2017-08-02 / News

McRoberts Festival planned

The McRoberts Days Festival will be held Saturday, August 5, with opening ceremonies beginning at noon.

The event will include cornhole and horseshoe tournaments and other activities. A fish eating contest sponsored by Long John Silver’s of Whitesburg will take place at 3 p.m., and corn dogs, funnel cakes, chicken strips and fries will also be sold.

An open mic will be held from 12 to 4 p.m., and there will be free inflatables for children. A boy’s and a girl’s bicycle will be given away; must be present to win.

Entertainment includes Steve Holbrook Band, 4 to 6 p.m.; Blue Stone Mystic, 6 to 8 p.m.; Pure and Simple Band 8 to 10 p.m., and fireworks at 10 p.m.

Those attending should bring chairs.

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