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Save the date! The 7th Annual Union County Covered Bridge Bluegrass Festival will be held September 19, 20 and 21, 2014 at the Pottersburg Bridge.

At the bridge near North Lewisburg, the festival captures the alluring sights, sounds, flavors and aromas of bygone days when covered bridges were more than a way to cross over water.

Information will be added to this website as planning for this event continues. You can keep updated on our Facebook page.

FREE admission to all activities and music at the Pottersburg Bridge on Saturday and Sunday; parking is $5 per car, good for the entire weekend.

Call 937-642-6279 for information on tickets to the Sunset Dinner on Friday evening and the Saturday night concert at Veterans Memorial.
 

TENTATIVE Schedule as of July 11, 2014
 
FRIDAY, September 19
  • Bridgeport/Bridgeport Bridge Historical Marker dedication on Streng Road Bridge – 10 am
  • Self-guided tours
  • Social hour for the Sunset Dinner on the Bridge – 5:30 pm
  • Sunset Dinner on the Bridge – 6:30 pm
  • PLEASE NOTE Dinner is SOLD OUT. Seats are no longer available.
  • Visitors Welcome Tent at Pottersburg Bridge - 9 am to 5 pm


SATURDAY, September 20
At Pottersburg Bridge, 8 AM to 6 PM
  • Breakfast on the Bridge – 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Bridge Tours – departing from Pottersburg Bridge (Click HERE for schedule)
  • Old-fashioned Games & Kids’ Activities
  • Food Vendors
  • The Marketplace – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Bluegrass Music – 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. -- Click for Schedule
  • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. ($2/person or $5/family)
  • Pony Rides – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Storyteller - 11 and 11:30 am, 1 and 1:30 pm
  • Stilt Walker
  • Marysville FFA Mini Farm
  • Farm Market Vendors
Demonstration Tent Schedule
  • NOON -- Pie Baking Contest and Pie Making Demo by Union County Farm Bureau
  • 2:00 - Bulb Planting by Union County Master Gardeners
  • 2:30 - Pioneer Demonstrations
  • 3:00 - Fairy Gardens by Union County Master Gardeners
  • 3:30 - Pioneer Demonstrations
  • 4:00 - Recycled Garden Art by North Central Ohio Solid Waste District


SATURDAY EVENING
Veterans Auditorium, Marysville, 8 PM
  • Bluegrass Concert with Feller & Hill
  • Opening Act: Black Diamond


SUNDAY, September 21
  • Coffee on the Bridge – 9:30 a.m.
  • Community Fellowship Service on Pottersburg Bridge – 10 a.m. (Free will offering going to Grace Clinic)
  • Food Vendors – 11 am – 4 pm
  • Marketplace – 12 – 4 pm
  • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides - noon to 3 pm ($2/person or $5/family)
  • Agriculture Demonstrations
  • Bridge Tours – 1 – 3 pm (Click HERE for schedule)
  • Bluegrass and Folk Music – 11 am – 4 pm Click for Schedule
Demonstration Tent Schedule
  • 1:00 - Recycled Garden Art by North Central Ohio Solid Waste District
  • 1:30 - Broom Making Demonstration
  • 2:30 - Hat Decorating
 


CLICK for interactive guide Union County is proud of all that we have to offer. We are excited to present the best of the county in our visitor’s guide, completely updated for 2014.

Learn more about the Big Darby Scenic Plains Byway, part of the Ohio Byways system, The main route runs parallel to the state and nationally designated Scenic Big Darby Creek for more than 27 miles through Union, Champaign and Madison counties. The byway includes additional spurs totaling over 20 miles and features access to the scenic river, nature preserves and parks.

Please stop by the Chamber of Commerce, email us for a copy or simply click on the thumbnail of the Guide cover to peruse our interactive guide.
Thank you to our Sponsors.
 
Corporate Sponsors
DP&L URE
Social Hour Sponsor
Joseph Mitchell, Edward Jones
 
Partner Sponsors
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Community Sponsors
Bob Chapman Ford Champaign Residential Services Connolly Construction Heartland of Marysville
Holiday Inn Express & Suites McCarthy Rental Properties, LLC Nationwide Childrens Hospital The Richwood Bank Steve Stolte and Mardy Hanlon-Stolte
 
Tent Sponsor
S and G Rental
 
In-Kind Donations
LivinUp2 Tool Technologies by Van Dyke W Productions
 
Friends of the Festival
Allen Yurasek Merklin and Owens-Ross Comfort Inn The Country Register Funderburgh Farm Holbrook & Manter, CPAs Liberty National Bank
Marysville Public Library City of Marysville Marysville Art League Marysville FFA Memorial Hospital of Union County
Avanelle Oberlin The Village of North Lewisburg Union County Engineer Union County Farm Bureau Union County Historical Society
 
SPECIAL THANKS TO WISCHMEYER FARM.
 
Contact us at 937-642-6279 or tknotts@unioncounty.org
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