Fifth Annual

BlueGrass and Hot Air Balloon Festival 

  Belhaven, North Carolina

  October  21, 22, 23 2005

Festivities: Friday night, All day Saturday, Sunday Morning  

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If you missed last year's Bluegrass/ Hot Air Balloon Festival, you will not want to miss this years event! 

Outstanding Bluegrass Performers

 "Monday Night Bluegrass"    "Mack MacRoy and Company" 

"EAST CAROLINA BLUEGRASS BOYS"      "EC GRASS"        

Performances  "INSIDE"   the RESTORED  John A. Wilkinson "Concert Hall"

Bluegrass"MC" 

                                                                

Monday Night Bluegrass   

Mack MacRoy and Company

EAST CAROLINA BLUEGRASS BOYS

                                                                     

 

 

EC GRASS

 

   

 

Click on links to view individual web pages.....

This year's event will include Blue Sky Balloons from the World Famous Adirondacks, NY Hot Air Balloon Festival. 100% Safety Record in 32 years of events.  I want to fly with these Pilots!

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Friday Night

       "MoonGlow on the lawn"    "Meet the Balloon Pilots"

Oyster Roast "Seafood Extravangaza" by Mark Keyzer Catering

$25.00

Balloons will be inflated and lit up, The public is invited to attend

" Eat, Drink and be Merry and

"Support the continuing restoration of the John A. Wilkinson building"

Call the Wilkinson Center call (252) 944-4529 or

               The Marion & Jane Dilday Fitness Center (252) 943-3829

for Information

  

    Ticket Sales for  Flight  *Printable form for reservations

                              or Call Star Credle 252-964-6134                                     --                             252-923-7827  --    252-944-4529           

**RIDE WITH THE BEST IN BELHAVEN!**

Saturday 7:30 AM & 5:00 PM

Sunday 7:30 AM

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 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS  

Friday Night 6:30 PM October 21 2005 Everyone Invited! (Moon Glow Outside event)

         Moon Glow on the Lawn –

         Oyster Roast by Mark Keyzer Catering ($25.00 Tickets Available at Dilday Fitness Center)

                            "LIMITED SEATING- ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY"

 Saturday October 22 2005

        7:30 am Hot Air Balloon Lift-off (weather permitting) - Price per person $175.00

        9:00 - 5:00 Bluegrass Music (Auditorium & Lawn) ---FREE!

    11&3-Monday Night Bluegrass-10&2-Mack MacRoy and Company-

                            9&1-EAST CAROLINA BLUEGRASS BOYS-12&4-EC GRASS

              PAMLICO PLAYERS "JAMBOREE" (between bluegrass performers sets hour:45)

                                         PERFORMANCE on the  OUTSIDE STAGE

       10:00am "Pamlico Joe" on Stage sponsored by Friends of the BELHAVEN PUBLIC LIBRARY  with support of  

                THE TOWN OF BELHAVEN, BEAUFORT COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL and  BEAUFORT COUNTY GOVERNMENT

 

       ALL DAY!!    Antique Cars

       9:00 - 5:00 Arts, Crafts, Flowers, Food (Booths on the front lawn)

       12:00-6:00 Lawn Mower Pull—

        10:00-4:00  Beaufort County Sheriffs Dept. ID Cards

         10:00- Hay Rides around town (on the hour).

         ALL DAY! Face Painting     Treasure Dig by PCS

        5:00 Hot Air Balloon Lift-off (weather permitting)

                   "Pamlico Quilters" Quilt Show  all day Friday & Saturday, 10-6pm Senior Center Main Street, Downtown

           5:30 Downtown, Main & Pamlico Street, "Music on the Street"

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      Sunday Morning October 23 2005

        7:30 am - Hot Air Balloon Lift-off (weather permitting)

  

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OTHER EVENTS

Vendor Spaces

We are soliciting the participation of churches, school groups and civic organizations

in making this a community event.  In this way, visitors will get a taste of what makes our part of the state unique.

  Space sizes are per day:

12 x 12  for $45

12x24  for $90


Based on utility needs (electricity available)

No Commercial Vendors

friends@wilkinsoncenter.com

Click on this form and print it out: printable form

*Art & Crafts"

Food

Hay Rides

******Flowers *******

Loads of Chrysanthenum's and winter pansy's

Pumpkins

We expect thousands of people from eastern North Carolina, Virginia and South Carolina.

Become a Sponsor:

     printable application

                  Please consider partnering with us as we bring this annual event to Belhaven.

5 BALLOON SPONSORS:    AVAILABLE HERE  friends@wilkinsoncenter.com or call

Rocky Jacobs 964-6099 - Rich Pike 943-2566

Chester Smith  252-964-2216    

              

"TITLE"

 

 

 

"JAW"

 

Platinum

Sponsors Promotion

Balloon Sponsors

SMITH FAMILY FARM

$1,500.00

CECIL O SMITH - CECIL SMITH JR

 

 

printable application

 

 

Visit

our

Sponsors !

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PLATINUM SPONSOR

Tideland Electric

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GOLD SPONSOR

Shavender Trucking


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Children's Hospital of Greenville N C

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PLATINUM SPONSOR

Advertising and Balloon Promotion SPONSORS

East Carolina Bank

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GOLD SPONSOR

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Tri County Telephone

 

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Service since 1932

PLATINUM SPONSOR

 

PLATINUM SPONSOR

Williamston Ford, Mercury, Lincoln

 

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PLATINUM Sponsor - Bluegrass

Washington-Beaufort County Tourism Development Authority

 

 

GOLD SPONSORS

CIRCLE GROVE SEEDS, INC

COMMITTEE OF 100

COOPERATIVE BANK

ROCKY AND JO JACOBS

THE RAYNOR FIRM

SHAVENDER TRUCKING

 

SILVER SPONSOR

BELHAVEN FAMILY PRACTICE PA

 

Special Event Sponsor

Julian and Effie Raye Goff

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BRONZE SPONSORS

THE RICH COMPANY OF BATH

BAKER BUILDING SUPPLY

BELHAVEN FARM BUREAU

FIRST SOUTH BANK

AMERIGAS

PUNGO DISTRICT HOSPITAL

HAROLD & SUSAN SMITH

PORT BATH BUILDERS

TOWN & COUNTRY HAIR SALON

WILCO HESS TRADE MART

C.O. BOYETTE, M.D.

WOODSTOCK REALTY

The Dish Doctor

COLDWELL BANKER TOWN POINTE REALTY

HARDEE'S

PUNGO MACHINE SHOP

CENTURY-21 O'NEAL AND ASSOCIATES (Diane Edwards)

BELHAVEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

 

PATRON SPONSORS

CAROWAN-ALLEN INSURANCE AGENCY, INC

MINGES BOTTLING GROUP, INC

O'NEALS CELLULAR

RADCLIFFE INSURANCE AGENCY

SELBY LAND CONCEPTS

                      Merchant's Flags
                              "Flags are displayed down  Main Street "

                                      Merchant participation

   Barrett's Flower Shop

Beaufort-Hyde Weekly News

Belhaven Church of Christ

Belhaven Inn

Belhaven Waterway Marina

Wm. Graham Boyd, CPA

Coldwell Banker Towne Point Realty

Cooperative Bank

East Main Restaurant

EEII's Arts

Granny's Fabrics

O'Neals Drug Store

Peacock Boutique

R&S 66 Service Station

Radcliffe Insurance Agency

Southern Bank

The Raynor Firm

Thel's Shop

Town of Belhaven

Thistle Dew B&B

Wine & Words

Woodstock Realty

All contributions are tax deductible.

 

 THIS EVENT IS A FUNDRAISER TO CONTINUE THE RESTORATION OF

THE JOHN A. WILKINSON OLD SCHOOL Building

John A. Wilkinson Center
144 West Main St.
P.O. Box 38
Belhaven, NC  27810

252-944-4529 
email friends@wilkinsoncenter.com

FAX:  252-944-4529

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