Jonesville Riverfest Small Town Celebration

Riverfest is an annual small town celebration in Jonesville Michigan held on the third weekend in May. Canoe races dominate the weekend activities that run Friday through Sunday May 16-18, 2014. A car show and 3 on 3 basketball tournament, along with activities and entertainment that include a plant sale, arts & crafts, rock-a-thon, black powder firearms expo, cloggers, petting zoo, pioneering display, civil war encampment, art display, sidewalk sale, and concessions. Scheduled feature events include:

5:00 Triathlon Registration at Carl Fast Park
6:00 Triathlon Begins at Post Office
6:00 Corn Hole Tournament at the Fire Station
7:00 Pancake Breakfast at Presbyterian Church
8:30 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at Jonesville High School
9:00 Car and Bike Show at Carl Fast Park
9:30 Canoe Races on the St. Joseph River
11:00 Pork Chop Lunch at the Fire Station
1:00 Grosvenor House Museum Tours
3:00 Town and Country Barbershop Chorus at Hillsdale College
7:30 Improv at the Sauk Theater
8:30 Party on the Patio with S.T.D. at Saucy Dog’s Barbeque in Jonesville
8:00 Antique Tractor Show at Carl Fast Park
8:30 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at Jonesville High School
12:00 Canoe Races on the St. Joseph River
1:00 Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull at Carl Fast Park
1:00 Grosvenor House Museum Tours
1:00 Wigs for Kids Cut-a-thon at Carl Fast Park
2:00 Amateur Dog Show at Grosvenor House Museum
3:00 Tom Sawyer Raft Race on the St. Joseph River
3:00 Duck Pond on the St. Joseph River
4:00 Duck Derby on the St. Joseph River

Jonesville will be a happening place on Riverfest weekend. Most of the activities and entertainment are an easy walk from the Munro House Bed & Breakfast in downtown Jonesville. The finish line for the canoe races, plus the car show, sidewalk sale, and live entertainment are all within 3 blocks of the Munro House. Special rates are in effect for a 2 night stay.

Mike Venturini

“Life is good in Jonesville”


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