Come Celebrate With The Junkins in York This Summer

From the JFA newsletter no. 13, March 2002

Listed here are some of the events planned for this summer during the 350th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of York. We hope that you can join us in the celebration at the Junkins Family Association Reunion or any other time during the summer. If you are in town, be sure to call Alan and Nancy Junkins at (207) 363-6975.

Saturday, June 15th

Old York's 350th "Private Home" House Tour

Visit 10 of York's private historic houses located in York Village, York Harbor, Cape Neddick and Cider Hill. Narrated Trolley Tours by reservation only. Tour tickets $10 in advance and $15 the day of the event. Trolley Tours: $35 per person, advance purchase required. Presented by the Old York Historical Society.

Sunday, June 23rd

Lobster Bake Birthday Blast on Long Sands Beach

An old-fashioned New England favorite, fabulous food, entertainment and games for all ages. Square dancing, beach golf and many surprises. Sponsored by Foster's Downeast Clambakes and Ocean National Bank.

Thursday, July 4th

Fourth on the Wharf

A Revolutionary War encampment and Colonial Crafts Fair at Old York's John Hancock Wharf. Presented by the Old York Historical Society.

Saturday, July 13th

Nubble Light Fireworks Extravaganza

A spectacular 350th birthday fireworks display! You won't want to miss this one! Sponsored by View Point.

Sunday, July 28th

Nubble Light Christmas in July

For one night only, the famous Nubble Light is lit as a prelude of more great celebrations to come! Santa Claus will arrive for the delight of children of all ages and a surprise is in store with a laser and light show.

Monday, July 29th thru August 4th

350th Anniversary York Days

A week of York's own hometown celebration with concerts, fireworks, parade and crafts. Sponsored by York's Chamber of Commerce.

Tuesday, August 13 and Wednesday, the 14th

"Circus Smirkus" under the big top

A Disney favorite! A circus under the Big Top at York School's football field. For young and old with incredible performers from 9 to 17 years old. Two shows a day, two days.

**Wednesday, September 25th thru the 29th**

Junkins Family Association 2002 Reunion

See page 3 for schedule of events.

Saturday, September 28th

350th Anniversary Grand Parade

Spectacular 2.5 mile long 350th Celebration Parade like York has never seen!

Sunday, October 6th

York Golf & Tennis Club 350th Anniversary Golf Tournament

Friday, October 18th thru Sunday, the 20th

Havestfest 350th Anniversary Tribute

Colonial theme festival, ox roast, crafts, collectibles, music, food, and a "chocolate lovers" fling. Presented by the York Chamber of Commerce.

Friday, November 22nd

Reenactment of York's First Town Meeting

Costumed officials reenact York's first Town Meeting with a historical perspective of our town's incorporation.

Saturday, November 23rd

350th Anniversary Turkey Trot 5K Road Race

Saturday, November 30th

Lighting of the Nubble for the Holiday Season

For more information about any of these events, visit the 350th Anniversary Committee website at:

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