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Waynesburg set to celebrate bicentennial

Published: September 30, 2016 10:00 AM

The village of Waynesburg will hold its bicentennial celebration on Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The celebration will be held at the St. James grounds and pavilion.

A parade will help kick off the day. The parade will line up at 12:30 p.m. at the east end of the village at Main and Maple Street. The parade will begin at 1:30 p.m. Groups must register to participate.

Groups will include the American Legion Post 432 color guard, the Elite Silver Stars, cars, kids with decorated bikes, a pet parade, Little Cardinal players and cheerleaders, local fire trucks, the Quad Ambulance District and boy scouts.

Honors will be given during the day to the oldest person, longest married couple, oldest car, oldest veteran and oldest business.

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Other activities will include kids games, horse rides, crafters, hay rides, a hot air balloon and a dunk tank. Food will also be available.

Local talent including the band Red Ravin will perform. Historical items will additionally be on display.

The Waynesburg Historical Society is asking residents to fly their flags during the festivities as well.

For more information, contact Frances Dierick at 330-866-2380 or 330-705-0118 or Tina Welch at 330-495-7237.


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