HOPEDALE – The Hopedale Volunteer Firemen’s Festival will be held on Saturday, June 25, after more than a four-year break. The day of activities begins at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast, lasting till 10 a.m. Events throughout the day include a flea market, parade, chicken BBQ, pasta eating contest, Junior Olympics, inflatables for the kids, dunking booth, duck race, a charity auction and a DJ will spin some tunes from 6 to 10 p.m. There will be plenty of homemade lunch options offered at the lunch counter, which opens at 11 a.m.

This will be a fun-filled day of activities for the whole family to attend and enjoy. For more information call 740-512-9570.

Pictured are the HVFD contestants vying for festival royalty. Above are the HVFD newborn to 4-year-old Prince and Princess contestants pictured left are (l-r): Jaylin Ward, daughter of Jim and Carrie Ward, Aniston Raber, daughter of Rob & Stacey Raber, Emilie Blawut, daughter of Mike & Brandy Blawut, Abbi Ward, daughter of Jim & Carrie Ward, and Sessly Collins, daughter of Erin Rudoplh. Absent from the photo are Paige Campbell, daughter of London Cochran, Graham Campbell, son of London Cochran, and LJ Mitchell, son of Larry & Delena Mitchell.

Pictured left are the HVFD 5-8 year old Princess contestants  (l-r): Brooke Heavilin, daughter of Rich & Leslie Heavilin, and Caleigh Spano, daughter of Chad and Lynn Spano.

Check out this weeks print edition for more upcoming Harrison County events.