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September 9, 2013

Old-Fashioned Trading Days continues Saturday in downtown Williamsburg

CORBIN — By John L. Ross / Staff Writer

Saturday is the last day for folks to get out in the streets of downtown Williamsburg for the 30th annual Old-Fashioned Trading Days celebration.

Several activities for “kids of all ages” are available for festival attendees.

From 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday is a Car Show set up in the Whitley County Health Department parking lot.

Also at 8 a.m. in the morning is registration for the Kiwanis/Harold Mauney 5K Run/Walk at the University of the Cumberlands’ James H. Taylor Stadium. That race starts at 9 a.m.

For the competitive types, at 9 a.m. registration begins for the Sid Strunk Memorial Corn Toss Tournament, with the tournament kicking off at 10 a.m.

The Williamsburg Football Auction begins on Stage 2 at 10 a.m.

At 10:30 a.m., the Dance Center will take over Stage 1, with the Youth Talent Show starting at that same time.

From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. officials will be on hand to do Children’s ID Kits.

LeAnne Hoffman then takes the stage at 12:30 p.m., with Savannah Faith scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Special guest Saturday is “Williamsburg’s own” Bill Bryant, with WKYT.

Then at 3 p.m., the Stage 1 will be the scene of several gospel singers performing.

The Heavenly Heirs sing first, followed by The Whisnants at 4:30 p.m. and again at 6:45 p.m., Jeff and Sheri Easter at 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., The Primitives at 6 p.m. and again at 8:15 p.m.

At 7 p.m. on Stage 2, the ABD Band performs.

Also for festival-goers are several craft vendors, food vendors and entertainment vendors.

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