St. Joseph Festival this week
The St. Joseph Community Festival will be Thursday through Saturday at the Woodard Family Park.
The event will include a fish fry sponsored by the American Legion, bingo, carnival rides and a 50/50 drawing each day.
Friday's events include the Little Prince and Princess coronation, St. Joseph-Ogden Future Farmers of America kiddie tractor pull, and a street dance at the Community Park basketball courts.
Saturday's schedule starts at 7 a.m. with the St. Joseph-Stanton Fire Protection District Pancake Breakfast at the SJSFPD building on Illinois 150.
The SJO 5K starts at 7:30 a.m. at 150 and Main Street and will be followed by a 1K fun run.
The mutt show, parade and talent show will all take place on Saturday as well. The parade will start at St. Joseph Middle School at 3 p.m. and go down Main Street to SJ-O High.
Saturday's events will conclude with fireworks at Community Park.