Rolling out the red carpet
Jewell Jubilee set for this weekend
JEWELL — The tradition and fun of Jewell Jubilee returns to Jewell this weekend with events and activities scheduled for Friday and Saturday.
The celebration begins Friday night with the Main Street Barbeque from 5-8 p.m. right along Main Street. The menu will include beef, pork and turkey from the grill, pasta salad, fresh fruit chips and a drink.
The Lions Club will sponsor activities in the City Park Friday night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Events include the Smiley Face Train and a water ball competition at 7 p.m., hosted by Jewell Fire and Rescue.
Everything gets started on Saturday with the big parade down Main Street, beginning at 10 a.m. Following the parade, the action moves to the City Park with inflatable attractions, the dunk tank, the National Guard Obstacle Course and a vendor fair and craft show.
A kick ball tournament will get under way at 3 p.m. and a corn hole tourney will begin at 8 p.m.
Ismael Gomez will provide live music with fireworks capping off the day at 10 p.m.
There are plenty of food options for hungry visitors. The 4-H food stands will serve lunch and the Meat Wagon will serve up dinner. Sweet Treats Ice Cream will also offer a variety of tempting treats.