By The Numbers: Celebrate Holliston

Inside the town's annual celebration of, well, the town, according to the numbers.

1: The number of kayaks being raffled off at the Celebrate Holliston Canoe Race on Sept. 17.  

2: The number of Citizens of the Year chosen by the Celebrate Holliston Committee each year 

4: The number of major events coming up in the next three weekends--canoe race, Sept. 17; Parade and Field Day, both on Sept. 24; Glow Ball tournament, Sept. 30.  

6: The number of Celebrate Holliston banners hung on light poststhisweek along Washington St. 

7: The number of separate canoe races planned for Lake WInthrop on Sept. 17 

8: Minimum age to compete in the canoe Race. 

10: Cost, in dollars to enter the Celebrate Holliston Canoe Race on Sept. 17 

11: Number of holes played in the Glow Ball nighttime golf tournament on Sept. 30 21: Minimum age to take part in the Glow Ball tournament on Sept. 30. 

90-plus:  Minimum age to enter the Over 90 competition at the canoe race.  

17: Number of major corporate and business sponsors of Celebrate Holliston 

1991: Year Celebrate Holliston was formed  

275: The anniversary of the town's incorporation the group helped organize (in 1999)  

300: The next major anniversary celebration already being planned  (for the year 2024) 

Unknown: The number of floats, tractors, antique cars and other vehicles that will take part in the Sept. 24 Celebrate Holliston parade. 


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