Dandelion Festival Schedule of Events Memorial Day Weekend

Friday, May 22

5 p.m. All concessions open ($) – Arts, Crafts, Miscellaneous & Food

5 p.m. – dusk: Fun Factory Kids Activities ($) – Old White Motors & Willow Street

5 p.m. Opening Ceremony – Midland Trail Park. National Anthem Vonda Lockhart; Invocation Pastor Randy Gilliam; Welcome by Mayor Lloyd Haynes; Introduction of WV Dandelion Festival Queen & Court

6-8 p.m. Art Show ($) – Wine & Cheese Reception $10/person catered by Greenbrier Sporting Club, WSS Old White Garden Club, Vines & Grinds and Capitol Beverage. Music by Terrence Zimmerman, WSS Library, West End. For information call 304-536-1171.

7-10 p.m. Band & Dance

– free – Midland Trail Park

 

Saturday, May 23

8 a.m. Fishing Derby Registration

8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Fishing Derby – National Fish Hatchery, Rt. 60 E – Sponsored by National Fish Hatchery & WSS Rotary

8:30 a.m. Registration CASA Superhero 5K – Race begins at 9 a.m. – WSS Elementary School Parking Lot. Contact Jenny at 304-645-5437 or 304-646-3849.

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Throttle Throbs Car Show – Memorial Ball Park. Concession available / 60 trophies to be awarded – Open to all classes of cars, motorcycles and trucks. For information call Ron Ness at 304-645-5055.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Art Show Exhibit – free – White Sulphur Library

10 a.m. – dusk: All concessions open ($) – Arts, Crafts, Miscellaneous & Food

5 p.m. – dusk: Fun Factory Kids Activities ($) – Old White Motors & Willow Street

11 a.m. Turkey Calling Contest – Midland Trail PArk – Contact Roger Bostic at 304-536-2153.

12 noon Cornhole Tournament by Outlaw Cornhole – 50 East Courtyard – Contact Caleb Morgan at 304-661-0123 or Kevin Thomason at 304-920-1814.

12 noon WV Dandelion Festival Pageants – Midland Trail Park – Children’s Pageant Event featuring a clogging dance – Exhibition by High Voltage dance group.

1-3 p.m. Band and Dance – free – Richard Hefner & The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys – Old Mill Park

3-6 p.m. Band and Family Luau – Midland Trail Park

6 p.m. Dandy Legs Contest – Midland Trail Park -Sponsored and judged by Melanie’s Styles & Profiles.

8-11 p.m. Band and Dance – free – Midland Trail Park

Fireworks sponsored by Lynch Construction

 

Sunday, May 24

1-4 p.m. Art Show Exhibit – free – WSS Library, West End

1-5 p.m. All concessions open ($) – Arts, Crafts, Miscellaneous & Food

1-5 p.m. Fun Factory Kids Activities ($) – Old White Motors & Willow Street

12 noon – 1:30 p.m.: Veterans Only Luncheon – Emmanuel United Methodist Church – Sponsored in memory of Gordon & Lilly Lewis and When Pigs Fly BBQ – Introduction: Pat Harper.

2 p.m. Veterans Appreciation & Memorial Service – National Anthem Vonda Lockhart, Pledge of Allegiance, Introduction of Speaker by Paul Moya, Roll Call of Honor, Kathy Glover & Queens Court. 2015 Miss WV Dandelion Courtney Mobley and 2015 Teen Miss Dandelion Clarissa Keiffer. Gospel music by WSS First Baptist Mass Choir.

3 p.m. Gospel Sing – Midland Trail Park – Organized by James Sharp

5 p.m. Parade – Honor Veterans – Phillip Bostic, Jim Miller, Alexis (Lexi) Farmer – 2015 Miss WV Association of Fairs and Festivals. Line up at 4 p.m. on Ingleside Avenue, to E Main Street to Salisbury Avenue, W Main Street – Sponsored by WSS Lions Club & WSS Main Street – Announced by Paul Moya.

2-5 p.m. Disc Golf ($) – Greenbrier State Forest – Contact Bruce Bowling at 304-667-7514.

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