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(File Photo) Historic Harmar Bridge Company President Larry Sloter, Board Member Grady Smith and Board Member Jedd Butler, along with other volunteers, turn the swing span of the bridge during the Harmar Days 2021 festival.

According to staff reports

Harmar Days kicks off Friday with a welcome from Historic Harmar Bridge Company President Larry Sloter.

The festival, which will run through Sunday, is held each summer on the west side of Marietta to raise funds to help save the historic Harmar Bridge. Last year approximately $90,000 was raised.

Friday entertainment includes:

¯ 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. – Open air food vendors and cafe.

¯ 6:15 p.m. – Bagpipe opening ceremony.

¯ 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Lex Bauman and Band.

¯ 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. – Red Sky Down.

Saturday entertainment begins at 9 a.m. with a car show until noon. Visitors will be welcomed at 10:00 a.m., with craft vendors and the children’s area open until 5:00 p.m.

Other Saturday activities include:

¯ 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. – Outdoor food vendors and cafe open.

¯ 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Gel’s Dance Center.

¯ 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Echoes of the Valley.

¯ 1 to 2 p.m. – High Schools That Rock.

¯ 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Vocal point – Marietta high school choir.

¯ 3 to 4:30 p.m. – Hannah & Levi Westfall.

¯ 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Tanglewood Jam.

¯ 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – OYO.

¯ 9pm to 10pm – Cassius at best.

Events are scheduled on Sundays from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

¯ Noon – welcome.

¯ 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Craft vendors, food vendors, beer garden and children’s area open.

¯ 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. – Lindsay Mulvey – stretching class.

¯ 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Draws.

¯ 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Michel “Moon” Mullen.

Five top prizes will be raffled off on stage on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased for $100 in person or online at saveharmarbridge.com/news/raffleprizes2022.

The grand prize is a 2022 Toyota 4Runner, valued at $50,000. Second prize is a 2021 CForce 400 ATV valued at $4,600. Third prize is a Weber Spirit II E-210 gas grill with propane tank, valued at $600. Fourth prize is a 50th Anniversary Edition Ruger Mark II .22 caliber valued at $600.

The fifth prize is a weekend package valued at $300.

The package includes a Truck Gear by LINE-X Expedition Cooler, two limited-edition Harmar Days Festival pint glasses, and a $50 gift card to Harris’ West Side Carryout.

If you are going to

∫ What: Harmar Days Festival.

∫ Where: village of Harmar west of Marietta.

∫ When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

∫ Why: To raise funds for the historic Harmar Bridge.

∫ Cost: Free participation.

Source: Harmar Bridge Historical Society.

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Luz W. German