With painted windows and a polished up train set, Forks once again has pulled out all the stops for this weekend’s version of the annual Old-Fashioned Fourth of July celebration.
The train again will highlight the day’s jubilee in the Grand Parade, which heads down Forks Avenue at high noon.
Community business leaders and local volunteer coordinators Bill and Kitty Sperry will be honored as grand marshals for the parade, with long-time West Enders Ron and Marge Shearer honored as pioneers.
Entries can begin checking in at 8 a.m., with judging at 10:30 a.m. in the Forks Outfitters Parking Lot.
The Kiddie Parade, sponsored by the Forks Emblem Club, precedes, heading down Forks Avenue from the Bank of America parking lot at 11:45 a.m. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m.
Friday’s events:9 a.m. – Forks 4th of July Fun Run. Walk or Run on 1-mile,
7-11 p.m. – Moonlight Madness in downtown businesses and Forks Open Aire Market, sponsored by the
West End Business and Professional Association. Saturday’s events:9 a.m. – Horseshoe Tournament at Tillicum Park. Sign-up begins at 8:30 a.m.
Sunday’s event9 a.m.-5p.m. – West End Thunder races, Forks Municipal Airport.