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Rogersville hosts Spring Festival, Vintage Fair all day Saturday

Jeff Bobo • Jun 8, 2018 at 12:11 PM

ROGERSVILLE — There's plenty to do in Rogersville this weekend as the Appalachian Spring Festival, which was canceled last month due to the threat of rain, will be held all day Saturday at Crockett Springs Park.

The ASF coincides with the inaugural Rogersville Vintage Fair, which will be held throughout the day Saturday on Main Street in downtown Rogersville.

Appalachian Spring Festival

Crockett Springs Park will be filled with acoustic music, a chalk art contest, kids’ art activity, games, folk dancing and clogging, a variety of vendors and food trucks.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and relax under the shade trees while you enjoying the entertainment, and food.

Master storyteller Marjorie Schaefer will be back on hand to lead the story sharing; and Winnie Seals will teach several English Folk Dances, including the Maypole Dance.

The public is encouraged to participate in these activities which are free of charge.

ASF entertainment schedule

10a.m. - 4 p.m.: Chalk Art Contest, Games and Kids' Activity, Food Trucks and Vendors are open

10:15: Welcome

10:30 – 11: String Break, Randy Ball & Ron

10:30: Storytelling with Marjorie Shaefer

11:15 - noon: Jacob Lewis Family

12:15 - 12:45: Kevin Buttry

1 - 1:30: Winnie Seals & English Folk Dance

1:30 - 1:45pm: Announcements

2 -2:30: Winnie Seals & English Folk Dance

2:45 – 3:15: April Albright’s Clogging team

3:30 - 3:45: Guerry McConnell

Historic Crockett Springs Park has attained Arboretum status, working toward establishing 60 different species of trees. This adds to the distinction of Rogersville’s City of Trees status. A very pleasant place to spend the day.

Find more information Call 293-0882, like the Rogersville Arts Council on Facebook, or visit rogartscouncil.org online.

The Cruise-In Vintage Fair

Downtown Rogersville activities actually begin Friday evening with one of the city's monthly Cruise-ins featuring a variety of classic cars parked in the shadows of some of Tennessee's oldest buildings. Rogersville Cruise-ins are also scheduled for July 6, Aug. 10, and always feature classic cars, live music and food vendors.

All day the Saturday downtown Main Street will be closed to traffic as the Main street Association hosts its first annual "Vintage Fair."

Dozens of vendors will be set up on the streets selling "vintage items", and there will also be live entertainment, arts and crafts and food.

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