Parish Picnic this weekend in Defiance


June 7th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The city of Defiance is prepping for the start of summer with the first of many parish picnics this weekend. The St. Peter’s Parish Picnic will be held Saturday and Sunday with activities, games and entertainment. Dave Schwarte, committee member for the picnic, says the picnic starts at 5-pm, Saturday. He says there”ll be the usual food stands, beer garden, rides, games and fancy work stands. Saturday night at 9, Clockwork will play from 9 to 1.

Throughout the entire St. Peter’s Parish Picnic, you can purchase tickets for a chance to win an I-pad or a raffle drawing. Schwarte says “There are 15 winners out of the 300 tickets. The grand prize is a $3,200 vacation from 4-seasons travel, $3,500 worth of merchandise from Bonsall’s TV or $3,000 cash.”

The Defiance Parish Picnic ramps back up at 2-pm on Sunday, with the games and stands followed by a chicken supper. Schwarte says “We have Staley’s Chicken from 4 to 7:30pm. Adults are 11 dollars, kids 10 and under are $5. Tickets will be at the door and there will be carry outs.” Following the dinner, the auction extravaganza will commence with auction winners being drawn to end the Defiance Parish Picnic.

(Joel McCall/KNOD)