Public is invited to Festa, starts May 4

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The annual Holy Ghost Portuguese Festa is on May 4 and 5.

On Saturday, May 4, the candlelight parade starts at 8 p.m. from 220 McBean Park Drive.

The presentation of the queens and dance to follow is at McBean Memorial Park Pavilion.

On Sunday, May 5, mass will be at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 280 Oak Tree Lane, Lincoln. The parade commences from McBean Memorial Park. Sopas are served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is no charge but donations are accepted. A live auction is from 3 to 5 p.m. and a dance is from 5 to 9 p.m. at McBean Memorial Park Pavilion.

Carmeca and linguica stands will be open all weekend. Butler Amusement’s Carnival will operate from Thursday, May 2 though Sunday, May 5.

The public is invited to join in the celebration!