MYRTLE -- A flag raising ceremony at 7 a.m. will kick off the 7th annual Myrtle Yester Daze festival Sept. 25. A pancake sausage breakfast will be prepared at the Myrtle VFD from 7 to 9 a.m.
A full day of activities is planned, including washer and horseshoe pitching, amateur photo contest, quilt show, wood splitting and cross cutting contest at 11 a.m. Event organizers said prizes will be given in the wood cutting contest.
Lunch will be prepared and served at noon by the VFD.
A re-enactment by the South Fork River Regulators will be held at noon. The poster contest winners will be announced at 12:45 p.m.
A barbecue babyback rib eating contest, kids frog race, old fashioned women's chore relay, pedal tractor pull for children and adults and lumberjack and chainsaw contest will round out the afternoon activities. A trophy and $100 prize will go to the first place rib cooker.
At 3 p.m. there will be a lumberjack and chainsaw contest that will have prizes for the winners.
Craft booths will be available and T-shirts will be for sale.
The parade will include seven categories that will be judged. Those who plan to be in the parade will need to be at the parade lineup at 9 a.m.
For further information call Sharon Wrenforw at 938-4343, Alice Combs at 938-4961, or Sarah Garrison at 938-4380.