“Have Fun in 21” is the name of this year’s Bourbon Summerfest which will be held August 6th, 7th and 8th.
Friday evening festivities kick-off with the Little Miss Summerfest at Triton High School at 7 p.m. Admission is a donation to help fund the pageant.
On Saturday, August 7th there will be the annual community wide garage sales, a tradition for over 30 years, the 13th annual Jacob’s Run at 8 a.m. and at 11 the Summerfest Parade led by the Bourbon Volunteer Fire Department.
Other activities on Saturday include a cornhole tournament, magic show, chair yoga, the Frisbee dog team, Integrity Academy martial arts demonstration, and much more. At 3:30 Bourbon’s well known Sentimental Journey Band will perform, Carter’s Antique Bicycles will be on display, along with a tractor show The Indigo Society will perform for the younger crowd. ISP Trooper Dave Caswell and his K9 partner will provide a demonstration and there will be a hot air balloon glow at dusk.
Activities take place on the Triton School Corporation grounds and at 8 p.m. on Saturday there’s FREE pre-packaged ice cream while supplies last, that’s just before the fireworks show at 9:30. The evening also includes a Golf Cart Cruise In. The Bourbon Summer Fest is golf cart friendly. You can sit in the comfort of your golf cart and watch the activities. Participants are encouraged to decorate their carts, but it’s not required.
Sunday the Bourbon American Legion Auxiliary will host a breakfast in the Triton Elementary cafeteria and the 34th annual Bourbon Summer Fest “Show and Shine” car show happens from 11:30 to 3:30. Another unique event on Sunday is the Antique Tractor Ride. Participants will meet in the high school parking lot from 7 to 9 and then tractors will depart for a 3-hour ride.
Lonnie Berkey will be our guest on Monday’s “What’s Your Opinion Show” about 9:45 a.m.