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Why Are You Excited for Hopatcong Days?

Is it the food? The music? Or how about the idea of celebrating the borough with your neighbors?

It's almost here.

The biggest celebration in the borough in 2012 is just a day away. Hopatcong Days start Friday with the Miss Hopatcong contest and end Sunday with a bevy of activity. But Saturday will be the real draw as more than a thousand could filter through Modick Park, coming together as a community.

If you're reading Hopatcong Patch, there's a good chance you'll want to attend at least part of Hopatcong Days. And if you're on the fence, you might want to check out the PDF on the right featuring a list of the events.

So, what's got you most excited?

Is it the all-day fun expected Saturday? What about the music or the family movie night? Or maybe it's the idea of hanging out with neighbors, celebrating the community you love.

Tell us in the comments.

JenniferB July 12, 2012 at 06:19 AM
The Hopatcong Community Garden will be there! We'll have information items such as pics of us constructing the garden as well as current pics. Happy to answer any gardening questions anyone may have. We'll also be conducting tours of the garden at 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30 on Saturday. We'll start at our table in Modick park and walk on over.
Cait's Paints July 12, 2012 at 03:58 PM
Cait's Paints will be there too! Henna, Face Painting, and Glitter tattoos. Excited to be out, celebrating our community, with so many other awesome vendors!
BeachBum July 12, 2012 at 04:23 PM
Beer Tent?
Edubb July 12, 2012 at 05:51 PM
No Police softball team?
Edubb July 12, 2012 at 05:52 PM
Beer tent? Where do you think this is Netcong?
jazzman July 12, 2012 at 08:02 PM
i want to say,.. those gardens up there are spectacular,and my father would have had lots of fun up there talking garden
Beth_1120 July 12, 2012 at 08:54 PM
The little boy in the chair and grey shirt is my son Jacob :)
Beth_1120 July 12, 2012 at 08:55 PM
He is the best little guy :)
Observer July 12, 2012 at 11:31 PM
You can't fix Hopatcong stupid!
Priscilla July 13, 2012 at 02:39 AM
That's too funny!
Priscilla July 13, 2012 at 02:40 AM
Awww! Your son is so cute! I love his name too!
Kimberly July 13, 2012 at 01:16 PM
Miss Hopatcong Pageant TONIGHT(7/13) at 6:30pm at the High School Auditorium....still looking for Miss contestants (age 17-21)....if you are interested please come to the HS for a rehearsal at 3:30pm and we will register you there (only $15 to enter)!
RitaFz July 13, 2012 at 06:21 PM
We have been living here in Hopatcong for 7 years and we have attended church in the park every year. There is nothing more fulfilling then to worship the Lord under a clear blue sky. It just lifts your soul.
Crystal July 14, 2012 at 02:45 PM
Why is this listed under obituaries?
BeachBum July 18, 2012 at 05:31 PM
Im getting more excited to see the "Hopatcong Day" electronic sign be taken down

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