Firemen's festival this weekend
CAROL ZICKLER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Seen prepraring the fire company grounds for the upcoming festival are left to right firemen, Brenden McArdle, Matt Miller, Joe Starosta, Ryan Kennedy,and Bob Stempa.
The Labor Day Weekend Festival ( Sept. 3,4, and 5) sponsored by the Nesquehoning Fire Company #1 firemen, gets underway on Friday evening. The band "Monkey for Ransom" will entertain from 8 p.m. until closing.
On Saturday "Tammy G." will entertain from 5 to 8 p.m. followed by "Bounty Hunter" on the stage starting at 8 p.m.
On Sunday WMGH Live Host with Mark Marek will be on the grounds. Then from 3 to 7 p.m. the ever popular "Pennsylvania Villagers" will play under the pavilion. Bring your lawn chairs along. The Fire Truck Parade will start at 7 p.m. throughout the town with prizes awarded to top fire trucks. At 8 p.m. on Sunday,"Joey and the T Birds" will play for your listening pleasure. Also on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. there will be a kids' bicycle giveaway.
John McArdle, fire chief, says there will be food, rides, games, and prizes during the three day festival.
There will be a Chinese Auction held inside the fire house during the three days of the festival