St. Joseph 44th Annual Polish Festival
The St. Joseph 44th Annual Polish Festival will be held THIS WEEKEND, June 16th through 18th at the St. Joseph School grounds, 47 Whitcomb St., Webster MA.
The festival opens Friday night, June 16th at 5pm until 11pm. Seafood Specials of fish and chips, clam chowder and fritters will be featured, as well as Polish and American foods. Award winning Maestro’s Men will play polka music for your dancing and listening pleasure from 6pm to 10pm.
On Saturday, June 17th, the festival will be open from noon until 11pm. At 3pm, the Polish-American folk group, PIAST, will perform. At 4pm, the annual Festival Mass will be held in St. Joseph Basilica. And then once again, from 6pm until 10pm, Maestro’s men will take the stage with your favorite polka music.
On Sunday, June 18th, the festival will open at noontime with an Old Fashioned Chicken Barbeque Dinner, from Noon to 1:30pm, which includes ½ BBQ chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll and butter. Tickets for the dinner are $10 and need to be purchased in advance by calling 508-943-0467. A Cornhole Tournament will start at 12 Noon. Advanced registration is required by calling 508-943-0378. At 2pm, the St. Joseph School Talent Show will perform. A polka DJ will be playing all your favorite polka tunes from noon until 4pm.
All weekend long will feature Polish and American food and Spirits, Live music, Raffles, 50/50, Games of Chance, Crafts, Polish Booth, Pastry Booth, Kids games, Kiddie Land, Bounce House, adult games of fun, Dice Wheel, Poker, Seven Under/Over, Dunk Tank, and much more…
All raffles will start at 4pm on Sunday, June 18th. A total of $5,250 in prizes will be raffled off in the Money Raffle. First prize is $3,000; 2nd prize is $1,500 and 3rd prize will be $750. Tickets are $5 each, or a book of 3 for $10. All proceeds from the festival benefits St. Joseph School in Webster.
So join us for a fun-filled weekend to greet the arrival of summer! For more information, contact St. Joseph Basilica Rectory at 508-943-0467.
Submitted by Marlene Proulx, Publicity Director, St. Joseph 44th Annual Polish Festival