September 21, 2014

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Brunswick Summer Celebration kicks off, to last through Sunday

The Brunswick Summer Celebration runs today through Sunday. The celebration includes rides, contests, live music and food. Admission to the celebration is $3 per person and free for children age 2 and younger. The annual event is in the parking lot near Brunswick High School, 3643 Center Road. There will be a fireworks display at 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The grand parade will travel down Center Road starting at 2 p.m. Sunday. (ANDREW DAVIS / GAZETTE)

The Brunswick Summer Celebration runs today through Sunday. The celebration includes rides, contests, live music and food. Admission to the celebration is $3 per person and free for children age 2 and younger. The annual event is in the parking lot near Brunswick High School, 3643 Center Road. There will be a fireworks display at 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The grand parade will travel down Center Road starting at 2 p.m. Sunday. (ANDREW DAVIS / GAZETTE)

Summer will be celebrated today through Sunday in Brunswick. The 2014 Brunswick Summer Celebration Festival is produced by Brunswick Productions Inc., a community organization that is not affiliated with the city.

The festival is staffed by area volunteers and profits are donated to local charities. A schedule of events, subject to change, follows:

5 to 11 p.m. today

Sponsor of the day: Waite & Son Funeral Homes
• 5 p.m., rides open
• 6 p.m., Bob Gatewood, Liberty Ford Beer Grotto
• 6:30 p.m., Pooch Pageant, RPM Contest Tent
• 6:30 p.m., Smokin Fez Monkeys, Giant Eagle Stage
• 6:45 p.m., opening ceremony, Information Booth
• 7:30 p.m., The Sunburners, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 8:15 p.m., Mike Bishop, RPM Contest Tent
• 8:30 p.m., Pet Parade, Midway
• 8:30 p.m., Bob Gatewood, Liberty Ford Beer Grotto
• 8:30 p.m., Smokin Fez Monkeys, Giant Eagle Stage
• 9:30 p.m., The Sunburners, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 9:30 p.m., Mike Bishop RPM Contest Tent
• 11 p.m., Festival closes for day

5 to 11 p.m. Wednesday

Sponsor of the day: RPM Inc.
• 5 p.m., rides open
• 6 p.m., Haywire, Liberty Ford Beer Grotto
• 6:30 p.m., Chardon Polka Band, Giant Eagle Stage
• 6:30 p.m., Concession Contest, Midway
• 7 p.m., Student awards, RPM Contest Tent
• 7:30 p.m., Faction, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 8:30 p.m., Bike Parade, Midway
• 8:30 p.m., Haywire, Liberty Ford Beer Grotto
• 8:30 p.m., Chardon Polka Band, Giant Eagle Stage
• 8:30 p.m., Best Pizza Contest, RPM Contest Tent
• 9:30 p.m., Faction, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 11 p.m., Festival closes for day

5 to 11 p.m. Thursday

Sponsor of the day: ABC Rentals
• 5 p.m., rides open
• 6 p.m., Bobby Ray and Night Train, Liberty Ford Beer Grotto
• 6 p.m., Ice Carving Demo, RPM Contest Tent
• 6:30 p.m., Cruisin’, Giant Eagle Stage
• 7 p.m., Big Wheel Race, Outside Contest Tent
• 7:30 p.m., Simba Jordan, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 7:30 p.m., Ice Carving Demo, RPM Contest Tent
• 8:30 p.m., Baby Parade, Midway
• 8:30 p.m., Bobby Ray and Night Train, Liberty Ford Beer Grotto
• 8:30 p.m., Cruisin’, Giant Eagle Stage
• 9 p.m., Pie-Eating Contest, RPM Contest Tent
• 9:30 Simba Jordan, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 11 p.m., Festival closes for day

5 to 11 p.m. Fourth of July

Sponsor of the day: Diamond Event Center
• 5 p.m., rides open
• 6 p.m., DJ Gary Perl, Liberty Ford Beer Grotto
• 6:30 p.m., Yearbook, Giant Eagle Stage
• 7 p.m., Watermelon-Eating Contest, RPM Contest Tent
• 8:30 p.m., Parade of Uniforms, Midway
• 8:30 p.m., DJ Gary Perl, Liberty Ford Beer Grotto
• 8:30 p.m., Yearbook, Giant Eagle Stage
• 8:30 p.m., MR. SPEED – KISS Tribute Band, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 9 p.m., Talent search, RPM Contest Tent
• 11 p.m., Festival closes for day

1 to 11 p.m. Saturday

Sponsor of the day: Giant Eagle
• 1 p.m., rides open
• 2:30 p.m., Nickel Find, RPM Contest Tent
• 3 p.m., Brunswick Community Band, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 3 p.m., Pageant, Brunswick Community Recreation and Fitness Center
• 4 p.m., Cupcake Contest, Giant Eagle Stage
• 4 p.m., Water Balloon Toss, Outside RPM Contest Tent
• 4:30 Brunswick Community Band, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 5 p.m., Queen and court crowning, RPM Contest Tent
• 6 p.m., Renegade, Liberty Ford Beer Grotto
• 6:30 p.m., Cold Blue Steel, Giant Eagle Stage
• 7:30 p.m., Columbus Horns and Elvis, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 8 p.m., Karaoke Contest, RPM Contest Tent
• 8:30 p.m., Renegade, Liberty Ford Beer Grotto
• 8:30 p.m., Cold Blue Steel, Giant Eagle Stage
• 8:30 p.m., Cupcake Auction, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 9:30 p.m., Motorcycle Light Parade, Midway
• 9:30 p.m., Columbus Horns and Elvis, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 10:30 p.m., Fireworks
• 11 p.m., Festival closes for day

1 to 8 p.m. Sunday

Sponsor of the day: The Gazette
• 1 p.m., rides open
• 2 p.m., Grand Parade, Center Road
• 2 p.m., Joy Unspeakable, parade route
• 3 p.m., Strangers from the Street, Giant Eagle Stage
• 4 p.m., WIXY 1260 Band, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 5 p.m., Parade awards, RPM Contest Tent
• 5 p.m., Cutest baby photo winner announced, Information Booth
• 5 p.m., Strangers from the Street, Giant Eagle Stage
• 6 p.m., WIXY 1260 Band, Serpentini Chevrolet Stage
• 6 p.m., Photography winners announced, Information Booth
• 7 p.m., Bike drawing, Information Booth
• 8 p.m., Festival closes