The Yellowstone Trail Festival gets underway today in Hamlet and every effort is being made to salute our veterans. You are invited to bring a poster of your family hero and information about their service in the Armed Forces. The poster will be displayed on the Hero’s Wall during the entire festival.
Sargent Risky of the Valparaiso, Indiana Marines recruiting office has requested an opportunity to have 30 of his soldiers that are shipping out next week to do a demonstration at the Yellowstone Trail Fest of CFT. The training will happen at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and then the soldiers will be running the perimeter of the festival in formation for a half hour.
Army and Navy recruiters will be present along with Operation Quiet Comfort representatives and the Indiana Patriot.
In addition to the veteran recognition events, you may shop at the many yard sales throughout town, the Miss Yellowstone Trail Pageant will be Saturday morning at 11 a.m., a car show is slated for 9 a.m. on Saturday and the parade is Sunday at 2 p.m. CT. A quilt show, music, the Hamlet Rendezvous camps, and much more are planned in this year’s festival.
Most of the weekend’s activities will be held at the Starke County Fairgrounds in Hamlet.
For a complete schedule, click here: Yellowstone Trail Fest Schedule