CRESTWOOD FESTIVAL, PRESENTED BY SOUTH OLDHAM LIONS CLUB SET FOR SEPTEMBER 8
Starts with Pancake Breakfast at 9 - $5 for all you can eat pancakes, sausage, Tang and Coffee.
Final plans for the 2012 Crestwood Festival presented by the South Oldham Lions Club are in place. The event takes place Saturday, September 8, from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM at The Maples on SR 146 (LaGrange Road) in Crestwood. Admission to the festival is free, with on-site parking available at $5 per carload. With the exception of the dunking tank and Children's Train Ride, all activities are free, with a charge for food and beverage.
The Festival will kick off with a parade saluting Oldham County Youth Sports; led by a South Oldham Fire Department fire engine, the parade will leave the grounds of South Oldham Middle School/Camden Elementary at 9:30, and travel west on LaGrange Road through the heart of Crestwood and enter the Festival grounds from SR 22 (Ballardsville Road.)
Participants in the parade, which is sponsored by Champion Chevrolet, include the three Oldham County Fair princesses, local street rods and muscle cars which will transport Youth Sports teams, the Little Caesar's and Lions Club mascots and members of the South Oldham Lions Club. Club President and Parade Chair Tom Price stated that interested teams and individuals still can sign up by calling him at 502-744-6758 or contacting him via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The parade will end with the teams being recognized from the stage at 10:00 AM; pizza provided by Little Caesar's will be served to team members.
Entertainment this year includes:
Another new feature for this year's Festival is a Rest Tent, sponsored by Evercare Medical Solutions. Visitors will find rocking chairs, bottled water and - if it's hot - fans and an open invitation to relax in the tent.
Champion Chevrolet and Craig and Landreth will have new and used cars and trucks on display, and local owners of antique cars will join them in a special display.
Antique tractors and farm equipment, along with a display by the KILROY Chapter of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association will fill a good size portion of the Festival grounds.
Health Screenings will be conducted again by Baptist Hospital Northeast, and Baptist Worx Associates has joined this year with additional screenings.
"The Blessing of the Animals" will take place again this year in the Festival's Pet Park. Reverend Jim Trimble of St. James Episcopal Church will conduct the ceremony which is open to all types of pets - as long as they are under control by their owners. The ceremony will begin at 1:45 P.M.
Extensive Children's Activities are scheduled. Sponsored by Norton Brownsboro Hospital and Kosair Childrens Medical Center, activities include four (4) inflatables from Ka-Zoing and one (1) from It's All About Kids, the ever popular dunking tank, a Children's Train which will give rides through the Festival grounds and is sponsored by L&N Federal Credit Union, The Bubble Truck and a volleyball demonstration/pick up game sponsored by Starz Volleyball. The dunking tank and Children's Train will each cost $1. "Dunkees" include: Face painting and Balloon Artistry will be provided by Mortenson Family Dentistry, and Great Clips will have hair painting and face painting for children
Cedar Lake is coordinating the children's arts and crafts activities. Arts and Crafts Director Chelcia Nemec has arranged two "fall" crafts and two for Halloween, including a "candy bag" for children to take trick or treating. Cedar Lake offers highly compassionate, capable care for people with intellectual and development disabilities so they may experience a life of abundant possibilities. Founded in 1970, Cedar Lake new serves over 200 individuals from facilities in Oldham, Jefferon and Henry Counties.
Food vendors for the Festival include Starvin' Marvin's, Little Caesar's Pizza, the Ballardsville Lions Club and South Oldham Lions Club. Full menus from each vendor, along with prices are available at www.southoldhamlions.org
Businesses, Non-Profit organizations, Crafters and Sponsors will have booths.
To date, participants include: