WEST HAVEN -- The city will host its 19th annual West Haven Heritage Days this week.
Festivities begin Thursday evening in West Haven's Country Park, 2850 W. 3300 South. Activities include a performance by Ophir Creek; Mutton Bustin'; a youth rodeo; and at dark, the movie "Despicable Me" will be shown in the park.
Friday's activities include a quilt show; all-star softball; bike ride; baby contest; ATV rodeo; car show; and at 6 p.m., the Rough Stock concert.
Activities planned for Saturday include a 5K run/1-mile walk at 7 a.m.; flag-raising at 8:30 a.m.; parade/bed race; 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. breakfast; 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. auction; Dutch-oven cook-off; team roping slack; lacrosse tourney; baseball games; puppet shows; adult rodeo; and fireworks at dark.
Vendors and a boutique will be open Friday and Saturday. For information about event starting times or fees, call the city office at 801-731-4519.