King Turkey Day

King Turkey Day has teamed up with Fareway Foods and Radio Works to give away 75 free frozen turkeys! Listen weekdays, as Radio Works will announce three button winners daily. If your button number is called, bring your button to the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce (1121 3rd Ave, Worthington) and claim your certificate for a FREE frozen turkey from King Turkey Day, Fareway Foods, and Radio Works!

If you missed the number announcement, you can always check back to any of your favorite Radio Works radio station websites for the previous days' numbers.

Yesterday's Button Numbers

For Thursday (9/11) only

  • 1160
  • 2344
  • 1794

KTD Button Numbers

All current KTD button numbers called, listen in numerical order

  • 36
  • 49
  • 135
  • 138
  • 178
  • 208
  • 252
  • 343
  • 349
  • 354
  • 358
  • 370
  • 404
  • 413
  • 454
  • 554
  • 633
  • 669
  • 745
  • 751
  • 766
  • 897
  • 912
  • 927
  • 986
  • 1123
  • 1149
  • 1156
  • 1160
  • 1185
  • 1210
  • 1219
  • 1233
  • 1296
  • 1288
  • 1316
  • 1346
  • 1393
  • 1422
  • 1423
  • 1561
  • 1639
  • 1703
  • 1717
  • 1755
  • 1765
  • 1772
  • 1790
  • 1794
  • 1806
  • 1867
  • 1918
  • 1973
  • 1988
  • 2007
  • 2119
  • 2187
  • 2193
  • 2230
  • 2253
  • 2259
  • 2300
  • 2344
  • 2452
  • 2497

The 75th Annual King Turkey Day Festival is slated for September 12 and 13, 2014 in Worthington, Minn. Where else can you find race teams herding their star "athletes" (wild racing turkeys) down main street? The Great Gobbler Gallop is part of Worthington, Minnesota's very own King Turkey Day festival. See below for the day-to-day activities.

75th Annual King Turkey Day Events Schedule
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. King Turkey Day Mixer Long Branch Saloon
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Garden Club Flower Show Wells Fargo Bank
3:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. King Turkey Day Vendor Expo Fairgrounds - Expo Building
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. King Turkey Day Beer Garden Fairgrounds
5:00 p.m. - close King Turkey Day Food Vendors Fairgrounds
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Midway Fairgrounds
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Zumba (with Amy Roesner) Fairgrounds - Grandstand
5:00 p.m. - sunset Helicopter Rides Fairgrounds
6:00 p.m. Ping Pong Drop Fairgrounds
7:00 p.m. Horseshoe Tournament (registration at 6:30 p.m.) Fairgrounds
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Drake White Concert (doors at 6 p.m.) Fairgrounds - Arena
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. PM Music (DJ) Fairgrounds - Beer Garden
9:00 p.m. Judd Hoos (doors at 8:00 p.m.) Long Branch Saloon
6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Farmer's Market Ace Hardware (parking lot)
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Smokin Gobbler Cook-Off Fairgrounds
9:00 a.m.  YMCA 5K Family Fun Walk (warmup 8:30, 9:00 a.m. start) Downtown (corner of 2nd Ave and 11th St)
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Free Pancake Breakfast Fire Station (2nd Avenue)
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. King Turkey Day Vendor Expo Fairgrounds
10:00 a.m. Disc Golf Ace Race Tourney (registration at 9:00 a.m.) Sunset Bay Disc Golf Course
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Midway Fairgrounds
10:00 a.m. Horseshoe Tournament Doubles (registration at 9 a.m.) Chautauqua Park
10:30 a.m. King Turkey Day 10K Run Downtown (10th St and 6th Ave)
11:00 a.m. King Turkey Day Food Vendors Fairgrounds and Downtown
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hot Turkey on Bun Meal First United Methodist Church
12:30 p.m. King Turkey Day Kiddie Parade 10th Street
1:00 p.m. - dark Helicopter Rides Fairgrounds
1:00 p.m. Featured speaker 10th Street
1:30 p.m. Great Gobbler Gallop 10th Street
2:00 p.m. Grand Parade 10th Street
3:30 p.m. Smokin' Gobbler Cook-Off Awards Ceremony Fairgrounds - Beer Garden
4:00 p.m. - dark Giant Sandbox Treasure Hunt Fairgrounds
4:00 p.m. - gone Breaded Baked Pork Chop Supper Eagles Lodge
5:00 p.m. Donkey Races Fairgrounds - Outdoor Arena
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Daisy Chain Fairgrounds - Beer Garden
8:00 p.m. Hairball (doors at 6:30 p.m.) Fairgrounds - Arena
9:00 p.m. IV Play Tap Bar & Grill
10:00 p.m. Safe Cabs Begin   
8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. Ecumenical Country Western Services First Lutheran Church
1:00 p.m. History of Chautauqua Park Nobles County Historical Museum
11 a.m. - dusk Corn Maze 1/2 mile north of Worthington (27th St.)

Of course, there's always the musical entertainment fun factor as well.

This year, the King Turkey Day Board of Directors and Radio Works are proud to present the 2014 King Turkey Day Entertainment, featuring Drake White and the Big Fire with special guest Chris Hawkey on Friday night and Hairball on Saturday! Tickets are $10 for Friday night with Hairball advance tickets $15 or $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased via the link above, or, the Worthington Chamber of Commerce, the Daily Apple, or at Radio Works Headquarters.

Alabama singer/songwriter Drake White describes his sound as "country rockin' freestyle blues" with influences by Ray Charles, Merle Haggard, Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson. His song "The Simple Life" praises the things that really matter. Drake has toured with Willie Nelson, Eric Church, Kid Rock, Alan Jackson, Little Big Town and Blackberry Smoke. You can catch Drake White at the Worthington Arena on Friday, September 12th.

The Chris Hawkey brand is about to expand considerably with the release of his debut album "Chris Hawkey" and what he’s calling the “CH14 Summer” tour. Chris and his six-piece band will be hitting the road to promote the CD and its debut single, “My Kind of Crazy.” Appearances in the Twin Cities area will be followed by shows throughout the spring and summer at major-draw fairs and festivals such as Fire Fest (St. Cloud, MN), Lakes Jam (Brainerd, MN), and We Fest (Detroit Lakes, MN). Chris couldn’t be more ready. As part of Rocket Club, the singer has shared the stage with artists like Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Sugarland, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert and Eric Church, opening in front of thousands of country music fans. Now he’s hoping it’s his turn as a solo artist.

Hairball is the world's ultimate "80's Rock" impersonation act. Seasoned rock stars, Haiball band members take pride and passion in their recreation of the most influential acts in rock history. The lights, the sounds and the performance will have you wondering if this isn't the real deal! Hairball consists of two vocalists Bobby Jensen and Kris Voxx, guitarist Happy, bassist Shawn "Sports" Pop and drummer Colt Python, all of whom are dedicated rockstars.


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Drake has visited with Willie

Drake has visited with Willie Nelson, Eric Church, Kid Rock, Alan Jackson, Little Big Town and Blackberry Smoke. You can get Drake White at the Worthington Arena on Friday, September twelfth.
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