Chautauqua Homecoming Days, Bethesda Festival Next Weekend

The jubilee takes place Saturday and subsequent Sunday during Epworth Park, a ancestral Methodist campground located on North Main Street in Bethesda.

Coinciding with a festival, a Bethesda-Belmont-Morristown Rotary Club is presenting a classical and selected automobile uncover during Epworth Park subsequent Sunday. The eventuality is staged on a west side of a park during a dilemma of Lake and Virginia streets. Registration, with a fee, is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Show time is from noon to 4 p.m.

Dash plaques are awarded to a initial 75 vehicles registered. A prize is presented for any decade from 1920 to 2010. Prizes also are given for best convertible, truck, “rat rod,” import, pro touring, hire wagon-van and motorcycle.

Music from a 1950s and 1960s will be supposing during a automobile uncover by front manoeuvre Frank Prebeg. A 50/50 raffle and doorway prizes will be offered. Food and soothing drinks will be available.

Meanwhile, 3 concerts are designed in a open-air-covered auditorium during Chautauqua Homecoming Days. Entertainment starts during 2 p.m. Saturday with Cabin Boys Plus personification nation and bluegrass.

Cabin Boys Plus is a internal rope that presents a line-up of normal bluegrass, old-fashioned county music, gospel and aged songs.

Band members adore to rivet a assembly with their story-telling and jokes. The organisation has achieved during several sites via a Ohio Valley including Wheeling Jamboree, Epworth Park, Barnesville Pumpkin Festival, travel fairs, festivals, benefits, churches and comparison citizen centers.

Members of a rope are Wes Huntsman from Bethesda on banjo, harmonicas and vocals; Jim Emery from Batesville on fiddle and vocals; Roger Shepherd from Flushing on guitar and vocals and Vicki Huntsman of Bethesda personification drum guitar.

The New Silver Eagle Band takes a theatre during 6 p.m. Saturday to play nation stone and oldies.

The rope is being featured during many vast fairs and festivals this year. The featured vocalists are Taylor Porter of Neffs and John Kendjorsky of Yorkville.

This accumulation organisation has achieved during a Wheeling Jamboree and a Sagebrush Round Up, home of a West Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame.

The multi-talented bluegrass band, Almost Famous, performs during 2 p.m. subsequent Sunday. The organisation includes Micah Fuchs, mandolin and vocals; Josh Hetrick, guitar and vocals; Harold Dailey, drum and vocals, and Steven Moore, banjo, vocals and guitar.

Fuchs is a apportion during a Church of Christ in Belmont and principal during Barnesville High School. Hetrick is a apportion during Freeport Church of Christ. Dailey, who started a bluegrass song module during a Pennyroyal Opera House in Fairview, is a late executive of facilities.

Moore is an award-winning banjo player. He won a inhabitant bluegrass banjo championship for his second time in 2015 and won a first-ever Carolina in a Fall foe in Wilkesboro, N.C., in 2016.

Moore also was a 2008 inhabitant banjo champion, 2011 Rocky Grass banjo champion. 2013 Renofest banjo champion, 2013 Merlefest banjo champion and 2015 Maryland state banjo champion.

The Chautauqua jubilee offers a far-reaching accumulation of activities to interest to all ages. Events start during 8 a.m. Saturday with a “white elephant” sale and a opening of a benefaction mount during a park entrance.

Epworth Park souvenirs, memorabilia and baked products are accessible for purchase, starting during 9 a.m. Saturday.

A qualification uncover with some-more than 40 crafters, vendors, antique dealers and internal artists also opens during that time.

The “Spirit of America” tiny sight will once again yield rides around a park, commencement during 9 a.m. Saturday. Games for children, ages 10 and younger, are offering during a retreat during 10 a.m.

In addition, qualification vendors’ booths during Epworth Center open during 10 a.m. Saturday. A duck grill cooking is designed during Bethesda United Methodist Church during noon Saturday.

A bicycle competition for children, ages 13 and younger, takes place during Virginia Street during 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Awards will be presented.

The festival march is on daub during during 1 p.m. Saturday; lineup starts during noon on Virginia Street. Awards will be presented.

Next Sunday, events start during 10:45 a.m. with a ceremony use in a park auditorium with a Rev. Tom Detling from Bethesda United Methodist Church heading a service.

A lasagna cooking will be served during a park benefaction mount during noon subsequent Sunday; sandwiches and other food equipment also will be sold.

Also during noon subsequent Sunday, a “white elephant” sale and antiques and qualification sales free and “Spirit of America” sight rides resume.

The always renouned Tour of Cottages is set for 1-4 p.m. subsequent Sunday. Each year, a few of a park residents open their cottages for viewing.

For some-more information on Chautauqua Homecoming Days, call 740-449-2280.

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