Ashton, Iowa — The community of Ashton has a lot to celebrate. And they’re going to do just that this weekend.
The kickoff will be on Friday night with a double elimination slowpitch softball tournament. The Town & Country Snack Shack will be open at 6 p.m.
Then on Saturday, the tournament continues. The snack shack will be open again starting at 8 a.m. with breakfast burritos and caramel rolls. They also invite you to check out the craft show and vendor fair, the food offered by the Catholic Daughters, kids’ activities including kiddie train rides and inflatables, coin in the corn and face painting. Shaved ice will be available. There’s a pedal pull, a parade, kids’ water fights, and a bean bag tournament. The De Boer Grocery museum will be open, they’ll have a DJ at Charlie’s, and there will be a movie and snacks at the park at dusk, sponsored by the Ashton Fire Department.