MORLEY -- The Morley Community Summer Festival begins this afternoon with food, music, open houses, vendors, demonstrations, displays and activities for children and adults throughout the hamlet, right through Saturday.
Activities begin at 3 p.m. on Friday with an Open House at the Morley Library.
From 4 to 8 p.m. at the Recreational Hall, the Morley Library Association will host an Ice Cream Social with the Morley Volunteer Fire Department providing hot dogs, hamburgers, sausages, French-fries and drinks.
At 6 p.m. children are invited to bring a favorite stuffed animal, action figure or doll to the Library for activities and stories and then tuck their toy in for the night at the Great Stuffed Animal Sleepover.
To round out the evening, popular local musicians Donny Woodcock and Barb Heller will return to provide music from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Recreational Hall.
Festivities will resume on Saturday morning at 8 a.m. with a pancake breakfast hosted by the Morley Wesleyan Church at the Church Hall.
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all kinds of activities from demonstrations and displays to vendors of various goods, will be found at the Grist Mill, the Recreational Hall and in the new Library parking lot. Amish goods, perennial plants, books, Avon products, and homemade jams and jellies will be included among the many goods for sale.
Alice Poole, licensed massage therapist, will offer a break from the activities, offering a massage at the new Community Room in the Library.
Breezy Maple Farms will be on hand with a petting zoo and pony rides from 10 a.m. to noon.
Open houses will be held throughout the hamlet, at the Morley Wesleyan Church, the Morley Library and the Morley Heritage Grist Mill throughout the day.
Parking during the Festival will be available at the Morley Wesleyan Church parking lot.
The Morley Community Summer Festival is co-sponsored by the Morley Library Association, the Morley Volunteer Fire Department, the Morley Heritage Grist MIll Association and the Morley Wesleyan Church.
For more information, call 379-9863 or 386-2823