Published September 01. 2021 10:32AM
PRESS PHOTOS BY BILL LEINER JR. Coplay Community Days attendees relax on the grounds of the Coplay Parkway, excited for the 40th annual festival to get underway. The 2020 event was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, so this year's festival, held Aug. 27-29 at North Second and Keefer streets, was eagerly anticipated.
Jeni, of Steel Creek Band, performs Aug. 28 to the delight of the crowd.
Community Days co-chair John Schreiner, community activist Mel Procanyn and borough council President Lou Bodish sell beer tickets at the event.
Coplay Indoor Garden Club volunteers show off the beautiful flowers and succulents for sale.
Ironton Rail Trail volunteers Dave Royer, Dale Donovan and Ray Bieak staff the wheel game, a popular attraction.
Music lovers fill the tent to listen to the Sofa Kings perform Aug. 28.
James Danko lends a hand during the festival. He is a proud Coplay volunteer, having been honored as a Coplay Lions Club Volunteer of the Year, and is a member of the Coplay Town Watch.
The Josef Kroboth Polka Band performs Aug. 29 for the audience.