Waynetown ready for annual fish fry

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The Waynetown Fish Fry kicks off at 11 a.m. today and continues through Saturday at the Rev. Guy Tremaine Park.

The area’s longest running fish fry is a fundraiser for the Waynetown Merchants Association which gives back to the community in numerous ways.

Today’s menu consists of fish sandwiches, breaded chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, baked beans, pie and drinks. Today’s proceeds are directed to the Freedom Festival Committee.

The menu for Friday and Saturday includes fish sandwiches, hot dogs, baked beans, cottage cheese, applesauce, slaw, potato salad, pie and drinks.

Serving is from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

Huesman Entertainment will provide carnival rides and food. The carnival opens at 4 p.m. each day.

Rock band Dream Slice will perform on the Freedom Stage from 6-9 p.m. Friday.

Saturday starts with a 9 a.m. 5k fun run/walk. The event is a fundraiser for the local Boy Scouts. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The troop also will sponsor a car/truck/motorcycle show beginning at 10 a.m. with prizes awarded at 3 p.m.

Also at 3 p.m. Saturday, the annual baby contest for children ages 0-5 will take place with awards for a boy and girl from each age group. Registration begins at 2 p.m.

Bingo will be available Friday and Saturday beginning at 5 p.m. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. the Dapper Dan Band will take the stage.

A special 9/11 service is planned at 8 p.m. on the stage, followed by Logan Kerby and the Happy Hollow Band performing 8:30-10:30 p.m.

There will be several vendors set up on the event grounds.

The merchants association will raffle chances for two sides of beef donated by Sennett Cattle Company.

The Waynetown Police Department will raffle a chest freezer and a Canik 9mm pistol.

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