This year marks the 39th annual Old Settlers Days in Clyde Park, a small ranching and farming community north of Livingston on Highway 89. The two day event will be held Saturday, Aug. 27th and Sunday, Aug. 28th. The purpose of Old Settlers is to remember and honor the heritage of many families who settled in the Shields Valley as early as 1877.

Saturday morning starts with the Firemen’s Pancake Breakfast at 7a.m. Registration for the Fun Run is at 8a.m. and the run begins at 9a.m. The Old Settlers Parade entries begin lining up at 9:30a.m. in order to be judged and the parade itself begins at 11a.m. Saturday afternoon is

filled with vendors, a quilt show, silent and pie auctions, a car show, old fiddlers, conversations with old timers and a museum display There will be a talent show at 4 followed by a barbeque at 6p.m.

Festival goers will want to stay to enjoy music and dancing from 7p.m. until 11p.m.
On Sunday, Holliday Park will be the setting for the nondenominational community church service at 10;30a.m. The Grand Marshals of Old Settlers Days will be honored at a potluck in the Community Hall 12:30.

For more information about Old Settlers, call Delores Davis at 794-7150 or Lois Olmstead at 222-7484.