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Get ready for the second annual Old West Festival

FOLKLORE OF THE OLD WEST is the name of the second annual Columbia-Adair County festival coming up the first week of June. For a complete rundown of the schedule, read on . . .
FRIDAY night, June 6th we will have a country band and a Fiddlin & Pickin Contest with $1800.00 in prize money.

SATURDAY, June 7th will feature the popular RE-ENACTMENT OF THE "JAMES-YOUNGER GANG" ROBBERY of the Bank of Columbia which happened on April 29th in the year 1872. It will be presented and Coordinated by The Guntown Mountain Actors and Friends on June 7th at approximately 4:30 p.m. and again at about 5:30 p.m.

Join the good people of Columbia and Adair County, Kentucky as we step back in time to watch a bit of history. See the Jesse James and Cole Younger Gang make their way into Columbia as they did long ago. Watch as they rob the Bank of Columbia, despite the much heralded heroic efforts of bank cashier R.A.C. Martin, and make their get-a-way.

Also on the very full schedule Saturday, we have Arts & Crafts Show, Bar-B-Q, quilt shows, Pony rides, children's train rides, knife swap, Bluegrass bands, High Noon Wedding, Best Western Outfit Contest, Stick Horse Stampede, Baby pageant, Western horse parade & competition, traveling, Magic show, Antique tractors, Quick Draw Contest, Best Little Buckaroo Contest, and more.

On SUNDAY we will have an old fashioned church service.

For information on any of the above, contact The Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce, by phone, at 270-384-6020, or contact Chairman Charles Grimsley at 270-384-5658, or by e-mail; charlesgrimsley@hotmail.com


This story was posted on 2003-05-15 15:39:01
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Festival coming to Columbia



2003-05-15 - Columbia, KY - Photo Linda Waggener. As the banner on the courthouse proclaims, the "FOLKLORE of the OLD WEST FESTIVAL 2003" is coming to Columbia on June 6, 7 and 8. There's so much to be excited about and there are many opportunities to participate in this year's family event. Details and contact information are in made possible here from the Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce.
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