Published DateNORTHFIELD — The Tilton-Northfield Old Home Day celebration will be on June 22 and this year's theme will be "There's No Place Like Home – the Wizard of Oz".
The festivities will begin with a 5K road race – registration starts at 6:30 a.m. at the Northfield Police Department. The parade will leave Union Sanborn School at 10 a.m. The parade route will be Elm Street, to Main Street, Tilton to Park Street, Northfield. The parade will end at the Pines. There will be lots of activities at the Pines immediately following the parade; food, arts, crafts, children's booth, novelties, music, raffles and the horse pull.
The Old Home Day Committee will be selling prize calendars as a fundraiser all day. The day will end with a brilliant fireworks display at dusk. People can enjoy the show ffrom either the Surrette Battery Park in Northfield or Riverview Park in Tilton.
There are two new additions to the Old Home Day festivities this year. The first is a Cutest Baby Contest. Submit the baby's picture for the contest.
The OHD Committee is also seeking nominations for the Tilton and Northfield Citizens of the Year. Nomination forms are available on either town's website. Go to www.northfieldnh.org or www.tiltonnh.org and download a booth application, parade application, cutest baby contest form or citizen of the year nomination form.