Shake a tail feather at Festival Fridays


BUCKHANNON — It’s once again time to shake your tail feather at the annual Festival Friday! Friday, June 3 will be the return of Create Buckhannon’s first full Festival Friday of 2022. The fun, music and food filled event will be hosted at Jawbone Park, located on Madison Street.

The 2022 season will be kicked off with a country rock performance by The Jesse Milnes Band. Be sure to bring a chair or blanket to enjoy the show.

The location will give everyone who visits a chance to see over 700 valor banners hanging in honor of local heroes. Create Buckhannon works diligently to ensure that Festival Fridays and its location bring everyone who attends, great joy. Opening bands will play from 5 to 6 p.m., with the headliner bands preforming from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Vendors, both visiting and local, will be set up each Friday to offer handmade and locally sourced goods for purchase. The list of vendors can change each Friday, so be sure to stop by and see what they have to offer. There will also be food available for purchase and pre-order each Friday.

Create Buckhannon will have their state-of-the-art chicken cooker fired up to offer delicious BBQ chicken dinners.

Festival Fridays are a great way to visit with old friends, make new acquaintances and enjoy free, amazing entertainment. If you have any questions, would like to participate in Festival Fridays or volunteer, please contact the Create Buckhannon email at [email protected] or Melodie Stemple at (304) 472-1757, ext. 1.

The complete Festival Friday headliner lineup is as follows:

June 3: The Jesse Milnes Band (Country Rock)

June 10: Carpenter Ants (R&B- Gospel/Soul)

June 17: Nic of Tyme (Old School)

June 24: Full Cirkle (Classic Vinyl)

July 1: Stonestreet (Top 40/Variety)

July 8: Back in the Day (Oldies 50s and 60s)

July 15: B-Sharpe (Classic Rock/Country)

July 22: Stone Creek (Country)

July 29: Teen Night (Special entertainment/music)

August 5: Top Shelf (Variety)

August 12: Cross Town Traffic (Classic Rock)

August 19: Soda Pop Gypsies (Variety)

August 26: Wilma Cutlip (Classic Rock/Country)

Any updates concerning Festival Fridays will be posted on the Create Buckhannon Facebook page.

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