Landmark to host Friendship festival


The community of Landmark is gearing up for a celebration when the community invites everyone to this year’s annual Friendship Festival.

Organizer Cheryl Tremeer is thrilled with the success of the festival, which she started a few summers ago.

“We always have a great time and we want this year’s festival to be bigger and better,” she stated. “It gives everyone a chance to get out and meet their neighbour.”

The three day event is scheduled to take place August 10 to 12 kicks off with music by Mike Blair and local band the Ripperz.

Saturday starts with a pancake breakfast hosted by the Landmark Kinsmen, parade, hot dog lunch, children’s events. This year for the first time a mini-Folklorama is taking place with representatives from Chili, Argentine, Cuba and Israel.

Former resident Marianne Curtis, author of Finding Gloria will also be on hand with her best selling memoir during the afternoon.

The day will end with a community pork barbeque starts the evening followed by a dance with music by the Darryl Marsh Band and fireworks.

On Sunday, all the churches in Landmark invite the community to a worship service in the park followed by a picnic lunch.

More volunteers are needed so anyone interested are encouraged to call Cheryl at 355-4277 or 355-4056.

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