The Jacksonville Parks and Recreation is now making plans for the first Jacksonville FestiVille taking place at Dupree Park on June 21 and 22.

"We are making plans for a great event and need help from the community," said Marlo Jackson, information/marketing director for the parks and recreation department. "If you would like to volunteer, be a sponsor, have an exhibitor booth, showcase your talent on one of the stages, have ideas for the FestiVille or need additional information, please contact Dana at 982-0818 or"

Planned events include carnival rides and games, delicious food vendors, fishing derby sponsored by Ashland Chemical, 5 K, CAVBC volleyball tournament, karaoke contest, tricycle races, crawling race, children’s activities, exhibitor booths, an up and coming country act, and much more, she said.