East Freedom festival has something for everyone

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There are a number of events scheduled for the Firemen’s Festival in East Freedom.

The Festival takes place Thursday, August 16 to Saturday, August 18, 2018.

The public is invited to attend any of these events:

Thursday, August 16, 2018

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dedication of Firemen’s Memorial Freedom War Memorial

11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Firemen’s Kitchen Open Fire Grounds Ox Roast Building

11 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Basket Raffle Fire Station

1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Convention Opens/Registration Fire Station

5 p.m. Past Presidents’ Banquet Fire Station

7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Matt Pletcher Band Fire Station Grounds

7 p.m. Committee Meetings Through Church Center

8 p.m. First Business Meeting Through Church Center

Friday, August 17, 2018

7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Showers Fire Station

7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Breakfast (Proceeds benefit local food bank and free health clinic)

9 a.m. Memorial Service Freedom War Memorial (Rain Leamersville COB)

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Registration (After Memorial Service) Fire Station

10:30 a.m. Awards Program & 2nd Business Meeting Through Church Center

11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Kitchen Open Fire Grounds Ox Roast Building

11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Basket Raffle Fire Station

1 p.m. Afternoon Business Session Through Church Center

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Queen’s Contest Registration Leamersville Church of Brethren

2 p.m. Captain’s Meeting Battle of Barrel Through Church Center Parking Lot

3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Queen Contest Interviews Leamersville Church of Brethren

3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Battle of the Barrel Through Church Center Parking Lot

4:30 p.m. Queen’s Banquet Fire Station

6 p.m. Corn Hole Tournament Fire Station

6:30 p.m. Queen’s Contest Leamersville Church of Brethren

7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Hair Force One Fire Station Grounds


Saturday, August 18, 2018

7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Showers Fire Station

7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Breakfast (Proceeds benefit local food bank and free health clinic)

9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Kitchen Open Fire Grounds Ox Roast Building

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration Fire Station

9 a.m. Captains’ Meeting (Pumping Contest) Through Church Center Parking Lot

9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Basket Raffle Fire Station

10 a.m. Pumping Contest Through Church Center Parking Lot

Children’s Battle of the Barrel (After Pumping) Through Church Center Parking Lot

1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Apparatus Judging/Parade Line UP News Printing, Claysburg

5 p.m. Grand Parade Parade Route

8:30 p.m. Trophy Presentation/Basket Drawing Fire Station

8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Josh Gallagher Fire Station

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