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Summer FUN-draisers this weekend in Lamar County

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Wondering what to do this weekend, well look no further with three huge events happening in Paris, Reno, and Blossom that is not only fun for the whole family but those who attend will be helping support a number of local organizations. 

3rd Annual Blossom Patriot Fest and Fireworks Show

Kicking off this Friday, June 28, you can start your weekend off out in Blossom for the Greater Blossom Development Association’s 3rd Annual Blossom Patriot Fest and Fireworks Show.

The event will be held at Blossom Community Park kicking off at 6 p.m. 

With plenty of food, fun, entertainment and games to be enjoyed before the fireworks show later that evening.  The Blossom Development Association also said on their Facebook events page that they will be revealing the pavers from their recent Dan’s Shed Memorial Paver Project. 

Fireworks will be launched from the west side of the Blossom Elementary campus.

Entertainment and games are free for the public. There will be burgers, beverages & Kona Ice available for purchase.

RPTC Summer Celebration and Cook-Off

Then on Saturday, there are two fabulous events to choose from first starting with the Reno Parks and Trails Committee’s Summer Celebration and Cook-Off, which will also be a fundraising effort for Reno Volunteer Fire Department. 

The amateur barbeque cook-off will have teams battling it out at the Reno Kiwanis Park, 6820 Pine Mill Rd, with cooking to begin Friday evening for the teams. Saturday judging will kick off at 9:30 am, with plates being available for purchase from 12 p.m.

Plates for adults can be purchased for $10, and kids plates available for $5.  

Then after you fill your belly’s you can set our some chairs and enjoy other fun events that will be taking place such as water slides, bounce houses, live music, games, vendors and of course a spectacular fireworks show to be had. 

A dunking booth from 2-6 p.m. is also the perfect opportunity to have some fun ‘dunking’ some of your favorite County personalities. On hand will be Paris Firefighter Dreyton McCarthy, Reno POlice Chief Jeremy Massey, Reno Police Officer David Jernigan, DPS Trooper Jamie Blount and Lamar County Sheriff’s Lieutenant James Shanahan. Throws will cost a $1 each, and proceeds from the dunk tank will benefit the Reno Parks and Trails Committee.

Fighting Back Lili’s Legacy

Saturday, June 29, will also have some FUN-draising in at Brookshire’s, 925 Clarksville St, as the local grocer teamed up with Jerry Pitcock Wrecker Service and the Paris Fire Department to raise money for Lili’s Legacy.

The event will kick-off at 10 a.m. and run through until 5 p.m. 

There will be bounce houses for the kids, a dunking booth where you can try your luck at dunking one of the Brookshire’s managers and of course they will have a brisket lunch available for $10 a plate.

Kids, big and small will also get the opportunity to check out one of the Paris Fire Departments fire trucks that they will have there on the day.

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