Old-Fashioned Fun Found All Around The Rim For Labor Day




Beaver Valley Day

Celebrate Beaver Valley Day Saturday, Sept. 5 in Beaver Valley, 6 miles northeast of Payson on Houston Mesa Road. Open to the public, enjoy a day of family fun including food, games for kids and adults, prizes, exhibits, duck race, silent auction, dinner and dancing to music by Hashknife Band.

A pancake breakfast and firewise education program takes place from 8 to 10 a.m. Games, exhibits and other activities are from 4 to 8 p.m. Proceeds benefit Beaver Valley Fire Department.

For information, call (928) 468-9269.

PSFD Pancake Breakfast

The Pine-Strawberry Fire Department personnel and members of Strawberry’s Elite will present a pancake breakfast as part of the Labor Day weekend fun in Pine. 

All you can eat pancakes will be served from 7 to 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 5 and Sunday, Sept. 6 at the Pine Community Center. The cost is $5 per plate and buys all you can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice.

Eat up and enjoy the annual Labor Day Weekend Craft Fair.

Hellsgate fund-raiser

The Hellsgate Fire Department Auxiliary Fireflies will host a Labor Day weekend fund-raiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 at Fire Station #22 in Tonto Village, 151 Mathews Lane (1 mile on Control Road off Highway 260).

The event will include a barbecue featuring a barbecued pork sandwich, coleslaw, beans and fresh corn on the cob for $7 adults, $3 kids 10 and under. There will be a bake sale with cakes, fruit pies, cookies, breads and more (To donate baked goods, please call Janet at 478-9935). Other activities will be a pie auction; an art show and sale by local artist, Scotty; face painting; air jumper for the kids; 50/50 raffle; free blood pressure checks; and a rummage sale.

A raffle drawing will be held at 2 p.m. for a quilt, a chain saw or a Nintendo Wii. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5.

Entertainment will be provided by DJ Larry Ellis and karaoke.


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