Special Events & Festivals

56th annual Heritage Days kicks off county’s festival season

Members of the Heritage Days Steering Committee met with representatives from Gerdau Huntington Facility, which is sponsoring this year’s event, on Thursday, June 13, at Gerdau. Pictured are (front row from left) Devon Henderson, steering committee; and Gerdau representatives Eric Hills, quality manager; Dianne Metzger, quality engineer; Rich Card, plant manager; Kendall Mickley, controller; Jeremy Lambert, routine facilitator; and Ron Buford, maintenance facilitator; and (back row from left) Pat Johnson and Brittany Fishburn, steering committee; Paula Kimmel, Heritage Days publicity chair; Steve Kimmel, executive director, Huntington County Chamber of Commerce; Malcolm McBryde and Samantha Garcia, steering committee; and Angie Garcia, office administrator, Huntington County Chamber of Commerce. Not pictured is Jason Fields, steering committee chair. Heritage Days will take place Wednesday, June 19, through Sunday, June 23, with the theme, “The ’60s: “Yesterday.”
Photo by Steve Clark.

The start of Huntington County’s summer festival season kicks off this week with the 56th annual Huntington Heritage Days, June 19 to June 23, with Gerdau Huntington Facility serving as the festival sponsor.

Heritage Days gives residents, former residents and visitors a great reason to enjoy being with their families and having fun together, says Huntington County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Steve Kimmel.

Historical society to host trivia contest June 19-22

The Huntington County Historical Society will present its second annual “What Is It?” contest during Huntington Heritage Days at the Huntington County Historical Museum from June 19 to 22.

The public is invited to visit the museum and attempt to identify 20 historical objects on display. The contestant who identifies the most objects will win a $20 museum gift shop voucher.

The contest will be held June 19 through 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and June 22, which will be an open house, from noon to 4 p.m.

2019 Heritage Days Festival Schedule of Events

JUNE 19-22
12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
WHAT IS IT? - The Huntington Historical Society, 315 Court St. Identify 20 historical objects on display.

Heritage Days Little Miss and Junior Miss hopefuls

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The Little Miss and Junior Miss Heritage Days pageant will be held on Wednesday, June 19, at Crestview Middle School at 7 p.m.