Pioneer Families reunion
Portage Community Historical Society will honor early settlers’ families with a Summer Festival, “Pioneer Families Reunions” to celebrate its 25th anniversary. An Abraham Lincoln impersonator and “Faces of Lincoln” display will be featured, with hay rides, a fishing derby, 1929 LaFrance Fire Truck, musical entertainment, crafts, antique car show, silent auction, Robbins Mansion picture raffle, free children's games, watermelon eating contests, Pioneer Families Displays and museum tours. Food for sale will include hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, pies, ice cream and root beer floats. Crafters and antique vendors wanted. Pick up applications at the museum from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Cost is $10 for 10-by-10-foot space (no food). Call (219) 762-8349 (leave a message) or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for application.