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Adam Calvert (photo provided)

BELPRE – The 90th edition of Belpre Homecoming will take place from 4 to 6 August at Civitan Park in Belpre.

Long a project of the Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce, Homecoming this year marks its first year as its own non-profit organization.

Entertainment on the main stage will begin Thursday 4th August, with something new featuring emerging Christian contemporary artist Jordan St. Cyr performing at 8:30 pm. He has toured with Casting Crowns and is sponsored by Rockland United Methodist Church.

The next night will see Adam Tucker as Vegas McGraw, a tribute to country music star Tim McGraw, who performs at 8:30 pm on Friday 5 August on the main stage.

Earlier this year, Tucker performed in episode 3 of the film produced by Jimmy Fallon “Clash of Cover Bands” on channel E where he won. He appeared in the March issue of My Vegas magazine.

Jordan St. Cyr (photo provided)

Saturday, August 6, highlights the festival with Ohio native and country music artist Adam Calvert at 8:30 pm, followed by a fireworks display at 10:00 pm sponsored by the First Mutual Bank to close the 90th return to annual home.

It will also be the protagonist on Saturday “Children’s day” activities with fishing derby, puppy parade, Columbus Zoo, COSI, cartoon characters, helicopter rides and more.

In addition to entertainment, annual contests will be held all three days along with inflatables, food vendors, arts and crafts, a bicycle show on Thursdays, a car show on Fridays, and the grand parade on Saturdays.

As an annual fundraiser, the Duck Pluck ticket draw contributes to entertainment costs. Tickets cost $ 5 each or five for $ 20. For more information, entertainment program, vendor rates and more, visit www belprehomecoming.com and the facebook page.

The program of events includes:

Adam Tucker as Vegas McGraw (photo provided)

THURSDAY AUGUST 4

* 17:00: BFC Bike Show

* 18: opening of the inflatables

* 18:30: Opening Ceremonies with Lighting of the Torch in the Gazebo

* 19:00: Little Miss / Mr. Show in the gazebo

* 8:30 pm: Jordan St. Cyr on the main stage of Rockland Ridge

FRIDAY, AUGUST. 5

* 17:00: Pioneer Antique Auto Club Cruise

* 18: opening of the inflatables

* 19:00 Junior Miss Pageant at the Gazebo

* 7.45pm: Jack Horton Trivia on the Rockland Ridge main stage

* 8:30 pm: Vegas McGraw on the main stage of Rockland Ridge

SATURDAY, AUGUST. 6

* 7:00: Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament at the Belpre Boat Ramp

* 9:00: Kids Fishing Derby at Civitan Park Pond

* 9:40 am: The Belpre Mile Run / Walk

* 10:00: Belpre’s 90th Homecoming Parade kicks off at Belpre High School, which runs along Washington Blvd. in Howes Grove Park. This year’s theme is “If we could go back in time.”

* 12: 00-16: 00: Open inflatables to kick off Children’s Day

* Noon: tractor show

* noon-6pm: helicopter ride provided by Mark Mondo

* 12:30: Registration for the puppy competition

* 13-14: Puppy contest

* 14: Colombo Zoo

* 15-15: 30: Magician Philip Sammons

* 15: 30-18: 30: SO

* 16-18: Closed inflatables

* 16: 15-16: 45: Magician Philip Sammons

* 18: opening of the inflatables

* 19:00: Miss Teen and Miss Belpre Pageant at the Gazebo

* 8:30 pm: Adam Calvert on the main stage of Rockland Ridge

* 9.15pm: Duck Pluck Winners Draw on Rockland Ridge Main Stage

* 22: Fireworks

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