Photo courtesy of the Violet Township Bicentennial Committee
Messenger photo by Rachel Scofield
|Hundreds of revelers (above) cover the lawn near Pickerington Central High School’s baseball diamond to celebrate Violet Township’s Bicentennial with a community picnic on Sept. 7. Blessid Union of Souls performs at the Violet Township Bicentennial picnic (right) near the baseball diamond at Pickerington Central High School. Although the picnic did not break the world record for highest number of picnickers, more than 1,200 people attended the event, making it a success, organizers said.