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2011 Theme

The Theme for 2011 Twins Days Festival will be a “Circus Theme”. The committee is in the process of finalizing the slogan, as soon as we have it we will post it here.

Announcing the 2010 Royal Court

2010 Kings:
Spencer & Skyler Nick
from Wauconda, Illinois

2010 Queens:Patty Sermersheim & Peggy Meyer (nee Kluesner)from Jasper, Indiana

2010 Queens:Patty Sermersheim & Peggy Meyer (nee Kluesner)
from Jasper, Indiana


2010 Princes: Alex & Adam Waltersfrom Wapakoneta,Ohio

2010 Princes: Alex & Adam Walters
from Wapakoneta,Ohio

2010 Princesses:  Geneva (GiGi) & Grace Woodfrom Shawnee, Kansas

2010 Princesses: Geneva (GiGi) & Grace Wood
from Shawnee, Kansas

2010 Grand Marshals: Brett & Bailey Harneyfrom Twinsburg, OH

2010 Grand Marshals: Brett & Bailey Harney
from Twinsburg, OH

Cleveland Indians Twins Day 2010

The Cleveland Indians are having another “Twins Day” — three of them, actually!

On Friday, August 6th (7:05 first pitch), Saturday, August 7th (7:05 first pitch), and Sunday, August 8th (1:05 first pitch), they are playing the Minnesota Twins.  Tickets are $18 mezzanine, $20 bleachers, and $14 upper deck.

For more information, and to order your tickets, download the flyer from here (old news – link removed), and mail your order in (ticket orders for these games are not currently available online). A portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased from this flyer will benefit the Twins Days Festival.

(Note that people wishing to sit together as a group should combine their orders on a single flyer)

Cleveland Indians Twins Day 2009

The Cleveland Indians are having a “Twins Day”.

On Thursday,. Aug. 6, they are playing the Minnesota Twins (12:05 first pitch).

Any tickets purchased through the below link will be qualified for a drawing to be the set of twins to announce “Play Ball!” to start the game.  The “special offer code” is “twins”.  Once you’ve verified your offer code, then you’ll need to “Create an account” (it’s quick and easy) to purchase your tickets.

(old news: link removed)

Tickets purchased by July 24th will be eligible for the drawing.

Sounds like a pleasant way to spend a summer afternoon.

Food Network

The Food Network will be filming one of its programs at the Twins Days Festival this year.  Filming will take place on Saturday, August 8.  A very limited number of tickets will be allocated on Friday (Aug.7) at the Welcome Wiener Roast for the dinner being prepared by a Food Network celebrity chef on Saturday evening.   The Food Network will also be filming throughout the Festival at different times.

The show will air approx. 10 weeks after the Festival.
Please DO NOT call or email the Twins Days office or Food Network for tickets.

2009 Royal Court

Congratulations to the 2009 Royal Court!

KINGS: Donald & Edward Makielski. These guys are 82 years young and hail from Michigan. They have registered and attended the last 16 festivals.

QUEENS: Mary Ping & Carol Richardson (nee: Lappie)
Mary & Carol (59 yrs old) are from Indiana.

PRINCES: Brandon & Bailey Stewart (11 yrs old), from New Paris, Ohio.

PRINCESSES: Kennedy & Karissa Cratty (12 yrs old) from Youngsville, Pennsylvania.

Announcing the 2008 Royal Court


2008 Kings:
Kenneth & Dennis (“Kenny & Denny”) Hamilton
from Kentucky

2008 Queens:
Janice Walsh-Marshall & Janet Hatch-Marshall
from Pennsylvania


2008 Queens: Janice Walsh-Marshall & Janet Hatch-Marshall
from Pennsylvania
2008 Princes:

2008 Princes: Bryan & Joshua Edwards
from Pennsylvania


2008 Grand Marshals:<br /><br /><br />Tyler and Alec Albright<br /><br /><br />of Twinsburg

2008 Grand Marshals:
Tyler and Alec Albright
of Twinsburg

All of the essays were read thoroughly  and considered. There were many wonderful essays submitted, and we thank you all. This year there will be a ballot box for submissions of Royal Court for 2009 on the festival grounds and at the weenie roast. There is a form in your programs to fill out. Your essays may be sent in anytime from September 1, 2008 to June 6th 2009.