CHARLES CITY — The Charles City High School Junior and Senior Prom begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday with the Grand March. Here is a rundown of what you need to know:
- The theme is “Night of a Thousand Lights.”
- The Prom King and Queen will be crowned the Grand March.
- The King candidates are Cade Hemesath, Elliott Gebel, Tyreque Baker, Ryan Wolfe and Elias King.
- The Queen candidates are Sydney Loeckle, Makayla Nierling, Marissa Deeter, Rylee Hageman and Mackenzie Wilson.
- The Grand March will be Saturday, April 21, in Comet Gymnasium (formerly known as the new competition gym), 1200 1st Ave. Doors open for spectators at 6:30 p.m. and admission is $1. The proceeds go toward the Prom.
- Prom-goers will lineup for the Grand March at 7 p.m. and begin to promenade at 7:30 p.m.
- The dance begins in the gym at 8:30 p.m.
- The After-Prom will be from midnight to 3:30 a.m. Sunday, April 22, in the gymnasium as well. At 1:30 a.m., a celebrity will host a game of Family Feud.
- There is no snow forecast for Saturday. The National Weather Service says it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. An east wind will blow at around 7 mph.
- Click here to see galleries of photos and coverage from last year’s Grand March.