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Mountain Heritage Festival schedule of events





“25 Years of Festival Memories”
2007 Mountain Heritage Festival
Schedule of Events
Saturday, September 15
The Letcher County Pioneer Horse
Trail Ride
Begin at Whitesburg Veterans Park
at 8 a.m.
Approximately a 4-5 hour ride
through Whitesburg
Contact: Jimmy McIntosh,
633-9912
Sunday, September 16
Mountain Heritage Horse Trading
Days
Begin at 3 p.m.
Maxemar Stables, Colson
Contact: Josh Baker, 634-2691
Monday, September 17
Poetry/Essay Contest
Deadline: Noon
Entries to Harry M. Caudill
Memorial Library
Winners will be displayed at library
Contact: Patricia Lewis, 633-9184
Poster Contest
Deadline: Noon
Entries to Letcher Co. Extension
Office
Winners will be displayed
at Harry M. Caudill Library
Contact: Patricia Lewis, 6339184
Wednesday, September 19
Photo Contest
Entries received from 3 to 6 p.m.
Festival Booth
Judged on Sept. 21
Displayed Sept. 21-24
Contact: Patricia Collins Bentley
633-0202 after 6 p.m.
Saturday, September 22
Mountain Heritage Movie Night
“Casablanca”
Showtime: Dusk
Mountain Heritage Stage Area
Contact: Angie Mullins, 633-3880
Sunday, September 23
Mountain Heritage Dog Show
Whitesburg River Park & Walking
Track
Registration at 1 p.m.
Show begins at 2 p.m.
Sponsored by: Whitesburg
Woman’s Club
No admission but donations are
appreciated
Entry fee per category: $3

Contact: Stephanie Gilbert,
633-0050
Monday, September 24
WTCW/WXKQ Talent Show
Mountain Heritage Village, 7 p.m.
Contact: WTCW, 633-2711
Quilt Show, Canning & Baking
Contests
Arts and Crafts Judging
Woodworking, Candy, Recycled
Items
Christmas Ornaments, Holiday
Decorations
Any type of needlework and
baskets
Letcher County Extension Office
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Displayed through Sept. 28
Contact: Ann Bradley, 633-2362
Tuesday, September 25
Are you smarter than a 5th grader?
7 p.m.
Mountain Heritage Village Stage
Area
X-Plicit on Stage, 9 p.m.
Carnival opens
Old Whitesburg High School
parking lot
Contact: Mt. Heritage Committee,
633-8034
Wednesday, September 26
Whitesburg Day
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Food booths
Barbecue at Methodist Church
Puppet Show, Cowan Quilters, Quilt
Display,
Display of Frank Majority Photos at
library
Walking tour of Whitesburg 10 a.m.
and 2 p.m.
beginning at library
Photos of old-time Whitesburg at
Western Auto
Contact: Lee Anna Mullins,
633-9614
Old Time Country Dinner
Sponsored by the Letcher County
Homemakers
in support of the
Ovarian Cancer Screening Program
Letcher County Extension Office
Soup beans, cornbread,
kraut & wieners
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bake sale & home canned foods

Contact: Ann Bradley, 633-2362
“Treasures from the Hills & Hollows”
Celebrating mountain customs &
crafts
Whitesburg Campus
Southeast Kentucky Community &
Technical College
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact: Madeline Gibson, 633-
0279 ext. 13316
Food booths open
Mountain Heritage Village
4 to 10 p.m.
Contact: Phillip Hampton, 633-4823
Carnival
Old Whitesburg High School
parking lot
Contact: 633-8034
Entertainment:
X-Plicit, 5:30 p.m.
Fire Escape, 6 p.m.
Traditional Gospel Singers, 7 p.m.
Mountain Idol, 8 p.m.
Pine Mountain Grass, 9 p.m.
Thursday, September 27
Arts & Crafts Tent Opens
Mountain Heritage Village Area
10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Contact: Connie Fields,
(606) 378-2226
Food booths open
Mountain Heritage Village Area
10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Contact: Phillip Hampton, 633-4823
Entertainment:
WTCW Talent Show Winners, 6
p.m.
Terry Underwood, 7 p.m.
Mountain Idol, 8 p.m.
Legacy, 9 p.m.
Friday, September 28
Craft Demonstrator Tent Opens
Featuring: broom maker, spinning,
weaving, scroll saw, walking sticks,
woodcarving, pottery, chair bottom
weaving, wood toy maker, & more
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Contact: Missy Matthews, 633-5353
Arts & Crafts Tent Opens
Mountain Heritage Village Area
10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Contact: Connie Fields,
(606) 378-2226

Food booths open
Mountain Heritage Village Area
10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Contact: Phillip Hampton, 633-4823
Walking tour of Whitesburg
7 p.m. In front of the library
Entertainment:
Tyra Short
Deal or No Deal, 6 p.m.
Featuring LCCHS Dance Team
The Midnight Ramblers, 7 p.m.
Mountain Idol, 8 p.m.
Deanna Kaye, 9 p.m.
Pure & Simple, 10 p.m.
Saturday, September 29
Craft Demonstrator Tent Opens
Featuring: Broom maker, spinning,
weaving, scroll saw, walking sticks,
woodcarving, pottery, chair bottom
weaving, wood toy maker, & more
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Contact: Missy Matthews,
633-5353
Mountain Heritage Parade
Downtown Whitesburg, 11 a.m.
Contact: Lisa Collins, 633-3446
4-H Goat and Poultry Show
Letcher County Extension Office
Begin at 1 p.m.
Judging at 2 p.m.
Food booths open
Mountain Heritage Village Area
10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Contact: Phillip Hampton,
633-4823
Arts & Crafts Tent Opens
Mountain Heritage Village Area
10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Contact: Connie Fields,
(606) 378-2226
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:
State of Mind, 4 p.m.
Ragin’ River, 5 p.m.
Mid-Life Crisis, 6 p.m.
Anderson Road, 7 p.m.
Mountain Idol finale, 8 p.m.
Winner receives cash/prizes
Mark Chesnutt, 9 p.m.



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