The Second Annual October-fest at the Merritt Center is a benefit for the center's returning vets program.
The festival is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20.
Music begins at 10:30 a.m.
- The Peaceful Warriors
- Irish Tenor
- Poetry, prose and more
Other things to experience during the day":
- Healing Touch
- Walk the new labyrinth
Bocce Ball Tournament begins at 11:30 a.m.
(Tournament entry fee is $10 per person, two person teams.)
Lunch is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
There will be sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, sodas and water for $2 each.
Raffle / Open Mike is from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Bocce Ball Trophy awards at 5 p.m.
The closing ceremony is at 6 p.m.
This is a fund-raising event for the Welcome Home returning Veterans Program.
The program offers vets techniques to ease the re-entry into their civilian life.
The Merritt Center is a not-for-profit tax-exempt organization.
Their Web site is: www.merrittcenter.org.
Event parking will be at the Rim Country Mall, Manzanita and Highway 260.
A shuttle bus will run every 15 minutes.