RB Firemen’s Picnic is this weekend

Parade is Sunday at 4 p.m.

ALMOST TIME FOR THE PARADE–The Red Bud Firemen’s Picnic Parade is one of the biggest and most anticipated parades of the summer in southern Illinois. Pictured are members of the Red Bud Fire Department’s Honor Guard at the start of last year’s parade.

The Red Bud Fire Department is very exited to hold the 94th Annual Red Bud Firemen’s Picnic this weekend. The picnic will run three days, from Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25.

Friday night’s entertainment for the evening will be The Cheers Band, who will be on stage from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Also on Friday night is the fire department’s annual bags tournament. The tournament will kick off at 6 p.m. The bags tournament is conveniently located on the picnic grounds next to the food and drink stands.

For more on the weekend activities, please see this week’s print edition.