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RiverFest – Saturday, August 22 at the Fort Bedford Parkaug 22 Poster

Here’s the entertainment schedule for RiverFest this Saturday!
11:30-2pm Chef Showdown
2:30-4pm – Chris Woodward and Shindiggin
4:30-6pm – Matt Otis and the Sound
6:30-8pm – Five Minutes of Fame (this is your time to shine! Share your talent with us…call the DBI office and sign up cost to do this)
8:30-10pm Hawaiian Dancers and Fire Twirler Finale
Lots of great festival food, artisans, and kids’ activities.
No cost to get into the festival.
6-9pm beer garden provided by St. Thomas (anyone drinking alcohol must stay within the roped area)
The river might be a little low, but you are welcome to put in your canoes and sit and listen to the entertainment all day.
Come early and stay late! Many of our merchants are running specials so make sure you take a stroll through town to check it out!

RiverFest Art Contest 2015 Entry Form and Waiver

Enter the 1st ever RiverFest Art Contest for Students and Adults. Sponsored by Bedford County Arts and DBI! Cash prizes in each division!  Date to submit is Thur. Aug 20 4-7pm at Locality on East Pitt Street (down from the Pitt Theater).  Artwork will be displayed at RiverFest on Saturday, August 22.


Chef Showdown at RiverFest (video)

Meet the Chefs (video)





















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