Jubilee CityFest schedule of events - Saturday, May 22nd

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Jubilee CityFest 2010 kicks off this weekend.  Here's the schedule of events for Saturday, May 22nd.

The CityFest 8KRun/2 mile Fun Run will start at 7:30 am at Old Alabama Town. The run will consist of an 8K and 2 mile run/walk. You can register the day of the run for $30.

The Front Porch Fair will be from 10 am - 5 pm at Old Alabama Town. Come and enjoy bluegrass music, storytelling and craft demonstrations by blacksmiths, wood carvers, potters, chair caners, spinners and weavers and much more.

  • Children's activities include a presentation by the Montgomery Zoo on Alabama native animals, a puppet show by Paw-Paw Cotton Tales, sack races, butter making, arts and crafts, and other games and activities.
  • At 10:30 am, join come listen to Gabbin' with the GRITS Again, an encore presentation of the Old Alabama Town Popular Women's History luncheon with Kathryn Tucker Windham and Mary Ann Neeley.
  • At 1 pm., enjoy a concert by one of the state's top bluegrass band, Cotton Mouth Creek. Free musadine wine tasting sponsored by Morgan Creek Winery and food vendors featuring traditional Southern treats, including lacy cornbread.
  • Admission to the Front Porch Fair is $10 or $5 for Jubilee Passport Ticket Holders.

To learn more about the Front Porch Fair, visit www.JubileeCityFest.org.

The Jam-A-Rama Music Concert will be from 5 pm - 10:30 pm at the Riverwalk Amphitheater. The following bands are scheduled to perform:

  • Alexa Rankin Band; 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
  • Rochelle Harper Band; 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • The Springs; 7:45 pm - 9 pm
  • Marshall Ruffin; 9:15 pm - 10:15 pm

The Jubilee BrewFest will be from 6 - 10 pm at the Union Station Trainshed in downtown Montgomery.

  • Participants 21 and older will have the opportunity to come and taste exciting craft beers from around the world and sample foods from participating area restaurants.
  • Beverages provided by Allstate Beverage Company.
  • Food will be provided from great restaurants such as Texas Roadhouse, Hooters, Steak-Out, Alley Bar, Dreamland BBQ, Cucos, Wintzells, Mama Goldberg's, Ruddles, The House and The Tipping Point.
  • Entertainment will be provided by Sam Bonfe (finger picking acoustic blues and ragtime variations), Ziggy (Acoustic blue slide guitar - toured with Santana, Stevie Ray Vaughn and the Fabulous Thunderbirds) and Blue's Old Stand (keeps the music funky while staying true to their Southern heritage roots.

You can purchase tickets for the BrewFest through the Jubilee website at www.JubileeCityFest.org.

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