Schedule of Events

78th MOUNTAIN STATE FOREST FESTIVAL

Schedule of Events

 

Saturday, July 26:   

4:00pm                       Golf Tournament (9 Holes Daylight, 9 Holes Nighttime)

                                   (Elks Country Club)

Saturday, August 23:

9:00am                     Motorcycle Poker Run

                               (Beverly Fire Hall)

Saturday, September TBA:

10:00am                 Collegiate Cross Country Invitational

                               (D&E College, Athletic Field)

Friday, September 26:

500pm                   Tennis Tournament (play will commence if necessary)

                               (D&E College, Tennis Courts)

 

Saturday, September 27:

9:00am                 Tennis Tournament

                             (D&E College, Tennis Courts) 

10:00am                High School Cross Country Invitational

                             (D&E College, Athletic Field)    

 

Sunday, September 28:

10:00am                 Tennis Tournament, Finals

                             (D&E College, Tennis Courts)

 

Saturday, September 27:

6:00am                  Bass Fishing Classic:  Boat Launch

                             (Scott Ford Road)

    3:00pm              Bass Fishing Classic:  Weigh-In

                             (Downtown Stage, Elkins Town Square)

9:00am              Tennis Tournament

                         (D&E College, Tennis Courts)

                         Horseshoe Singles Tournament

                                  (Elkins City Park)  

10:00am            High School Cross Country Invitational

                         (D&E College, Athletic Field)

10:30am                 Official Opening Ceremony

                             (Federal Building Plaza)

12:00pm                 Strong Man Contest

                             (Wimer Field, South Davis Avenue)

1:30pm                   Irish Road Bowling 

                             (Georgetown Road)

5:00-9:00pm          Chicken Wing Cook-off  

                             (Downtown Elkins)

Sunday, September 28:

12:00pm                 10K Run/Walk                            

                              (5th Street & Davis Avenue – Starting Line)

          10:30           Registration Begins

          12:30           Runners and Walkers Step Off

          12:45           Kid’s Run Step Off


12:00pm- 5:00pm   Information Booth

                                       Mountain State Forest Festival Store Items Available

                             (Corner of Davis Avenue and Third Street)

1:00pm                  Horseshoe Doubles Tournament

                             (Elkins City Park)

1:45pm                  Line-Up Parade of Children 

                               Theme: "It's Circus Time"
                            (Corner of 12th Street and South Davis Avenue)

          2:30pm        Parade of Children Steps Off
                                              (Rain Date Tuesday, September 30 at 6:00pm)

2:00pm                  Gambill Amusements Open (Kiddie Rides Only)

                              (Downtown Elkins)

3:30pm-5:00pm      Children’s Fest***

                             Theme:  Under the Big Top (free activities & attractions)

                               (Downtown, Davis Avenue)

7:00pm                  MoTown Tribuite Concert (free) **

                          MOTOWN SOUNDS of TOUCH 

                             (Downtown Stage, Elkins Town Square)

 

Monday, September 29:

9:00am-3:00pm      Randolph County Senior Bazaar
                             (Senior Center, Downtown 5th Street)

5:00pm-9:00pm     Information Booth

                                  Mountain State Forest Festival Store Items Available

                             (Corner of Davis Avenue and Third Street)

7:00pm                  Pet Show

                             (Elkins High School Gym)

7:00pm                  Gospel Show (free) ** 

                             Pat Schoonover and THE LIVING WATERS BAND                 

                             (Downtown Stage, Elkins Town Square)

Tuesday, October 30:

9:00am-3:00pm     Randolph County Senior Bazaar

                            (Senior Center, Downtown 5th Street)

5:00pm-9:00pm     Information Booth

                                   Mountain State Forest Festival Store Items Available     

                             (Corner of Davis Avenue and Third Street)

7:00pm                  Store Telling Show and Comedy (free) **

                              STORYTELLER/HUMORIST:  Bil Leppwith Special Guests

                             (Downtown Stage, Elkins Town Square)

 

Wednesday, October 1:

9:00am-3:00pm     Randolph County Senior Bazaar

                             (Senior Center, Downtown 5th Street) 9:00am-

9:00pm                Primitive Campground Exhibit

                             (D&E College, Lower Front Field)

5:00pm-9:00pm     Information Booth 

                                     Mountain State Forest Festival Store Items Available     

                             (Corner of Davis Avenue and Third Street)

                             Mountain Weavers Guild

                              (Elkins-Randolph County Library, Davis Avenue)

7:00pm-9:00pm      Randolph County Community Arts Center/Seneca Trail Artist Guild Juried Art Show Reception

                              (Community Arts Center, Randolph Avenue)

7:00pm-9:00pm     Photography Exhibit/Contest

                             (First Baptist Church Randolph Ave)

7:00pm                  Country Music Show (free)**

NASHVILLE SINGER/SONGWRITER SHOWCASE
     with Arios Smith, Brice Long and David Chamberlin

(Downtown Stage, Elkins Town Square)

Thursday, October 2:

(ALL EXHIBITS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)

 8:00am-10:00am   Log Inspection For Log-A-Load for Kids Log Auction

                             (Newlon’s International, Rt. 219 & 250 South)

 9:00am-3:00pm    Randolph County Senior Bazaar
                             (Senior Center, Downtown 5th Street)         

                               KIDS DAY AT THE FESTIVAL

                             (Elkins City Park, YMCA, D&E College)

9:00am-6:00pm     CITY PARK EVENTS

     Attractions:

Pig Racing
Fun Time Train
Model Train Exhibit
Conservation Village
Chainsaw Carver - Andy Kerns
Shingle Cutting/Branding -
Wood Mizer/Jerry Allen

Vendors/Exhibitors

9:00am-8:00pm      Randolph County Community Arts Center/Seneca Trail Artist Guild

                              Juried Art Show   

                              (Community Arts Center, Randolph Avenue)

9:00am-8:00pm      Log Cabin Quilters: Free Quilt Show

                              (Elkins YMCA, Davis Avenue)

9:00am-9:00pm      Forestry and Wood Products Exhibit

                              (YMCA Rotary Room, Davis Avenue)

                             WV Christmas Tree Growers Association Exhibit

                              (YMCA Rotary Room, Davis Avenue)

                             Primitive Campground Exhibit

                             (D&E College, Lower Front Field)

11:00am-3:00pm    Log-A-Load For Kids Auction

                             (Newlons International, Rt. 219 & 250 South)

12:00pm-7:00pm   GFWC Woman’s Club of Elkins Arts and Craft Show   

(Memorial Gymnasium, D&E College)

12:00pm-8:00pm    Information Booth

                              (Corner of Davis Avenue and Third Street)

                              Mountain State Forest Festival Store

                               (First Baptist Church Gym, Randolph Avenue)

12:00pm-9:00pm     Mountain Weavers Guild (free)

                               (Elkins-Randolph County Public Library, Davis Avenue)

9:00am-7:00pm       Crafts & More

                               (First United Methodist Church, Kerens Avenue)

9:00am-9:00pm      Photography Exhibit /Contest

                             (First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Randolph Avenue)

6:30pm                  DISTINGUISHED GUEST DINNER

                              (McDonnell Center, D&E College)

7:00pm                  Variety Talent Show Finale**

                              (Downtown Stage, Elkins Town Square)

Friday, October 3:

(ALL EXHIBITS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)

9:00am-3:00pm     Randolph County Senior Bazaar

                            (Senior Center, Downtown 5th Street)  

9:00am-6:00pm     CITY PARK EVENTS

       Attractions:

                                        Pig Racing
                                Fun Time Train
                                Model Train Exhibit
                                Conservation Village
                                Chainsaw Carver - Andy Kerns
                                Shingle Cutting/Branding -
                                Wood Mizer/Jerry Allen
                                Vendors/Exhibitors

9:00am-7:00pm        GFWC Woman’s Club of Elkins Arts and Craft Show   

                              (Memorial Gymnasium, D&E College)

9:00am-7:00pm        Randolph County Community Arts Center/Seneca Trail Artist Guild

                                 Juried Art Show

                                (Community Arts Center, Randolph Avenue)

                                Crafts & More

                                (First United Methodist Church, Kerens Avenue)

9:00am-8:00pm        Log Cabin Quilters:  Free Quilt Show

                                (Elkins YMCA, Davis Avenue)

9:00am-9:00pm        Forestry and Wood Products Exhibit

                                (YMCA Rotary Room, Davis Avenue)

                              WV Christmas Tree Growers Association Exhibit

                               (YMCA Rotary Room, Davis Avenue)

                                Mountain Weavers Guild (free)

                               (Elkins-Randolph County Public Library, Davis Avenue)

                                Photography Exhibit /Contest

                             (First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Randolph Avenue)

                             Primitive Campground Exhibit

                             (D&E College, Lower Front Field)

10:00am-9:00pm    Mountain State Forest Festival Store

                              (First Baptist Church Gym, Randolph Avenue)

11:00am-9:00pm    Information Booth      

                             (Corner of Davis Avenue and Third Street)

1:00pm                  Pre-Coronation Entertainment

2:00pm                  CORONATION OF MAID SILVIA LXXVIII                                    
                              

                             (D&E College Amphitheater)

                              Queen’s Reception

                              (Halliehurst Mansion, immediately following Coronation)

 6:00pm-10:00pm   EHS Alumni Association Open House 

                                        Grads and Friends Welcome

                             (American Legion, 4th Street)

 8:00pm                 Elkins Volunteer Fire Department Fireman’s Parade

                              (Downtown Elkins)


 9:00pm                 Queen’s Ball

                              (McDonnell Center, D&E College)

 

Saturday, October 4:

 7:00am                 Championship Lumberjack Registration

                             (D&E College Amphitheater)

 8:00am                 Championship Lumberjack Contest

                             (D&E College Amphitheater)

11:45am                 Hard Hit Classic

                             (D&E College Amphitheater)

9:00am-5:00pm       Log Cabin Quilters:  Free Quilt Show

                               (Elkins YMCA, Davis Avenue)

9:00am-5:00pm      Photography Exhibit /Contest

                             (First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Randolph Avenue)

                             Mountain Weavers Guild

                              (Elkins-Randolph County Public Library, Davis Avenue)

9:00am-6:00pm      CITY PARK EVENTS

        Attractions:
  
  
Pig Racing
   Fun Time Train
   Model Train Exhibit
   Conservation Village
   Chainsaw Carver - Andy Kerns
   Shingle Cutting/Branding -
   Wood Mizer/Jerry Allen
  
Vendors/Exhibitors

9:00am-7:00pm    GFWC Woman’s Club of Elkins Arts and Craft Show   

(Memorial Gymnasium, D&E College)

                             Crafts & More

                              (First United Methodist Church, Kerens Avenue)

9:00am                  Primitive Campground Exhibit

                             (D&E College, Lower Front Field)

                             Forestry and Wood Products Exhibit

                              (YMCA Rotary Room, Davis Avenue)

                            WV Christmas Tree Growers Association Exhibit

                              (YMCA Rotary Room, Davis Avenue)

9:00am-9:00pm      Randolph County Community Arts Center/Seneca Trail Art

                              Juried Art Show   

                            (Community Arts Center, Randolph Avenue)

10:00am-5:00pm    Information Booth

                             (Corner of Davis Avenue and Third Street)

10:00am-9:00pm    Mountain State Forest Festival Store

                              (First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Randolph Avenue)

1:00pm                  Antique & Classic Street Rod Car Parade

                              (12th Street down Davis Avenue up Randolph Avenue)

1:15pm                  Special Units & Log Truck Parade

                              (12th Street down Davis Avenue up Randolph Avenue)

1:30pm                  Grand Feature Parade

                              (12th Street down Davis Avenue up Randolph Avenue)

4:45pm                  Band Field Show

                               (Wimer Field, South Davis Avenue)

6:00pm-8:00pm      Tailgate Party

                            (McDonnell Center, D&E )

8:00pm                  TRAVIS TRITT CONCERT
                           
                            (Harper-McNeeley Auditorium, D&E College)                  

 

Sunday, October 6:

7:00am-3:00pm     Buckwheat Cake and Sausage Feed

                             (Izaak Walton League, Mountaineer Chapter Lodge, Files Creek Road)

9:00am                  3D Target Shoot

                              (Appalachian Bow Hunter's Association, Kingsville Road)

10:00am                Muzzleloading Contest

                              (Tygart Valley Muzzleloading Range, Files Creek Road)

12:00pm-4:00pm    Information Booth

                                   Mountain State Forest Festival Store Items Available

                              (Davis Avenue, next to Main Line Books)

12:30pm                College Aid Luncheon

                              (Graceland Inn, D&E College)

2:00pm                  Closing Ceremony

                              (Federal Building Plaza)

 

**RAIN LOCATION

(Elkins High School, Beverly 5-Lane)

                                                                                              

***RAIN LOCATION

          (YMCA, Davis Avenue)

 

 

GAMBILL  AMUSEMENTS

      September 27-October 5

         (Downtown Streets)     

 

 

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