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Chamber to hold Founders Day Weekend celebration

_BUS-#10-11-Old-Postcard-Cedar-springs07The Cedar Springs Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Founders Day Weekend celebration March 16-18 to commemorate the incorporation of Cedar Springs as a village on March 18, 1871.

The fun begins on Saturday, March 16, with the Lions Club Pancake breakfast, from 7 to 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church. The Cedar Springs Historical Museum will be open, and will be teaching Pioneer Crafts to the kids from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Founders Day Dance Extravaganza at the Kent Theatre will run from noon to 2 p.m., with different types of dance performances. From 3 to 9 p.m., there will be a concert and BBQ, featuring three different area bands. The concert tent will be located on Ash Street, across from city hall, so no worries about weather! Admission to the concert is free for all ages. Food will be available for purchase, with The Grilling Company and Salidino Smoke there grilling delicious meat. There will also be a variety of beverages to purchase.

On Sunday, the museum will be open again from noon to 4 p.m. to teach Pioneer Crafts, and The Grilling Company will be on hand with food available for purchase.

On Monday, the actual anniversary of incorporation, there will be a historic storytelling time called “Legends of a Lumber town” behind the Cedar Springs Fire Barn, at the flowing well at 5 p.m., with Post Editor Judy Reed and other storytellers.

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One Response to “Chamber to hold Founders Day Weekend celebration”

  1. Charlie Towns says:

    I hope this turns into an every year type of thing. Perhaps it could grow to the red flannel day of the Spring.


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