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Schedule as of 4 August 2016. Times and events are subject to change; check back for more information.
FRIDAY, September 23

OFFICIAL START OF FESTIVAL WITH ACTIVITIES IS SATURDAY MORNING.
  • Self-guided bridge tours throughout the day
  • Sunset Dinner on the Bridge – Social hour at 5:30 p.m., Dinner at 6:30 p.m. -- DINNER RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
    An elegant sunset dinner, served on linen, on the Pottersburg Bridge, Cost $75, including social hour at 5:30 p.m., a four-course dinner that features local foods at 6:30 p.m., a take-home gift and music by Bill Purk and the Muleskinner Band.
    CLICK HERE to make your reservations online, or email Tina at tknotts@unioncounty.org or call 937-642-6279
SATURDAY, September 24

GENERAL ADMISSION $5. KIDS 12 AND UNDER FREE.
  • FarmFit 5K Run/2 mile Walk - 8:30 a.m.
    • Run begins at 8:30 a.m., Walk at 9:00 a.m.
    • $20 pre-registration, $25 day of registration. Includes admission to Festival and breakfast
    • CLICK HERE to pre-register
  • Breakfast on the Bridge – 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Sponsored by the Union County Rotary
    • $5.00 -- Pancakes (hot off the grill) and sausage links
    • $5.00 -- Sausage Gravy and Biscuits
    • $1.00 -- Juice, Water & Coffee
  • Bluegrass Music on the Bridge
    • One More Time String Band - 9:00 a.m - 10:00 a.m.
    • Glenn Park Banjo Player - 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Daniel Dye & the Miller Road Band - Noon - 1:00 p.m.
    • New Mountain Heritage Band - 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    • Tyler Williams Band - 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Bridge Tours – departing from Pottersburg Bridge every half hour.
    • First tour begins at 10 a.m.; last tour begins at 3 p.m.
    • $8/adults, $4/12 years & under; $20/Family of 4 (2 adults & 2 children, additional children at no cost)
  • Ag Bus Tours - 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Miss Dee & Friends - Balloon Artists - Noon - 3:00 p.m.
  • Old-fashioned Games & Kids’ Activities
  • Farm Animals
  • Face Painter
  • Story Teller
    • 11:30 and 12:30 -- Dorothy Pelanda, State Representative
  • Food Vendors - 10:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Marketplace Vendors - 10:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Handcrafted items, antiques, vintage, etc.
  • Demonstration Tent
    • Al Bernard of Union County Master Gardeners: “Pollination” - 10:00 a.m.
    • Steve Fisher of Cre8ive Differences, LLC: “Hors d’oeuvres” - 11:00 a.m.
    • “Faces of Union County History” - NOON
      An historical perspective by James B. Whelpley, Union County Commissioner 1877-1883, featuring history of the county and its courthouse along with a tribute to Reuben L. Partridge, Union County bridge builder. Presented by Commissioner Steve Stolte.
    • Nieca Nowels (Marysville Public Library), Chris Long(Plain City Public Library), and Sarah Moore (Richwood-North Union Public Library): “History of the Union County Public Libraries” - 1:00 p.m.
    • Bobbi Dailey of Crafted Works “Burlap Sunflower Wreath” - 2:00 p.m.
    • Candi Scheiderer of Scheiderer Farms Greenhouse “Container Gardening” - 3:00 p.m.
  • Coffee & Canvas - 10:30 a.m.
    • Class with Kim Heminger (Marysville Art League); $15 for 11x14 canvas. Limit 15 people per session. Register at the Register for Events tab at UnionCounty.org. Email Kim at kim@MarysvilleArtLeague.org if you have questions.
  • Art Tent - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Mini pumpkin painting, coloring pages and other fall crafts
  • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides - Noon - 4:00 p.m.
SATURDAY EVENING PICNIC ON THE BRIDGE
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Reservations required
  • $20 - Adult (Broasted Chicken, Two Sides, Rolls, Lemonade/Iced Tea, Pie
  • $8 - Kids under 12 (Mac & Cheese, Lemonade/Iced Tea, Applesauce, Cookie)
  • Music by Sugar Creek Bluegrass
SUNDAY, September 25
  • Coffee on the Bridge – 10:00 a.m.
  • Community Worship Service on Pottersburg Bridge – 10:30 a.m.
    Church Service by Riversong Worship Center (North Lewisburg)
  • Food Vendors – 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Marketplace Vendors – 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Handcrafted items, antiques, vintage, etc.
  • Bluegrass Music on the Bridge
    • Bill Purk & the Muleskinner Band - Noon - 1:30 p.m.
    • Mad River Railroad - 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Coffee & Canvas - NOON
    • Class with Kim Heminger (Marysville Art League); $15 for 11x14 canvas. Limit 15 people per session. Register at the Register for Events tab at UnionCounty.org. Email Kim at kim@MarysvilleArtLeague.org if you have questions.
  • Bridge Tours departing from Pottersburg Bridge every half hour.
    • First tour begins at 12:30 p.m.; last tour begins at 2 p.m.
    • $8/adults, $4/12 years & under; $20/Family of 4 (2 adults & 2 children, additional children at no cost)
  • Ag Bus Tours - 1:00 p.m.
  • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides - Noon - 4:00 p.m.
  • Miss Dee & Friends - Balloon Artists - Noon - 3:00 p.m.
  • Old-fashioned Games & Kids’ Activities
  • Farm Animals
  • Face Painter
  • Story Teller
    • 11:30 and 12:30 -- Nieca Nowels, Director, Marysville Public Library
  • Art Tent - 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • Mini pumpkin painting, coloring pages and other fall crafts
  • Demonstration Tent
    • Al Bernard of Union County Master Gardeners: “Pollination” - NOON
    • Sylvia Zimmerman of Magnetic Springs Café, LLC: “Pie: A New App” - 1:00 p.m.
    • Mattie Berbee of Dutch Mill Greenhouse: “Fall Succulent Displays” - 2:00 p.m.
    • Kim Heminger of Marysville Art League “Leaf Printing” - 3:00 p.m.
  • Ohio Village Muffins Vintage Baseball Team exhibition game at Noon
    • Playing the game as it was played in the 1860s
Union County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Email us at tknotts@unioncounty.org or call 937.642.6279
Join us at The Pottersburg Bridge, 17141 Inskeep-Cratty Rd., North Lewisburg, Ohio 43060