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Heritage festival calendar of events



Sept. 24

Wednesday through Saturday there will be free live entertainment each night on the festival stage. Schedule is subject to change as new events are added.

Whitesburg Day

Main street Whitesburg, food booths, crafts booths set up for the day and window displays.

Contact: Lee Adams 606- 633-2362

Old Time Country Dinner

Soup beans, cornbread, kraut and wieners, dessert and drinks for $5. Proceeds benefit the Ovarian Cancer Screening Program.

Location: Letcher County Extension Office

Contact: Ann Bradley 606-633-2362

Mountain Heritage Festival food booths open at 4 p.m.

Contact: Phillip Hampton 606-633-4823

Stage Entertainment

5 p.m. 4-H Awards

6 p. m. Cornerstone Church

7 p.m. Letcher County’s Got Talent

8 p.m. 4-H Performing Arts

9 p.m. 7 South Band

Sept. 25

Arts and Crafts Tent opens 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Contact: Connie Fields 606-378-2226 or 606-634- 1173

Food Booths open 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Contact: Phillip Hampton 633-4823

Stage Entertainment

5 p.m. Dawson Creek

6 p.m. Tyra Short

7 p.m. Letcher County’s Got Talent

8 p.m. Taylyn Combs

9 p.m. Country Troubadours

Sept. 26

Crafts Demonstrator Tent opens 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Featuring wood carving, pottery, spinning and more

Contact: Missy Matthews 606-633-2525

Stage Entertainment

5 p. m. Cross Country Bluegrass

6 p.m. Pure and Simple

7 p. m. Talent Show fourth night

8 p.m. Kori Breeding

9 p.m. Brookyln Woods

Saturday, Sept. 27

Arts and Crafts Tent opens 10 a.m. -10 p.m.

Contact: Connie Fields 606-378-2226 or 606-634- 1173

Food Booths open 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Contact: Phillip Hampton 633-4823

Crafts Demonstrator Tent opens 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Featuring wood carving, pottery, spinning and more.

Contact: Missy Matthews 606-633-2525

Parade

Opening ceremonies 10:30 a.m., rain or shine, in front of the Letcher County Courthouse. Civil War soldiers of the Ben E. Camp #1629 will fire their cannon to start the largest parade in eastern Kentucky.

11 a.m. parade begins

Miss Kentucky U. S. A, Destin Kincer, along with Dr. Shelba Proffitt will serve as grand marshals for the 2014 Mountain Heritage Festival Parade.

Parade includes a marching band competition sponsored by the Letcher County Tourism Convention Committee.

Cash prizes awarded. First place will receive $1,000, second will receive $750, third will receive $500 and fourth will receive $250.

Contact: Tricia Lewis 606-633-9184

Stage Entertainment

1:30 p.m. Parade Awards

2:15 p.m. Bridgette Roberts and Jack Adams

3 p.m. StreetSide Star

4 p.m. Shelley Young

5 p.m. Cole Curtsinger, Kim Reynolds

6 p. m. Paul Brandon Fields

7 p.m. Letcher County’s Got Talent

8 p.m. Cory Harris

9 p.m. Halfway To Hazard

Chad Warrix and David Tolliver return to the Mountain Heritage Festival. Many may remember David as a young boy performing on the flatbed stage at the Mountain Heritage Festival.



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