Melrose celebrates annual Old Timers Day

CNJ staff

What: Melrose’s annual Old Timers Day

When: Friday evening and 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday

Where: Activities will take place throughout the Village of Melrose, including the park, baseball fields, little league fields and an area north of the pool.

Background: Organized by the Melrose Chamber of Commerce, the celebration is a gathering of village residents, past and present and anyone else who wants to attend. Organizers are expecting anywhere from 500 to 1,000 people.

2 do: Texas Hold ‘em tournament, pancake breakfast, parade, baseball tournament, quilt show, water games, turtle races, car show, Frisbee golf, fiddlers contest, domino and ice tea social, cook-off and music festival.

Fees are charged for some events.

Information: InRandy Lesly at 714-4294 or