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Vining Watermelon Day is Saturday

The Vining Watermelon Day will be Saturday, Aug. 15 starting at 7 a.m. with a breakfast at Vining Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. The breakfast lasts until 11 a.m.

Registration for the 5k/10k run/walk "Run for the Melon" will start at 7 a.m. with the race leaving at 8 a.m.

An arts and crafts show will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The children's petting zoo with pony rides near the community center will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entertainment featuring The Glory Deo Bells, Brittany and the Old Duffers and Misfits of Magic will be Saturday morning.

Free watermelon will be served starting at 11 a.m. Bingo begins at noon. Barbecued beef sandwiches will be served by firemen at the fire hall at noon.

Afternoon entertainment includes the Wee Willie Band and Runestone Rockettes.

Crowing of the new king and queen will be on Lund Street at 2:45 p.m. The parade is at 7 p.m. An outdoor worship service will be at 10 a.m. Sunday.