Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Third annual Hubbardton Day Celebration to be held Saturday

Saturday, July 22, 4 p.m.—HUBBARDTON—The town of Hubbardton third annual Hubbardton Day celebration at the Hubbardton Battlefield, located on Monument Hill Road in Hubbardton, will be held Saturday, July 22, starting at 4 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.Rain date is Sunday, July 23, same place and time.

At 4 p.m., children’s games and contests will take place, with prizes, and for adults, there will be a corn hole competition and pick-up volleyball games. The popular ladies-only frying pan throwing contest will be held again, plus a kids’ and a “senior ladies” throwing contest. Cash prizes will be awarded inthe adult contests.

Fried bread dough, water, and souvenir t-shirts will be available to purchase. Other events include a cash raffle, a “what’s your pleasure” jar raffle, and a hand-stitched quilt raffle. Back by popular demand is the face painting lady.

From 5-6:15 p.m., a pig roast and chicken barbecue with all the fixin’s and free ice cream will be served by the Hubbardton Center Grange 290. Tickets are $12 for adults, and $6 for kids under 10. For advanced tickets call 273-2651, or pick up at Castleton Pet Supply.  During the evening, music will be provided by Steve Kyhill and David Hughes and the Mt. Independence Seth Warner Fife and Drum Corps. Square dancing will follow dinner. Taking center stage at 7 p.m. will be Northern Homespun. They play covers and high energy, foot tapping style music.

To close the evening out, there will be a fireworks extravaganza. The display will out-perform last year’s production, and promises to explode with a spectacular grand finale to close out the third annual celebration.

For more information, contact 802-273-2951.

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