(05/31/2012)

Emcee Curt Garretson conducts a pretty baby
contest at Calhoun-Middle High School

The carnival, the only one that comes to the
county each year, is a big attraction for kids

The Main Street Stage will host a large
number of special performers each night

The 50th Wood Festival is underway in Grantsville, with lots of free entertainment on the Main Street Stage, food and craft booths, the carnival and parade, fireworks and lots of festival royalty.

Thursday:

10:00 am - 6:00 pm West Virginia Forestry Association Exhibition - Wayne Underwood Field

12:00 pm - Booths Open

5:00 CCCOA Choir

5:30 New Life Quartet brought to you in memory of Gregory Propst and Jennifer Propst Miller

7:00 Opening Ceremonies, Coronation of Woodchuck Royalty& Introduction of Wood Festival Royalty. Presentation of Charley Whipkey Spirit of Wood Festival Award (Main Street Stage) 7:45 Shari Johnson & Whitney Butler

8:15 - Tabitha Donohew

8:45 - Leah Kinder

9:15 - TBA

The carnival will draw a large regional bunch of kids and adults

Bingo to lots of specialty foods

Friday:

9:00 am Booths Open

10:00 am - 6:00 pm West Virginia Forestry Association Exhibition - Wayne Underwood Field

5:00 - 5:30 Local Entertainment

5:30 - 6:15 - The Nelson/McCormick Band

6:30 - 7:30 - Stoker 7

7:30 - 9:00 - Jack Garret Ford presents Joe Taxi featuring American Idol Contestant, Christian Lopez

9:30 - 11:00 - The Will Freed Band sponsored by Rogers and Son, Oil and Gas.

Saturday:

8:30 am 5K Walk/Run and Kids Run sponsored by State Farm Insurance, Tim Moore, Agent (Courthouse Steps)

9:00 Booths Open

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Antique Show - Wayne Underwood Field) Sponsored by Ullum Oil and Gas and Furr's Auto Sales

10:00 am - 6:00 pm West Virginia Forestry Association Exhibition - Wayne Underwood Field

10:00 Kids Day Activities sponsored by Loren B. Howley

Noon Grand Parade featuring Parade Marshal, Helen Hamilton

12:30 Registration begins for Corn Hole Tournament (Wayne Underwood Field)

1:15 50th Anniversary Tea for Past Queen Flora Contestants, Past Parade Marshals and Founding Wood Festival Committee Members.

1:30 Corn Hole Tournament Sponsored by Change the Future West Virginia and Hersman's Apprasial LLC. (Wayne Underwood Field)

12:45 (main stage) 50th Anniversary Celebration, Introduction of Past Queen, Parade Marshals and Recognizing Founding Members

1:30 - 3:00 West Virginia Bluegrass Alliance

3:00 - 3:45 Tom and Carol Wriston,. Classic Country

4:00 - 5:00 Rustic Highway, Progressive Country sponsored by Houchin Construction

5:00- 6:45 Kowboyz County, Western and Karaoke(In front of Calhoun Realty) Sponsored by Hardmans Home Center

6:45 - 7:30 Mountain Rhythm Cloggers on Main Street

7:30 - 9:00 Minnie Hamilton Health System Presents Johnny Staats and the Delivery Boys

9:30 - 11:00 WalMart presents Chris Higbee

11:00 Grand Fireworks Finale sponsored by Calhoun Banks.


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