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2009 Mountain Heritage Festival schedule of events





“Come on home
where everybody knows your
name”
Wednesday, September 23
Whitesburg Day
Main Street, Whitesburg
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Food booths on Main Street
Barbecue at Methodist Church
Narrated walking tour of
downtown 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Begins in front of the library
Photos from the past
Community photos on display
throughout businesses in
Whitesburg
Story telling, Cowan quilters
and quilt display
Contact: Leigh Lewis
Blankenbeckler 633-2407
Dedication of James W. Bates
Pedestrian Bridge
Behind the Harry M. Caudill
Memorial Library
at noon
Dedication of Lula Brown
Technology Room
in the Harry M. Caudill
Memorial Library
at 1 p.m.
Dedication of Letcher County
Health Department
2-6 p.m.
Film screenings at Appalshop
Music documentaries
All day beginning at 11 a.m..
Old Time Country Dinner
Sponsored by the Letcher
County Homemakers
In support of the
OVARIAN CANCER
SCREENING PROGRAM
Letcher County Extension Dr.
478 Extension Drive,
Whitesburg 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Soup beans & cornbread, kraut
& wieners
Bake sale & home-canned foods
— Eat in or carry out
$5 per person

Local delivery available
Contact: Ann Bradley
633-2362
Treasures From The Hills
And Hollows”
& 20th anniversary celebration
Celebrating mountain customs
and crafts
Whitesburg Campus of
Southeast Kentucky Community
& Technical College
Contact: Madeline Gibson 633-
0279 ext. 13316
Food booths open
Mountain Heritage Village area
4 – 10 p.m.
Contact: Phillip Hampton
633-4823
Carnival
Old Whitesburg High School
parking lot
Family Night: armbands $12
Contact: MHF Committee
633-8034
Entertainment
Tools of the Carpenter 6 p.m.
Mountain Harvest Baptist
Church Drama Team 7 p.m.
Letcher County Community
Church Choir 7 p.m.
Letcher County’s Got Talent
8 p.m.
Orby Hunley 9 p.m.
Thursday, September 24
Arts & Crafts tent opens
Mountain Heritage Village area
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Contact: Connie Fields
(606)378-2226
Food booths open
Mountain Heritage Village area
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Contact: Phillip Hampton
633-4823
Carnival
Old Whitesburg High School
parking lot
Family Night: armbands $12
Contact: MHF Committee
633-8034

Entertainment
WTCW Talent Show winners
6 p.m.
Letcher County’s Got Talent
7 p.m.
Marlow Tackett 8 p.m.
Friday, September 25
Craft demonstrator tent opens
Featuring: broom maker,
weaving, spinning,
scroll saw, walking sticks, wood
carving,
pottery & more
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: Missy Matthews
633-5353
Arts & Crafts tent opens
Mountain Heritage Village area
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Contact: Connie Fields
(606) 378-2226
Food booths open
Mountain Heritage Village area
10 a.m.- 10 p.m.
Contact: Phillip Hampton
633-4823
Carnival
Old Whitesburg High School
parking lot
Contact: MHF Committee
633-8034
Moonshine still demonstration
MHF Village tent entrance
Entertainment
Gina Seals Band 6 p.m.
Steve Caudill 7 p.m.
Letcher County’s Got Talent
8 p.m.
The Collegians 9 p.m.
Saturday, September 26
Craft demonstrator tent opens
Featuring: broom maker,
weaving, spinning,
scroll saw, walking sticks, wood
carving,
pottery, chair bottom weaving,
Wood toy maker & more
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Contact: Missy Matthews
633-5353

5K Road Road
One Mile Walk
3 Mile Run
Registration begins at 8 a.m.
at the Letcher County
Courthouse
$15 registration fee
Sponsored by the Letcher
County Central
Cross Country & Track Team
Contact: Sallie Hubbard 633-
2339
Mountain Heritage parade
Downtown Whitesburg
11 a.m.
Contact: Tricia Lewis
633-9184
Arts & Crafts tent opens
Mountain Heritage Village
area 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Contact: Connie Fields (606)
378-2226
Food booths open
Mountain Heritage Village
area 10 a.m.- 11 p.m.
Contact: Phillip Hampton
633-4823
Carnival
Old Whitesburg High School
parking lot
Contact: MHF Committee
633-8034
Parade awards &
announcements
Mountain Heritage Village
1 p.m.
Mountain Heritage Horseshoe
Tournament
Whitesburg River Park
2 p.m.
Contact: Randy Hall
633-2182
Entertainment
Tyra Short 4 p.m.
Thunder Road 5 p.m.
Big Red Jug Band 6 p.m.
3 Daze Risin 7 p.m.
Letcher County’s Got Talent
finale 8 p.m.
Halfway to Hazard 9 p.m.



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