HubFest Set For May 10

Monday, April 07, 2014

The city of Chattanooga Youth & Family Development and the city of Chattanooga Public Works Department will present the 8th annual HubFest 2014 on Saturday, May 10.  The free festival will showcase local musical talent, small businesses, service organizations, vendors and sponsors.  

HubFest is celebrating it's 8th year. The park and mansion is at 1428 Jenkins Road, just off East Brainerd Road. HubFest has grown with the support of many who believe a well maintained park is in the best interests of the community, said officials. The anticipated attendance is expected to be around 8,000 people this year. 

HubFest will be held rain or shine. Festivities begin with gates opening up free to the public at 10 a.m. There will be a parade at 11 a.m.  Entertainment, which will be on two separate stages, begins at 12:15 p.m.   Hamilton Country and Chattanooga city dignitaries will join at 11:30 a.m. for a presentation of the Colors by the United States Naval Sea Cadets.   

On board for entertainment are:  Roddie Stubblefield, Ryan Oyer, Call The Sheriff, McGill and Company, Barger School, Alda's Cardio Dancers, Antonia McMath and his Zumba team, Charley Yates, and A Man Called Bruce. Additional performers will be on site too.

Areas of interests include Mystery Dog Ranch-Horse Rides, Tree House Puppets, The Tri State Military Vehicles Association, balloon animals, train rides, inflatables, activities for children, Tikiz Shaved Ice, Mediterran Foods, Lemonade Lady, and oh so very much more.

Volunteers and more sponsors are needed.  Contact Chairman Janis Odom at:  EYT_Janis@hotmail.com or call 903-0647.

Fore more information visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hubfest-at-Heritage-Park/233021473444990?ref=hl

 


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