Oakfield is THE place to be Labor Day weekend

Aug 23, 2012

Of course, Oakfield is THE place to be to celebrate the Labor Day weekend. The annual two-day event is set for Sunday and Monday, Sept. 2-3 at Elroy D. Perkins / Little League Park on Drake Street.

Hosted by the Oakfield Betterment Committee, there will lots of live music, crafts, games and food for families to enjoy together, including a car and motorcycle cruise, and a great parade with amazing floats, marching bands and fire trucks.

Here's the live entertainment line-up:

SUNDAY Sept. 2

Noon to 3 p.m.: Ghost Riders

3:30 to 6 p.m.: Penny Whiskey

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Savage Cabbage

9:45 p.m.: Fireworks!!!

MONDAY Sept. 3

10 a.m.: Oakfield Labor Day Parade -- Theme: "American Pride"

Noon to 12:45 p.m.: McMahon School of Irish Dance

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Batavia Brass Society Band

3 to 6 p.m.: Terry Buchwald as Elvis -- "A Tribute to the King"

Prize drawings will happen at 6 p.m.

  • First Prize -- $1,000 cash

  • Second Prize -- Apple iPad3

  • Third Prize -- $300 cash

  • Fourth Prize -- John Deere Electric Toy Gator

  • Fifth Prize -- $200 cash

  • Judges Choice Grand Prize -- $500 cash (best parade entry)

Prize / Raffle tickets can be purchased at Oakfield Town Hall, Oakfield Pharmacy, Becky's Treasures. Hair Et Cetera, and Millenium Computers.

In addition, first-, second-, and third-place cash prizes will be awarded by judges for marching bands / performance groups, fire departments / trucks, and floats.

There will also be a Basket Raffle, Quilt Raffle and Christmas Tree Skirt Raffle.

The Car & Motorcycle Cruise is 1 to 6 p.m. at the Oakfield Town Hall.

If you or your company or organization would like to donate a basket, please contact Melissa Haacke at 314-4501 or email mhaacke@townofoakfieldny.com

Sponsorships, food vendors, craft vendors and parade participants are still wanted. Here's some contact information for the committee chairs:

Entertainment -- Kate Manges -- 813-2657 or kate.manges@yahoo.com

Craft Vendors -- Kim Staniszewski -- 356-7262 or stanski98@yahoo.com

Food Vendors -- Karl Dilcher -- 313-0100 or tdilcher@rochester.rr.com

Car & Motorcycle Cruise -- Bonnie Klein -- 409-5978 bsklein@verizon.net

OR Dan Klein -- (716) 560-0380 or bsklein@verizon.net

Sponsors -- Pam Denny -- (716) 474-1950 or pdenny@townofoakfieldny.com

Parade -- Michelle Johnson -- 409-9299 or mljohnson@2ki.net