Anyone interested in learning to make a brick, milk a cow, square dance or card wool should check out the second annual Heritage Festival Saturday in the downtown city park between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Organizers of the event are promising a variety of learning experiences that reflect on the heritage that's made the community what it is today.Beginning at 7 a.m. in the park pavilion, the Lions Club will serve a pancake breakfast until 11 a.m. Tickets are $3 for adults and $2.50 for children.
Local mountain men will raise the flag and shoot a candy cannon at 10 a.m., opening the booths and day's events.
Each city neighborhood will be represented with a booth reflecting their neighborhood history. Grovecreek neighborhood will sponsor the brick making. Manila will sponsor the milking and butter churning.
Representing the Battlecreek and Monkey Town neighborhoods, the Nielsen Brothers will show festivalgoers how to brand and do two-man log sawing.
Others will feature apple bobbing, candle dipping, potato stamping, dunking, bobbin lace, pioneer stories and antiques.
Entertainment will be provided between noon and 5 p.m. when Community Service Awards will be awarded.
The Old Bell School and the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers log cabin will be open for tours as well as demonstrations on spinning and carding wool.
The Kiwanis Club will provide a Dutch oven evening meal with tickets for adults sold at $6, for children at $3, free to 4 and under.
Tickets for the Dutch oven supper must be purchased in advance from the City Hall or Smith's Rexall Drug at 10 S. Main. The meal includes sliced turkey, ham, baked beans, corn on the cob, cobbler, green salad and a drink.
A family square dance between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the recreation center concludes the Heritage Festival. Caller Jack Cowan will teach and call the dances.
For more information, contact Vicky Clark at 785-8107 or Karlene Young at 785-8110.