The big event that takes place every year on Labor Day Weekend, an event that in our minds signals the end of summer and the beginning of the fall season (even if the temperatures don’t agree), is coming up on Saturday in Collinwood! Old Timers’ Day, hosted by the Collinwood Beautification Board, will be held this Saturday, August 31st. This year’s event will be based on the theme “Tennessee: The Volunteer State.”
Following is the lineup for the day’s events:
MC: Chuck Koblentz (Big Oldies Radio 100.7)
9:00 – Parade Line-up
10:00 – Parade starts
10:45 – Invocation – Mayor Glenn Brown
National Anthem – Shawna Calton
Flag Holders – Ayden, Owen, and Nolen Chambers
Pledge of Allegiance
11:15 (School Sports) Announcers
11:45 – Speakers
12:00-12:15 – Bands Begin: Eddie Thompson and the Band of Brothers, Southern Fire, The Johnny Moser Big River Band
This year’s Mr. & Mrs. Old Timers’ Day are Mrs. Linda Spangler and Mr. Willie Risner.
The parade will be headed up by Wayne County Sheriff Shane Fisher and led by the Collinwood American Legion Post 254 Color Guard, followed by the CHS Marching Band.
Vendor set up is on Friday, August 30th from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Vendors may also set up on Saturday morning, but ALL VEHICLES must be out of the park by 8:00 a.m. and will not be allowed back into the park until 5:00 p.m., no exceptions! Vendors are responsible for bringing extension cords if electricity is needed.
For more information, call Peggy Chambers at 931-724-9918.