WESTFIELD — The upcoming annual Westfield Homecoming Festival will feature a parade, live music, fundraising meals, a Civil War reenactment camp, and other activities.

The festival in Westfield Village Park will kick off with a Homecoming Committee chicken and fish supper, 5-6:30 p.m. Friday. The supper will coincide with a performance by Andrew's Family Magic, 5:30-6:30 p.m. The supper will be followed by a Westfield baby contest, 6:30 p.m.; pageant, 7 p.m.; and teen dance, 9-11 p.m.

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Saturday's schedule includes a Westfield Masonic Lodge all-you-can-eat biscuits and gravy breakfast, 6-9 a.m.; parade, 10 a.m., followed by a free car show; Luke Hearn concert, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Homecoming auction, 1 p.m.; Westfield pedal tractor pull, 3 p.m.; Homecoming pork chop supper, 4:30-6 p.m.; and Jake Hoult concert, 7 p.m.

Westfield Homecoming will conclude on Sunday with combined church services in the park, 10:30 a.m.; a 5th Illinois Calvary Civil War reenactment camp; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; and a Lefevre Quartet gospel concert, 6:30 p.m. Westfield Lions Club sponsors the festival.

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Rob Stroud is a reporter for the JG-TC, covering the city of Mattoon, Lake Land College, Cumberland County and areas including Oakland, Casey and Martinsville.

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