VILLA PARK – Residents came out in force to celebrate the village’s 100th birthday in style with a three-day bash over the weekend.
Highlighting the party was an all-day picnic Saturday, complete with pig and beef roast, kids games, live music and fireworks. An early morning 5K run/walk started the day.
A Villa Park centennial stamp cancellation and health screening kicked off festivities Aug. 8, the day marking the official 100th anniversary of Villa Park’s incorporation Aug. 8, 1914.
Sunday’s events included the Grand Prix Bicycle Race and an antique motorcycle show.