Penfield Heritage Fest this weekend

CROWN POINT The 43rd annual Penfield Heritage Day Festival will take place on Sunday, Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Penfield Homestead Museum. The annual event, though officially beginning at 10am, will start with a church service at the Penfield church in Ironville. The service begins at 9:30am and will be hosted by the first Congressional Church of Crown Point. The festival offers a free admission to the Penfield Homestead Museum, a 10k road race with the La Chute Roadrunners, their famous Chicken BBQ, and a Craft and Flea Market, complete with craft demonstrations. The La Chute 10k race will start and finish at the Penfield Homestead Museum. Checkin is from 8:30am to 9:45am and there is a $5 entr_fee. The course is 10k of country roads, approximately half of which are dirt roads, and features a fast, downhill final stretch to the finish. Chicken BBQ tickets are on sale now at the museum for $9. The BBQ will be served from 1 2:30pm featuring delicious chicken accompanied by sides of baked potatoes, baked beans, rolls and corn. Beverages and dessert will also be available.Anyone who would like to support or volunteer can contact Tracey Velasquez or Matt Skinner at (518) 597 - 3804.

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