WV Water Festival kicks off Friday


The 51st annual West Virginia Water Festival will kick off in Hinton Friday, July 24th, 2015. Activities are planned for the event throughout the week.


[BL]: Bluestone Lake Pit Area

[BP]: Bellepoint Park

[CBC]: Central Baptist Church

[HFD]: Hinton Fire Department

[HHD]: Hinton Historic District

[MB]: Memorial Building

[POPL]: Post Office parking lot

[RZ]: Ritz

[SCPL]: Summers County Public Library

[SF NRR]: Sandstone Falls New River Road

[VMP]: Veterans Memorial Park

Friday, July 24th:

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Craft Show [MB]

Saturday, July 25th:

9:00 a.m.: Fun Run [BP]

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Dog Show (entry fee) [BP]

10 a.m. to 2 p.m..: Craft show [VMP]

11 a.m.: Do Northern and the Keeney Mountain Boys and a Girl [MB]

7 p.m.: 4 PALS Productions/Throw Away Family ($15 admission) [MB]

Sunday, July 26th:

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Car show on Temple St. (entry fee) [HHD]

Monday, July 27th:

7 p.m.: Little Miss Mermaid [CBC]

Tuesday, July 28th:

7 p.m.: Coronation Queen Mermaid [LI-RZ]

Queens Reception following coronation [RZ]

Wednesday, July 29th:

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Quilt Show registration [MB]

8 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.: Glow walk registration [MB]

9 p.m.: Glow walk [MB]

Thursday, July 30th:

9 a.m. to 8 p.m.: Art show [SCPL]

12 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Quilt show [MB]

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Pretty baby contest [RZ]

Friday, July 31st:

7 a.m. to 11 a.m.: Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast [St. Patrick’s Catholic Church]

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Art show [SCPL]

10 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Quilt show [MB]

11 a.m.: Curby the Recycling Robot [VMP]

2 p.m.: Stream Stomp [SF NRR]

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Cody Wickline ($15 admission)[RZ]

8 p.m.: Fireman’s Parade (fireworks afterward)

9 p.m. to 11 p.m.: Dance: “Flash Back” [POPL]

Saturday, Aug. 1st:

6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Fishing contest [BL]

7 a.m. to 11 a.m.: Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast [St. Patrick’s Catholic Church]

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Art show [SCPL]

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Quilt show [MB]

10 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Vender event [VMP]

11 a.m.: Grand Parade

12 p.m.: Parade Marshall Reception [RZ]

2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Blingo [HFD]

5 p.m.: Magic show [POPL]

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Jesse Pugh Concert [POPL]

Sunday, August 2nd:

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Safety on the Blue [BL]

2 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Gospel signing [POPL]

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