Louisville bicentennial weekend kicks off tonight with ice cream social, duck race
LOUISVILLE – This community will celebrate the 200th anniversary of its founding Aug. 13 to 15, with a slate of bicentennial events including a parade, firemen’s races, music, fireworks, and a family picnic at the beach.
Louisville Bicentennial weekend begins Friday, Aug. 13 with a 6 p.m. ice cream social at Louisville Fire Station #1 and the annual Duck Race.On Sat., Aug. 14, the Firemen’s Field Day will be ongoing throughout the day, with an antique car show, concession and beer stands, commemorative hats, tee-shirts and historical books, and craft vendors. A parade starts at 10 a.m. at the old Louisville School and goes across the new bridge to the arena. A chicken barbecue will be served beginning at noon, and the fireman’s races take off at 1 p.m. The band Traffic Jam will perform at 5 p.m. The day ends with fireworks at dusk
The weekend ends on Sunday, Aug. 15, with a 9:15 a.m. ecumenical church service at the Louisville Community Church with the Louisville Landing Church and St. Lawrence Catholic Church. At noon, everyone is invited to a family picnic at the Massena Town Beach Free, Rt. 131, where parking hamburgers, hotdogs and papergoods will be provided. People are asked to bring a side dish.
For more information, contact 764-7473 or 764-7473.