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                   OUR 2017 ENTERTAINERS                    


                                                                          ON STAGE

                                 10:00     CITY OF WINCHESTER PIPES AND DRUM   

Opening the festival on Saturday morning, these colorful musicians come from all walks of  life to entertain us with traditional bagpipes and drums.  Saturday 

                                 11:00     BLUE RIDGE BARBERSHOPPERS

 Unmistakable and classic barbershop harmony with familiar melodies perpetuates this  American art form. Saturday      

                                 11:30     THE SPOON MAN

New to the festival in 2017, this “stirring” performance of interactive comedy for all ages.       Jim Cruise is a “spoonful” of family fun!  Saturday and Sunday  

                                 12:00     IMAGINARY BLUES BAND

With their blues-based classic rock, these guys never fail to provide a classic afternoon of music with something for everybody.   Saturday

                                 2:30      SILVER TONES SWING BAND  

Do you recognize the Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, or Harry James?  How about “Boogie   Woogie Bugle Boy” to get you on your feet to join in the dancing with this popular swing band?  Or just listen, tap your feet and sing along.  Saturday 




                                                                          ON STAGE

                                 10:00   MIKE VINSON / DAVID FATULA Gospel, Blues and Folk

A little guitar, a little hammered dulcimer and a little gospel to start your Sunday at the festival. 

                                 11:30   THE SPOON MAN

New to the festival in 2017, this “stirring” performance of interactive comedy for all ages.   Jim Cruise is a “spoonful” of family fun!  

                                 12:00   SMOKIN' POLECATS

The best blues band in the DC metropolitan area says Washingtonian Magazine.  With blues for all tastes, their sound comes from the post-World War II ensemble sound of the Chicago masters. 

                                 2:30     NOTHIN' FANCY

ENTERTAINERS of the YEAR awards go to Nothin’ Fancy year after year.  You need to hear, see and be truly entertained by this band!  You will talk about their music, talent and stories until next year.   Everyone needs Nothin’ Fancy!  

Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame Bluegrass Band




Other Entertainment

Virginia Raptor Conservancy

This organization is dedicated to the rehabilitation and release to the wild of injured, ill or orphaned native Virginia birds of prey. Visit their beautiful birds at their tent up the hill from the hayrides. 

K-9ology - Dog rally obedience, agility course

Charlotte Wagner is a certified animal trainer and behaviorist.   She brings an agility course, doggie pools, training tips/demonstrations for you and your leashed canine friend.  Come meet her and some of her canine champs.  Saturday   

The Danimal - Stiltwalker

 Dan Nellis navigates the festival on stilts with a unique perspective.  He will even help you give it a try! Watch for him in the                                                                         games and hayride line area. Saturday and Sunday

Bill Wright

The Delaplane Strawberry Festival and Emmanuel Church’s favorite bagpiper! 

Phydeaux’s Flying Flea Circus and old time Medicine Show

George Esparza travels with his breathtaking flying flea circus and their daredevil antics.  And what would a country fair be                                       without cures for all maladies at the Wahoo Medicine Show?  Saturday and Sunday

Jerry Brown and his monkey pal DJANGO 

Django the monkey and her pal Jerry Brown move around the festival grounds followed by a crowd.  Django will steal your heart away! Saturday and Sunday