2019 Cherry River Festival Schedule of Events


Friday, July 26, 6:00 P.M. Teeny Miss & Teeny Mister, Little Miss & Mr. Cherry River Pageant
Junior Miss Cherry River Festival Pageant - Jessica Cogar, Chairperson
City Hall
$2.00 Admission
Saturday, July 27, 12:30 P.M. Cherry River Festival Disc Golf Tournament
Contact Mary Jane Williams at 304-651-4259 or fill out entry form on CRF site.
Richwood City Park
Picnic Shelter
8:00 - Midnight. Night Swim
City Pool
$5.00 Admission
Sunday, July 28, 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. "2nd Annual Brunch for Books Fundraiser" sponsored by Silver Spoon Catering and the Richwood Library Board. Includes a variety of chef-prepared foods.
Advance reservations recommended. $20 per person Call 304-846-6222 or visit the Library.
Richwood Public Library
Monday, July 29  
5:00 - 6:00 P.M. Craft Night and Decorate Your Own Cookie - FREE Richwood Library Mtg. Room
7:30 P.M. Announcement of Pretty Baby Contest Winner
Shannon Sigley, Chairperson
City Hall Stage
7:45 P.M. Miss Cherry River Festival Queen's Coronation City Hall Stage
8:00 - 10:00 P.M. Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys (Free Admission) City Hall Stage
Tuesday, July 30  
5:00 - 6:00 P.M. Rock Painting - FREE Richwood Library Mtg. Room
8:00 - 10:00 P.M. Solshine (Free Admission) City Hall Stage
Wednesday, July 31 KIDS' NIGHT
5:00 P.M. Magician Gregg Bracco - FREE Richwood Library Mtg. Room
5:30 P.M. Masquerade Pet Show - Roy Moose & Nancy Casto Sculpture Garden
6:00 P.M. Battery Powered Motor Races - Contact Jacob Sigley Main Street
6:15 P.M. Remote Control Vehicle Races - Contact Jacob Sigley Main Street
8:00 - 10:00 P.M. Common Houses (Free Admission) City Hall Stage
Thursday, August 1  
5:00 - 6:00 P.M. Snakes of Our Region - Roy Moose from the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center - FREE Richwood Library Mtg. Room
6:30 P.M. Hotdog Eating Contest - $25 Entry Fee (Winner takes 1/2 proceeds;balance to local non-profit of their choice) 304-846-0131 Chill Out Grill
8:00 - 10:00 P.M. Krista Hughes and The Replacements (Free Admission) City Hall Stage
Friday, August 2    
1:00 P.M Reception honoring Laurel Creek Hardwoods Upstairs, Richwood City Hall
3:00 P.M. Cherry Pie Judging First Community Bank
7:30 P.M. Firemen's Parade Main Street
After Parade Queens' Autograph Session Fire Department
8:00 - 10:00 P.M. Cody Wickline (Free Admission) City Hall Stage
9:30 P.M. Fireworks Sponsored by Richwood Fire Department
Saturday, August 3    
8:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. Pancake Breakfast Richwood Fire Department
7:30 A.M. Registration for 5K Walk /5K Run Sculpture Garden
8:30 A.M. 5K Walk /5K Run - Richwood Area Chamber of Commerce - Contact Mary Jane or Ed Williams  
9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Antique Car Show - $15 Entry Fee (Trophies following the Parade) Drexel McMillion, Chairperson Red Gym Parking Lot
10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Craft Show - Nancy Leffingwell, Chairperson Cherry River Plaza
1:45 P.M. Antique Car Parade Main Street
2:00 P.M. Grand Parade - Contact Norma Cogar at 304-644-6155 for more information. Main Street
4:00 - 6:00 P.M. Adam Young & Downhill From Here City Hall Stage
9:00 P.M. "Lighting of Richwood" The First Annual Lantern Tradition, sponsored by Cherry River Festival and the Convention and Visitors Bureau. Richwood Fire Department
$5.00 per lantern
7:30 - 9:00 P.M. Rudy Elvis (Free Admission) City Hall Stage