Robert E. Brown, Sr., 78, passed away on December 6, 2018. Robert was a commercial plumber superintendent. He also worked as a mechanical contractor for Redman Plumbing and Heating in Colombia City and alter for Mayer Plumbing and Heating in Plymouth retiring in 2000. Robert was an active member of the Blueberry Board from 1996 to 2018 and was in charge of the Blueberry Festival security, as well as a member of the Marshall County Posse and Reserves for 23 years. he enjoyed working and restoring his 1949 Ford truck, Arabian horses and time spent traveling to Florida for the past 15 years, but his greatest joy was his family and friends.
Richard W. "Dick" Johnson, 76, passed away on May 4, 2019. Dick was a lifelong resident, graduating with the PHS class of 1961 and from Indiana College of Mortuary Science in 1963. Dick was always active in the Plymouth Community. He served as City Councilman, was a local business owner and on the board of directors for the Blueberry Festival for over 20 years serving as the Food Chair. He was the original owner of the Frame Shoppe where he made many friendships and connections that lasted through the years. Dick enjoyed trips to upper Michigan where he would cam, fish and spend time with his friends and family relaxing. He enjoyed going to concerts seeing everything from Manheim Steamroller to famous country artists. He had a love of Ford Mustangs. Dick was blessed with an ornery sense of humor and he was not afraid to use it.
Blueberry Hank and the 2019 Miss Blueberry Queen, Abigail Powell wish to welcome you to the 53rd Annual Marshall County Blueberry Festival® Indianas Largest Meet and Greet.
We are glad you decided to join us this year for all the food, fun and activities! Come into Centennial Park and enjoy all the festival has to offer. You can stroll through all the craft booths and buy some jewelry or a sweatshirt or two for that loved one. Maybe a yard ornament is what you are looking for or a new purse is in order this year. Then head over to the entertainment stages and see some great entertainment while relaxing with a cold beverage and a corn dog, or hot sandwich. After that, maybe youd like to watch some softball or the arm wrestling tournament or even a volleyball match. We are proud to offer every kind of sport available for all ages and skill levels. And dont forget the Garden Tractor pull is something you wont want to miss out on either.
The kiddos will want to take in the wonderful carnival which is open Thursday evening thru Monday at closing time. We have a family entertainment area in the front of the park with a Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show and K9 Crew Dog Show, both free and have plenty of seating. Also, in this area, new this year, is the B&C Fury Laser Tag attraction. A small admission fee is required for this event but is well worth it!
You wont want to miss our balloon glow Sunday night followed by our fantastic fireworks display. A treat for the entire family, it is a true way to meet and greet all your old friends and a guaranteed way to make some ones. And dont forget to join the over 20,000 people that come to cheer on all the participates of the Blueberry Labor Day Parade and Stomp on Monday.
Plan your family reunion right here at the 53rd Annual Marshall County Blueberry Festival® or to see the friends you only see once a year. Spend time having fun, seeing great attractions, eating great festival food and enjoying all types of entertainment as you become part of Indianas Largest Meet and Greet.