Firemen’s Picnic is this weekend

Kicking off this Friday afternoon will be the 90th Annual Red Bud Firemen’s Picnic. The picnic will run three days, from Friday, June 22 through Sunday, June 24.

Friday night will have the fish fry starting at 4 p.m. On the menu will be cod fillets and river fish, with plates, sandwiches and carryouts available. The entertainment for the evening will be Scattergun Jack, who will be on stage from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Returning to the picnic for another year is the Firemen’s Dash 5K Color Run/Walk. It is a fun 5K run/walk that will be held on Friday night. The run starts at 6:30 p.m. The race starts at Design Fitness and will end at the fire department. For more information, visit

This year the fire department will be holding a bags tournament instead of the usual washers tournament. This will be held on Friday night, with registration starting at 6:30 p.m. at the raffle stand. The tournament starts at 7 p.m.

For the full list of events planned for the Firemen’s Picnic, please see this week’s print edition.