Special Events & Festivals

Kiningham and Marker win top Ducky Run prizes

Winners have been named for the annual Ducky Run sponsored by the Roanoke Kiwanis Club. The event was run Saturday, Sept. 6, as part of the Roanoke Fall Festival.
Alan Kiningham won the Vera Bradley gift tote as the top prize, while Ron Marker won the $100 cash from the Roanoke Kiwanis Club.

Other winners included: $25 cash from Bippus State Bank - Elsie Wygant; $20 cash from United REMC - Shannon Shockney; wheel alignment Ingle's Service - Terry Dailey; and $25 gift card to Roanoke Village Inn - Kelly Lee.

Veterans win top trophy At RFF Parade Saturday

The winning units in the Sept. 6 Roanoke Fall Festival parade have been announced.

They are:
• Commander's Trophy - Korean War Veterans.

• Overall Trophy-Alles Family Farm Equipment.

• Men's Color Guard - First place, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Huntington; second place, Flag Team 823.

• Floats - First place, Bippus State Bank; second place, Seminary United Methodist Church.

• Antique Vehicle - First place, Denis Dearduff; second place, Hunterman 1953 Super H Tractor.

Demolition derby


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

The Roanoke Fall Festival Demolition Derby, organized by the the Roanoke Tractor Pullers Association, was held Saturday evening, Sept. 6, at Roanoke Park.

Cake auction


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Kurt Ness, of Real Living Ness Bros. Real Estate & Auction Co,, auctions off a cake during the Roanoke Fall Festival Cake auction on Saturday, Sept. 6.

A great day


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Isabella Wilson rides the merry-go-round at Roanoke Park on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 6, during the Roanoke Fall Festival.

No problem


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Bobby "Circus Boy" Hunt balances a ladder on his chin during his act on the Roanoke Park stage Saturday afternoon, Sept. 6, during the Roanoke Fall Festival.

'Circus Boy


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Bobby "Circus Boy" Hunt greets fans as he rides his unicycle along the Roanoke Fall Festival Parade route on Saturday, Sept. 6. Hunt performed on the Roanoke Park stage later in the day.

Marching down the route


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

The Riverview Middle School marching band marches down the Roanoke Fall Festival Parade route on Saturday, Sept. 6.

Tractor pull


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Clayton Darlage takes his turn at the NTPA Tractor Pull at Roanoke Park on Friday night, Sept. 5, as part of the Roanoke Fall Festival. The pull was organized by the Roanoke Tractor Pullers Association.

Watching the helicopter


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Sam Zumbrun,(top) sits on his father Ryan's shoulders as they both wtch a helicopter take off from Roanoke Park as part of the Roanoke Fall Festival on Friday, Sept. 5. Festival-goers could buy a ride over downtown Roanoke.

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