When: Sat., Aug. 4, 12 p.m. 2018
parade around the town square led by the Mattole Marching and Stumbling Brass Band. The parade will feature the Parade Queen, the lovely 95 year old Ruth Rathbun, who was there the day the building was first moved. Also featured will be the Parade Princess, Joyful Raven, who happened to be attending her own birth elsewhere in Petrolia that day. Events and activities scheduled for after the march include a comedy show starring local kids, a sing along with the Mattole Valley Singers and storytelling about the founding days. Food, including barbequed beef, lamb and goat, will be served after the parade. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be on sale as well as desserts.