Thursday, September 13, 2018

44th annual Fall Festival is Saturday and Sunday

One view of last year's festival (Photo by Katia Davis, University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Media)
The 44th annual Midway Fall Festival will be held Saturday from 10 to 610 and Sunday from 10 to 5.

Led by the Midway Business Association, the festival is one of the largest in Kentucky, drawing 10,000 people in one day last year, and a record number of vendors are coming this year. The event features crafts, food, demonstrations, entertainment and children's activities. At 2 p.m. Saturday there will be agility gymnastics in front of the Milam House on Main Street.

The entertainment schedule, sponsored by Country Boy Brewing, starts at 10 a.m. Saturday with Shanghai Express, followed by Blake Jones and Family at 11:15. Liberty Road takes the stage at 12:30, followed by Prototype at 1:45, Ned Hill at 3 and Kyle Sable Snyder at 4:15. Featured bands RC & the Nightshades and Trippin' Roots are scheduled at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively. The Sunday entertainment schedule has Mancave Ruckus at 10, Trish Torline at 11, Southland Drive at 1:15, Liam Fancy at 2:30 and Argo Lynn at 3:45.

Other sponsors of the festival are the Kennydid Gallery, More Than A Bakery, The Homeplace at Midway, Midway University, RJ Corman Railroad Co., United Bank, Coolmore America, Amberway Equine and Sporthorse Properties, Sleep Number, Bath Fitter, Champion Windows, and the Joe and Debbie Graviss Foundation. The City of Midway also assists with the festival. For more information, see www.midwayfallfestival.com/.

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