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Mountain Heritage Festival Schedule of Events

Theme: Say What?

September 15 & 16
Photo Contest Entries Sept. 15 & Sept. 16 at Dawahare’s Department Store 4-6 p.m. Deadline for entries Sept. 16 at 6 p.m.

Judging on Friday Sept. 17 Displayed Sept. 20-25 At Dawahare’s Black & White Or Color Photos Categories: Scenic, Reflections Of The Past, Still Life, Professional And Vacation Scenes Contact: Patricia Bentley 633-0824

September 18
Miss Mountain Heritage Pageant, Ages 18-25 Miss Teen Mountain Heritage Pageant, Ages 13-18 Sponsored By The Letcher County Central High School Cheerleaders Applications available at local banks & Letcher County Central High School Contact: Mitzi Kincer 633-9592, Debbie Frazier 633-0608

September 19
Mountain Heritage Dog Show Whitesburg River Park & Walking Track Registration: 1:30 Show starts at 2 p.m. Admission free. Donations (money or dog/cat supplies) appreciated Entry fee: $3 per category. Categories: Macho Dog, Pretty Princess, Look-alike, Best Dressed, Best Trick, Marvelous Mutt All dogs welcome. Hot dogs & drinks for sale. All proceeds benefit Dreamland Animal Rescue. Contact: Stephanie Gilbert 606-633-0050 or e-mail steph@ dreamlandrescue.org Website:www.dreamlandrescue.org

September 20
Poetry/Essay Contest Poster Contest Deadline Noon Entries to Harry M. Caudill Memorial Library Winning Entries Displayed In Library Contact: Legina Adams 633-7547

WTCW/WXKQ Talent Show Sponsored By EQT Mountain Heritage Village 7 p.m.

Contact: WTCW/WXKQ 633-2711 Quilt Show, Canning & Baking Contest, Woodworking, Candy, Recycled Items, Christmas Ornaments And Holiday Decorations, Arts And Crafts Entries Enter Baskets Or Needlework at Letcher County Extension Office, 478 Extension Drive, Whitesburg 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Contact: Ann Bradley 633-2362

September 21

Carnival Opens Old Whitesburg High School Parking Lot Family Night Armbands $12 Contact: Mountain Heritage Festival Committee 633-8034

Down Home Family Night Whitesburg River Park 5-8 p.m. Free Barbeque, Hotdogs and All The Trimmings Mini Health Screening Games For The Kids Entertainment Bring Your Own Chair If You Would Like. Come Enjoy The Evening With The Staff Of Whitesburg ARH

Entertainment At The Mountain Heritage Stage 6-8 pm Minute to Win It! 10 challenges … 60 seconds on the clock Think you can do it? You’ve got a “Minute to Win It.” Contact: Whitney Bentley 633-9131

Battle of the Bands 8-10 p.m. Contact : Lee Anna Mullins 633-9644, Wendy Jones (276) 796-9261

September 22
Whitesburg Day

Food Booths And Crafts Booths Main Street, Whitesburg 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Flowerpot art displayed throughout town. Contact: Leigh Lewis Blankenbeckler 633-2407

Old Time Country Dinner Sponsored By Letcher County Homemakers In Support Of Ovarian Cancer Screening Program Extension Center, 478 Extension Dr., Whitesburg 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Soup Beans & Cornbread, Kraut & Wieners, Desserts And Drinks Also Bake Sale And Home Canned Foods Available 8:30 a.m

Eat In Or Carry Out $5 Local Delivery Available Contact: Ann Bradley 633-2362

“Treasures From The Hills And Hollows”

Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College Whitesburg Campus Celebrating Mountain Customs And Crafts Contact: Rhona Creech 633-0279 Ext.13347

Food Booths Open Mountain Heritage Village Area 4-10 p.m. Contact: Phillip Hampton 633-4823

Letcher County 4-H Livestock Show Under The Tent In The Mountain Heritage Village Chicken And Rabbits 5 p.m., Goats 6 p.m., Vegetable Judging Registration from 4 p.m. to 15 Minutes Before Event Begins Ribbons And Prizes Contact: Jason Brashears or Lee Adams 633-2362

Carnival Opens Old Whitesburg High School Parking Lot Family Night Armbands $12 Contact: Mountain Heritage Festival Committee 633-8034

Entertainment Community Church Choir 6-7 p.m. Red Letter Prophet 7-8 p.m. Steve Caudill 8-9 p.m. Orby Hunley 9-10 p.m.


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