Fun, Food, Fireworks Planned for Richland Community Day

Festivities begin at 2 p.m. and last through fireworks.

With so much going on at Richland Community Day on Saturday, the question is: Where do you begin?

Festivities begin at 2 p.m. and last until fireworks end at

The smash car event, CMC express train, battle of the barrels, and inflatables will be set up all day.

So will the petting zoo and hayride.

Giggles the Clown will make balloon creations inside the barn. Stepping Stones Activity Tower of Bubbles will go on outside the barn.

Ronald McDonald visits from 4 to 5 p.m. and Steely McBeam makes an appearance from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

All kinds of food will be on sale in the Midway area—fries, gyros, pulled pork sandwiches, burgers, haluskis, pierogies, hot sausage sandwiches, chicken fingers, deep-fired Oreos, cotton candy, kettle korn, frozen yogurt, funnel cakes, pizza and more. 

performs from 2:15 to 3 p.m and takes the stage from 3:15 to 4 p.m.

The Followers, a classic/hard rock kids band, plays at 5:15 p.m. Then The Eldorado Band performs country music in sets that begin at 7 and 8:30 p.m.

Looking for contests?

At 4 p.m., is holding a wing-eating contest on the stage.

You can cool off with the ice cream contest at 5:30 p.m., which is sponsored by Donut Connection & Kaleidoscoopes outside the barn. You must pre-register for this event on the top floor of the barn.

Zambelli's International's fireworks will explode over the barn once it gets dark.

Pine-Richland Patch will be at the event too — come see us at Booth 35 in the Midway (next to ). We're giving away swag to people who sign up for our newsletter!

Here's a schedule of events:

Stage Entertainment

2-2:15 p.m.—American Legion Post #548 flag-raising ceremony and the national anthem

2:15-3 p.m.—

3:15-4 p.m.—

4-5 p.m.—Wing-Eating Contest sponsored by

5-5:15 p.m.—Introduction of public officials

5:15-5:45 p.m.— performs

7 p.m.—The Eldorado Band performs first set

8:15 p.m.—Raffle winners announced

8:30 p.m.—The Eldorado Band performs second set

Dark —Zambelli International fireworks sponsored by

Special Entertainment

2-8 p.m.—Petting zoo (outside the barn)

2-8 p.m.—Hayride, weather permitting

2-9 p.m.—Inflatables including Defender Dome, Rock Climbing Wall, Jungle Adventure Playland, Pittsburgh Pirate Obstacle, Giant Slide Accelerator

3-7 p.m.—Giggles the Clown (in the barn)

4-5 p.m.—Visit with Ronald McDonald

3-5 p.m.—Stat Medevac Helicopter Display (upper football field)

5:30 to 7 p.m.—Ultimate Gaming Trailer 

6 p.m.— Performance (lower level of park)

6:30-7:30 p.m.—Visit with Steely McBeam


All-Day Events

Smash Car Event sponsored by Lighthouse Foundation

CMC Express Train sponsored by Consolidated Communications

Battle of the Barrels sponsored by


Free Afternoon Events at the Barn from 2 to 7 p.m.

Giggles the Clown and her balloon creations

Dress It Up for the Photo Booth

Create a Spin Art Picture

Craft sponsored by

The Rootin' Tootin' Shootin' Gallery

Spin the Wheel & Lucky Toss sponsored by the Law Office of Steffish and Lafferty

Girl Scout Troop #363 will sell pop and water

Lollipop Tree Game


Outside the Barn

 Activity—Tower of Bubbles

Greenfield Farms Petting Zoo

Wood Shop Event

Ultimate Gaming Trailer from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Ice cream contest at 5:30 p.m. sponsored by Donut Connection and Kaleidoscoopes. 


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