Archive for Thursday, July 24, 2003

Linwood Pioneer Festival

July 24, 2003

The annual Linwood Pioneer Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 26. Below is a list of events scheduled for the city's celebration.

  • A book sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Linwood Community Library, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Linwood Community Building.

The books are not priced and donations are welcome, Linwood Community Library director Lori Leach said.

  • Pioneer Festival parade, 2:30 p.m.. The parade begins at Park Street and runs around the block from Second Street, Bowen Street, Fourth Street , back at Fourth Street.
  • Games and activities, 3 to 8 p.m., including a car show, pie auction, cake walk and moonwalk.
  • Old west gunfighters show, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in front of Basehor-Linwood High School.
  • The Linwood Lions Club chicken barbecue, 3-7 p.m. The fundraiser supports Lions Club sponsorships such as scholarships, school activities and summer baseball teams.
  • Street Dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, Fourth and Main streets.

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