The New Canton Harvest Festival committee is hosting a soup and sandwich meal at the Community of Christ Church in New Canton on Tuesday, April 7 at 11 am. Chili, vegetable, and chicken noodle soup will be served along with two types of sandwiches and desserts.
New Canton Harvest Festival is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5-6. Theme is “New Canton in Wonderland.”
Events begin Friday:
6 p.m. Opening Ceremonies.
7 p.m. Royalty Contests: Queen, Jr. Miss, Little Miss and Little Mister.
9 a.m. Baby and Toddler Contests.
1 p.m. Grand Parade.
2:30-4 p.m. band “Loaded.”
4-7 p.m. Fried chicken dinner.
4:30-6 p.m. Talent contest.
6:30-9:30 p.m. “Great Mountain River Band.”
Breakfast and church.
Royalty contestants needed. Friday, girls age 5-18; boys age 5-9. Must live in old West Pike District. To pre-register call Margo, 217-440-5613 by august 27. Baby and toddler contest open to public.
“New Canton in Wonderland” is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5-6 in New Canton. Opening ceremonies are 6 p.m., Friday. Royalty contests, including Queen, Jr. Miss, Little Miss, and Little Mr. are 7 p.m. Baby and toddler contests are 9 a.m. Saturday. Grand parade is 1 p.m. Band “Loaded” plays 2:30-4 p.m. and fried chicken dinner is 4-7 p.m. Talent contest is 4:30-6 p.m. and 6:30-9:30 p.m. Great Mountain entertains. Sunday a.m. is breakfast and church. Royalty contestants are needed: Girls 5-18 and boys 5-9 and must live in old West Pike District. To pre-register call Margo, 217-440-5613 by Aug. 27. Baby and toddler contest open to public.
Barry American Legion will visit area cemeteries Memorial Day, May 26 and will leave the Legion building no later than 9 am. Ceremony at Kinderhook Cemetery is 9:30; Shearer Cemetery at New Canton 10 am; Taylor Martin Cemetery by El Dara 10:30am; then to Barry to march from Lafayette Park to Park Lawn Cemetery; and leave Lafayette Park 11 am.