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This schedule is based on what happened in 2022. It will be revised and updated as we move towards Old Home Day 2023.

8:30 a.m. The day gets started with the bike race, and Nelson Marathon – both of which go up over Hardy Hill and comes back up along the Harrisville Road.

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Games on the Common – tug of war, egg toss, three-legged race and much more. Squeals of laughter, shouts of enthusiasm, cheers of support!


9:00am – 1:00 pm
The Friends of the Library Book Sale (Library lower level inside and outdoors) Support the library and maintain your literacy! Goes til 1 p.m.


Enjoy a chicken barbecue (provided by the Nelson Congregational Church)
Price: $15.00. Menu: ½ Chicken, corn on the cob, cole slaw, rolls, tomatoes, cukes, watermelon and a beverage
and listen to the Nelson Town Band on the Church lawn.


12:45
Official Welcome, awarding of prizes from the games.


2:00 ish. The great water ball contest, on the Mackenzies’ lawn.


3:00 Softball Game at the Nelson Ball Field


7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Nelson Town Hall
Contra Dance