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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED throughout CORN ROAST WEEKEND – Sign Up ONLINE or on the Volunteer Sign Up sheets in the breezeway of the church




Corn Roast Weekend Activities Schedule

Friday, August 2nd

The Corn Roast kicks off at 5:00 pm with our Adult Night with live entertainment and dancing to Dan Fell. Enjoy great music, fresh Corn on the Cob, and wonderful ethnic specialty foods and beverages under the big tent through Midnight.

Internationally famous DJ Ronnie Knapp will be on hand tonight, too!


Saturday, August 3rd

“Come to the River Run” 5K/10K Run/Walk starts at 8:15 am with the 10K starting off and then the 5K Run/Walk starting at 8:30 a.m, with both races following along Lansing’s scenic River Front Trail.

A FREE pancake breakfast is offered to race participants (your bib number is your breakfast ticket), and available to non-race participants for $5.00 per person.

Come to the River 5K/10K Run/Walk logoFor information/registration for the Come to the River 5K-10K Run/Walk on Aug 3rd – visit RunSignUp or download the race entry form  that can be dropped off or mailed to St. Casimir Parish with your registration payment.

Sponsorships are needed for the Come to the River race. Please consider being a sponsor and submit your Sponsor Form to help make the race a success. Proceeds from this event will support St. Casimir’s Social Justice Ministries including Second Sunday Dinners, Advent House, the Food Bank, and families in need in the Lansing area, to name a few.

Race Volunteers:  Help us make the “Come to the River” race safe and successful. If you would like to volunteers and help on race day, call Mike at 517-719-3851 or Kelli at 517-290-4273 or the parish office at 517-482-1346. Leave your name and phone number and we’ll contact you.

Enjoy a PDF album of photos from last year’s run.


The annual Blood Drive goes from 10:00 am – 2:45 pm

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The Children’s Area will be open from 4:00 – 9:00 pm

Great food, music, and dancing get underway at 5:00 pm (following our 4:00 p.m. Mass) with Frog and the Beeftones back on stage through

Internationally famous DJ Ronnie Knapp will be on hand tonight, too!


Sunday, August 4th

The food fest continues beginning at 12:30 pm (following our 11:30 am Mass) with the raffle drawings happening around 3:00 pm to end our weekend events.

The Children’s Area will be open from 12:30 – 3:00 pm

Internationally famous DJ Ronnie Knapp will be on hand this afternoon, too!


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How to purchase raffle tickets:
Tickets are available to parishioners by picking up your ticket envelope in the breezeway with additional tickets available by contacting the parish office.

Tickets may be purchased from any St. Casimir parishioner and will be available for sale during all Corn Roast Festival hours.

Purchase a $1.00 raffle ticket for a chance to win:

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Raffle tickets are also available for a chance to win:

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Admission tickets

Along with the delicious corn-on-the-cob that this festival is known for, a variety of other foods will be available under the big tent including Polish, Italian, Vietnamese, and Mexican food along with lots of sweets and desserts made by parish families available at the Country Booth. Water, various Coca-Cola products, and beer will also be available.

Food Tickets:
To purchase food or beverages during the festival, food tickets are required. Visit the food ticket table/booth to purchase tickets to enjoy the food and beverages served throughout the festival.




Mass Schedule with cross and bread and wineJoin us for any of our weekend Masses – ALL are welcome at St. Casimir!

Saturday 4:00 pm Mass
Sunday 9:00 am and 11:30 am Mass