ADA — The Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival is planned for 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, August, 28 at various locations in Ada.
The day’s activities will kick off at 11 a.m. at Ohio Northern University’s Dial-Roberson Stadium with an ONU football scrimmage. A Punt, Pass and Kick contest for youth ages 8 to 15 will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the stadium, with registration for four different age groups beginning at noon.
The festival will continue at the Ada Depot Park, 112 E. Central Ave. with the following tailgate events:
•4 p.m. – Meet the coaches
•5 p.m. – Raffle ticket sales begin for commemorative Wilson footballs, a smoker grill with cooler, a barbecue utensil set and a $100 Visa card.
•5 p.m. – Food vendors open
•5 p.m. – Ada Historical Society football exhibit
•5 p.m. – Minor Blues Band
•5:30-8:30 p.m. – The Wilson Experience: Learn how the Wilson footballs are made from the people who make these iconic balls.
•5:30 p.m. Hourly drawings for raffle winners begin
•7 p.m. – Last Call Saints
•10 p.m. – Wilson football drop