The annual Van Zandt Summerfest and membership drive hosted by South Folk Valley Community Association begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Van Zandt Community Hall and JVM Park, at 4061 Valley Highway 9, in Van Zandt.
The event begins with the reading honoring the area's deceased children, followed by a potluck at 4 p.m. and music and dancing at 4:30, with an Irish dance performance, an African dance performance, and music by Mockingbird and bandZandt.
Vendors include Val Lloyd and Jane Rogers with pottery, Belly Botanicals, Kerry Lane's pottery art, and On-the-Spot Poetry by Lois Holub.
Local Food Works and the Foothills Food Bank ask community members to bring their surplus garden and orchard produce to their donation table. Details: 360-220-8841.