Plum City salutes veteransPlum City Summerfest again features a bit of pomp and circumstance along with games and food, reflecting American Legion Post 365's sponsorship.
Plum City Summerfest again features a bit of pomp and circumstance along with games and food, reflecting American Legion Post 365's sponsorship.
The community celebration began today with a flag disposal ceremony and will honor veterans at 1 p.m. Sunday. In between, contests, parades and fireworks are planned.
Friday, Plum City "Jeopardy" leads into a dance with Stiletto. A short break will occur at 10 p.m. for a fireworks display.
Saturday also features fireworks at dusk, plus a kiddie parade at 10:30 a.m. and quartet Free Beer at 6:30 p.m. featuring teacher Mike Bonn. Midnight Special will take the stage at 8 p.m. for the alumni dance.
The Legion Park will be the site of all activities Sunday. Entertainment starts at 10:30 a.m. with the Eau Galle Polkateers. Mad Science Theatre will take the stage mid-afternoon.
Wabasha County Fair
J and K Concessions and Rides will operate all four days of the Wabasha County Fair, which got under way Wednesday and runs through Saturday in Wabasha. The carnival operates from 1 to 10 p.m. daily.
Today features a lawn and garden tractor pull at 7:30 p.m. and then a barn dance with Captain Jack. Saturday's schedule includes a demolition derby at 6 p.m.
Lots of music is booked for Hastings Rivertown Days, which runs through Sunday. The carnival will operate in Jaycee Park starting at 4:30 p.m. today and at 11 a.m. the other days.
The music stage will feature Boogie Wonderland tonight; the Kurt Jorgensen Band Saturday, and Dazy Head Mazy on Sunday. In addition, the Barbary Coast Dixieland Band will play for worship services at 9:15 and 10:35 a.m. Sunday at Our Saviour's Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Other highlights of the community celebration include a fun run, flea market, art fair, water ski shows and fireworks on Saturday; and power boat races and the grand parade at noon Sunday.