The Marblehead Peninsula Lions Club in conjunction with the Danbury High School Athletic Boosters will be holding their 22nd Annual Perch Festival on August 23, at James Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. A parade will kick off the event at 10 a.m. The Firelands Physician Group will be sponsoring live music featuring the Third Degree Band. Perch sandwiches and other local foods will be served. Other attractions include: craft vendors, flea market booths, car show, games, children's activities, and free Quarry tours will take place at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 p.m. The John Petz Magic Show which is scheduled at 12 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. and the St. Vincent's Life Flight landing at 2:30 p.m. In addition, multiple raffle drawings as well as 50/50 raffles will be held all day with the grand prize drawing taking place at 4 p.m.
Fundraisers such as the Perch Fest enable us to provide for community members in need of eye examinations, glasses, reading assist machines, establishing a scholarship fund for a local graduating senior, and developing support and funding for many student programs.