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lje 0talmnta inieS--September 25, 2003--1'age 9 ;oadkill wasn't enough activities spice up this year's festival Autumn ttarvest Festival known primarily tongue-in-cheek West Roadkill Cook-off, is lup a number of new activ- year to add even more to the event. The festival begin in downtown m Saturday, at 10 a.m. Chevrolet is spon- a car show for antique trucks, fire and classic cars. will bc no iudging, but Choice trophies will be !f0r first and second place. register will receive ques and a participation Registration starts at 9 • Mitchell's Cherole on Ave.(Main Street}. Ikeeping with the traditions fair, the festival will include agricultural and home- making exhibits in the historic Pocahontas County Opera House on Third Ave. starting at 10 a.m. Judging will be at 9 a.m. For information about entering items for judging, contact Rene White at f304) 799-4035. Also new is a tractor and trailer pull to benefit the ttillshoro Volunteer Fire Department. It will be held at StiNwell Park at 6 p.m. Admission is $6 for aduhs and S4 for chil- dren ages 6- t 2. Children under 6 free. For iurther reformation about the Truck and Tractor Pull, contact the Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Department at (304) 653- 4636 on -lhursday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m., or call Chris Rose at (304) 653-808 or Matt Workman at (304) 653-4753. ate on f,.00stival events to come out and enioy a great fall celebration at Autunnl ttarvest Festival on Saturday. Please note !here will bc no parade this }'ear, and the h()rse show on has been cancelled. ('.raft vendor applications arc still accepted. For details, call the Pocahontas County & Visitor,, Bureau at !3()4 799-4636. No parade this year The horse show has been cancelled for Sunday. *Signup for Horseshoe Pitching (no exceptions!) * Registration for Antique and Classic Car Show-Mitchell's Chevrolet *Judging of agricultural and homemaking exhibits---Pocahontas County Opera House *Pumpkins ccepted for judging at Southern States until noon *Youth Soccer begins at Stillwell Park (under 6 and under 8) *Autumn Harvest Festival Begins--Admission is Free! *Bluegrass Music by Mud Hole Control at the Auto Parts 2 locations 799-6250 456-4432 i raCCy Day o &-' 9:t-Be 91-Breakfast &-' gt-%la3sae Rt. 39 Marlinton 799-5471 CO. Libraries welcomes you to the I::loadkill Cook -off a great selec- of cooool for ' occalion! Frepch's ulner Quality Home- Cooked Food (Guaranteed not to have Ioeen found on the road) Dine In or Carryout 799-910 llAM NOON i, WV i.mO6 HOME taT. HtTH. eom 1PM THERE'S SOMETHING FOR everyone to do and see at the Autumn Harvest Festival and Roadkill Cook-off. Doug Bernier of Marlinton is a perennial favorite with his cider press top right). Visitors can sample his work. Lots of activities for kids and adults, including ncw for this year, a county fair section at the Opera House featuring homemade items, photography, produce, quilts and more. Bottom right, Lauren Bennett, Parks and Recreation Director, measures an apple peel in the highly competitive adult class. Below right, Andrew Moore, of Marlinton, tries his luck in the kids' hay bale toss. Photos bv Carol Moore, Pocahontas Times Gazebo * Agricultural and Homemaking Exhibits Open in the Opera House * Art and Craft Vendors on Main Street *Car Show at Mitchell Chevrolet * Horseshoe Pitching in Riverside Park *Food available from local non-proflt organizations *Traditional Music by the Yahoes, Gazebo *West Virginia Roadkill Cook-off cooking begins in the Park *Pumpkin Judging at Southern States (estimated time) *Traditional Music by Dwight DiRer, Gazebo I ii i i iii " iii II I C.00utu n We gladly iota iw___ 0ur I ners and men0s to cddorate our area's rich hentagc during the /Uaunm  As ,ur local, waelxeni bank we take I:mde m the tradlt.ms of our ccmammut','. And that's f e're pleased to support tt annual event! Per00eton V,mbe, F DC Welcomes you to the Autumn Harvest Festival and Roadkill Cook-off www.citynational-bank.co m 2PM 2-4PM *Little Switzerland Cioggers perform on Main Street near the Gazebo * Harvest Games for adults and children (Wooly Worm Race, Apple Peeling, Treasures in the Haystack and more), Second Avenue. 2-5PM *Bingo, Senior Center, Third Avenue. 3PM * Auction to benefit the Pocahontas County Humane Society, Gazebo * Roadkili Cook-off Judging Begins 3:30PM *Folk Music by Zen, Gazebo All Day: *Apple Cider Pressing by Doug Bernier *Free massages by Paula Zorn & Bianca Pryor 6PM Truck and Tractor Pull to Benefit Hillsboro VFD---Stillwell Park (Admission $6 for adults; $4 for children 6-12) HUDSON'S 00VARIETY reet, Marl 799-4996 Saturday, September 27, 2003 Downtown Marlinton, WV Events begin at 10 a.m. FREE ADMISSION, Taste dishes made with ingredients you'd just as soon not know about, or play it safe and enjoy food prepared by local non-profit organizations! Other Activities: • Antique & Classic car show sponsored by Mitchell Chevrolet • Tractor & Truck Pull at 6 p.m. to benefit the Hillsboro VFD :, i • Largest Pumpkin Contest sponsored by Southern States : • Live Bluegrass, Traditional and Folk Music • Clogging : • Crafts • Agricultural Exhibits at the Opera House • Horseshoes • • Harvest Games for Adults and Children F.r. ore iJormation ©all (304) 799-4636 : Convention & Visitors • Bureau •eeeeeoeeeeleeeleee•eeoeee•elleleeeeeoeleeieeeleleeeleeeleeie