Many clubs and organizations from the Plymouth Community School Corporation along with their staff, students, and volunteer parents will be working at various locations during this weekend’s 57th annual Marshall County Blueberry Festival. Several groups will also be performing during the 4-day festival.
The official parking of the Marshall County Blueberry Festival is at Plymouth High School. Groups working this weekend during the fundraiser include the Speech and Debate Team, Cheerleaders, Girls Basketball, Boys and Girls Tennis, Girls Soccer, the prom committee, the acting and stage crew with the theater program, Spanish Club, Multicultural Club, AFS, Girls Track, Band, Choir, BPA, the SEED Club, and Bridge Bust Club. Parking is $10 daily or $20 for a weekend pass.
The Plymouth School Robotics Club will man the Amphitheater parking lot as their fundraiser.
On Saturday morning the Plymouth High School Swimming and Diving teams present the 32nd annual Blueberry Bike Cruise which takes off from Menominee Elementary School.
The PHS Boys Soccer team will host a soccer tournament at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturdays.
On Sunday and Monday mornings, the hot air balloons will launch from Riverside Intermediate School on Baker Street.
Performances involving Plymouth Community School Corporation kids start on Friday evening when various students will participate in the Talent Show on the Jefferson School Stage starting at 7:30.
On Saturday, the Lincoln Legends take to the Jefferson School Stage at 11 a.m. and a 6:30 it’s PHS Alumni in This Homemade Conspiracy. The high school’s Crimson Connection will perform on the Jefferson School stage at noon on Sunday and Expression Dance students, many of whom are from the Plymouth Community School Corporation will appear on the Michigan Street stage at noon on Sunday.
The PCSC Orchestra will be selling ice to all the vendors at the festival all weekend long. The PHS Robotics will be selling beautiful mums at the Blueberry Festival and the PHS Boys Soccer team will be selling water at the Soccer Plex gates.
The parade on Monday will feature the Pride of Plymouth Marching Band and the Plymouth Community School Bus Drivers will be in attendance along with a Women in Sports Float. The Marshall County Blueberry Festival float will have PHS student Lydia Hall who is 1st runner-up along with both Miss Friendship winners, Lillian Hinderlider and Ruby Bickel.