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Valley Head Homecoming and Memorial Day 2022 @ Valley Head Fire Department

May 28, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Valley Head Fire Department
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Pancake Breakfast

8 a.m. til 3 p.m.
Front room of the Fire Department
Craft vendors-Silent Auction**

Among the amazing silent auction items will be quilts, a golf package for 4, a 3 night stay at Snowshoe’s Allegheny Springs, a 2 night stay with half day guided flyfishing trip at Elk Springs resort, a 2 night stay at Elkwater Fork Cabin, jewelry, and various gift cards. You must be present to win.
**Silent auction winners will be announced during the band’s first intermission

9 a.m. til 2 p.m.
Newt Wood’s porch
Mingo District Historical Society
Authors Steve Bodkins and Don Teter will have historical books of the area on sale. Syl Fretwell, society president will have the Indian Statue book and historical bookmarks for sale.

11 a.m.
Near Post Office
Calvary Assembly of God
Serving hot dogs, fixins and water

12:30-lineup begins.
1 p.m. Parade begins-over 25 units have indicated they will march.
The Valley Head community homecoming committee has appointed 2 honorary parade queens.
Abigail Cabaniss and Haleigh Wilfong. These young ladies, from the Valley Head Community, are sharing the top spot as covaledictorians at Tygarts Valley High School this year!

After the parade @ 2 p.m.
On the stage – which will be set up on the beginning of Marple Road next to the Post Office
Bluegrass Music From The Hills of West Virginia. 5-time WV State Banjo Champion Jim Gabehart & guitar player/lead vocalist Valerie Gabehart will perform. They have played from Canada to Florida, playing a variety of music — incorporating instrumentals, acapella gospel, ballads, driving bluegrass, and original songs written by Jim.
There will be three 40 minute sets totaling 3 hours
4 pm – Syl Fretwell will do an historical presentation of French Harding’s Civil War Adventures in the Tygart Valley at the Valley Head Community Center
**After the concert
Valley Head Community Center
Pork BBQ Dinner

6 p.m.
Valley Head United Methodist Church
Gospel Sing

Sunday, May 29
2 p.m.
Valley Head United Methodist Church
Memorial Service

Monday, May 30th-12 noon
Memorial Day Program-led by Ellen Doyle
Soldier statue on Mingo Flats Road


May 28, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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