August notes at the Skaneateles Fire House

A Report from Station 54:

It is hard to believe it's September and the final preparations for this year's Labor Day Celebration are nearly complete. The members of your "volunteer" fire department would like to invite you to attend our annual end of summer celebration.

Bring your friends and family to enjoy the festivities and help support your local fire department. Below is the weekend's schedule of events all at Austin Park Pavilion unless otherwise noted, more information is also available at skanvfd.com.

Saturday Sept. 4:

8 a.m. - Car Show Registration

Noon - Sink the Boat Registration at Clift Park -- begins at 1 p.m.

Noon - Chicken BBQ

1 to 4 p.m. - Pay one price rides

4 p.m. - 2 1/2 Pushball Registration - begins at 5 p.m.

7 p.m. to 10 p.m. - Pay one price rides

7 p.m. to 11 p.m. - Prison City Rockers

11p.m. - Grounds Close

Sunday Sept. 5:

9 a.m. - Tractor Pull Registration

11:15 a..m. 1 1/2 Pushball Registration - begins at noon

Noon - Chicken BBQ

3 p.m. - Parade line-up on State Street

4 p.m. - Grand parade begins

5:45 to 9:45 p.m. - Great Music Company

6 p.m. - Bucket Brigade Registration (open to the public) - begins at 6:30 pm

8:30 p.m. - Parade prizes and Sports awards

8:45 p.m. - Big Money drawing & raffles

9:45 p.m. - Fireworks display

10:45 p.m. - Grounds Close

Who doesn't love a parade?

There is still time to reserve a place in the grand parade. Send an email with the following information: individual or organization name, street address, contact person and contact phone number to sfdparade@hotmail.com and a parade representative will respond to your email.

This year's grand parade is scheduled for Sunday Sept. 5 at 4 p.m. Parade line-up for fire apparatus will occur on State Street and floats at the Skaneateles Community Center. Antique cars will line up at the school district offices off of East Elizabeth Street while antique tractors and horses will stage in upper Austin Park near the soccer field.

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