McEWENSVILLE — Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library and Holy Spirit Evangelical Lutheran Church are putting on two events in one location on July 28. A tractor ride is planned for the morning, on a route that covers about 23 miles. Ride starts at 204 Mill St., and ends at Holy Spirit, State Route 44, between McEwensville and Turbotville, for a pig roast dinner, beginning at 11 a.m. Library is holding their annual Cow Pie Bingo and Cowabunga Day events from 1 to 3 p.m. at Holy Spirit. Library features the Kiss the Cow “voting” machines. Attendees can purchase a square for Cow Pie Bingo. The Novel Quilters group from the library created several small quilts to be given to the highest bidders in a silent auction. Bidding ends at 3:30 p.m. Food available, as well as vendors and booths from other non-profit organizations. The tractor ride and Holy Spirit’s Fall Festival have been consolidated, with the pig roast proceeds going to support community outreach. To register for the tractor ride contact Dee at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 538-1405 or 713-9132.
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