Monday, June 25, 2012

Summer Fest Activities June 30

WSummer Fest Events
Located on the Cavendish Historical Society Museum grounds, Summer Fest –June 30th (Saturday)-will feature the following:
• Plant Sale

• “Indian Books,” owned by the Cavendish Fletcher Community Library will be on display inside the Museum McKenney & Hall: History of the Indian Tribes of North America is a collection of 125 images of lithographic and chromolithographic plates. Thomas Loraine McKenney (1785-1859) served as Commissioner of Indian Affairs from 1824 to 1830. In that capacity he commissioned and collected portraits of Native Americans for his Gallery in the War Department. McKenney's goal was to publish a record of vanishing peoples: portraits, biographical sketches and a history of North American Indians. He accomplished this in the first issue of the History of the Indian Tribes of North America, published in three volumes between 1838 and 1844. James Hall (1793-1868) provided the text.

• Museum Tours: Exhibits include 250 Years- Cavendish Historical Timeline. Flood exhibit. Be sure to bring pictures and other items you would like to include in the Historical Society archives for future generations.

• Food: Ting BBQ (lamb kabobs and hamburgers from their farm on East Hill Rd in Cavendish
- Pie for Breakfast (and other delicious items)
- Crepes and drinks
- Farmstead Cheese
- Chicken BBQ by the Cavendish Volunteer Fire Department at the Fire House

• Activities for Kids
- Fabulous Jessie’s Face Painting (Calvary Church)
- Bouncy House (Cavendish Baptist Church)
- Museum

• Silent Auction (Closes at 12:45)

• Live Auction (1 pm)

• 250th Banners are on sale-$150 for double sided banner; $80 for single sided.

• Voting closes at 2 pm for the Community Calendar photography contest . The three winners of the judged contest will also be announced. Photos are on display at the Cavendish Community and Conservation Association's display table.

• Register to vote at the Democratic Party booth. The Republican party will also be present.

• Register your home for the 2nd Annual Town Wide Tag Sale (July 28, 9-3 pm) if you want to be on the map or reserve a space for Proctorsville or Cavendish Green.

• Other vendors including jewelry, crafts, antiques and more.

Events begin at 9 am and end shortly after the live auction. Parking is at the Mac Molding Parking Lot, located in easy walking distance between the Museum and the Fire House.

FMI: 226-7807 or

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