Wirt VFD Ice Cream Social, parade scheduled

ELIZABETH — The 41st annual Elizabeth-Wirt Volunteer Fire Department Ice Cream Social and Fireman’s Parade will be held on July 6.

The day starts with a 5K run and includes entertainment, a parade and a fireworks display. The department is celebrating its 80th anniversary.

The schedule is:

* 7 a.m.: Registration for the Firecracker 5K Fun Run/Walk

* 8 a.m.: Firecracker 5K Fun Run/Walk

* 11 a.m.- Fireman’s Parade

* Noon-1:45 p.m.: Ivan Parker (gospel)

* 2-3:45 p.m.: RB 3 (variety music)

* 4-5:45 p.m.: The Sour Mash String Band (bluegrass)

* 6-8 p.m.: Auction with John Jones

* 8-10 p.m.: T.R.O. (variety)

* 10 p.m.: Fireworks

Available will be hot dogs, Broughton’s ice cream, pies, cakes and drinks, 50/50 raffles, door prizes, bounce houses, a gun raffle, face painting and a DUI driving simulator.

For more information, call 304-488-8187 or 304-481-7012.