Riverfest 2014 parade grand marshal Dr. Donald Maus has the dual distinction of being Monticello’s 2014 Citizen of the Year. His selection was made public in early June by the Monticello Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Monticello Lions and Monticello Rotary. Maus was recognized for 50 years of service during an afternoon presentation in the [...]
The Monticello Rotary Club plays a key role each year prior to the start of the big Riverfest parade. Early on Sunday morning, members of the community service organization set out numbered signs that indicate the designated parade unit parking order, and later, Rotarians assist parade participants, helping them find their parking locations. When the [...]
The Monticello Community Band has a special treat in store for outdoor music lovers during the four-day run of Riverfest. The band will perform twice during the event, but in separate Monticello city parks. First up is a 7 p.m. Thursday, July 10 performance at Pioneer Park. The band will also play at 1 p.m. [...]
One of the many highlights of Riverfest is the incredible amount of variety and options it brings to the community each year. There are activities for everyone, different places to go, people to see. And perhaps most importantly, so many different foods to eat.
Some of the community’s most talented citizens come together on Friday evening to put on a talent show for the rest of the community. This year’s show, which is scheduled to have a record number of acts, begins at 7:30 Friday night at the Monticello High School Auditorium. There is a $4 admission fee.