Harvest Festival begins

September 12, 2013
"Brave" is tonight's free movie at the Clown Band Shell.

“Brave” is tonight’s free movie at the Clown Band Shell.

SCOTTVILLE — The 2013 Scottville Harvest Festival has officially kicked off. Its reigning queen, crowned Tuesday, is Kayela Wallace, a Ludington High School junior.

Tonight’s events include the free ox roast and a free movie, among many other events.

See full schedule here.

The carnival on South Main Street opens at 3 p.m. and will remain open until 10 p.m. Festival-goers will get a chance to see a petting zoo, next to Holden’s Home Emporium, and historic cars in the West Shore Bank parking lot. The traditional kids’ parade begins at 5:30 p.m. with line up at Pizza Barn Plus.

The Mason County Central Jazz Band will perform in the Entertainment Tent from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The tent will be available for ox roast diners to use for free. The ox roast, which dates back to 1910, begins at 6 p.m. at the pocket park (mall).

For desert, check out the pie social at Scottville United Methodist Church from 6 to 8 p.m.

The evening is topped off with the Disney movie “Brave” at the Scottville Clown Band Shell. The movie is presented free, compliments of Great Lakes Energy, Mason County Press and WMOM radio, along with the Scottville Optimist Club and Scottville Clown Band. Bring warm clothes, blankets and chairs. The Optimist Club will be selling popcorn, cotton candy, caramel corn and beverages.

The Scottville Harvest Festival is organized by the Ludington and Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce with support of the Scottville Main Street Program.

Eats & Drinks

Eats & Drinks