Labor Day weekend festivities set


By Tara Jones - tjones@limanews.com



Zenobia Shrine Clowns of Findlay during the Labor Day Parade held downtown last year.

Zenobia Shrine Clowns of Findlay during the Labor Day Parade held downtown last year.


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Officer Matt Douglass gives a five to Aria Butler of Lima during the Labor Day Parade held downtown last year.

Officer Matt Douglass gives a five to Aria Butler of Lima during the Labor Day Parade held downtown last year.


The Lima News file

The Lima Tank Plant brought out an Abrams tank manufactured in Lima for the last year’s Labor Day Parade.


The Lima News file

The Zenobia Shrine Clowns of Findlay make their way through a past Labor Day Parade.


The Lima News file

The Elida flag corp and marching band make their way through the Labor Day Parade.


The Lima News file

Area businesses make their way through the Labor Day Parade.


The Lima News file

The Zenobia Shrine Clowns of Findlay make their way through the Labor Day Parade.


The Lima News file

Thomas Hedges (right) and his brother Luke wave to participants of the Labor Day Parade.


The Lima News file

LIMA — Labor Day Weekend festivities are in full force and will cap off with the downtown Lima parade Monday.

The route will begin at 10 a.m. at Northland Plaza and travel down Main Street to Town Square. The parade will once again include area high school bands, the Zenobia Shrine Clowns, candy and floats.

Before then, here’s a list of events you can catch:

West Liberty Labor Day Festival: today through Monday, Lion’s Park, West Liberty. Free admission.

Parade noon, Saturday; Antique Tractor Pull noon and Tractor Raffle 5 p.m. Sunday. Bingo, food vendors, flea market and craft tent all weekend. Full schedule westlibertylions.org.

Ottoville Park Carnival: Saturday and Sunday, Ottoville Park.

Cheerleading competition 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Ottoville High School; Earthquakers 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday; Parade 1 p.m., Nashville Crush 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Games, rides, food and beer tent all weekend. Full schedule Facebook.com.

Ring of Fire: Sunday, Indian Lake.

Flares light at 9 p.m. $3.50 each at Aries Pharmacy, Bud’s Marine, Choice Properties, Community Market, Cranberry Resort, Fox Run Drive Thru, Framing by Fuller, Fuel Stop, Hurley Farms, Lakeside Hardware, Lakeside Pro Bass Shop, Spend-a-Day Marina and Winner’s Northside Market.

Fryburg Homecoming: Sunday and Monday, St. John’s Catholic Church, Fryburg.

5K Mock Turtle Walk/Run 8 a.m. Saturday; 25-mile Mock Turtle Bike Ride 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Register cantstoprunningco.com.

Van Wert County Fair: today through Monday, Van Wert County Fairgrounds, Van Wert.

Midway 3 p.m. to midnight today, noon to midnight Saturday through Monday; Truck and tractor pull 7 p.m. today; Tug a Truck 8 p.m. Saturday; Demolition derby 6 p.m. Sunday; Drag racing 7 p.m. Monday. Admission $7. Full schedule vanwertcountyfair.com.

Hardin County Fair: Tuesday through Sept. 8, Hardin County Fairgrounds, Kenton.

Rides noon to 11 p.m. daily; KOI Drag Racing 7 p.m. Wednesday; Harness racing 6 p.m. Thursday. Admission $8. Full schedule hardincountyfair.org.

Zenobia Shrine Clowns of Findlay during the Labor Day Parade held downtown last year.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_labordayparade07.jpgZenobia Shrine Clowns of Findlay during the Labor Day Parade held downtown last year. The Lima News file
Officer Matt Douglass gives a five to Aria Butler of Lima during the Labor Day Parade held downtown last year.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_labordayparade01.jpgOfficer Matt Douglass gives a five to Aria Butler of Lima during the Labor Day Parade held downtown last year. The Lima News file
The Lima Tank Plant brought out an Abrams tank manufactured in Lima for the last year’s Labor Day Parade.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_Labor-Day-Parade-6369.jpgThe Lima Tank Plant brought out an Abrams tank manufactured in Lima for the last year’s Labor Day Parade. The Lima News file
The Zenobia Shrine Clowns of Findlay make their way through a past Labor Day Parade.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_laborday-September-05-20161.jpgThe Zenobia Shrine Clowns of Findlay make their way through a past Labor Day Parade. The Lima News file
The Elida flag corp and marching band make their way through the Labor Day Parade.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_laborday-September-05-20169.jpgThe Elida flag corp and marching band make their way through the Labor Day Parade. The Lima News file
Area businesses make their way through the Labor Day Parade.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_laborday-September-05-20167.jpgArea businesses make their way through the Labor Day Parade. The Lima News file
The Zenobia Shrine Clowns of Findlay make their way through the Labor Day Parade.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_laborday-September-05-20162.jpgThe Zenobia Shrine Clowns of Findlay make their way through the Labor Day Parade. The Lima News file
Thomas Hedges (right) and his brother Luke wave to participants of the Labor Day Parade.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_laborday-September-05-201612.jpgThomas Hedges (right) and his brother Luke wave to participants of the Labor Day Parade. The Lima News file

By Tara Jones

tjones@limanews.com

Reach Tara Jones at 567-242-0511.

Reach Tara Jones at 567-242-0511.

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