Festival season is officially kicking-off starting this weekend in Adams County. The Winchester Homecoming Festival announced that the event, formerly known as the Winchester Caramel Festival, will be held August 27th through 29th in downtown Winchester.
The event will start with a community-wide yard sale on Friday morning and then opening ceremonies will be held at 5:30 p.m. followed by the Queens Contest beginning at 6 p.m. At 6:45 p.m. music will take the center stage with the Poplar Ridge Bluegrass Band followed by Ghost Mountain at 8 p.m.
On Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. there will be a host of pagents along with a quilt show at the Methodist Church. At 1 p.m., the Winchester First Church of Christ Choir will honor local veterans followed by a presentation of Noreen’s School of Dance at 2 p.m. The Winchester School Tribute begins at 5 p.m. followed by the Culinary Contest and Auction at 6 p.m. Evening music will feature Honey Hush and the Rebel Sound Club.
On Sunday at noon, the center stage will feature gospel music by The Watchmen and the grand parade will be held at 3 p.m. The Grand Marshall’s of the parade will be Caryl and Kenny Shelton.
A full schedule of the event can be found in 8/24/21 edition of The Informer. For more information on the festival, contact Patsy Roberts at 937-403-1315.