The streets of New Castle will be busy this Saturday, Oct. 8.
The 39th Fall Festival officially starts at 9 a.m., but a country breakfast will begin in the Old Brick Hotel dining room at 7 a.m. and vendors will be setting up a variety of crafts, exhibits and souvenirs on Main and Court Street. Antique cars are expected to fill up Middle Street.
In addition to breakfast at the Old Brick Hotel, homemade peach and apple fried pies will be sold from the hotel porch with hot coffee. At 11:30 a.m., pinto beans and cornbread will be served in the dining room.
FFA students from Craig County High School will provide bull-roping, sack-races and more way-fun games. The students will have livestock that will be available to view. Sausage and dog treats will be available, as well as Pumpkin Smash raffle tickets.
Music and raffle drawings will be at 4:30 p.m.
The day will end with a demolition derby at the fairgrounds. Gates open at 5 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12 and free for children under 5. Powerwheels and lawnmowers will kick off the derby, with the main event to follow at 7 p.m.
Fall Festival Singers – 9:20 a.m.
Merchant Copy – 10 a.m.
David Francisco – 11:15 a.m.
Blue Connection, Flat foot dance competition – 12:30 p.m.
40 Years After, Jitterbug dance competition – 2 p.m.
New Horizon Gospel – 3:30 p.m.
Raffle drawings – 4:30 p.m.
-Submitted by Craig County Tourism Commission
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