Summer’s End Festival celebrates the season

Summer’s End Festival celebrates the season
HAGERSVILLE—Six-year-old Travis learns about special rescue equipment from volunteer fire fighter Justin Otterman. Travis was visiting Summer’s End with his grandmother, Pauline Deschamps, of Caledonia.

HAGERSVILLE­—The 13th annual Hagersville Lions’ Summer’s End Festival on Saturday, September 3, 2022 was a time for families to celebrate the summer season for just a little bit longer and not think about going back to school just yet. The day saw great weather and a great turnout at the newly-dedicated Sgt. Andrew Harnett Memorial Park on Alma Street. —Haldimand Press photos by Sheila Phibbs.

Gary and Mary Anne Phibbs of Waterford are ready to enjoy a complimentary hot dog and corn on the cob for lunch.
Brady, 6, and Presley, 8, Strohm rest a moment after enjoying the Whacky World inflatable obstacle course. One special event that took place at the Summer’s End Festival was the dedication of the Sgt. Andrew Harnett Memorial Park on Alma Street, where the festival took place.
Siblings Tyler and Isabelle DeBoer wish to “stretch summer out as long as possible” before they enter Grade 7 and Grade 5, respectively, at Jarvis Community Christian School.
An impressive number of vintage cars and vehicles were on display the festival. Among the many participants were Allan and Ann McBride of Simcoe showing their 1966 Valiant Custom 200 that features a red and white interior.