Join us Labor Day Weekend for the Ox Roast and Homecoming Festival !!
Held in our picturesque Village Park, Lawrence’s signature annual event is fun for the whole family. All weekend there will be: various booths to explore, food vendors, Lawrence Lions Club Beer Tent, The Carnival, kids free train rides, kids games, and music performances at the Pavilion. Fun for all ages this Labor Day in Lawrence…See you there!
Saturday: At 8 am The Watermelon Run (5k/10k/15kWalk&Run) will start at The VBISD Conference Center as well as a Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Station. If you’re in the mood to shop, check out what local farmers and artisans have to offer this fall and enjoy the freshest produce at the Farmers’ Market in the park, held on Saturday till 1:0opm. There is also our Classic Car Show along with the 4th year of the Truck N Shine which takes place this year at Bert Goens Learning Center. The 3 v 3 Basketball Tournament will take place on the basketball courts. In the pavilion live bands will perform in the Pavilion. Later in the night there is a DJ Dance at the pavilion, along with the Lawrence Lions Club Beer Tent. The evening also caps off with the Truck Parade.
Sunday: There is a non denomination church service in the park, with kids Pedal Pull event in the afternoon. Music again at the Pavilion.
Monday: The Labor Day Parade at 11:00am followed up with Pavilion music by The High Steppin Playboys, followed up by Summer Reunion Band. The Duck Race in the afternoon and raffle.
Interested in entering our Labor Day Parade? Ox Roast parade app
Interested in Becoming a Member of the Ox Roast ? Ox Roast members are vital to elect our Trustees (committee members) and Board (President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer). See the following Ox Roast membership application registration form . Meetings are at 6pm at the Village Hall on the 3rd Thursday of the month, and every Thursday in August.
Elections are held at the October meeting.
President Oct 2017- Oct 2019 – – Phil Glennie
Vice President Oct 2018-Oct 2020 – – Dan Hossler
Secretary Oct 2017-Oct 2019 – – Sally Norg
Treasurer March 2019-Oct 2019 – – open
Trustees : Fern Conklin, Vernon Crippen, David Lamp, Katie Newton, Mary Utter
Members : Delores Crippen, Chris Fearnow, Andrew Muday, Mary Muday, Melissa Skowronski, Thad Skowronski