West Pawlet FD annual carnival and parade

B y Jaime Thomas

What better way to celebrate the height of summer than with a carnival and parade.

Bringing in the month of August will be the West Pawlet Fire Department’s annual carnival and parade on Friday, Aug. 2 and Saturday, Aug. 3.

The carnival, which starts at about 6:30 p.m. both nights, will be held at the fire department grounds and will include the usual favorite games, entertainment and food.

Morgan Hosley, chairperson for the event, said many locals usually turn out for the happening, which benefits the fire department.

“It’s a community get together—you come down and everyone’s there and you can talk and catch up,” Hosley said.

The two-day event will include a bounce house for the little ones, a hoop toss, a dime plate toss, a dart booth, gambling games, a dunking booth and other amusements for all ages.

On Saturday, Aug. 3 at noon, the department’s famous chicken barbecue will be served, first-come first- served. The cost is $12 per meal, which includes half a chicken, coleslaw, potato salad, beans, corn and a roll.

Each night, the fire department will also sell hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage, onion rings and French fries, and the Lewis Maple Syrup House will be on hand with cotton candy, milkshakes and ice cream.

The annual parade, which starts at St. Francis Cabrini Church on Route 153 and continues down through town, is sponsored by the department and will be held on Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. Assembly is at 5.

Hosley said along with a number of fire trucks from area departments, the Rupert Mettowee Valley 4-H Club and the Rupert and West Pawlet grange will march in the parade.

As far as music, a DJ will provide the entertainment Friday night, and Young Country will play Saturday evening.

Anyone who would like to be in the parade is asked to contact Hosley at 802-645-0158.

 

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Sentinel in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Northshire Freepress 01/30/15

North Country Freepress – 01/30/15

Lakes Region Freepress 01/30/15

Weekender 01/30/15

Classifieds 01/28/14

Whitehall Marina, RV Park sold to new owners

DSC_0550

By Dan King The Whitehall Marina, restaurant and RV park have new owners. Bill Brina, owner of Dagon Enterprises, said […]

Culligan still wants to coach

Justin Culligan

By Dan King Despite being terminated as the varsity football coach, Justin Culligan still wants to coach in Whitehall. Culligan […]

Whitehall Winterfest on ice

Winterfest III

By Dan King One of Whitehall’s favorite annual events will be on hiatus this year – the Whitehall Winterfest, which […]

Former Granville coaches doubtful move will help

DSC_0048

By Derek Liebig Some former Granville sports coaches are skeptical that a move to the Adirondack League will cure what […]

Community Heroin discussion at SUNY ADK

Residents of Warren and Washington Counties are invited to learn how heroin affects everyone in the community and discuss ways […]

Petitions available to run for village office

Potential candidates interested in running for public office have until Feb. 10 to submit their name for this March’s village […]

Cop: School district ‘as safe as can be’

By Dan King Despite some parents’ concerns, a Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy says Whitehall Central School is “as safe as […]