A fun run/walk, rummage sale, potluck, ice cream social, softball tournament and BBQ are a few of the events in Butte Falls during the first half of August.
On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1 and 2, the Butte Falls Community School Partnership will host an indoor rummage sale at the Landing, 801 Laurel Ave.. Hours will be 9-3 p.m. For more information, call Janelle or Shayna at 865-3500.
The partnership is raffling a $1,000 Wal-Mart Gift Card. Tickets are $10 each with a limit of 250 tickets to be sold. The drawing will be Dec. 2, just in time for Christmas shopping. Contact Janelle or Shayna at 865-3500.
The annual Butte Falls Fun Run/Walk will be Saturday, Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. There will be a one mile and 5K run/walk.
Race day registration will be accepted from 8-8:30. The entry is $15 (race only) on race day. Pre-registration is just $10. Race day signup will be extremely limited. Early sign up is definitely encouraged. (T-shirt sign up deadline has passed.)
Events begin and end on Broad Street in front of City Hall and are on paved roads. For an entry form call Janelle at 865-3500.
Saturday, Aug. 8 and Sunday, Aug. 9 will be the 9th annual Firefighters Benefit & Firehouse Softball Tournament. For tourney information call Darren Kinyon at 690-4737.
From 12n until 5 p.m., the fire department will put on their famous BBQ featuring teriyaki chicken and country-style ribs. There will be raffles, big 50-50 drawing and live music, along with great prizes. Live music will be provided by The Purple Heart Band. For information, call Carrie at 890-1533.
Potluck dinner & ice cream social
Over 50 Friendship & Fun potluck and ice cream social will be held Sunday, Aug. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at The Landing. Everyone is invited to come meet friends and neighbors. Bring a dish to share. Ice cream, coffee and iced tea will be provided. This is a time for some good old-fashioned fun and laughs. For information call Janelle at 865-3500 or Ruby at 865-3330.
By Nancy Leonard
Of the Independent