Supervisor Cook, Boy Scouts Open Burke Centre Festival 2012
Fair-goers enjoy funnel cakes, train rides, local vendors. Fair food, balloons, local vendors.
The Burke Centre Festival officially opened at 10 a.m. Saturday with singing of the national anthem, reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance and forward-looking speeches by public officials at the Burke Centre Conservancy.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 1345 raised the flag.
Brian Engler, president of the board and local county Supervisor John Cook welcomed the crowd under partly cloudy skies and a pleasant breeze. Patrick Lloyd, executive director was also on hand.
Families pushing strollers and walking dogs are enjoying visiting with local vendors.
About the Festival
Admission is free.
Where: The festival is held on the grounds of the Burke Centre Conservancy, 6060 Burke Centre Parkway in Burke.
When: It runs 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday. The Wine Garden (sponsored by Burke Patch) with food and music is Saturday evening from 5 - 10 p.m.
Be sure to stop by Burke Patch at booth S6, spin our wheel to win prizes and meet our staff! See you there!