Thursday, July 18 Historical Community Church Service 7 p.m. at HUMC, 105 Wind Hill Dr. Traditional service. The Gospel will be read in German. The Rev. Michael Enterline will make a special guest appearance. Refreshments following the service.
Friday, July 19 Music and Wine Festival 5-10 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. In advance, $12; at gate, $15; Halifax225musicanwine fest.brownpapertickets. com Advance purchase is encouraged.
Saturday, JULY 20 NOON Grand Parade (more info below) Followed by the Picnic in the Park, 1:30 p.m. Jonathan Lebo will play acoustic guitar. 1:30 P.M. –
OPENING MESSAGE & PRAYER Nicola Miller is president of the 225th Anniversary Committee and has participated in Halifax’s previous celebration as a child. Mayor Jeff Enders will address the Halifax community. Pastor Kevin Dietrich will bless this occasion. 1:30 P.M. –
PICNIC AREAS/VENDORS Picnic at your leisure. All food vendors will be open until 6 p.m.
COMMUNITY POOL OPEN – The Halifax Community Pool will be open for FREE all day following the parade.
2 P.M. – PET CONTEST AND CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT Sixteen teams will compete in the very first Halifax Cornhole Tournament. $20 fee per team. Cash prizes.
3 P.M. – TIME CAPSULE OPENING Community members look back in time during the time capsule ceremony unveiling letters, pictures and other artifacts buried at Halifax’s Bicentennial in 1994.
4 P.M – SQUARE DANCE with Caller Leslie Herb. 5:30 P.M. SOFTBALL GAME Two Co-ed Halifax Softball teams up to bat. Alex Hogsett will sing the National Anthem.
SUNDAY, JULY 22 Afternoon tea party at Enders Grove Pavilion. (Ticketed event).
See more info. on Page B1