2013-06-29 / Front Page

New location boosts festival

BUCKEYE LAKE – The move from Ryan Braden Park to Buckeye Lake State Park’s North Shore provided a big boost to the fledgling Buckeye Lake Fest.

The move improved its visibilit y, at t ract i ng more participants and eyes for the Phantom Fireworks show at dusk.

Monday night, cou ncil members thanked festival founder John Sproat and Mayor Rick Baker for their efforts. “Every year it’s gotten a little better,” Baker said. “It’s a nice thing for our community. We did it on a shoe string.”

Photos by Charles Prince

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