Saturday July 29th will mark the first JeromeFest with the theme “The Wild Wild West”. JeromeFest replaces the Homecoming Festival after a 70-year run to create a themed festival that is inclusive of the entire community.
Sponsored by the Jeromesville Lions Club and the village of Jeromesville, this year’s event features a Wild West display and photo booth, a parade (3:00 p.m.) and car show (4:00 p.m.), a talent show, musical performances by TaZwell, a country rock band, two Hillsdale High School area bands: Dry Clean Only and one featuring Ethan Stack and Logan Leib, silent auctions of local merchants’ goods and services, a dessert auction, 50/50 raffle, the mayor’s dunk tank, a kids bounce house with demolition and jousting, a slip and slide, kiddie car rides, carnival games, cotton candy, a cornhole tournament (7 p.m.), Vendors Row with merchant and business displays and demonstrations, floral displays, and an open house at the Jeromesville Historical Society with a silent auction of Jeromeville collectibles. Available food beginning at 3:30 p.m. includes barbecued pulled pork sandwiches from on-site roasted hogs, fish sandwiches, rotisserie hotdogs, side dishes, pies, ice cream and root beer floats.
Proceeds will fund Lewis Memorial Park playground improvements and Jeromesville Lions Club projects.
Hours are 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. For questions about the JeromeFest contact Linda Nethero at 419-368-3055 or Mayor Randy Spade at 567-203-7858; for questions about the car show, contact Jim House at 330-466-6930.