Fireworks, mechanical bull, train rides, live music in Lisbon Aug. 16-18
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 11:41 am

Landon, Webster, Addison Webster, Erica Webster, Quinn Duprey, Sandra Duprey and Jackson Duprey enjoy a ride at the Lisbon Depot Museum,

LISBON -- The Lisbon Homecoming Committee annual fun weekend will be Aug. 16 to Aug. 18 in the town center, with fireworks, a mechanical bull and live music planned.

Events will take place at the fireman’s field, unless otherwise specified.

Friday’s events will include “Depot Days” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lisbon Depot Museum with museum tours, face painting, and train rides. The American Legion will serve a pulled pork supper at 4 p.m.

The mechanical bull will return Friday at 8 p.m., with DragonFly to perform from 8 to 11 p.m.

Seaway Valley Inflatables will entertain at the train station Friday and Saturday at the firemen’s field.

Saturday events will include breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. at the United Presbyterian Church, followed by a quilt show at 8 a.m.

Registration for Saturday’s 5k run will begin at 7:45 a.m.

The American Legion will host a craft and vendor show, along with a bake sale, at 9 a.m.

Other Saturday highlights will include a book sale at the library, community wide garage sales, and a special dedication at the museum at 10 a.m.

The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Lisbon Central School, followed by a dedication of the Lisbon Health Center.

A chicken barbeque will be held at the Lisbon Fire Station at noon. An ice cream social will be held at 4 p.m. at White Church.

The Charlton Brothers will perform from 7 to 9:30 p.m., followed by fireworks.

Sunday events will include a youth triathlon at Lisbon Beach, with noon registration. Kids ages five to 14 will swim, bike, and run.

The Lisbon Depot Museum offer miniature train rides with Ken Friedel, a bouncy house, photos in the Rutland Railroad Track speeder, face painting, food concessions, ice cream, and train engine exploration.

Organizers are seeking participants for the parade. To sign up contact nanc51@aol.com or 393-5567 with a description of the entry.