Line-up set for Corapeake Community Day

Published 10:52 am Monday, September 6, 2010

CORAPEAKE —  A wide variety of events are scheduled for the second annual Corapeake Community Day, set for 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18 at Eureka Baptist Church, located on NC 32 just south of the state line.

According to Rev. Mickey Willard, Pastor of Eureka Baptist, the line-up of events are as follows:

Music throughout the day from local talent, including The Corapeake Boys, Music in Ministry, The Parker Singers, and Highway to Heaven (from Suffolk);

Games: Corn Hole Toss, Hillbilly Golf, Cake/Cookie Walk, Bingo, Poor Man’s Dunk Tank, and others – all free with prizes;

Professional clown;

Local civic organizations/businesses with informational booths;

At least six crafters with items for sale (only thing that will cost);

Free hot dogs, drinks, while they last between 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.;

Several politicians with informational booths (none endorsed by the Corapeake Community Day Committee or Eureka Baptist Church);

Antique vehicles;

Horseshoe competition by the Gates County Horseshoe Association with a professional tossing demonstration; and

Door prizes throughout the day from many businesses in the NC & VA area, including a framed picture from Brandon House Furniture in Suffolk (value $149); $50 Sears Gift Card; $20 Tropical Smoothie Gift Card; Plants (live and artificial); items for children (too numerous to mention); and a one-year subscription (or renewal) to the Gates County Index.

Plenty of free parking is available.

For more information contact Pastor Willard at 252-465-6583.

Willard noted that while Eureka Baptist is sponsoring Corapeake Community Day, this it is not a religious event; just a day of fun with no strings attached for the people of Corapeake and the surrounding area.

About Cal Bryant

Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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