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2016 sees the TOWN of SPRINGWATER
celebrating its BICENTENNIAL
we invite you to join us in the multitude of events
happening throughout the year
in our wonderful small town
Springwater Trails will be hosting a series of nine bicentennial hikes focusing on the history and beauty of Springwater on the third Sunday of each month (in addition to their regular weekly hikes) from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. (4:00 to 6:00 p.m. during June through August) . For more information. visit www.springwatertrails.org.
Sunday, April 17 Founder's Day was celebrated with several activities at the Springwater Fire Hall. Check out the ABOUT TOWN HAPPENINGS Link for related stories and pictures.
Saturday, May 28
The Springwater Center (for meditative inquiry and retreats) welcomes the public to their Bicentennial Open House from 9:00 a .m. to 2:00 p.m., including a tour of their facility, and introduction to the center's meditative work, a vegetarian lunch, and a guided hike on the center's trails. The Springwater Center is located at 7179 Mill Street Extension. For more information call 585-669- 2141, e-mail info@SpringwaterCentcr.org, or visit their website at vww.SpringwaterCenter.org .
Saturday, June 4
The Springwater Bicentennial Arts and Crafts Show and Sale,
featuring the works of local artists, at the Springwater Fi re Hall from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Contact Diane Olson, 669-4114.
Saturday & Sunday, June 4 & 5
The Annual Springwater Gala at Larry Canute Memorial Park. Enjoy pancake breakfasts, chicken barbecues, water-ball, live music, a children's show, an antique tractor pull, classic ca r show, vendors, and more!
Contact Don Haywood, 669-2478.
Saturday & Sunday, July 2 & 3
A Civil War reenactment will take place at the Springwater Fire Hall (time yet to be determined).
On Saturday is a Town-wide Yard Sale from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and light lunch (hot dogs) and refreshments at the Springwater United Methodist Church from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
On Sunday is the Old-Fashioned Baseball Game, using rules from the 1800s, from noon to 5:00 p.m . at Larry Canute Memorial Park. Contact Judy Tripp-Neu, 669-2683.
Thursday-Sunday, August 11-14
Old-Fashioned Revival Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. each night at Larry Canute Memorial Park. One pastor from each of four local churches will lead the services each night in the style of the old-time tent revival meetings. Contact Rev. Raymond Shaw, 229-1025.
Saturday & Sunday, September 17 & 18
The Annual Springwater Music Fair (formerly "Fiddlers Fair") and American Craft Show at Punky Hollow Farm, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. both days (see www.springwatermusicfair.org). Plans include bringing in several well-known musical groups, in addition to a multitude of local talent, and a possible square dance on Saturday night. Contact Dan Lofurno, 727-5146.
Saturday, September 24
A Fall Festival at the Springwater Fire Hall. Contact Judy TrippNeu, 669-2683.
Saturday, October 22
A Christmas tree farm tour at All Western Evergreen Nursery and Christmas Tree Farm, 6840 Liberty Pole Road (County Road 38) will include the farm's history, tours to different areas of the farm to see differing species of fir trees, demonstrations of tree farming procedures, and a display of equipment. Contact Katherine Humphrey, 669-2659.
Saturday, October 29
The Halloween Masquerade Ball from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. will be at the Springwater Fire Hall, where costumed guests can enjoy dancing to DJ music, snacks, and refreshments. Prizes will be awarded for best, most creative, scariest, and funniest costumes. Contact Judy Tripp-Neu, 669-2683, or Terri White, 669-2104.