Les Moore to Play for the August 17 VA State Peach Festival.
6/8/12 - Les Moore of Patrick Springs, VA and his band will be playing at the Virginia State Peach Festival Music Celebration on Friday, August 17, at DeHart Park, Stuart, VA. He specializes in jazz and blues. (Photo by Gary Plaster)
For more information on the festival see below:
VA Peach Festival Aug. 17-18, 2012
P. O. Box 577
20475 Jeb Stuart Highway
Stuart, VA 24171
Contact: Tom Bishop
The VIRGINIA PEACH FESTIVAL is celebrated annually during August. Patrick County produces some of the finest peaches. This annual celebration includes music events, plus food, crafts, peach ice cream, and fresh local grown peaches.
25th ANNUAL VIRGINIA STATE PEACH FESTIVAL
Saturday August 11- Virginia State Peach Pageant at the Historic Star Theatre, 318 Patrick Avenue, Stuart, VA, Time: 2:00 P. M. (Tiny Miss Peach, Little Miss Peach, Junior Miss Peach, and Miss Peach). (Practice on August 10, 6:30pm.) Admission is $3.00 at the door.
FRIDAY, August 17- join all your friends and neighbors for the traditional evening music celebration in Stuart DeHart Park, 212 Wood Brothers Dr.. Gates open at 4:00 pm Music begins at 6:00pm Ticket price: $8 advance, $12 at the gate. Children 12-under Free (Ticket price does not include food and beverage). Various food, crafters and business exhibitors available. Barbeque. Peach Cook-Off Contest. Corn Hole Tournament. Swimming at DeHart Park Pool. Peach shaved ice, Peach fried pies. RAIN OR SHINE. No coolers please. Paul Farrar will be there from the “Cooking With Paul” TV show, serving samples of Peach Ice Cream. Barbeque by Two By Two. Mr. Pokeeto, the clown will be there for all the kids!
Bands are : Walrus Band,Sunset Jazz and the Les Moore band.
SATURDAY, August 18 –8th Annual Folk Fair at the Meadows of Dan., U. S. Rt. 58 Business & Blue Ridge Parkway. begins at 10:00am. In the business district on JEB Stuart Highway featuring Belgian Horse Drawn Wagon rides, Local Peaches and Peach Desserts, Peach Butter Making, Local Artists, Hand Spinning, Antiques, Music, Food Vendors, Children’s World, Contests, Heritage Arts & Craft Show (10:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m) FREE. Southern Remedy will play at the Meadows of Dan Community Bldg. “A Simpler Place In Time”. www.meadowsofdanva.com
Stuart Communications –U. S. Cellular Authorized Agent
Appalachian Power Wal-Mart-Stuart
Nelson Automotive Family-Martinsville and Henry County
River Community Bank CenturyLink
Primland-Meadows of Dan
Mt. Valley Hospice and Palliative Care
WHEO 1270 AM-Stuart
Super Country 99.9 FM-Rocky Mount
Carter Bank and Trust
Stuart Tire and Auto
Surrey Bank and Trust
Sun Trust Bank
Pioneer Community Hospital of Patrick County
BTW 21 Your Neighborhood Network
Historic Star Theatre-Stuart
WHEE Martinsville Media
Angles Above Design
Clark Gas & Oil-“On The Run”
Chateau Morrisette Winery
Bennett's Baskets N Bows
Brian Jessup, Certified Public Accountant
Dan River Basin Association
For more information, call the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce,
Web site: www.patrickchamber.com. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org