November 1, 2006 Edition

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Foothills Celebration
is this weekend in BR

The fourth annual Black Rock Foothills Celebration will begin Friday with activities continuing on Saturday.

The celebration will kick off with the opening of the Black Rock Museum on Main Street at noon. Members of the Black Rock Historical and Museum Society will have cookbooks, pictorial histories of Black Rock School and pictorial histories of Black Rock available for purchase at the museum on Friday and Saturday.

Booths will open at 4 p.m. Friday featuring arts, crafts and food. A new addition will be karaoke Friday evening from 4:30 to 6 at the stage located downtown on Main Street.

A ham and bean supper will be served from 5-8 p.m. at the Black Rock Senior Citizens Center, which is also located on Main Street.

The students of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Moss will perform at the stage at 6 p.m., followed by a performance by The Kenneth Gilliam Band at 7.

A truck pull will also be held on Friday night starting at 7 at the old baseball field. Admission will be $2.

Concessions will be available at the truck pull and at the stage area.

Lions Club pancake breakfast is Saturday

Saturday morning, activities will begin with the Black Rock Lions Club pancake breakfast from 5:30-10:30 a.m. The cost is $3 per person.

Free hayrides to the breakfast and other events begin at 8 a.m., and the museum will open again at 8, as well.

An invocation and welcome will be given by Rev. Jerry Pentecost at 9 a.m., followed by the presentation of Mr. and Mrs. Foothills at 9:30 a.m.

A "Show and Shine" antique car show will also be held on Saturday morning on the southern end of Main Street. There is no admission charge for the car show.

Entertainment on Saturday will include gospel music from 10 a.m. to noon and clogging from noon to 1 p.m. A tractor pull contest will be held at the old baseball field at noon. It will feature classic and open classes, and admission is $2 per person.

A pet show is planned from 1-1:30. A cute kiddie contest will be held at 3 p.m. at the Black Rock School cafeteria, and a male beauty contest will be held Saturday night at 7, also at the cafeteria.

Those featured throughout the afternoon and evening on the Main Street stage will include: the Mike Gray group at 1:30, The Hilburns at 2:30, the All-Star Dancers at 3, the Freedom Church Singers at 4, Rob Colburn at 5, JR Rogers and the All Star Band at 6 and Darlene Hall and Band at 8.

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