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Hollidaysburg Celebrates 175 Years

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HOLLIDAYSBURG DODRANSBICENTENNIAL (175TH)

TENTATIVE PROGRAM FOR AUGUST 10, THRU AUGUST 14, 2011

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2011 - OPENING CEREMONIES
Opening Ceremonies at Canal Basin Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m.
• Featured Speakers
• Hollidaysburg Community Band & Alumni Community Chorus
• Presentation: “Our Past 175 Years” - Bill & Emily Padamonsky

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2011 - CONCERT ON THE DIAMOND -Sponsored by Evey Black Attorneys

• Downtown LIVE! (Get ready to rock & roll) . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Featuring “The House Band”
• Food Vendors, Local Restaurants & Activities
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2011 - CAR SHOW ON THE DIAMOND - Sponsored by Stuckey Ford
• Car Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
1972 & earlier welcome - dash plaques & goodie bags to first 50 cars
• “The Fabulous Flashbacks”(oldies, but goodies) . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
• Food Vendors, Local Restaurants & Activities


SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2011 - ACTIVITIES ON THE DIAMOND
• Holliday Grave Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 a.m.
Recognition of Direct Descendants & First Family

 

• Hollidaysburg Historical Society Photographic Display . . . 10:00 a.m. to Noon
James Holliday Revolutionary Sword
• Historical Fashion Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Featuring Period Costumes: 100 Years of Fashion
• Sidewalk Sale - Downtown Businesses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon to 4:00 p.m.
• “The SharpTones” (50's to the 80's music) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
• PVFD Chicken BBQ, Local Restaurants & Activities
• Parade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2011 - ACTIVITIES AT CANAL BASIN PARK
• Family Picnics - Pack a basket & bring a blanket . . . . . . . Noon to 3:00 p.m.
• Food Vendor (Doug’s Dawgs)
• Children’s Activities
• National Park Service Presentation:
“A Canal Basin Historical Perspective” . . . . . . 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Opening of Time Capsule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 p.m.
• Closing Ceremonies
• Concert - “J.D. Allstar Big Band” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m.

 

 

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