The Byron Heritage Festival is happening on Saturday, July 25th, with an incredible array of events for the public to enjoy from morning until midnight. The Festival takes place in the park that is located behind the Byron Fire Hall on Rt. 262 near the center of town. So please mark July 25th on your calendars, and come to Byron's Fireman's Park for a day full of fun, and dance the night away with live entertainment and beautiful fireworks.
8:00 - 10:00 AM - Kiwanis Fishing Derby (sign-in begins at 7:30 AM)
9:00 AM - 5K Kid's Race and 10:00 AM 5K Adult Race (sponsored by Boy Scout Troop #13, registration begins at 8:30 AM)
9:00 AM -5:00 PM - Craft and Food Vendors
9:00AM - Garage Sales throughout the town
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Cruise In
12 Noon - Chicken BBQ (sponsored by the Byron Fire Dept, til sold out)
11:00 AM - Geoffrey Clough
12:00 PM - Renaissance Man
1:00 PM - Magician James Swatt
2:00 PM - Belly Dancers
2:00 PM - Horseshoe Tournament (sponsored by Sue Fuller)
2:30 PM - Sack Race/Balloon Toss/3 Legged Race
3:00 PM - Ghostriders
4:00 PM - Hot Dog Eating Contest
5:00 PM - Pig Roast (sponsored by the Byron Presbyterian Church, til sold out, tickets $8, take-outs only, served at the Town Park),
5:30 PM - Beautiful Gardens of Byron winners announced
6:00 PM - Savage Cabbage (sponsored by the Byron Hotel)
9:00 PM - Midnight -Bandera
9:30 PM Fireworks
Portions of the day are made possible with funds from the Decentralization program, a regrant program of the New York State Council of the Arts, administered by the Genesee-Orleans Arts Council through the Byron Bergen Public Library. For more information about the Byron Heritage Festival, please call Debra at 548-7123x10, or look at the town web site: http://www.byronny.com/.
To complete the weekend, the Byron Presbyterian Church is having Sunday morning worship outdoors in the park next to the church bulding at 9:45 AM. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets. Refreshments on the front steps of the church will follow the service. For more information about the church please call 548-2800.