Roanoke Fall Festival - 2012 schedule of events

Harvesting 59 years of fun

CONTINUOUS EVENTS
All located at Roanoke Park
• ANDERSON AMUSEMENTS - Carnival rides and games for adults and children.
• ANTIQUE TRACTOR DISPLAY - Sponsored by Ageless Iron of Roanoke.
• FOOD ALLEY - Wonderful festival food from a variety of vendors.
• COMMERCIAL VENDORS - Businesses displaying goods and services.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
CARNIVAL OPEN (fee per ride) - Roanoke Park.

6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
WOMEN'S FAST PITCH SOFTBALL University of St. Francis vs. Huntington University
Front Diamond, Roanoke Park.

6:00 p.m.
PET PARADE Starts at park entrance, ends at Main Tent.

6:30 p.m.
PRINCE & PRINCESS CONTEST - Main Tent.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
CARNIVAL OPEN (Fee per ride) - Roanoke Park.

5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
PAINTBALL SHOOTING GALLERY - Seminary Street.

6:00 p.m.
OPENING CEREMONY with Flag Raising - Main Street. Organized and performed by the American Legion Post 160 Color Guard.

6:10 p.m.
AGELESS IRON TRACTOR PARADE - Main Street to Park.

6:30 p.m.
ANNUAL KENDALL DENNIS MEMORIAL ALL-STAR COACHES PITCH GAME -
Back Diamond, Roanoke Park.

7:00 p.m.
NTPA TRACTOR PULL (entry fee) - Pull Field behind Roanoke Park.
Sponsored and organized by the Roanoke Pullers Association.

7:00 p.m.
CORN BAG TOSS DOUBLES TOURNEY - Tennis Court (entry fee).

8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
SPIKE AND THE BULLDOGS "Rock Oldies Music" - Main Tent.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
PANCAKE AND SAUSAGE BREAKFAST - Seminary United Methodist Church
Tickets available at the door. Sponsored by the Roanoke Lions Club.

7:30 a.m.
FIVE MILE RUN Race day registrations available at Main & 1st Streets.

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
FARMERS' MARKET - Main Street. Sponsored by the Roanoke Chamber of Commerce.

8:30 a.m.
ONE MILE FUN RUN - Race day registrations available at Main & 1st Streets.

9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
FREE CHILDREN'S GAMES - Tennis Court - win free prizes.

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 P.M.
CARNIVAL OPEN (Fee per ride), FOOD & CRAFTS - Roanoke Park.

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
PAINTBALL SHOOTING GALLERY - Seminary Street.

FREE CHILDREN'S CONTESTS

10:00 a.m.
NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK CONTEST - Roanoke Park, Sponsored by Tool Pro.

10:30 a.m.
FRISBEE TOSS - Tennis Court, Sponsored by MarkleBank.

11:00 a.m.
KIDDIE TRACTOR PULL - Main Tent at Roanoke Park, Sponsored by Roanoke Pullers Association.

CAR SHOW AND FREE ICE CREAM
Seminary United Methodist Church, 285 N. Seminary St.
Dash Plaques and Door Prizes.
11:00 a.m. - Car Show Registration.
3:00 p.m. - Car Show Parade.
5:00 p.m. - People's Choice Award.

3:00 p.m.
59th ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL PARADE - Main Street, Organized & sponsored by the American Legion Post 160.

5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
SILLY SAFARIS LIVE ANIMAL SHOW - Main Tent.

6:00 p.m.
CAKE AUCTION - Main Tent. Sponsored by Parkview Huntington Hospital and Mike Gibson State Farm Insurance.

7:00 p.m.
DEMOLITION DERBY - Pull Field behind Roanoke Park, Gates open at 6 p.m. (entry fee).

8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
KENNY TAYLOR ROCKABILLY TRIO, High Energy "Country Rock" - Main Tent.

CAKE COMPETITION

9:00 a.m. Drop off cakes at Town Hall.
11:00 a.m. Cakes on display at Town Hall.
11:30 a.m. Judging (closed to public).
2:00 p.m. Cakes on display at Town Hall.
6:00 p.m. Cake Auction in Main Tent at Roanoke Park Ness Bros. Auctioneers.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Dusk FIREWORKS - Roanoke Park, Sponsored by Roanoke Park Department.