Good Old Days are returning to Somers Point this September. The family festival was a no-go last year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The festival is scheduled to take place on September 11th from 11 AM to 6 PM at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park in Somers Point according to Good Old Days Facebook Page.

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There will be plenty of family fun at this year's Good Old Days including carnival games, karate, and K-9 demonstrations, and a magician. Over 20 vendors will be on hand along with lots of food for the kids. Lots of live music on two stages and antique cars

Proceeds from the event will benefit a scholarship fund that will recognize Somer Point high school students set to graduate and who have demonstrated community spirit and pride in their activities at school. Scholarships range anywhere from $1,000 to $3,000.

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