THE NEWVILLE FOUNTAIN FESTIVAL RETURNS JUNE 19-20, 2015
This year’s theme: “Celebrating 225 Years of Small Town Charm!”
The ever popular Newville Fountain Festival returns to the streets of Newville on June 19-20, 2015.
Please note, the parade this year will begin at 7:30PM, one half-hour later than normal.
Events of Friday, June 19, 2015
4:30PM Food Court Opens
4:30PM Music by Frances Drost
5:30PM Judging of Decorated Porches
6:30PM Registration of Parade Groups on Broad Street
6:30PM Shippensburg Swing Band at the Fountain
7:30PM Parade: Categories to be judged, Individuals and Couples Walking, Groups Walking, Floats, Antique and Classic Cars, Horse and Rider, Horse and Buggy/Wagons, Antique Farm Equipment and Antique Fire Apparatus.
8:30PM Newville Slide show at Farmers National Bank by Robert F. Over, Newville historian and former Mayor.
8:45PM Street dance at the fountain, Tractor Twang with Scott Donato
Events for Saturday, June 20, 2015
7:00AM to 10AM Breakfast at the Fountain served by volunteers of the Friendship Hose Company, No. 1, Inc.
8:00AM Baking contest judging at the Fountain.
8:30AM to 3:00PM DJ Music at the Fountain
8:30AM, 5 K Run forms at Liberty Ave and Big Spring Ave, awards presented following the race
9:30AM Auction of baking contest entries at the Fountain.
10:00AM to 2:00PM Horse and wagon tours. Special historical tours on the hour.
10:00AM to 2:00PM Newville Historical Society open for visitors.
10:00AM Walking tour of the Big Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery - meet at the church.
10:00AM “Memories of Newville” video presentation at the Farmers National Bank by Karl Holl.
12:00Noon Duck Derby at Laughlin Mill.
12:00Noon to 3PM, Klinger McFry Band
3:00PM Porch contest awards, Festival Closes.
Library book sale on the grounds of the John Graham Library on Saturday.
Green Ridge Model Train Layout with shuttle bus service from the corner of Liberty Avenue
and Big Spring Avenue from 11AM to 3PM.
Antique and Classic Car Show - Parsonage Street (west end).
To register for the Porch Decorating Contest, please call the Borough Office at 776-7633
Duck Derby Tickets on sale at Borough Office, Big Spring Pharmacy, Nancy Creek Hair Salon. $3.00 donation.
Carolyn Kough - Long time Chairman of Fountain Festival Committee
Some photos for your enjoyment of previous Newville Fountain Festivals….....................
Pictures of 2012 Fountain Festival
Direction Map of Newville Borough