CLEAR SPRING - Festival season is about to begin in Clear Spring in full force, starting with the 19th National Pike Festival and Wagon Train planned for this weekend.
The encampment this year will be at Plumb Grove beginning Friday, May 18, at 5:30 p.m., according Juanita Grimm, Clear Spring town clerk.
Plumb Grove is a historical house built in 1831and restored by the Clear Spring District Historical Association.
There will be soup, sandwiches and desserts available for purchase followed by music and a campfire that evening.
On Saturday, May 19, breakfast will be available after 6:30 a.m., also at Plumb Grove. The wagon train is expected to leave at 9 a.m. heading east on its journey on U.S. 40, she said.
At 10 a.m., there will be a parade through Clear Spring, beginning at the school complex and ending at the former Thompson Trucking east of town, Grimm said.