The town of Ewing is set to kick off the area summer festival schedule with Summer Fun Fest Friday through Sunday.
The festivities will begin Friday evening with Richard's Amusements carnival from 6:00 until midnight.
On Saturday, Richard's Amusements will continue beginning at 2:00 in the afternoon until midnight. Additional qualifying for the Hole In One contest will be held from 1:00 until 9:00 at Summerland Golf Course. The Ewing High School Banquet will be held Saturday as well at 7:00 in the evening.
The Fun Fest wraps up with a packed schedule on Sunday. Breakfast will be served at the Ewing Fire Hall, sponsored by the Ewing Fire and Rescue. The 2016 Bubby's Race will be held at 9:00 A.M. at the Ewing Football Field, with registration beginning at 8:30. Cost of the race is $15.00, with all proceeds going to Avera St. Anthony's Hospital in O'Neill and Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh. There will be a community church service held by the United Methodist-Presbyterian Church at 10:30.
A Ping Ping Ball Drop will be held on the ninth hole fairway at Summerland Golf Course beginning at 2:00 to start the afternoon. The $10,000 Putt for Dough Contest, sponsored by EYMC, begins at 3:30, followed by the $250,000 Hole In One Contest, also sponsored by EYMC as well as KBRX in O'Neill. A dessert social will be sponsored by the United Methodist-Presbyterian Women and held at the United Methodist-Presbyterian Church from 4:00 to 8:00. The Ewing Public School classes of 2019-2020 will sponsor a BBQ at the Ewing Fire Hall from 5:00 until 7:30 Sunday evening.
Richard's Amusements will again continue from 6:30 until 8:30.
The weekend wraps up with the street dance, featuring Back Forty, starting at 9:00 Sunday Night. Admission is $10.00, with a beer garden set to be on site.