ORANGE -- The 22nd annual Celebrate the Harvest event will be held Sunday, Oct. 13, in and around Orange.
The day features the craft fair in Butterfield Park, the North Quabbin Cruisers Car show on the adjoining baseball field with over 300 cars, and the multi-division Celebrate the Harvest Parade along East Main Street onto South Main and back to Butterfield Park.
The craft fair opens at 9 a.m.
The multi-division parade kicks off at 1 p.m. The parade theme is "Make Your Own Theme."
The lineup is:
* Division 1 -- Lines up at right side of Pete's Tire Barn
Orange Police cruiser
Orange American Legion Color Guard
Parade Grand Marshal
R.C. Mahar Regional High School Band
Mahar Homecoming King & Queen's Court
Orange Town officials
Cars (Class A, B, C)
* Division 2 -- Lines Up at left side of Pete's Tire Barn
Franklin County Tech Drum & Bugle Corp
Orange Town Republican float
The Dance Studio float
North Orange Grange &No. Orange Junior Grange
Cars (Class D, E, F)
* Division 3 -- Lines up at Orange Transfer Station
Athol High School Band
Orange Lions Club
Cars (Class G, H, I)
* Division 4 -- Lines up at right side of Orange General Store
Turners Falls High School Band
Athol Lions Club
Cars (Class J, K, L)
* Division 5 -- Lines up at Equus Restaurant
Pioneer Valley Regional High School Band
N.Q. Girl Scouts float
Mission Covenant Church float
Cars (Class M, N, 0)
* Division 6 -- Lines up at Whitmore's Auction, Whitney Street
NEECA Equestrian Unit
Crimson Acres Glory Riders
Dare To Dream
4-H Farm Friends
Cars (Class P, Q, R)
* Division 7 -- Lines up at the Orange Armory
Narragansett Regional High School Band
Quabbin Valley Naval R.O.T.C. Unit
Pack 40 Cub Scouts float
Peak Expiditions/Orange Community Boat House
Cars (Class S, T, U)
* Division 8 -- Lines up on right side of Armory
Orange Community Band
Friends Of The Orange Dog Park
New Life Christian Fellowship float
Cars, (Class V, W, X, Y)
* Division 9 -- Lines up on Mills Street at Rodney Hunt
All surrounding towns emergency vehicles
Orange Police cruiser
Sirens and horns are allowed this year. The children love to hear them.
All entries need to be in their division no later than 12:30 p.m. If you have been missed in the lineup and you want to be a part of the parade call the parade coordinator, Ken Reynolds at 978-895-5060, or just show up and you will be put in.
Candy is not to be thrown from floats and cars however someone may walk alongside the float or car and hand out candy.
Burnouts with your car will not be permitted. Offenders will be removed from the parade and the police notified.