask your hotel for details)

4:00 PM – Afternoon “Pluck a Duck” at AW Water Park

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM “Aloha Theme” Social Hour & Dinner at AW Lakeside

Saturday, August 26, 2023

9:30 AM – Glenwood Parade Line Up (on 6th Ave SE)

10:30 AM – Glenwood Parade Step-Off

  • Oasis/Lunch to go after the Parade

(Parade Route starts at 5th Street SW & 6th Ave SW, take 5th Street to 8th Ave SE to South Lake Shore Drive, ending at 6th Ave SE. Oasis will be at Glenwood City Park at South Lake Shore Drive and 2nd Street SW)