The little truck is hidden for a game of “seek and find” as participants of all ages check out well-known hiding places. This competitive activity still remains a favorite for those who take part.
“The barbecue takes many hours of work from a number of volunteers,” said Beverly Clinton, one of the planners. “We do it because it is something for our residents and visitors to enjoy while the kids are out of school.”
Arts and crafts vendors are usually set up on Friday night and early Saturday morning. Hopes are this year will have a wide of variety on display.
Plans are also being made to host a horseshoe tournament and varied field day activities.
For those who enjoy watching plenty of action on the field, a softball tournament will begin on Thursday night and climax Saturday. Linda Stegall is directing this segment of the event.
Jack Goss of Aragon will direct a full schedule of entertainment. Entertainment, which starts on Friday night, will continue Saturday with a number of featured singers.
Groups will include Crossroads, Julie Gribble, Guiding Light Quartet, Pure N Heart with James Sanford, Heather Garner - Saved by Grace Ministries, Wanda Kines, Amanda Aultman, Mindy Sumlar, The Next Exit Band with Vickie Lynn, Wayne and Frankie, Southern Thunder and The Lucas McCain Band.
Barbecue plates will be available after 11 a.m. for $7. Included will be barbecue, stew, potato chips, pickles, bread and beverage. Other concessions will also be offered.
A big fireworks display is planned as a climax for the day’s activities.
Aragon Mayor Brenda Gazaway said the event has brought hundreds of visitors to the community during the past. She expects this year to be no different.