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Nazareth Children’s Home gears up for annual funfest

The Nazareth Children’s Home FunFest is an annual tradition in Rowan County.
This year’s event is Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
For the early birds, breakfast will be available starting at 7 a.m. and the car show and craft fair gear up at 8 a.m.
Below is the complete schedule for the day. The FunFest is held at 855 Crescent Road, Rockwell. Their website is www.nazarethfunfest.org/

FUN FEST
SCHEDULE
Saturday, June 7
Deejay Butch Mattox

7 a.m.:Breakfast foods for sale
8 a.m.: Car Show and Craft Fair
9:30 a.m.: Welcome and Prayer – Vernon Walters, Jr. Pres./CEO
9:35 a.m.: Rori Godsey– Star Spangled Banner
10 a.m.: Children’s games in Lyerly Activity Center, including inflatables, face painting, balloons
10 a.m.: Rowan Aero Modelers Air Show (at the YMCA soccer fields)
10 a.m.: Montgomery & Co.
11 a.m.: Alumni registration at Gazebo
11:15 a.m.: Music by Carson Hill
Noon: Center Stage Dance
Noon: Lyerly Family Reunion in Goodson Shelter
Noon: Uncle George – Magician at Lyerly Activity Building
1 p.m.: Legends Review Band
4 p.m.: Raffle for
• 2014 Honda Civic LX
• Large Big Green Egg Grill/Smoker Bundle Pkg.
• Sanyo 55” LCD HDTV
• Sony Playstation 4 500GA
• 14” Bounce-Pro Trampoline w/Enclosure
• $200 Nazareth Outlet Gift Certificate
• 50/50 Drawing

Cover photos, clockwise from top left:

The Center Stage Company Dancers performing for a large crowd at the Nazareth Children’s Home Fun Fest. Photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post, 2012
The Edwards Family performs “old style” gospel at the Nazareth FunFest-Photo by Joey Benton, Salisbury Post, 2005

In the auto show,Coy Wilhelm’s 1958 Chevy Corvette (on the right) sits with a line of classic autos at the Nazareth Children’s Home Fun Fest. photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post, 2012

Marva Johnson, Phyllis Treece, and Tracy Rouse (seated L to R) behind the table offer their custom designed birdhouses for sale at the Nazareth Children’s Home Fun Fest. photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post, 2012

Kristina Parker paints 7-year-old Elijah Cousar’s face like a tiger at the Nazareth Children’s Home Fun Fest. Parker’s income from the facepainting was donated to the children’s home. Photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post, 2012

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