A number of day long events will be held Saturday as Benson marks its 127th birthday.

The Benson Days festivities kickoff with Breakfast With The Pancake Man at 8 a.m. followed by a parade at 10:00. It will start at Gallagher Park and end at the Benson Post Office.

Maple Street will be closed between 59th and 63rd streets from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. as a number of events will be held, including a Kids Zone, live music, food vendors and arts and crafts market.