Tuesday, August 7, 2007

South Valley Heritage Days, August 8-11 2007

In an earlier post I mentioned the "Nanticoke Heritage Days". Turns out I was wrong - these are the South Valley Heritage Days, going on on Lower Broadway in Nanticoke.

Here are the details, from an article in today's Times-Leader:

WHAT: South Valley Heritage Days
WHEN: Wednesday-Saturday
WHERE: Nanticoke Fairgrounds, Lower Broadway
NOTES: Admission is free. Food, crafts and games will be featured.
INFO: 735-6990

Music will be provided nightly, from 6 to 10, and will include:

Wednesday: Polka band Jolly Joe and the Bavarians
Thursday: Local recording band 40 Lb. Head
Friday: Oz Band
Saturday: John Stanky, from 3:30-5:30 p.m., followed by X Country at 6 p.m. during Bike Night.

Special events each night:
Heritage Days festivities kick off at 5 p.m. Wednesday when officials tap a keg of root beer.

Minivan shuttle service will pick up residents from the three senior citizen high-rise towers in Nanticoke hourly on Wednesday during the polka-themed night. Glen Lyon residents can be picked up at 5 p.m. at the senior citizen center with a return trip at 9 p.m.

Children may have their pictures taken while sitting in a race car Thursday during the motorsports-themed night.

The Danko race team from the Giants Despair Hillclimb in Wilkes-Barre Township will make an appearance, and antique, restored and stock cars will be featured.

Fire departments throughout the county have been invited to participate in a 6 p.m. parade on Friday during Fireman’s Night.

Motorcyclists will leave from Nanticoke High School on Kosciuszko Street at 2 p.m. Saturday on a course through Back Mountain, Glen Lyon, Wilkes-Barre, Hanover Township and Nanticoke.

Potato pancake eating contest at 4 p.m. Saturday.

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