The unofficial kickoff of summer for Oskaloosa was held Friday, as a large crowd gathered for Friday After Five on the Oskaloosa Square. Numerous food and beverage vendors turned out for the event, and a bounce house and maze provided entertainment for the kids.
At 6 pm the band Standing Hampton took the stage with their high-energy blend of classic rock from the 70s through the 90s. The event was emceed by KMZN morning host / KBOE afternoon host Bob Allen.
Sponsors for the Friday night event included NoCoast Beer Co., Hawkeye Real Estate, MidWestOne Bank and KBOE/KMZN Radio.
The next Friday After Five will be held June 15th with the popular band The Nadas on the KMZN stage.