The Saint Joseph’s Center Summer Festival will return to the Festival Grounds at Marywood University on Friday, July 29 from 4 to 10 p.m., Saturday, July 30 from 4 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, July 31 from Noon to 7 p.m.
This year will see some changes and will welcome a few new stands: Cooper’s Seafood House hosting a Crabby French Fry Stand, Roseanna’s Pizza featuring their own pizza and Manning’s will bring their Ice Cream Truck. Familiar favorites include the return of the Taco, Refreshments, Potato Pancake and Lemonade stands. Bingo, children’s games and the giant slide will be featured along with traditional stands like Ribbons and Bows, Tricky Trays, The Book Booth and General Store.
This year will mark the 25th anniversary of the Go Joe Bike Ride! In conjunction with Go Joe 25, this will be the third year for the Go Joe Ride Along that invites all interested cyclists, beginners and experienced, to do their part for Saint Joe’s. This year’s Ride Along will feature many family-friendly events including the Summer Solstice Celebration and Family Fun Ride hosted by Lackawanna County on June 21 at 4 p.m. at McDade Park. There are also many indoor, independent and open cycling events.