The second annual “Joe Fest” poker-run and music festival will be held this Saturday, August 27th (Joe Phillips’ birthday) in historic downtown Mocksville.
Memorial Ride and Poker Run Sign-Ups Begin at 10:00 AM
This year’s celebration of the life of Joe Phillips will begin with a Memorial Ride & Poker Run to Station’s Inn…one of Joe’s favorite destinations. Sign-in for the ride will be at 10:00 AM on Mocksville Square. Cost will be $20 for a single rider, price includes one t-shirt, one patch and one poker hand. Two-up is $25. Pok…er Run extra hands $5. There will be a trophy for best hand. The Ride will depart Mocksville Square @11:00 AM and ride to Station’s Inn on the Blueridge Parkway@ Milepost 248 for lunch. The last stop for the ride will be back to 101 Restaurant on Mocksville Square where Joe Fest will be getting underway @ 4:00PM. There will be door prizes, raffles and a 50/50 drawing.
Music on the Square Begins at 4:00 PM
Joe Fest 2011 will begin at 4:00 on The Square with eight different bands/musicians playing throughout the afternoon and evening, ending with Mel Jones and his fabulous Bag O’Bones playing from 8:30-10:00.
4:00-4:30 Danny & Eva Casstevens
4:40-5:10 Garrett Tadeucci
5:20-5:50 Tex Foster
6:00-6:30 Mike Craven
6:40-7:10 Andy Naylor & Simply Southern
7:20-7:50 Brad Ratledge
8:00-8:20 Eric Phillips
8:30-10:00 Mel Jones & His Bag O’Bone
$5 donation is asked for admission to Joe Fest.
All proceeds from the Ride and Music Festival will go to an Endowment Fund for a Music Scholarship in Joe’s name.
Historic Downtown Mocksville
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