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Lakefest back on the square
In July 1 Issue

After a one year hiatus, the 2010 Lakefest celebration in Jamestown is now underway, according to Lakefest chair Marcelene Taylor.

A slew of city workers and volunteers have come together to make the Independence Day celebration a success. Despite a new location for the stage in front of the courthouse, things are expected to be back like they have been in the past.

The event was not held last year due to construction work on the judicial center and the unavailability of electric. This year's event began in earnest on Wednesday evening with a community worship service on the square led by Michael Carnes followed by music from several local groups.

Thursday, July 1's schedule of events gets underway with a BBQ cook-off at noon. The new event is being hosted by the Times Journal.

Then late Thursday afternoon the lip sync, look alike, and talent contests get underway at 5 p.m.

Friday, July 2 begins with the Lakefest Golf Scramble at the Links at 1 p.m. while the Lakefest pageants begin at 5 p.m.

Saturday's events begin at 6 a.m. with Breakfast with the Lions. Then at 7 a.m. the Mike Hill 10K Run begins and at 8 a.m. both the antique car and tractor shows begin. Various other events fill the rest of the day with The Chessman, a 60s band, performing at 4:30 p.m.

At 7 p.m., the talent show winners will open for country music legend Marty Stuart at 8:30 p.m.

A big fireworks show, based at Jamestown Elementary, will send the festivities off at 10 p.m., organizers said.

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JAMESTOWN CITY: 3rd Thursday of month, 6 p.m. in basement meeting room at City Hall
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