Of course, Oakfield is THE place to be to celebrate the Labor Day weekend. The annual two-day event is set for Sunday and Monday, Sept. 2-3 at Elroy D. Perkins / Little League Park on Drake Street.
Hosted by the Oakfield Betterment Committee, there will lots of live music, crafts, games and food for families to enjoy together, including a car and motorcycle cruise, and a great parade with amazing floats, marching bands and fire trucks.
Here's the live entertainment line-up:
SUNDAY Sept. 2
Noon to 3 p.m.: Ghost Riders
3:30 to 6 p.m.: Penny Whiskey
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Savage Cabbage
9:45 p.m.: Fireworks!!!
MONDAY Sept. 3
10 a.m.: Oakfield Labor Day Parade -- Theme: "American Pride"
Noon to 12:45 p.m.: McMahon School of Irish Dance
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Batavia Brass Society Band
3 to 6 p.m.: Terry Buchwald as Elvis -- "A Tribute to the King"
Prize drawings will happen at 6 p.m.
- First Prize -- $1,000 cash
- Second Prize -- Apple iPad3
- Third Prize -- $300 cash
- Fourth Prize -- John Deere Electric Toy Gator
- Fifth Prize -- $200 cash
- Judges Choice Grand Prize -- $500 cash (best parade entry)
Prize / Raffle tickets can be purchased at Oakfield Town Hall, Oakfield Pharmacy, Becky's Treasures. Hair Et Cetera, and Millenium Computers.
In addition, first-, second-, and third-place cash prizes will be awarded by judges for marching bands / performance groups, fire departments / trucks, and floats.
There will also be a Basket Raffle, Quilt Raffle and Christmas Tree Skirt Raffle.
The Car & Motorcycle Cruise is 1 to 6 p.m. at the Oakfield Town Hall.
If you or your company or organization would like to donate a basket, please contact Melissa Haacke at 314-4501 or email [email protected]
Sponsorships, food vendors, craft vendors and parade participants are still wanted. Here's some contact information for the committee chairs:
Entertainment -- Kate Manges -- 813-2657 or [email protected]
Craft Vendors -- Kim Staniszewski -- 356-7262 or [email protected]
Food Vendors -- Karl Dilcher -- 313-0100 or [email protected]
Car & Motorcycle Cruise -- Bonnie Klein -- 409-5978 [email protected]
OR Dan Klein -- (716) 560-0380 or [email protected]
Sponsors -- Pam Denny -- (716) 474-1950 or [email protected]
Parade -- Michelle Johnson -- 409-9299 or [email protected]