MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. -- A small town's longstanding tradition is back this week.
The Myrtle Creek Summer Festival is kicking off this Thursday, and is scheduled to run through Saturday.
The fun will start on Thursday at 4:00 p.m.
Dozens of booths will showcase everything from food to jewelry to clothing.
There will be live music all day every day, and there will be also be events for kids.
Organizers say it's a big boost to the local economy. "It's good for business," said Michael McManus, the Lions District Zone Chairman. "I know some of the local businesses are looking forward to the money that they'll get from that."
The event is free for everyone.
McManus says that it will culminate in a fireworks show Saturday night.