Crafters and flea marketers have one more day to sign up to sell their wares during Glenn Mead Day.
The annual celebration of Corry’s Mead Park takes place Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The event celebrates Mead Park, which was given to the city of Corry in 1947 by Glenn Mead, a man who grew up in Corry and became a lawyer for the Reading Railroad.
The Mead Park Association oversees the city-owned park.
During Glenn Mead Day, patrons will find crafters, food vendors that include local nonprofit organizations, a gifts auction and a petting zoo.
Barb Grape, who organizes Glenn Mead Day, said last year’s event was successful, despite the hot weather, and she’s hoping for a large turnout again this year.
Corry Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Corry Stanford Hose Co. will have food booths set up as fundraisers. There will also be other food vendors set up.
In addition to crafters and food vendors, another popular activity will return this year.
“There will be free horse-drawn wagon rides sponsored by the Corry Rotary Club,” Grape said.
And, those who like to frequent car shows will have to travel no farther than Mead Park.
“We’re going to have a cruise-in with vintage and classic cars,” Grape said.
Kids and adults will find something new this year, and they need to be on their toes or they may find themselves the subject of a trick.
“We’re having a roaming magician,” Grape said. “We’ve never had one before.”
This year’s activities also will include the third annual Picture Perfect Pet Contest. Participants enter photos of their pets on coffee cans, and voters place money in the coffee cans to determine the winner. One penny equals one vote.
A Pomeranian dog, Weezle, was last year’s winner. Weezle’s owner, Alex Titch, donated the proceeds of $52.79 to a student-run club committed to helping animals.
Grape said other proceeds from the contest go toward an organization that helps animals.
In addition to Alice Lake, the grounds at Mead Park include playground equipment, tennis courts, nature trails, an outdoor amphitheater, picnic facilities with pavilions, and the Corry Historical Museum.
“The museum will be open, and the Corry Historical Society will host a Chinese auction inside the museum,” Grape said.
Grape said the city is fortunate to have Mead Park, and she loves to see it full of activity any day, but especially on Glenn Mead Day.
She added that people do not have to attend Glenn Mead Day to spend money, and they are welcome to bring their own picnic lunch.
“We want people to just come on out, enjoy the park, and have a good time,” Grape said. “Glenn Mead Day is an event the whole family can enjoy.”
Any crafters or flea market vendors who would like to reserve a spot should call Grape by Tuesday afternoon at 664-2359.