Toledo Cheese Days will be July 11-14, 2019.

This year's theme is "Welcome Home"

   Cheese Days is Toledo's biggest annual summer celebration that includes a parade, classic car and motorcycle show, pancake breakfast, kids carnival, many auctions and raffles, arts and crafts, sports tournaments, wine, beer and cheese tasting and much more.

Most of the big Cheese Days events are on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Click on a date below to see the schedule for that day.

  • Thursday, July 11, 2019

    Cheese Days Kick-Off Celebration - with a toast to the 2019 Big Cheeses!

    Come one, come all! Enjoy a relaxing social soiree with live music and yummy hors d'oeuvres! Toast the 2019 Big Cheeses in style on Thursday night, at 6 pm! $10 entry

    Location: Morgan Arts Center

     

    Toledo Made: 1 pm - 6 pm

    Arts, Crafts, Gifts, and Products all made by folks who live in the greater Toledo Community. Contact Di Morgan at 360-864-4ART or www.artgallery505.com.

    Location: Art Gallery 505, 205 Cowlitz St, Toledo, WA

     

    Coloring Contest

    Age Categories: Preschool & Kindergarten; 1st and 2nd grades; 3rd and 4th grades

    Prizes will be awarded to each group. Pick up your contest picture at Toledo Market Fresh. Submissions must be turned in on or before July 3rd to Toledo Market Fresh.

  • Friday, July 12, 2019

    23nd Annual "Cheddar Open" Golf Tournament

    Registration starts at 9 am. Shotguns start at 10 am.

    Four-man scramble. Contact John Sanford 360-864-6474 or Dale Pomeroy 360-864-6317. Proceeds go to the Toledo Lions Club. $60 entry

    Location: Newaukum Valley Golf Course

     

    Toledo Made: 1 pm - 6 pm

    Arts, Crafts, Gifts, and Products all made by folks who live in the greater Toledo Community. Contact Di Morgan at 360-864-4ART or www.artgallery505.com.

    Location: Art Gallery 505, 205 Cowlitz St, Toledo, WA

     

    Tennis Tournament: 3 pm

    Events: Men's Singles, Women's Singles, Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles, Mixed Doubles

    Anyone 12 yrs of age and over is welcome to play!

    Pre-registration forms are available at Betty's Place or from Mrs. Armstrong. Due to scheduling, please preregister. Balls are furnished. Trophy/Ribbon prize awards. $5 entry per event

    Contact Signora Armstrong, 360-864-2594

     

    Frog Jumping Contest: 5:30 pm - 7 pm

    Come have a hoppin' good time racing frogs! Frogs available for rent. Cash prizes!

    1st Place: $15; 2nd Place: $10; 3rd Place: $5

    $1.00 per frog/race

    Location: Toledo High School Track Field

    Contact: Adam Hackett 360-508-1764

     

    Bingo: 6:30 pm - 9 pm

    No limit on cards! Proceeds go to Toledo Youth Soccer Club. Hot dogs and concessions available.

    Location: Toledo High School Multipurpose Room

    Contact Lori Neumann-Niles 360-880-8527

  • Saturday, July 13, 2019

    Coffee House: 5 am - 11 am

    Start the day off right with coffee, hot chocolate, muf­fins, and donuts at the Toledo Lions Club Car/Motorcycle Show!

     

    Ham & All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast:

    7 am - 10:30 am (or as long as the food lasts!)

    Ham, eggs, biscuits, pancakes, gravy, and beverages!

    $5 Donation

    Location: Toledo Senior Center

    Contact Mary 785-3054

     

    Breakfast Buffet: 6am - 10 am

    Location: Bonanza BBQ, 102 Kellogg Way

     

    19th Annual Car & Motorcycle Show: 7 am

    Come see cars and motorcycles from nearly every make and decade! Sponsored by the Toledo Lions Club and over 150 local businesses!

    $20 fee to enter your vehicle

    Awards at 3 pm

    Location: Toledo Middle School Field

    Contact Brad Dykstra at 360-864-4634

     

    Cheddar Challenge!

    Registration begins 6:45 am - 7:45 am at the Toledo Fire Station. Race begins at 8 am.

    3-mile run/walk for all ages! Sponsored by Toledo Girls Softball.

    $10 entry, $18 with T-Shirt

    Contact Kristi Marcil at 360-219-3177

     

    Kids Fun Fest: 10 am - 3 pm

    Fun and games for kids that include: End of the Rainbow, Dinosaur Dig, Rock Muncher, Tattoo Parlor, Soda Walk, and much more!

    Location: Toledo Middle School Gym

    Contact Dr. Trikosko at drtrikosko@toledoschools.us

     

    Toledo Library Bake & Book Sale:

    9 am - 5 pm

    Location 241 Cowlitz St., Toledo, WA

     

    Food and Assorted Vendors: 9 am

    Come see local handmade goods and service providers, grab a bite to eat and enjoy the car show!

    Location: Toledo Middle School

     

    Toledo Cheese Days Parade: 11 am

    This year's parade theme is "Welcome Home." Parade Marshalls are the 2019 Big Cheeses, Denny Clark, Mick Filla and Tom Lahmann.

    Parade registration is ongoing. See registration forms online. All parade entries are assigned assembly and dispersal plans. Parade route starts at 5th and Augustus, moves east on Augustus to 2nd, continues south on 2nd to Oak, then west on Oak to 5th.

    Trophies presented to the 1st and 2nd place winners of each division at the judges booth, located at the Presbyte­rian Church.

    SPECTATORS: Safety is our biggest concern. Please prevent your children and youth from getting too close to the parade while candy is being thrown. Parade participants may not see them chasing candy that was thrown too close to the parade. Drivers of large trucks and other potentially dangerous vehicles have been instructed not to throw candy from their vehicles. Toledo Lions Club Members will monitor the main parade areas to ensure crowd compliance. Toledo/Winlock Troop 324 Boy Scouts will be selling soda.

     

    Toledo Made: 11 am - 6 pm

    Arts, Crafts, Gifts, and Products all made by folks who live in the greater Toledo Community. Contact Di Morgan at 360-864-4ART or www.artgallery505.com.

    Location: Art Gallery 505, 205 Cowlitz St, Toledo, WA

     

    Toledo Fire Department Open House: 12:30 pm

    Join us for some fire house fun! Cooling station, kids activities, meet a firefighter

    Location: Toledo Fire Dept.

     

    Barbecue: Noon - 5 pm

    Featuring baby-back ribs, corn on the cob, potato salad, beans, rolls, and soda. Sponsored by Toledo Market Fresh. $9 per person

    Location: Toledo Market Fresh

    Contact Michael Kirby at 360-864-2161

     

    Community Auction: 1 pm

    Many find handcrafted and corporate sponsored items will be auctioned!

    Location: Toledo Middle School Field

     

    THS Class Reunions at Senior Center

    Classes of 1955, 1956 and 1957 will meet 1-5 pm

    Contact JoAnn Barrier 360-864-4428 for more info

    Class of 1959's 60th Reunion will meet 5:30 - 7 pm

     

    Wine and Cheese Tasting Garden:

    4 pm - 8 pm

    Taste local wines, beers, and cheeses!

    Intro to Wine: $15 w/ Commemorative Wine Glass

    Wine Lovers: $25 w/ Commemorative Wine Glass

    Beer Clencher: $15, 12 oz cup, 2 Beers, 2 Free Tastings

    Location: Toledo Boat Launch

    Contact Pam Olmstead at 360-864-2855

     

    Concert at Donna's Place: 8 pm

    The Broken Trail Band performs at Donna's Place,

    112 Ramsey Way.

     

    Midnight Dance: 9 pm - Midnight

    Free Dance for all ages!

    Location: Toledo Market Fresh Parking Lot

  • Sunday, July 14, 2019

    Church Services: 8 am

    Attend the service of your choice.

     

    Horseshoe Tournament: 8 am

    Sign up: 8am. Playing begins at 8:30am

    Three classes: Beginner, Amateur, Advanced. Total payout each class. $5 entry

    Location: Kemp Olson Toledo Community Park

    Contact Stan Spears at 360-864-2096

     

    Toledo Made: 1 pm - 6 pm

    Arts, Crafts, Gifts, and Products all made by folks who live in the greater Toledo Community. Contact Di Morgan at 360-864-4ART or www.artgallery505.com.

    Location: Art Gallery 505, 205 Cowlitz St, Toledo, WA

     

    All-Class Reunion: 11 am - 4 pm

    Location: Kemp Olson Toledo Community Park

     

    Toledo Lions Club Beef BBQ: Noon - 3 pm

    Join the community in savoring the best beef with all the trimmings presented by the Toledo Lions Club! Menu includes: Barbecue beef, baked beans, coleslaw, garlic bread, watermelon, and beverages! Bring your own chair.

    $8 Adults; $7 Seniors and Children

    Location: Kemp Olson Toledo Community Park

     

    Lioness Club of Toledo's Cheesecake by the Slice: Noon - 2:30 pm

    Various Cheesecakes with your choice of topping! Pro­ceeds go to the Lioness Scholarship Fund and other projects benefiting the Toledo Community. $3 per slice

    Location: Kemp Olson Toledo Community Park

    Contact Rachel Phillips at 360-864-8844

     

    15th Annual Pie Auction: 3 pm (following the Barbecue)

    The Toledo Volunteer EMS and Firefighters Assn. has baked some of the most delicious pies to ever grace our green Earth, and they're all up for auction! Proceeds bene­fit the Toledo Volunteer EMS and Firefighters Assn. Thank you for your generous support!

    Location: Kemp Olson Toledo Community Park

     

    Lions Club Beef Auction: 2:30 pm (following the Barbecue)

    Bid on the delicious BBQ Beef, breads and watermelons!

    Location: Kemp Olson Community Park

Here are some examples of past Toledo Cheese Days magazines in PDF format without most of the advertisements.

2017

2015

2014

2013

2012

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