HOPE—A plethora of activities will be held this weekend as Hope celebrates the Heritage Festival.
The information tents, cafes and 5K fun run and walk kick off the event at 7 a.m. on Saturday which ends Sunday with an all denomination worship service followed by a covered dish dinner.
In between are a number of events which include a car show, games for the kids, bingo for the adults and lots of food.
The event is sponsored by the Hope Community Projects Committee in cooperation with businesses, community groups, the school and a number of individuals.
Also, there will be no parking along Main Street from noon to 5 p.m.
Here is the list of events:
* Information tents open at W. 2nd Avenue and Main Street;
* Grid Iron Cafe opens for breakfast;
* Biscuits and Gravy by 4-H at FNB Annex;
* 5K Fun Run and Walk registration at the information tent;
5K Fun Run and Walk begins;
* Car Show at 2nd Avenue and Main Street;
* Turtle race check in and decoration (supplies furnished) at the Tri-County Chamber at west end of information tent;
* Craft Show at St. Phillips Catholic Church in Catholic Hall;
* Family Movie Marathon at the library;
* 1st heat of Turtle Races at the Tri-County Chamber at west end of information tent;
* Museum opens, HCHA at S. Main Street;
* Bullseye Bingo tickets by Hope Community Development Group south of the bank;
10:30 to 4:14 p.m.
* Kids games sponsored by After Prom in the mini park;
10:30 until gone.
*Cake Walk at the United Methodist Church, west end of the information tent;
* Lunch at the museum and American Legion Auxiliary;
* Bullseye Bingo begins south of the bank;
* Turtle races, second heat;
* Second annual pinup contest, Studio 81/Throttle Jockey’s Car Club at the car show stage;
* Car show winners announced, 2nd Avenue and Main Street;
* Parade registration, S. Main and Broadway;
* Bullseye Bingo, south of the bank;
* Guess my Weight, HCDG, south of the bank;
* Turtle Races Final;
* Parade, HCPC, lineup at Broadway and Main Street. Kids under 18, individuals, businesses, political groups and organizations;
* Pedal Pull at W. 2nd Avenue;
* Hog and Turkey Roast, Hope Lions at the information tent;
* Homemade Ice cream, eighth grade class at information tent;
* Captain Andy, comedian/hypnotist, 2nd Avenue and Main Street;
8:30 p.m. to midnight
* D.J. and Beer Garden at Phat Daddy’s Bar and Grill.
Other things to see and do are face painting at the Mini Park, the new fire truck at the fire department, incognito carvings, TCT Demo of Nu-Vision at the FNB Annex and Bone Marrow Test by Rob Northcutt.
Sunday the all denomination worship service will be held at 10:30 a.m. with the St. Phillip’s Catholic Church leading the service at the FNB Annex.
Following the service will be the Community Covered Dish Dinner at the FNB Annex.