The 28th annual Epworth Park Chautauqua Homecoming Days and Bethesda Festival parade will be held on Saturday, July 8 at 1 p.m.. Lineup begins at 12 p.m. on Virginia Street.

The bicycle decorating contest judging for ages 13and under will take place at 12:30 p.m. (before the parade) on Virginia Street. Area youth are urged to participate. Prizes will be awarded.

Floats, businesses, public officials, civic and fraternal organizations, school bands, vintage or new cars, fire departments and any other interested parties are invited to participate in the parade.