WELLINGTON —Wild & Free on 83 events kick off Friday evening, Aug. 6, with free hot dogs at the WAV (Wellington Aquatics Venue) from 7:30-10 p.m., courtesy of Pilgrim Bank and Wellington State Bank. The WAV has a special $5 admission fee that evening. The WAV will be open from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 and Sunday, Aug. 8 with its regular $6 admission fee.
Over 35 nonprofit organizations and businesses have reserved vendor space on the Collingsworth County Courthouse Square on Saturday, Aug. 7. Set-up begins at 8:30 a.m. for anything from food booths, jewelry and gift items to COVID-19 shots and entertainment for kids.
“We have been overwhelmed with the response of venders that want to come to Wellington,” said Margret Wood, Collingsworth County Chamber of Commerce volunteer.
Also on Saturday, a car show will surround the Courthouse Square beginning at 9 a.m. with Abel Sanchez as the organizer. At 9:30 a.m., Alisha Weatherly will chair the youth bicycle parade.
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