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Newbern's Depot Days this Saturday

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Bring your family and dress up for this year's Newbern Depot Days. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday with awards given to the winners of different categories.
The ever-popular Newbern Depot Days will take place this Saturday in downtown Newbern.

This year, the event will feature a day filled with a 5K race, crafts, games, entertainment and a parade. It will all conclude with a concert by the legendary country music singer T.G. Sheppard.

Sheppard, from Humboldt, had numerous Top 10 releases throughout his career and hits like "Fooled Around and Fell In Love", "Strong Heart", and "One For The Money". Other classics include, "Last Cheater's Waltz", "I'll Be Coming Back for More" and "Do You Wanna Go to Heaven".

Warming up the crowd before Sheppard takes the stage will be the Empty Pockets Band that frequently plays around the area.

T.G. Sheppard will perform at Depot Days in Newbern on Saturday evening. His list of country hits includes 'Fooled Around and Fell In Love' and 'Last Cheater's Waltz'.
Mayor K.W. Dennison is excited about this year's celebration and providing entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

"We hope everyone comes out to Depot Days and hears the Empty Pockets Band and T.G. Sheppard," said Dennison. "This is a great chance to hear a local legend perform his numerous number-one hits."

The schedule of Depot Day events are:

* 7 - 10 a.m. - Pancake breakfast (sausage, pancakes, milk, juice and coffee in Mom's Buffet downtown Newbern)

* 7 a.m. - 5K run and 1-mile fun walk registration (downtown pavilion)

* 7:30-10 a.m. - Race begins at 8 a.m. followed by awards presentation at 10 a.m.

* 9 a.m. - Crafts and vendors open (various crafts, food and entertainment vendors)

* 9 a.m. - Kids rides and inflatables

* 9:45 a.m. Cake walk begins (cake walks begin every hour)

* 11 a.m. - National Anthem

* 11 a.m. - Parade begins (tractors, antique cars and various entries)

* noon - Parade awards ceremony

* 1:15 p.m. - Domino's competition (City Café)

* 1-6:30 p.m. - Local talent performs (open mike)

* 3 p.m. - Lawn mower drawing (compliments of Briggs and Stratton)

* 3:30 p.m. - Elvis performs

* 7 p.m. - Street dance begins

* 7-8:15 p.m. - Empty Pockets Band performs

* 8:30 p.m. - T.G. Sheppard performs

* Finale - $500 cash drawing

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Do come to the depot day saturday after you have seen all the booths come by the 1st Assemblies booth,we will free ice cold water also we will

giving away dvds and free Niv Bibles

Have you a need we will pray with you ,no need is to large or small for God.

Hopeing to see you saturday in Newbern

James Allen

-- Posted by tank2 on Fri, Sep 17, 2010, at 10:58 AM

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