Williamston's Red Cedar Jubilee Is in Full Swing

By: News 10
By: News 10

Red Cedar Jubilee Events (courtesy Williamston Chamber of Commerce)

Thursday, June 20
11 am-11 pm: Lions Club Food and Beverage Tent, Deer Creek Park
12 noon: Luncheon to honor retired alumni and teachers, at Senior Center
7-9 pm: Capital City Brass Band, McCormick Park Band Shell, Free
7 pm: Lawnmower Races, Deer Creek Park
Friday, June 21
Store hours: Sidewalk Sales, downtown Williamston
11 am-11:59 pm: Lions Club Food and Beverage Tent, Deer Creek Park
1-7 pm: Craft Show & Home-Based Business Show, 164 W. Grand River
2-7 pm: Kiddy Rides, McCormick Park
7-10 pm: Enduro Race, Deer Creek Park
Saturday, June 22
Store hours: Sidewalk Sales, downtown Williamston
8:30 am: 5K Run, McCormick Park (Registration: 7:30 am)
9 am–4 pm: Craft Show & Home-Based Business Show, 164 W. Grand River
10 am: Taylor Smith Memorial Car Show, Eagles Club
10 am – 5 pm: Kiddy Rides, McCormick Park
11 am-11:59 pm: Lions Club Food and Beverage Tent, Deer Creek Park
11:30 am – 4 pm: Chicken BBQ, United Methodist Church (211 S Putnam)
12:30 pm: Jubilee Grand Parade, line-up at the Old Fire Hall (corner of Grand
 River & Mullet St.) - Line-up at 11:30 am; Step-off at 12:30 pm
2 pm: Firefighter Waterball Fight, Deer Creek Park
2 pm: Tractor Asphalt Pull, Williamston Community Center
2 pm: Duck Drop, Putnam Street Bridge (info: 517-655-5988)
2 pm: Habitat Jubilee Auction, Food & Beverage Tent. Meet & greet, 1-2 pm
4 pm: Dedication of City Historical District, in front of Williamston City Hall

The Red Cedar Jubilee festival in Williamston is in full swing in its 42nd year. Scores of local children and families showed up Tuesday evening for the Children's Parade.

Kids riding decorated bicycles, strollers, and floats made their way from McCormick Park through downtown with onlookers enjoying the sight.

The festival continues through Saturday, with highlights including lawnmower races on Thursday, the Enduro Derby on Friday night, and the Red Cedar Jubilee parade, Duck Drop, and Dedication of City Historical District on Saturday.

Other jubilee events include a 5K run, craft show, Taylor Smith Memorial Auto show, Tractor Asphalt Pull, and the United Methodist Church's Chicken BBQ.


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