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Belleville Homecoming Festival begins Friday

Julia Life, of Mineral Wells, participated in the Tractor Rodeo at last year’s Belleville Homecoming Festival. (File Photo)

BELLEVILLE — The 2019 Belleville Homecoming Festival will be Friday through Sunday at the Belleville Community Center on West Virginia 68 South.

The three-day festival will feature entertainment, activities, games and attractions, including music by this year’s headliner, the country group Shenandoah, along with Corey Hager, Band of Brothers, The Carriers and Insured Sound

This year’s activities also will include Paw Patrol, Elsa and Olaf and Vampirina. There will also be laser tag and a haunted maze.

Admission to the homecoming is free on Friday only.

Admission on Saturday and Sunday is $6 for adults, $2 for children ages 3-12 and free for children under 3 years of age. A few events during the festival also will require a special entry fee plus proof of admission.

Aaron Clubb, of Pappy’s Lip Smackin BBQ, grilled some chicken during last year’s Belleville Homecoming Festival. (File Photo)

The Belleville Homecoming Parade will be 10 a.m. Saturday on W.Va. 68. The lineup begins at the Belleville Hydro-Plant entrance road at 9 a.m. There is no entrance fee.

The Belleville Homecoming Cruise In will be held Saturday at the Belleville Community Building. Car registration begins at 11 a.m. and the show is noon-3 p.m. The entry fee is $15.

There will be drawings and door prizes.

The schedule for the 2019 Belleville Homecoming Festival follows:

FRIDAY

Truck pulls were held during last year’s Belleville Homecoming Festival. (File Photo)

* 6-7 p.m.: Enter exhibits

* 7-9 p.m.: Teen Dance with The Music Factory

* 10 p.m.: Grounds close

SATURDAY

* 8 a.m.: Registration for Senior Walk (Office)

Landyn Moles, of Little Hocking, competed in the Marble Tournament at last year’s Belleville Homecoming Festival. (File Photo)

* 8:30 a.m.: Senior Walk for ages 60 and older

* 9 a.m.: Parade line-up

* 10 a.m.: Belleville Homecoming Festival Parade; Tug tractor pull registration and pull; Lawn tractor pull registration and pull

* 11 a.m.: Opening ceremonies; Cruise-in registration; Horse show registration

* 12:30 p.m.: Pet Parade

* 1 p.m.: Horse show; Pretty Baby Contest registration

* 1:30 p.m.: Chicken throw

* 2 p.m.: Haybale throw; Paw Patrol

* 2:30 p.m.: Cornhole registration; Youth sack race

* 3 p.m.: Elsa and Olaf; watermelon eating/seed spitting contest

* 4 p.m.: Hula hoop contest; Cornhole tournament; Toilet Paper Contest; Oreo Cookie Challenge

* 4:30 p.m.: Corey Hager

* 5 p.m.: Vampirina

* 6 p.m.: Band of Brothers; Paw Patrol

* 8 p.m.: Shenandoah

* 9:30 p.m.: Fireworks

* 10 p.m.: Grounds close

SUNDAY

* 10 a.m.: Grounds open; Tractor show/rodeo registration

* Noon: Truck pull registration

* 1 p.m.: Truck pull; Paw Patrol; Tractor show/rodeo; Tootsie roll spitting contest; Corn shelling contest

* 2 p.m.: Marble tournament; Vampirina

* 2:30 p.m.: The Carriers; Oreo Cookie eating contest

* 3:30 p.m.: Kiddie Pedal Power

* 4 p.m.: Insured Sound; Elsa and Olaf

* 5 p.m.: Paw Patrol

* 6 p.m.: Grounds close

Wayne Towner can be reached at wtowner@newsandsentinel.com.

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