Revealed September 10. 2021 12:28PM
Mouthwatering meals, crowd-pleasing leisure and boatloads of sunshine determine to greet the Palmerton Neighborhood Pageant upon its return.
After a one-year absence, the thirty first annual occasion will run from 5-11 tonight, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and midday to 9 p.m. Sunday within the Palmerton Borough Park.
The pageant will get underway with opening ceremonies from 5-5:15 p.m. on the primary stage. Leisure can be supplied by the Massive Flowerheads from 5:15-7 p.m. on the primary stage, Invoice Reese and the On the Hop Band from 7-8:30 p.m. within the bandstand and The Cramer Brothers Band from 8:30-10:30 p.m. on the primary stage. There may even be a experience particular from 7-11 p.m. the place it’s pay one value for the rides.
Saturday will see a CACPAC Ecumenical Worship Service from 10-11 a.m. within the bandstand, a 9/11 service from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on the primary stage, Dance with Kim from 1-2 p.m. on the primary stage, and a rededication ceremony for the newly renovated bandstand from 2-2:30 p.m. Leisure will come within the type of the Palmerton Neighborhood Band from 2:30-4 p.m. within the bandstand; South Penn Dixie from 5-7 p.m. on the primary stage; and the Mahoney Brothers from 8-10:30 p.m. on the primary stage. There may even be a experience particular from 1-5 p.m. the place it’s pay one value for the rides.
The occasion wraps up Sunday with leisure courtesy of Chart Toppers from Off the Charts Music College from 1-1:30 p.m. within the bandstand, Band of Brothers from 2-3:30 p.m. on the primary stage, Ivory Blu from 3:30-4:15 p.m. within the bandstand; The Rehrig Brothers from 4:30-5:15 p.m. on the primary stage; The Belle Tones from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the primary stage, and Bruce within the USA from 7:30-9 p.m. on the primary stage. There may even be a experience particular from midday to 4 p.m. the place it’s pay one value for the rides.
There may even be native meals, bingo, video games, demonstrations, distributors row, lunch bag raffle, handmade crafts and different actions all through the pageant.
Chairwoman Susie Arner stated that whereas organizers are grateful to host the occasion, she pressured the necessity for folks to be respectful of others.
Arner stated organizers would like folks not congregate in giant teams, however slightly, collect behind stands in the event that they wish to spend time with buddies.
Moreover, she stated the carrying of masks is “strongly inspired, particularly for these people that aren’t absolutely immunized.”
Arner added there can be entry handy sanitizer as nicely.
She famous there may be free parking. That features handicapped parking, particularly alongside Fourth Avenue and Lafayette Avenue.
“They have to abide by these indicators,” Arner stated. “If not, they are going to be ticketed so we will permit these in want of a handicapped spot have the ability to park there.”
Arner stated that folks can carry their very own folding chairs to sit down within the leisure space.
She stated completely no pets are allowed within the park your entire weekend, in addition to no bikes, scooters, or skateboards/hover boards.
“If people are caught using by way of the park, they are going to be required to get off the merchandise and stroll it out of the park,” Arner stated.
She stated particular concessions may even be made for many who want to take out their meals slightly than eat on the pageant, and anticipates a rise.
“They are going to accommodate folks by having containers and wrap,” Arner stated. “If folks have their very own private container, that’s nice, too; remember to carry a tote bag if you happen to select.”
With ample sunshine forecast for a lot of the occasion, Arner stated attendance figures to be on the pageant’s facet.
“If we might meet Mom Nature personally, and if she actually gives us with dry climate, we’d purchase her all of the meals she desires,” she stated. “We’d be thrilled with three days of solar.”
Arner stated organizers need folks to get pleasure from their expertise on the pageant.
“What we’re hoping for is that we’re capable of present a secure environment for folks to go to, get one thing actually good to eat, get pleasure from a small quantity of leisure,” she stated. “However most significantly, that nonprofit teams can elevate funds that they weren’t capable of final yr because of the pandemic; that method they’ll present their nonprofit providers to any folks in want.”
For extra data on the pageant, go to palmertonfestival.com.
Tim Zalik readies the Palmerton Youth Wrestling stand Thursday night. The thirty first annual Palmerton Neighborhood Pageant runs tonight by way of Sunday within the Palmerton Borough Park. TERRY AHNER/TIMES NEWS
Mark Inexperienced, treasurer of the Palmerton Lions Membership, makes some last-minute modifications on the group’s stand Thursday night in preparation for the thirty first annual Palmerton Neighborhood Pageant which will get underway tonight. TERRY AHNER/TIMES NEWS
Glenn Sheckler, pageant electrician/pageant director, helps arrange Thursday evening prematurely of the thirty first annual Palmerton Neighborhood Pageant, which begins its three-day run tonight within the Palmerton Borough Park. TERRY AHNER/TIMES NEWS