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It’s Time to Celebrate with Huntingdon’s 30th Annual Heritage Day Festival


It is time once again to celebrate Huntingdon Heritage Day Festival with the Town of Huntingdon. On Saturday, September 23, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., all are invited to Huntingdon’s historic Court Square to join this free all-day special event honoring the rich history of Carroll County and its county seat, Huntingdon.

This year marks the 30th annual Heritage Day and its longstanding tradition, and the festival’s schedule promises to deliver fun and entertainment. Festival-goers can expect to enjoy a cruise-in, inflatables, ISTEA train rides, Carroll Arts Storytelling, face painting and mudslinger’s pottery, pony rides, petting zoo, and vendor booths for jewelry, clothing, crafts, food, snow cones, and ice cream, along with music and entertainment acts on two stages.

Opening Ceremony at 10 a.m.

Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award- Marge Tucker.

Pioneer Family Award — Billy Dillahunty Family.

The children’s stage, sponsored by the Huntingdon Animal Clinic, will feature family entertainment from:

11 a.m. — Disney Dance Party.

11:30 a.m. — Animal Exhibit from Paris State Landing Park.

12 p.m. — Animal Exhibit from Paris State Landing Park.

12:30 p.m. — Magic by Ray Moore.

1 p.m. — Disney Dance Party.

1:30 p.m. — Carroll County Library Story Time.

The Carroll Bank & Trust Bandstand Stage will host a variety of live music acts from 11:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Alyssa Scott and Ian Bennett — 11:15 a.m.-Noon.

24 Seven Band — 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Oak Ridge Boys — 2-3:30 p.m.