Pig Roast on July 28th

Town of Gill Celebrates Its 225th Anniversary with Pig Roast to Coincide with Boat Club’s “Christmas in July” Fireworks & Boat Parade

As part of the celebration of its 225th Anniversary, the Town of Gill will hold a Pig Roast on Saturday, July 28, 2018 beginning at 5:00 PM. The event will take place at the field behind the Riverside School, located at 54 French King Highway.

The meal will be served at 5:30 PM and will include coleslaw, pasta salad, and rolls. Beverages and ice cream will be available for purchase separately.

Reminder: No alcoholic beverages are allowed at this event.

This event is not just for Gill residents. All are welcome to attend and enjoy each others company.

Tickets are $15 per person and may be purchased at the Town Hall, Wagon Wheel Restaurant, and the Spirit Shoppe. Kids 5 and under are free with a paid adult. Cash or checks payable to “Town of Gill.” Tickets must be purchased by July 21. Deadline for ticket sales has been extended to Thursday, July 26th.

Everyone is welcome to come for the free after-dinner entertainment (6:15 PM) that includes a “Birds of Prey” demonstration by Tom Ricardi, a Police K-9 demonstration, and music by Ask Wanda, a local pop/rock/folk/punk band.

After dark, on the waters of Barton Cove, the members of the Franklin County Boat Club will parade decorated and illuminated boats. After the parade, the evening will be capped off by a fireworks show sponsored by the Boat Club. The Town of Gill has raised funds and contributed toward making this year’s fireworks extra special.

Fireworks may be viewed from the field behind the Riverside School and from Riverview Drive. Riverview Drive will be closed to vehicles from Oak Street to Pine St during the event. Some but limited parking is available at the School.

The rain date for the event is Sunday, July 29.

Contact info: Town of Gill, 325 Main Road, Gill, MA 01354, www.gillmass.org; Ray Purington, Administrative Assistant, 413-863-9347 and administrator@gillmass.org

Posted: to General News on Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Updated: Fri, Jul 20, 2018

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