Archive for August 30th, 2015

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, August 1975

By D’Ann Pedee

Labor Day schedule 1975This weekend marks the time of the year when the little town of Black Diamond swells from its normal population of 1,000 to many times that number.

The three-day Labor Day holiday in Black Diamond has been variously described as the weekend the suds flow to a bonanza time for children. Whether you are six or sixty, the Labor Day Committee has planned something for you.

Labor Day, which is a legal holiday set aside in honor of labor, will be celebrated by relaxing Black Diamond style with dances, a parade, athletic events, tongue-in cheek contests, and presentation of community awards. (more…)

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