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Luminaria line the track at the Dyersville Area Relay for Life in 2019.

Dyersville Area Relay for Life will host its annual event virtually this year.

Beginning on Wednesday, May 17, participants can register for the virtual relay by visiting They also can purchase luminaries from area banks or through the Dyersville Area Relay for Life website. A silent auction will take place from 8 a.m. until midnight on Friday, May 29. An opening ceremony also will take place at 6 p.m. via Facebook Live, including a virtual concert by Beau Timmerman.

On Thursday, May 28, Catfish Charlie's food truck will be at the Dyersville Commercial Club Park for lunch, with dinner provided by Happy Joe's Pizza. A portion of proceeds will be donated back to Relay for Life.

From 3 to 6 p.m. May 29, a radiothon will be hosted by KDST Radio, with Relay for Life at 5:30, a Luminaria Sidewalk Celebration at 6, a Community Cruise to End Cancer from 6:30 to 7 and a virtual post-cruise concert by Casey Klein at 8.

For more information, follow, visit or email event lead Kaleann Waterman at