Come to talk about our upcoming 52nd Annual Coon Dog Day Saturday July 11,2015 from 8:00 am until 11 :00pm
COON DOG DAY
JULY 11, 2015
A Saluda Tradition for over 50 years, Coon Dog Day started in 1963 as a fundraiser for the Saluda Coon Club, but it has evolved into so much more. Coon Dog Day is held this year on Saturday July 11, 2015. Still a celebration of coon hunters and their coonhounds a UKC dog show, treeing contest and night hunt are held every year. Other activities include a 5K Run/Fun
Dog walk which you can register for at
http://www.imAthlete .com starting at 8:00 am and is held at the Saluda Event & Party Place. The Masonic Lodge will be offering a delicious pancake breakfast from 6:30-10:30 for $6.00 what a bargain. The Parade starts at 11:00 with our special guest Josh Owens & Bill from the moonshiners show. Come meet them on main street from 1:30-3:00.
Grand Marshall of the parade this year will be Doctor George Jones famous Saluda Historian. The Parade offers the chance to see the Coon Dog Day Royal Court, homemade floats, fire trucks & classic cars, Chesnee Shrine Club with the Hill Billy Clan always fun entertainment.
A wide variety of musical acts will be performing to include Jack Roper & his Weatherman Band, Folsom Prison Gang, James Metcalf & Colt Creek, Jonah Riddle Banjo Player, The Katts, Lonesome Road Band, McGinnis Bagpipe Band all on the main street stage.
Stoll down Main Street and shop the local businesses and street vendors that offer Food, Arts & Crafts, Coon Dog T-shirts and a wide variety of merchandise.
New this year located in the Ella Grace Stage area an amusement corner, with rides for young and old to enjoy. The fun doesn’t stop there grab your partner and get ready for the square dance that ends the night out with Archie Hardy calling and the Lonesome road band providing the music.
We invite everyone to attend this fun filled day of events. For more information contact The City of Saluda at 828-749-2581 or visit http://www.cityofsaludanc.com. Still taking applications for craft & food vendor spaces.
For more on Upcoming Events check us out on Facebook at Saluda N C Events and Festivals