SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2013
10am-5pm ~ Downtown ~ Slippery Rock, PA
5K Run / 2Mile Walk: Slippery Rock Area Parks and Recreation will host this annual run. The run will start at 8:30am at the corner of Elm and W. Cooper Sts. and will proceed down W. Cooper St. Look for the clearly marked spot to turn and return to the finish line. The 2 mile walk will start at the red benches in front of Memorial Park on Main St. and traverse through scenic Slippery Rock University. Feel free to preregister before September 3rd. Onsite registration begins at 7:30am on event day. Call 724-794-8180 for more details.
Main Street will be closed to thru traffic and parking to provide space for over 100 booths of crafts, business displays, organizational fund raisers and lots of unique food vendors.
SLIPPERY ROCK BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
5TH ANNUAL CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT
$10.00 per team entry fee. Don’t get shut out on game day. Pre-register by calling 724-794-9780 with team name, contact person and phone number. First place team wins $200! Second place $100
SR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT. CHICKEN BARBEQUE
Back by popular demand……..chicken on the grill in front of the fire hall. A sell out every year!
SHEETZ COFFEE TRUCK
Running the roads to our town serving up smoothies, specialty coffees and lots of other Sheetz stuff. Always on a Sheetz Run! Sponsored by Sheetz.
SLIPPERY ROCK GIANT EAGLE PRESENTS KID'S ZONE at GATEWAY PARK!
RIDES AND GAMES: Sponsored in part by our generous community sponsors include Giant Slide, the ever popular “Euro Bungee”, Mechanical Bull, Human Bowling, Tropical Bounce, Western Obstacle Course, Wrecking Ball, Box’n Battle!
DAVID LAWRENCE MAGIC SHOW- Sure to ensure a performance filled with innovative and mesmerizing magic with a large dose of laughter. Will mesmerize, energize, and personalize this show with plenty of audience participation. Guaranteed to be a satisfying and memorable performance!
FACE PAINTING- Ms. Boots is back! FREE event.
SRU ROCK DANCE COMPANY- Dance students show off their talent with an impromptu performance and always a crowd pleaser.
MUSICAL CHAIRS: Three age groups (5-8; 9-12; and 13 and up) compete to be the last one sitting and win $50.
HULA HOOP CONTEST: $50.00 to the winner.
DUNKING BOOTH: Take three shots at dunking some community folks and university staff members.
PHOTO BOOTH: Take home a digital photo to commemorate the 11th VillageFest.
BRUSTER’S of INGOMAR ICE CREAM EATING CONTESTS:
1:00 and 2:00 in the Slippery Rock Giant Eagle Kid’s Zone at Gateway Park
Enjoy a favorite summer pastime while competing to win a $25 dollar gift card! Two separate contests will take place. Tickets to participate will be sold before each event. Spots are limited so make sure you don’t miss out!
Dave’s DJ Service has been providing music and PA announcements for VillageFest for the past three years specializing in Country and Classic Rock. He will be located in Slippery Rock Giant Eagle’s Kid’s Zone at Gateway Park.
Bogmeisters Men's Chorus
We are a good natured group of guys, who have come together to gather in harmony and sing for the pure enjoyment of performing. We strive to foster a love for barbershop music and continue to grow within the community through our shared experience. Show time 10am to 11am.
Chris Clark Bicycle Stunt Show
Over the past decade, professional stunt cyclist Chris Clark has competed around the world and entertained thousands at events like the Gravity Games, The Vans Warped Tour, New York’s Times Square Parade and even the Olympic Games! Now Chris is bringing the show to Slippery Rock’s 11th Anniversary VillageFest. Show times: 10:30am and 3:00pm in Slippery Rock Giant Eagle’s Kid’s Zone at Gateway Park.
Midnight Express was formed in 2009 when four likeminded, seasoned musicians came together to create a unique Pittsburgh Blues sound. A fusion of styles ranging from East Coast Jazz, Funk to Chicago Blues makes up their unique sound. Midnight Express' members include: George Kalantzis, (guitar, vocals) originally from Chicago, immersed himself in the Pittsburgh music scene in 2001. His multiple influences reflect the many colors and textures that the Blues has to offer. John DeCola (keyboards), a veteran of the Pittsburgh music scene, started playing professionally at age 13. John's playing reflects his years of ardent, dedicated playing and he brings a fire to Midnight Express. Jim Spears (bass) grew up with music always on the radio or "hi-fi." It was a snooping 16-year old Jimmie that found an abandoned Silvertone acoustic guitar in a closet. That discovery lit a spark that led Jim into a life-long love of making music. Mark Chemini (Drums) has been playing drums for over 35 years and is a self taught musician. Show time: 3pm-5pm on the Main St. stage.
Michael Christopher Band
From the moment you first listen to a Michael Christopher song you'll find yourself tapping your toes and singing the songs in your head for days to come. Michael's invocative storytelling and transfixing voice seem to paint a picture with lyrics and music. He's fresh on the scene and brings a distinctive edge of showmanship and swagger to the country genre. In 2008 Michael put together some highly experienced musicians in the Pittsburgh area to form his band. They quickly two-stepped their way onto the country music scene. The band became a favorite at popular festivals, fairs, celebrations and other events and venues while opening for several national acts including Jamey Johnson, Phil Vassar, Colt Ford and Steve Holy. Show time: Noon to 2pm on the Main St. Stage.
Live in concert, whether alone or with a symphony orchestra, Frank's truly unique style is augmented his infectious love of music and performing before a live audience. His trademark “sing-alongs” always seem to generate enthusiastic participation from concert-goers. As television host on the award winning, “Cappelli & Co.” and critically acclaimed national children’s recording artist on the A&M label, Frank Cappelli is fast finding a place in the hearts of the young and the young at heart. Show time 2pm on Main St. stage.
SRU SPORTING EVENTS
6PM SRU Football vs. Shippensburg @ Mihalik-Thompson Stadium
Ashleigh James Salon
Slippery Rock Giant Eagle
Slippery Rock University
First National Bank
McDonald's of Slippery Rock
Renick Brothers Mechanical Contractors
Slippery Rock Business Association
Slippery Rock Hardware
SRU Federal Credit Union
S.R. Law LLC
ALL TIMES AND EVENTS LISTED ABOVE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND/OR CANCELLATION
FREE PARKING AND SHUTTLE SERVICE
FROM SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY PARKING LOTS
TO THE CORNER OF MAIN AND COOPER STREETS