September 8, 2009

Colchester 57 Fest

Colchester celebrates our community this Saturday 12th of September 4-8pm (rain date is Sunday), with the Colchester 57 fest. Always a great time to get together with family and friends and enjoy the music from the “Blues Brothers” performed by the Blues Patrol, show time 6-8. Lots of fantastic food from area businesses ice cream, grinders, BBQ, fried dough, burgers and dogs, pizza and more!! All sorts of arts and crafts projects for the kids and prizes to be won, Stop by the free remote control car racing for a sure fire good time. Bring a blanket and or chairs to set up by the stage area to ensure great seating for the show and the fire works. Parking is going to be tight this year as Colchester Cougars the football team is also having their pep rally from 2-7 in the lower field and there will not be any parking available down there along old Hartford rd, If the rain date is Sunday then there will be a football games going on till 5:30pm. Please see earlier post with suttle bus info. Schedule of Activities

Time Activity - Location
4:00-4:30 Bacon Academy Dance Team - R2
4:00-6:00 Family Scavenger Hunt - Concourse
4:00-7:00 CBA Wall of Honor - Midway
4:00-7:00 Arts & Crafts - Concourse
4:00-7:00 Velcro Wall - Midway
4:00-7:00 Moon Bounces - Midway
4:00-7:00 Obstacle Course - Midway
4:00-7:00 Spin Art - Concourse
4:00-7:00 Rock Climbing Wall - Midway
4:00-8:00 William W. Backus Wellness Tent - Midway
4:00-8:00 Big Daddy's Remote Control Car Racing - Midway
4:30-5:00 Alyson's School of Dance - R2
4:30-7:30 Face Painting - Concourse
5:00-5:30 Doreen's Dance Center - R2
5:30-6:00 Bacon Academy Fencing Club - R2
6:00-6:30 Jazzercize - R2
8:00 Fireworks! - Whole Park

On the Liberty Bank Stage
Time Activity
4:00-5:00 Opening Band: "Blues on the Side"
5:00-5:30 Family Twister Competition
5:45 Colchester Clergy Community Blessing
6:00-8:00 Featured Concert: "Blues Patrol"
7:00 Sponsor Recognition Ceremony
I have gone every year and enjoy meeting friends I haven t seen in ages its always a good time and gets better every year.