By Pam Dudding
It’s a new year and one of Craig County’s most enjoyable events, the Fall Festival, is scheduled for October 9.
This year, David Givens has a full lineup of great entertainment for the community to enjoy.
- 9 am: Opening ceremonies; Flag raising, Pledge of Allegiance, the National Anthem, welcome from the New Castle Town Council and the Craig County Historical Society, prayer
- 9:30 am: Taylore Price, Craig County’s acoustic country singer-songwriter, will be performing
10:30 am: Blue Connection known for their Hard driving traditional style bluegrass
- 11:45 am: Michael and the Pentecost – The meeting place of all country, folk, rock ‘n roll and Americana
- 1 pm: Catawba Creek Band – A mix of classic rock and pop, with a bit of folk, country and bluegrass thrown in
- 2:15 pm: Forty years after – 50s and 60s Old time rock ‘n roll
- 3:30 pm: Virginia Magic Band – Classic Country and Southern Rock
- 4:30 pm: Prize and drawing announcements for the winners
- 5 pm: Festival ends
- (All entertainment subject to change)
There will also be a flat-footing contest for both adults and youth.
The emcee will be Lenny Macdonald (Town Council Member), David Givens will serve as stage manager while sound will be handled by Boyd Clement. Stage will be provided by Zimmerman’s Equipment.
Local D.J. Tim Leftwich will be set up in the Town Pavilion playing classic car show tunes and relaying announcements all day. Interested individuals should pre-register with Jackie Scruggs by contacting 540-520-5555. Registration forms will also be at the Hotel and Food Country.
Individuals can still register for a space. If they register by September 1, they will get the early bird rate of $45.00. After that, the cost will be $50.00.
The Fall Festival will be held regardless of the weather; therefore no refunds will be granted.
To reserve a space, contact Foster for an application at (540) 977-8395. The check or money order can be made to the Craig County Historical Society and payment to Robyn Foster, 193 Walnut Street New Castle, Va. 24127. Reservations will be accepted until Thursday, September 30.
Hopes are that Craig County citizens and many others will be able to enjoy a day of music, fun, food, crafts, vehicle show and fellowship. “Come one, come all!”