The 51st annual Dan Rice Days begins tonight in Girard.
The festival draws thousands of people to downtown Girard for a weekend of entertainment, arts and crafts and great food.
Dan Rice was a famous circus owner and circus clown who weathered his circus animals in Girard. He had the first Civil War monument in the U.S. erected in Girard. That monument stands in the middle of Main Street.
Dan Rice Days begins tonight at 6pm.
for a complete list of events go to http://www.danricedays.com/schedule.php