HopeFest ‘16 Set May 6-7

The weekend of May 6-7 is going to be a busy one in Fentress County, as the Hope Foundation has a number of events scheduled, beginning on Friday, May 6 with a big Block Party from 5 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot behind the Fentress County Chamber of Commerce office.

Then on Saturday, May 7, there will be a number of events at the Fentress County Fairgrounds, beginning at the HopeFest Auto Show, with check-in beginning at 10:00.

The event, sponsored by Auto Solutions, Clayton Mobile Homes and Advance Auto, will feature Antiques, Classics, Custom, Modern Imports & Domestic, Muscle & Hot Rods, with awards for each category, plus an award for the Most Unique. There will also be a category for Motorcycles.

Registration to participate in the show will be $20.00.  Those just wishing to park may do so for $5.00.  There will also be swap meet spaces available for $20.00 each.

Concessions will be available, as well as activities for the kids.

For more information contact Maranda at 931-202-0556, Chris at 931-261-5263, or Cindy at 931-397-6363.

Also, beginning at 2:00 p.m., registration will begin for the HopeFest ‘16 Color Run, a 1-mile fun run. which will begin between the Commercial Building and the Women’s Building at the Fairgrounds.

There will be a $5.00 registration fee to participate in this event.  A waiver must be signed, and participants under 16 must have parents’ signature.

This event is sponsored by Tennova Healthcare Wound Care Center, and Dr. Chad Conatser will serve as event chairman.

Then, on Saturday evening, the Fentress County Fairgrounds will become the stage for Homecoming ‘16 Concert, featuring Hall of Fame Drummer for Lynyrd Skynyrd Artimus Tommy Pyle and his incredible band – APB!!  The ultimate tribute to Ronnie Van Zant and his music.

This event will also be the reunion for the Southfork and Mountain Express Bands, with a special guest appearing at 7:00 p.m.

Gates open at 6:00 p.m., and the concert begins at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets for this event are now on sale at Advance Imaging in Jamestown.

Presale general admission tickets are $10.00 each.  Tickets at the gate day of the event will be $15.00.  Special deals, including special parking are also available.

Arena admission will be $50.00, limited to the first 250 tickets, on a first come, first served basis.

Meet & Greet, Arena Admission is $100.00, limited to 50 tickets, first come, first serve.

Read the rest of the story in this weeks Fentress Courier.