Byron Heritage Festival Saturday, July 26
Byron Heritage Festival July 26, 2014
Where is the center of the Universe? On Saturday, July 26, it will be Byron, New York. So look it up on MapQuest, orient your GPS and set your Bat-radar for Byron. Your life will improve, the community’s spirit will be lifted, flags will wave, and the world will be better! Just look at these great activities and special events taking place throughout the day:
8:00 – 9:00 AM Fishing Derby at Trestle Park (sponsored by Byron Kiwanis & Sackett Merrill White American Legion Post), for ages twelve and under. Sign-in begins at 7:30 AM. No entry fee. Prizes will be awarded.
8:00 AM 5K Run at Fireman’s Park (sponsored by the Byron Rescue Squad). Registration begins at 7:00 AM, the race begins at 8:00 AM, and results are posted at 9:30 AM.
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Craft and Food Vendors (in Fireman’s Park). Contact the Town Clerk (548-7123 x 10) to reserve a space. Non-profits may reserve for free, and a modest fee for others. During this time the Byron Fire Department will be offering activities and games for children to enjoy.
9:00 AM - ?? Town-wide garage sales. Contact the Town Clerk at 548-7123 x 10 to have your location added to the publicity list. Lawn space is available for free at the Presbyterian Church in the center of town (please call 548-2800 to reserve space).
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Raffles (tickets sold at the Gazebo in Fireman’s Park). Winners announced 3:00 PM.
10:00 AM - ?? Bounce House at Fireman’s Park (sponsored by Fullerino’s)
11:00 AM Red, White and Blue Parade. Fire companies, vintage vehicles, and community organizations are invited to participate. Please register with the Town Clerk (548-7123 x 10). The parade will form on Caswell Road. A panel of judges will review the parade. Prizes will be awarded to fire companies and to community groups.
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Cruise In. Vintage vehicles are invited to participate in the parade, and then park in Fireman’s Park for judging by the public. Trophies and door prizes will be awarded. No pre-registration required, no entry fee.
3:00 PM Garden Contest. Please register with Jeanne Freeman (548-7197). Entrants must be from the Town of Byron. Photos of your garden will be taken and then the public votes for their favorites at Fireman’s Park. Prizes will be awarded. Winners announced at 3:00 PM.
4:00 PM Horseshoe Tournament in Fireman’s Park (sponsored by Sue Fuller). You may sign up at any time before 4:00 PM. Prizes will be awarded to winning teams.
4:00 PM Chicken BBQ (sponsored by Byron Kiwanis) at the Byron Fire Hall. Continues until sold out!
12:00 PM – 11:00 PM Live Music in the Fireman’s Park Pavilion
12:00 - 2:30 PM “Side By Side”
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM “M.A.C.”
7:30 PM – 11:00 PM “Savage Cabbage”
9:30 PM Fireworks (best location for viewing is Fireman’s Park)
For up-to-the-minute information about the Byron Heritage Festival, please visit Town of Byron Heritage Festival on Facebook.