Oz-Stravaganza! 2019 Schedule of Events


Please check back often, as the schedule will be changing right up to Oz-Stravaganza!



10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.—All Things Oz Museum Open, 219 Genesee Street, Chittenango. Admission is $5.00 per person, children ten and under are FREE. Guided tours on the hour or tour on your own. 


1:00–6:00 p.m.—Information Booth, Oz-Stravaganza! Park, information for Oz-Stravaganza! and the Chittenango area, courtesy of Greater Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce. 


1:00–9:00 p.m.—Oz-Stravaganza! Park Open. A fun filled day at Oz-Stravaganza!, rides, games, vendors/crafters, Oz souvenirs & memorabilia, a wide variety of food, snacks, and beverages. Many children’s activities. Special Guests in Glinda’s Royal Tent. 


1:00–8:00 p.m.—Baum’s Bazaar Gift Shop Open, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. 


2:00–5:00 p.m.—History Exhibit, Glinda’s Tent, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. (Sponsored by Chittenango Lions and Greater Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce)


2:00–5:00 p.m.—Costume Designer, Shawn Ryan, All Things Oz Museum 


3:00–7:00 p.m.—Wizard’s Wonderful Silent Auction, Glinda’s Royal Tent located in Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Includes Oz, Non-Oz items, local and national items, gift certificates & more. 


4:00 p.m.—Amusement Rides open in Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Ride specials available.

3:30–5:00 p.m.—Autographs with Special Oz Guests, Glinda’s Royal Tent, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Ruby Rakos, Steve Margoshes and John Fricke

3:30–5:00 p.m.—Authors & Artists Alley, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Meet with Oz authors and artists. Tom Hutchison, Ron Baxley, Jr., James/Amanda Wallace, Vincent Myrand, Jim 8 Ball (Sponsored by Koester Associates).

6:00–8:30 p.m.—Friday Night OZ Program, First Presbyterian Church, 118 Arch St., Chittenango, at Oz-Stravaganza! Park grounds. (Sponsored by Community Bank and Hunt Real Estate)

Begins at Dusk—The “Ozsome” Oz Fireworks, Community Recognition Park, Legion Drive, Chittenango.

All Things Oz Museum

& Baum’s Bazaar Gift Shop Hours

(10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.)

219 Genesee Street, Chittenango, New York

Guided Tours on the hour or tour the museum on your own.


SENIOR CITIZEN DAY
 (Sponsored by The Grand & Kinney Drugs)

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.—A fun filled day at Oz-Stravaganza! Park, rides, games, vendors/crafters, Oz souvenirs & memorabilia, a wide variety of food, snacks, and beverages. Many children’s activities. 

10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.—Baum’s Bazaar Gift Shop Open, Oz-Stravaganza! Park.

10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.—All Things Oz Museum Open, 219 Genesee Street, Chittenango. Admission is $5.00 per person, children ten and under are FREE. Guided tours on the hour or tour the museum on your own.

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.—History Exhibit, Glinda’s Royal Tent, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. 
(Sponsored by Chittenango Lions and Greater Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce)

10:00–11:30 a.m.—Broadway in OZ, 
All Things Oz Museum, autographs with Ruby Rakos and Steve Margoshes.

10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.—Wizard’s Wonderful Silent Auction in Glinda’s Royal Tent, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Includes Oz, non-Oz items, local and national items, gift certificates & more.

11:00 a.m.—Coloring Contest Awards, Main Stage in Oz-Stravaganza! Park. (Sponsored by The Wilson Insurance Agency)

12:00 p.m.—Royal Historian of Oz Writing Contest Awards, Main Stage in Oz-Stravaganza! Park. First place winners will be read by Special Oz Guests. (Sponsored by Madison Mutual Insurance and 
Tops Friendly Market)

12:00 p.m. (Noon)—Amusement Rides Open, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Ride specials available.

12:00 p.m. (Noon)–3:00 p.m.—Costume Designer, Shawn Ryan, All Things Oz Museum

12:30–3:00 p.m.
Authors & Artists Alley, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Meet with Oz authors and artists. Tom Hutchison, Ron Baxley, Jr., James/Amanda Wallace, Vincent Myrand, Jim 8 Ball (Sponsored by Koester Associates).

1:00–3:00 p.m.—Autographs with Special Oz Guests, Glinda’s Royal Tent, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. 
 Roger Baum, Ruby Rakos, Steve Margoshes and John Fricke.

4:00 p.m.—Grand Finale, Main Stage, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Send off our Special Guests in a wonderful, traditional way and help us remind them that there is NO PLACE LIKE HOME...IN CHITTENANGO! (Sponsored by Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, Se Guin Land Surveying)

All Things Oz Museum

& Baum’s Bazaar Gift Shop Hours

(10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.)

219 Genesee Street, Chittenango, New York

Guided Tours on the hour or tour the museum on your own.



7:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.—ALL YOU CAN EAT Pancake Breakfast. First Presbyterian Church, 118 Arch St., Chittenango, at Oz-Stravaganza! Park grounds.

9:45 a.m.–L. Frank Baum and Munchkin Memorial Plaque Dedication, All Things Oz Museum

10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.—A fun filled day at Oz-Stravaganza! Park, rides, games, vendors/crafters, Oz souvenirs & memorabilia, a wide variety of food, snacks, and beverages. Many children’s activities. Special Guests in Glinda’s Royal Tent. 

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.—Baum’s Bazaar Gift Shop Open, in Oz-Stravaganza! Park.

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.—All Things Oz Museum Open, 219 Genesee Street, Chittenango. Admission is $5.00 per person, children ten and under are FREE. Guided tours on the hour or tour the museum on your own.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.—Information Booth. Information for Oz-Stravaganza! and the Chittenango Area, Oz-Stravaganza! Park, courtesy of the Greater Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce.

10:00 a.m—Kids’ Munchkin Mile Fun Run and Toto’s Toddler Trot (Sponsored by Chittenango Physical Therapy and Kinney Drugs Foundation)
    Registration begins at 10:00 a.m at the Chittenango Fire Department (417 Genesee Street, next to the Oz-Stravaganza Park). Runs start at 11:00 a.m.
    $10 pre-registration
    $12 late/day of registration
    Free t-shirts for the first 100 entries. All runners will receive a free amusement ride ticket. Everyone is encouraged to enter the costume contest at 11:45 a.m. at the main stage in the Oz-Stravaganza Park after the race!

Toto’s Toddler Trot begins at 11:00 a.m.
Ages 4 and under. This fun run/walk is approximately 1/4 mile long and will begin and end at the Chittenango Fire Department.

Munchkin Mile Run begins at 11:15 a.m.
Ages 12 and under. The race route is approximately 1 mile long and will begin and end at the Chittenango Fire Department.

10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.—History Exhibit, Glinda’s Royal Tent, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. 
(Sponsored by Chittenango Lions and Greater Sullivan area chamber of commerce)

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.—
Authors & Artists Alley, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Meet with Oz authors and artists. Tom Hutchison, Ron Baxley, Jr., James/Amanda Wallace, Vincent Myrand, Jim 8 Ball (Sponsored by Koester Associates).

10:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.—Wizard’s Wonderful Silent Auction in Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Includes Oz, non-Oz items, local and national items, gift certificates & more.

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.—Costume Designer, Shawn Ryan, All Things Oz Museum

11:45 a.m.—Costume Contest (Sponsored by Vantage Equipment and Brookside Consultants)
Open to all ages, get into character and join in the fun! Dress up like Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, The Wicked Witch, Glinda, the Munchkins, or any other Oz book/movie character your heart desires! There will be three awards per category and age group!

Registration begins at 11:45 a.m. at the Main Stage in Oz-Stravaganza Park.
You must register upon arrival to participate and be eligible for an award.

Judging starts promptly at 12:15 p.m. on the Main Stage
Awards will be presented immediately following judging on the Main Stage, prior to the Oz parade. All awards that are not picked up at the ceremony will be available for the winners to pick up at the Chittenango Village Hall during normal business hours.

Noon—Amusement Rides Open, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Ride specials available.

1:15–1:45 p.m.—Cartoon Magician, Mike Carter, Performing magic show on main stage, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. 

2:00–3:00 p.m.—2019 Oz-Stravaganza! Parade. Theme: “The Magic of OZ” Grand Marshal:Ruby Rakos. Music filled parade with Ozzie floats, animals, marching units, special guests and more! Parade route is downtown Chittenango (Genesee St./Route 5) starting at Sullivan Free Library and continuing north to Community Savings Bank. Streets into the Village will close at 1 p.m., so plan accordingly. (Sponsored by Rotary of Chittenango and Empower Federal Credit Union)

3:30–5:00 p.m.—Autographs with Special Oz Guests, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. 
Glinda’s Royal Tent, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Roger Baum, Ruby Rakos, Steve Margoshes and John Fricke

3:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.—Costume Designer, Shawn Ryan, All Things Oz Museum

3:30–5:00 p.m.—Authors & Artists Alley, Oz-Stravaganza! Park. Meet with Oz authors and artists. 
Tom Hutchison, Ron Baxley, Jr. (Sponsored by Koester Associates).

6:00—Saturday Night OZ Program & Showing of the Wizard of Oz Movie, Chittenango High School, 150 Genesee St., Chittenango, NY. (Sponsored by Perry Law Office)

All Things Oz Museum

& Baum’s Bazaar Gift Shop Hours

(10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.)

219 Genesee Street, Chittenango, New York)

Guided Tours on the hour or tour the museum on your own.
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Dennis Kulis,
May 22, 2019, 4:52 PM