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Mercersburg Lions Community Fair kicks off this weekend

MERCERSBURG >> The 40th annual Mercersburg Lions Community Fair, in Lions Club Community Park, 405 S. Park St., opens Aug. 9 with a 7 p.m. vespers service, followed by a summer band concert by Mercersburg Community Band.

Fireworks will light the sky at 9. Food and drinks will be available all evening. Admission and parking are free each night.

Rides by Snyder's Amusements will be a nightly activity beginning Aug. 10.

All profits from the fair benefit the park and the Mercersburg Halloween Parade.

Here is a line-up of the week's events:

Aug. 10: E-Z Livin Band performs.

Aug. 11: Karaoke with Big Fish DJ, cash prizes.

Aug. 12: Rides from 6:30-11, $1 all rides; The Survivors will perform at 7:30

Aug. 13: Chicken barbecue at 10:30 a.m.; Whiskey Shooters perform at 7:30 p.m.; big Bucks Bingo with more than $3,500 in prizes.

Aug. 14: Flashback Band performs at 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 15: Breakfast is from 7-10 a.m., with antiques, crafts and yard sale all day; New Country will perform at 7:30 p.m.; 600 Club give-away at 11:30 p.m. offers more than $1,500 in cash and 100 other prizes.