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HVFD Beef Roast Weekend
July 20 - 22

                The Harpersfield Volunteer Fire Department will host their 44th annual Beef Roast Festival the weekend of July 20 through 22. The event will be held at the firemen’s Community Recreation Center on Cork-Cold Springs Road, west of Route 534.  From the 218 exit if Interstate 90, travel 3 miles south on Route 534 to Cork-Cold Springs Road.

                The firefighters and volunteers will begin cooking the beef on Thursday, and will begin serving when the festival opens Friday at 5 p.m.  Food items available during the weekend include roast beef sandwiches, fries, onion rings, pizza, corn dogs, nachos and cheese, pretzels, popcorn and ice cream.  Fresh squeezed lemonade, soda, iced tea water and beer will be offered.

                There will be games of chance for adults and a large area to entertain children.  The Harpersfield Ruritan Club will offer card games throughout the weekend. There is no admission fee, and parking is free. Additional parking is available at Cork Elementary School, with a lighted walking path through the woods to the festival.

                On Friday, the Cruise-In Crooners will perform classic songs of the 50’s and 60’s from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.  The H2O Band will take the stage at 8:00 p.m., offering a variety of musical styles.  Three generations of the Hayes family has been performing at Harpersfield events for many years, and the firefighters are happy to continue this tradition.

                On Saturday, the food booths open at noon.  Game booths will open at 5:00 p.m.  The ever-popular Hobos B and will kick off the music with polkas in the beverage pavilion

at 6:00 p.m.  New to the Beef Roast this year, the Light of Day Band will take center stage at 8:00 p.m.  This Cleveland-based group has been entertaining winery crowds in the area for many years and has a huge following.

                Sunday’s activities begin at noon.  Melissa and Mitch, the “Acoustic Duo” will perform at 3:00 p.m.  The Frank Morovsik Polka Band will take the stage at 6:00 p.m., to entertain until the fireworks close the festival at 10:00 p.m.  

                Prizes will be awarded daily from the Raffle Booth.  The main prize this year is a 3-piece wooden balcony set of 2 chairs and a table.  Second prize is a wooden glider.  The group is working to secure a family pack of tickets to Disney World that will be awarded on Sunday at 9:30 p.m.  A new feature last year was a split 50/50 raffle, with the winner taking home $1,100.  Since it was so successful, it will be repeated this year.

                All proceeds from the festival are used to purchase firefighting equipment and to maintain the Community Center building and grounds.  The firefighters appreciate the support of the community for all their fundraising events and invite everyone to come out and enjoy the weekend.  Support the volunteers who work to keep our community fire-safe.

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