Summer celebration in Mechanicsburg today

By Dean Shipley

July 11, 2014

Mechanicsburg’s Summer Celebration and Fireworks festival is today at Goshen Park in the village on Parkview Road. It begins at 9 a.m. with events at the library on Main Street.

A parade will step off at 2 p.m. The guest of honor will be Mackenzie Bart, the newly crowned Miss Ohio. Grand marshals are Linda Dozer, Jimmy Mayo and Charlotte Walker, granddaughter of Addison White.

Other events include the following:

• Military re-enactment camp by the 66th OVI

• Vintage baseball game at 3 p.m.

• Children’s Sand Dig, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

• Corn Hole tournament (entry fee required), watermelon eating and seed spitting contests and apple pie judging at 6 p.m.

• Live entertainment beginning at 3 p.m.

• Fireworks at dusk.