Author and Oz historian John Fricke will emcee the weekend events. Robert and Clare Baum will be grand marshals of the parade which will be held Saturday May 31st at 3:00pm. To date munchkins Jerry Maren, Margaret Pellegrini, Clarence Swensen, and Karl Slover have committed to attend. They will present a program on receiving their well deserved star on the "Hollywood Walk of Fame"
There will be showings of "Dreamer of Oz" with a program by the Baums on their experiences with the movie. There is going to be a must see Oz music revue, a spaghetti dinner with the munchkins, Oz souvenirs and memorabilia, munchkin autographs, and a wide variety of entertainment. The parade offers bands, Ozzy floats, munchkins, and so much more.