Lyons festival is this weekend 7.25

It’s the 48th year for the annual Lyons Chicken Barbecue.

The first event kicks off at 9 p.m. Friday night when a DJ provides music until 1 a.m.

Serving at the park shelter begins at 11 a.m. Saturday for chicken dinners, served by John “6” Linehan and crew. The festival parade follows at 1 p.m.

From 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., a variety of inflatable games will be scattered across the park for kids. Refreshments will be sold at the park concession stand.

To check for openings in the volleyball tournament, call Keri Schmitz at 419/923-7595.

A softball tournament for men’s and coed teams starts Thursday and winds up Sunday.