Bring your family and enjoy the inaugural Sand Creek Summer Daze festival Aug. 17-19 in Newton's Athletic Park. This three-day event features a floating parade and concert on Friday evening. Saturday events begin with a 5K and sand volleyball tournament followed by a human foosball tournament, canoe and kayak races, children's activities, art demonstrations, food trucks, a kite expo, cardboard regatta, ice cream social, gold fish races and live music. The festival wraps up Sunday with a home brew and barbecue competition. Admission buttons are $5 and include all activities except Saturday evening's concert. For a complete schedule and additional information about the festival, go to www.sandcreeksummerdaze.com.