Lake Wilson to celebrate 125 yearsLAKE WILSON — The City of Lake Wilson has been going strong for 125 years, an accomplishment it plans to celebrate this weekend with a variety of fun activities.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
LAKE WILSON — The City of Lake Wilson has been going strong for 125 years, an accomplishment it plans to celebrate this weekend with a variety of fun activities.
From a tractor ride to a street dance, the Lake Wilson Quasquicentennial will be packed with fun things for the whole family.
A 5K run/walk kicks things off at 8 a.m. Saturday, and a tractor ride begins at 9 a.m. Registration for the tractor ride is at 8 a.m. in the fire hall. The ride will go from Lake Wilson to Bear Lake to Hadley and back to Lake Wilson.
There is an ATV pull at 9:30 a.m., a kids pedal pull at 11 a.m. and a parade at 1 p.m. A car show and a Kid’s Fun air blow-up event runs from 2 to 5 p.m.
At 3:30 p.m., the firefighters will cool things down with a water fight, which is guaranteed to cause laughter and some dampness.
At 5 p.m., there will be a school memorial dedication. Throughout the day in the school gymnasium will be a display of pictures and artifacts from the Lake Wilson School, which was razed in the 1990s.
A supper at the town hall runs from 6 to 7 p.m. and is free to Town and Country members. Non-members are asked for a free-will donation.
At 7 p.m., the Lions Club will conduct a raffle, and at 9 p.m., the street dance starts, featuring Roxbury. At approximately 10 p.m., there will be fireworks.
Sunday morning, a community church service begins at 9 a.m. in Hein’s Park, followed by a Chris Cakes pancake feed in the fire hall.