SHERMAN - The Sherman Community is again anticipating the excitement that is generated each year the first weekend in August and would like to invite everyone to join them at the Annual Sherman Day Celebration. This year's events start on Friday night, Aug. 1 with the SCS Alumni Dinner/meeting held in the school gymnasium followed by a Bonfire and Live Music at the Sherman Firemen's grounds on Klondyke Road starting at 8:30 p.m. The music will be provided by Harbour Knights, featuring David Issler (SCS alumnus).
The Family Fun begins again on Saturday Morning with the 5K Run/ 2 Mile Walk sponsored by the Sherman Cats Softball Program. Registration for the run/walk is behind Murdock's Restaurant at the southeast corner of Main Street and Route 76. This year the theme for the Grande Parade is "Marching Through Time" and begins at 10 a.m. Parade registration for all participants will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Kendrick Street near the Masonic Lodge and line up will be in front of the Farmer's Mill. All floats, vehicles, horses, marching bands, patriotic groups, and other entertaining talents are welcome. Special events throughout the day include Kids Games, Dunk Tank, Petting Zoo, Car and Antique Tractor Show in the school parking lot, Food and Craft Vendors, Rescue Equipment & Static Display on the ball field, Cemetery Tours, Historic Scavenger Hunt, and a Special Historic Presentation by Jari Villaneuva, Director of the National Honor Guard featuring Civil War Bugler and the first person to play "Taps", Oliver Willcox Norton. There will be the Famous Stanley Hose Chicken BBQ, and a Beverage Tent sponsored by Pine Junction with Live Music at the Cooler Caf and Murdock's.
Finally at 2:30 p.m. on the corner of Main and Miller Street, the Shave the Mayor Campaign for Roswell Cancer Research will end with a lucky ticket holder shaving the long locks of Mr. John Patterson.
Please come and bring the family to help the Sherman community celebrate !