Spring Lake Township residents Leon Ruiter, 88, and Doris Patton-Johnson, 79, who have been dating for several months, were two of more than 100 estimated people who attended the social.
“The mint chocolate chip is really good,” said Patton-Johnson. “And the music is peppy and nice. It makes you want to move.”
The chicken moved, too, at nearby Mill Point Park. Diners went through more than 10,000 wings while listening to music by 14-year-old acoustic guitarist Alaina Burress and Sweet Lou and the Savages.
“It rolled and it rolled hard,” said Heritage Festival chairman Dave Hamather. “The turnout was absolutely off the hook, the community participation was fantastic and the weather was great. We had a great gig with the rollover from Family Fun night.”
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