The annual Genesee Community Days will take place next weekend, with several activities planned for the public in the Genesee Park.
Community Days kick off at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 7 with a chance auction in pavilion 1, as well as a tractor show. Food concessions will also be open at this time.
The opening ceremony and announcement of Citizen of the Year will be at 6 p.m., followed by music in park with “The Fiddlers” and “Chet and Louie.”
Vendors will open at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 8; also at this time will be the parade line-up and baking contest registration. At the bake sale tent, adults can enter their cinnamon rolls and kids can enter chocolate cupcakes into the contest.
At 11 a.m., the grand parade will begin on Main Street, with the parade award ceremony at noon in pavilion 2. Also taking place at noon is a chicken barbecue at the fire hall and an opportunity to learn Genesee history at pavilion 3. There will be a car show in the back of the park at noon.
Shortly after at 12:30 p.m., a kid and pet parade will be at pavilion 3.
The annual Don Dunbar Memorial Horseshoe Tournament will begin at 1 p.m. The activities continue throughout the day with a foul shoot contest in the park basketball court, bingo in pavilion 2 and a duck race at the bridge by Reed’s at 2 p.m. The grand awards ceremony and 300 club ticket drawing will be in pavilion 2 at 3 p.m., with the chance auction and 50/50 drawing at 3:30 p.m.
The Jim Snyder Memorial Dedication will be at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday starts at 9:30 a.m. with breakfast in pavilion 1 for an hour. Community choir practice begins at 10:30 a.m. in pavilion 2 with church service to follow.