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Strasburg’s Mayfest is in full swing!
The action kicked off yesterday with the festival’s marquee events scheduled for today.
The fun starts with a Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast and continues at 10 am with the start of the GUI ESports event and the opening of the Kids Zone and vendor areas.
Live music will be playing all day on the Square starting with DJ Tony Knave followed by Souled Out at 7 pm.
The Duck Race starts at 2 pm at the Pavilion.
The Parade will follow at 4 pm and follow King Street between N Massanutten and Capon Street.
Some new additions for this year’s Mayfest include hot dog and cupcake eating contests as well as free shuttles to additional parking at Strasburg High School.
It’s Race Day for the 8th Annual Rubber Duck Race to support the Warren County Youth Cheerleading Association.
The race will begin at noon with festivities starting at 11:30 am.
The rubber ducks will enter Happy Creek near the 8th Street bridge and travel through Gertrude Miller Park before crossing the finish line.
Ducks are available for “adoption” from any WCYCA cheerleader, coach or board member.
The prize for the winning duck is $300 and gift certificates will go to other top finishers.
Last place will receive a $50 gas card.
It is Mayfest once again in Strasburg!
The festivities got started yesterday with the Heels and Hops luncheon and music in the Strasburg Square.
Today will feature some of the marquis events like the Duck Race at 1 pm and the parade at 4 pm.
This year has some improvements as well like the free kids zone and nearly double the vendors.
The Strasburg Square and Emporium will have live music starting at 11 am with Souled Out taking the stage at 6:30 pm.
Sunday will cap things off with the Ole Timers baseball game at Sandy Hook Elementary.
Browntown is holding the Redbud Festival today from 9 am to 3 pm with a day full of activities.
Some of the events include a silent auction, plant and seedling sale, food, and live entertainment.
There will also be a bake show and two craft show locations.
Guests are encouraged to vote in the photo contest to decide Browntown’s next calendar.
The winner will also receive $100.
If you’re an animal lover, the humane society will have pets up for adoption and you can’t miss the Gooney Creek Duck Race at 1 pm.
Don’t forget to buy a ticket for your favorite duck!