NORTH MANCHESTER – Timbercrest Senior Living Community will host a summer festival Thursday through June 7 in celebration of its 125-year anniversary.
The festivities will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday with ice cream and a free slice of Nordmann’s Nook pie. Fort Wayne Chamber Brass will perform at 7 p.m.
Friday’s activities kick off with a children’s carnival at 5 p.m., where children of all ages can enjoy a velcro wall, train rides, moonwalk, face painting, clowns and more.  Music from The Bulldogs will entertain festival goers beginning at 7 p.m.
On June 7, the children’s carnival begins at 10 a.m. and will also include a petting farm and hay rides. Dan’s Fish Fry is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and nationally recognized southern gospel group Triumphant Quartet will perform at 2 p.m. There wil also be square dancing with Belles and Beaus and a hymn sing. Food for purchase during the festival Friday and Saturday will include Kountry Krunch ’N Munch, Pizza Hut and Holy Smokes BBQ. Admission to the Festival is free, so bring the entire family.
Dan’s Fish Fry is in partnership with the Kiwanis Club. The fish fry will include all-you-can-eat fish, chicken strips, green beans, potato salad, coleslaw, dinner rolls and a drink. Presale tickets are $9.50 for adults and $5.50 for children (12 and under) or $10 and $6 at the door. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at Timbercrest, 2201 East St., North Manchester, or the North Manchester Chamber of Commerce office, 109 N. Market St.
Timbercrest thanks these festival sponsors: Main View, Harting Furniture Gallery, Mishler Studios, Parson Electric, Wise Construction, Troxel Equipment, Intrasect Technologies, Hahn Custom Services and First Financial Bank.
For more information call Timbercrest at 260-982-2118, or visit their Facebook page or website at www.timbercrest.org