Country comes to Bodden Town for Mayfest

“Country Comes to Town,” a Mayfest event hosted by the Bodden Town Heritage Committee with the stated aim of bringing the community’s diverse nationalities together, is scheduled for the Discovery Day holiday, May 18. 

Celebrations at the Harry McCoy Senior Park, Gun Square, Bodden Town will feature vendors showcasing the food, culture and history of various countries, including local island fare. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Prizes will include the raffling of 22 yards of washed concrete stone, one piglet and a $200 voucher to get the winner’s carpet or upholstery cleaned. 

The event is free, but the raffle tickets selling at $25 will help support the seniors’ home and heritage displays, as well as future events. 

A national and kids’ costume competition, best booth, traditional games, cultural displays, arts and crafts on sale and on display, combined with local and international food, beverages and music will complete the day’s activities. 

For more information, call Ellen Eden on 925-5600 or Agnes McCoy on 916-3646. 

Visitors have fun at the first Mayfest event.