Russellville ready for annual Round-Up

Thursday, September 7, 2006

Russellville has scheduled its two-day Russellville Round-Up festival for Saturday, Sept. 9 and Sunday, Sept. 10.

The event will take place on the grounds of the Russellville Community Center.

Activities will begin with breakfast, served from 8-10 a.m. each morning, and featuring cinnamon rolls of Linda Nelson, along with the usual breakfast fare.

On Saturday, a Health Fair will take place from 8 a.m.-noon, and will feature blood pressure checks, bone density scans, samples, and drawings for various prizes. It will be followed by contests for children at 11 a.m., and a children's tractor pull at 1 p.m.

At 2 p.m., the Little Miss and Mr. Contest, as well as the Baby Contest, will take place. To register for the contest, call Michelle Gregg at 344-0262.

From 3-4 p.m., Pam Bryant of Ladoga will entertain musically.

Food will be served all day, featuring the usual fish and tenderloin sandwiches, ham and beans, and homemade pies, as well as several other selections. Darrell Wiatt will serve as chief cook for both days.

A musical program from Debi Macy and Roger Smith, along with son Adam on the drums, will take place from 7-9 p.m. on Sept. 9. The trio will offer a variety of musical combinations. The Macy-Smith duo have performed for 14 years at the Pine Box Theater in Nashville. Cost of the program is $5 for adults and children under 12 will be admitted free with a parent.

On Sunday, church services are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. with Pastors Jim and Kathi Elliott officiating.

A 3-on-3 basketball tournament is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. in the gymnasium.

In addition, the Woodsmen will perform at 1 p.m. on the outside state, followed by the Covered Bridge Singers at 2 p.m., and the Hopkins Family Singers at 3 p.m.

Rounding out the afternoon's festivities will be a parade at 4:30 p.m., followed by a raffling of prizes to close out the day.

Craft space is available by calling Wiatt at 435-2701 or Debbie Bartelt at 435-3003. To have an entry in the parade, call Gene Clodfelter at 522-1550.

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