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MAIDEN ROCK--The welcome mat for summer is out at Maiden Rock this Saturday with the annual Maiden Rock Summerfest celebration.

The family fun event, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., is sponsored by the Maiden Rock Area Community Association, a non-profit organization. It's based in the village park.

From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will be kids games and a moonwalk. Harmon BBQ chicken will be available, as will hot dogs, ice cream, Kettle Korn, and other food and drink. A silent auction will be conducted and Maiden Rock Collectible Pottery will be spotlighted.

From 9 a.m. to noon, there will be sand mine tours leaving from the park.

At 2 p.m., the Grande Parade will run south along Hwy. 35. From 4 to 8 p.m., "Midnight Special" will be featured at the Music in the Park Pavilion.

The Ellsworth Fire Department Beer Tent will be open all day and night. Summerfest Button Raffle buttons can be purchased from: Ole's Bar, Lakeside Bar, Park Service and Convenience, the community association and Cultural Cloth.

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