Aug. 27, 2012
-- GROVELAND (Aug. 28, 2012) – The Groveland Historical Museum is hosting the
Old Time Family Festival on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Puryear Building located at 243 S. Lake Ave. The festival will include an antique car show, popular games from the past, a cake walk and a sock hop with a dance contest.
The antique and classic car show is free. The festival games, including fish pond, sack races, a hula hoop contest and jump rope contest, in addition to a cake walk, will run from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets for the games are five for $1.
From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the festival will include a sock hop for adults and children. There will be a DJ, dance contest and music from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Trophies and prizes galore! Admission to the dance is $5 and covers all members of a family.
Food and beverages will be available. Proceeds will help fund the Groveland Historical Museum, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
To find out more about the car show or other festival activities, contact museum manager Deb Wills at 352-348-5936 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Groveland Historical Museum. The Groveland Historical Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has an extensive collection of rare photographs and memorabilia from the city’s past and is home to one of Lake County’s largest high-school memorabilia collections. The museum and City of Groveland are celebrating the 90th anniversary of the city’s incorporation when the community changed its name from Taylorville to Groveland. The museum is located at 243 S. Lake Ave. behind the Puryear Building. For more information, visit http://www.grovelandhistory.org/home.html
or email grovelandhistory@