BRASHER FALLS – “American Pride” will soon be buzzing through the streets of the Tri-Town area during it’s annual Summer Festival, Thursday, Aug. 5 through Sunday, Aug. 8.
Many past favorite events are returning, including Friday evening’s spectacular fireworks display to include live music this year at 9 p.m. at the bus garage. Saturday’s activities will please all ages with events such as the Carnival of Fun at the arena from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the parade at 11 a.m., and the Duck/Turtle Race at 4 p.m. at the Riverside Campgrounds.
Exciting additions to this year’s schedule:
• Doug Rougeux “Bubble Man” - storytelling, arts and crafts, and choreographed big band with bubbles, 11:30 a.m. Friday at the school playground, and at 7 p.m. at the St. Lawrence Central auditorium, admission $5.
• Logo coloring Contest - Pick up your entry at the IGA in Brasher Falls, entry deadline Aug. 5 at 6 p.m.
• St. Lawrence Central Hall of Fame Ceremony, 7 p.m. Thursday at the school auditorium.
• Brasher Forest Bike Ride – 10-mile scenic route through the State Forest, 11 a.m. Friday with departure from Vice Road.
1 p.m. Senior Luau (LBSH)
6 p.m. Logo Coloring Contest Entry Deadline (IGA), must be 12 years old or younger
7 p.m. SLC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (SLC Auditorium)
9 p.m. 2nd Annual Cory Jock Home Run Derby (Tri-Town Community Center), no age limit, open to children and adults.
All day, Sidewalk Art Contest, Rescue Squad to Pit Stop Pub, rain date Sunday
8:30 a.m. youth golf, Meadowbrook Golf Club
10:30 a.m. stories in the park, Brasher Park
11 a.m. Brasher Forest Trail Ride, Vice Rd) - must be 8+ with bike helmet
11-1 p.m. Hayride & Lion's Cub Picnic (Brasher Park to SLC Playground) Parents must stay at picnic
11:30 a.m. Doug Rougeux "Juggling, Bubbling & Mime (SLC Playground)
2 p.m. Model Airplane Show (Kelsey's Aerodome)
3 p.m. Team Scavenger Hunt (Arena) Team registration @ 2:30 p.m.. Ages 8-18. Form teams to find clues to the location of the Festival logo. Clues will be hidden around town. No motorized vehicles allowed.
4-6 p.m. Chicken BBQ (Knights of Columbus)
7 p.m. Doug Rougeux "Bubble Man" (SLC Auditorium) - storytelling with bubbles; arts & crafts with bubbles; choreographed big band with bubbles; and lucky kid inside a bubble. $5/person at the door.
7 p.m. Class of '90 Reunion (Pit Stop Pub)
8 p.m. Live Music (Bus Garage)
9 p.m. Parade Marshals Announcement & Fireworks (Bus Garage)
10-11 p.m. Live Music Block Dance (Bus Garage)
8 a.m. 5K Walk/Run (Arena) $10 entry fee to support children charities
9 a.m. Frog Jumping Contest (Arena) No glass containers please!
10 a.m. Parade Line-Up (SLC)
10:30-1:30 p.m. Carnival of Fun (Arena)
11-5 p.m. Craft Fair (Arena)
11 a.m. "American Pride" Parade (Route: SLC to Agway)
12 p.m. Skateboarding Park (Arena parking lot)
1 p.m. Adult Kickball Tournament (Arena ball field) Nominal entry fee
1-3 p.m. Original Yanks & Kountry Kicking Cloggers (Arena under tent)
1 p.m. Old Time Fiddlers (LBSH)
1:30-3p.m. Chili Cook-Off (Northern Merchant Services) Rules Chili Cook OFF Tri Town summer fest.pdf
1:30-3 p.m. Spanish Club Bake Sale (Northern Merchant Services)
2 p.m. Class of 1990 SLC Tour
2 p.m. Keenan Corn Eating Contest (Arena)
2-5 p.m.Wine Tasting (Spirits of Downtown)
4 p.m. TTMH Duck/Turtle Race (Riverside Campgrounds)
5 p.m. Steak Dinner (Brasher-Winthrop Fire Department) Check back for cost.
6 p.m. Class of '90 Reunion (Erin's Isle)
9 p.m. Flight at Night Golf Tournament (Meadowbrook Golf Club) Call Chad St. Hilaire at 389-4719 to register between 7/14-7/18 only.
8-12 p.m. Pancake & Sausage Breakfast (American Legion) $6/adults & $3/children. Benefit the SLC Spanish Club.
11-12 p.m. Fishing Derby (Tower Pond)
1 p.m. SLC Lacrosse Alumni Ga.m.e (SLC)
2 p.m. Olde Tyme Games (Main Street - N. Lawrence) Tug o' war, tricycle racing & more
3 p.m. Coloring Contest Judging Deadline (IGA) Vote on your favorite colored logo!!
3 p.m. Co-ed Beach Volleyball (behind Arena)
7 p.m. Closing Ceremonies (SLC Auditorium)
Be on the lookout for event changes at www.tritownsummerfestival.com.