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Hawk Point Heritage Day shares the harvest

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 9:19 am

Mark your calendars for Hawk Point Heritage Day on Sunday, September 8, 2013. Since Heritage Day inception people come from miles around to enjoy the delicious fried chicken dinner, which includes homemade pies and cakes. Eat in the cool dining room at the VFW hall or take a carryout home with you. This year you are invited to share the harvest by bringing a canned food or nonperishable item when you buy your ticket to help the Hawk Point Food Pantry.

A non-denominational church service begins at 10 a.m. in the park. Enjoy hymns of praise as well as a sermon presented by Carla Fletcher from the Hawk Point Community Church. Communion will be available.

A variety show and “This is Your Life” presentation will begin at 11:30 a.m. If you would like to perform for an audience with your special talent such as singing, instrumental, oral interpretation, dance, twirling, choirs, or comedy be sure to contact Glenda Fitzgerald at (636) 528-6507. Groups and individuals are welcome. A keyboard will be available.

Stroll through the park visiting the craft booths, see the quilt display, hear the TBHS Jazz Band at 1 p.m., enjoy the kid’s games at 2 p.m., or just listen to the fiddler’s contest at 2 p.m. Enjoy dancing with Frankie Stanek and the Country Limits following the fiddler’s contest.

Don’t forget about the Car/Truck/Bike show with registration from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. An awards ceremony will be held at 3 p.m.

Follow the map to Hawk Point Heritage Day, Hawk Point, Mo. For further questions, please contact Sharon Hasekamp at (636) 338-4603. For the fiddler’s contest please contact Frank Stanek at (636) 338-4555. For craft booth information please contact Stephanie Freymuth at (636) 338-1514.

The Troy Buchanan High School Jazz Band performing at last year’s Hawk Point Heritage Day.

The Troy Buchanan High School Jazz Band performing at last year’s Hawk Point Heritage Day.