By ROBERT S. MERRILL
WESTON – The annual Weston Pioneer Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 21, in the Weston City Park.
â€śWeston is excited to celebrate its 101 years of being a city with this annual celebration,â€ť said Mayor Camille Larsen.
She said festivities will start at 8 a.m. that day with a 5K run. â€śThere will be great prizes, so register early with Jen Roberts by calling 747-3095,â€ť said Larsen. â€śThe parade will be at 9:30 a.m.â€ť
Serge Benson will be honored as the Grand Marshall this year, according to the mayor.
â€śThere will be the usual games, food and animal chases at the park. The airplane candy drop will be happening around 12:30 p.m. There will be baseball tournaments this year, starting on Friday night and finishing up on Saturday afternoon.â€ť
Councilman Van Woodward said there will be a frisbee golf tournament at 5 p.m. in the city park and an old-fashioned shootout in front of Woodward’s Country Store at 7 p.m.
Larsen said the Rough Stock Band is coming back this year and will be performing in the park at 8 p.m., just before fireworks.
This story is sponsored by FCMC Jr. Scholarship.
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