Oorang Bang

OoRang Bang 2023 | June 9th & 10th

Oorang Bang is a 2-Day street festival with Food Trucks, Craft Vendors, Live Music, and a beer garden on both days. Car show and Parade on Friday evening, June 10th. The band for Friday night will be Analog Youth. Saturday Pancake breakfast sponsored by and benefitting the Scioto Valley Fire Department, Buckeye State Kiddie Pedal Pull, Cox Garden Tractors, 50/50, duck race, and live bake auction with Ben Higgins auction. Octane will be back on Saturday night, the 11th. More details to follow!

Duck Race

Cow Plop Drop

5K Race

Quilt Raffle

Sips and Poses


Friday Schedule

  • 2:00p Information Table Open
  • 2:00p Silent Auction Items to Council Members
    • Connie Kendall/Sierra Ball
  • 3:00p Car Show Registration (front of LaRue Community Methodist Church)
  • 3:30p Opening Ceremony Pastor Pasma
  • 4:00p
    • Wristband Table Opens
    • Game Area Opens- Bouncy Houses
    • Craft Vendors Open
    • Fire Department Beer Garden Opens
    • All Food Trucks open, along with Funnel Cakes from Fire Department
    • Silent Auction items on display at Council Building
  • 4p-7p Car Show
  • 5:00p Creative Dance Group
  • 5:30p Mid Ohio Gymnastic Group
  • 6:00p
    • Parade Forming
    • Pastor Pasma opens with prayer
    • Preparade dignitaries introduced by Pastor Pasma, Scott Shawver
      • Sue Stafford: Airedale Dog Lady
      • Pat and Jayne Lingo + Jackie and Mike Cleland Lingo (Relatives of Walter Lingo)
      • Jim and Bev Anderson- Grand Marshall
      • Bob Whitman: LaRue Native and author of Jim Thorpe and the Oorang Indians: The N. F. L.’s Most Colorful Franchise
      • Pro Football Hall of Fame rep Eric Welshenbaugh
      • Ruth Hickman: Relative of Pete Calac, OoRang Indians Team
      • Scott Shawver
      • Pastor Pasma
  • 7:00p Ryan Ratliff sings Star Spangled Banner to start parade
  • 8:00p The Band Analog Youth Plays

Saturday Schedule

  • 7:00a-11:00a Pancake Breakfast at Scioto Valley Fire Station on High St.
  • 8:00a 5K Registration
  • 9:00a 5K begins
  • 10:00a Kiddie Tractor Pull
  • 11:00a Sips and Poses with Veronica Brand on North Front Street
  • 11:00a Craft Vendors Open
  • Speakers and Entertainment 12p-4p
    • 12:00p-1:00p: Jim Anderson: Naturalist
    • 1:00p-1:30p: Pastor Rayholtz: Portrayer of Walter Lingo
    • 1:30p: Our Jim Anderson- Historian Talk
    • 2:00p: Dulcimer Group from LaRue Baptist Church
    • 3:00p: Steve Mosley sings
  • 1:00p Garden Tractor Pull Registration, Pulls from 2p-5p
  • 2:00p-5:00p Kids activities uptown in game area
  • 2:00p
    • Cow arrives for the Cow Plop Drop, courtesy of Megan Jones; Winner Announced as it happens!
    • Face Painting by Sarah Wasserbeck
  • 3:00p: Fire Department Beer Garden Opens
  • 6:00p: Duck Race on the River- Weather Depending, Winner Announced as it happens!
  • 7:00p:
    • Goodie Auction with Ben Higgins Auctioneers
    • Announce Winner of Duck Drop & Cow Plop
  • 8:00p:
    • Quilt Winner Announced
    • 50/50 Winner Announced
    • The Band Octane will play

There will be 4 food trucks and other treats plus a beer garden sponsored by LaRue Firefighters Association. Also featuring Infinite Inflatables, craft vendors and children’s games!