Leeds 21st Annual Creek Bank Festival Saturday, May 16, 2015
Leeds, Al- The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce is finalizing plans for the 21st Annual Creek Bank Festival which was rescheduled to Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM at the Leeds Memorial Park on Highway 119.
The day’s festivities will include the Sweets Bakeoff with taste testing by the judges around 11:30 AM. If you have a dessert everyone loves or thinks is unique, then you need to enter this contest and arrive with your dessert around 11:00 AM. Ribbons and prizes will be awarded at Noon on the main stage and there is no cost to enter. Get your sweet tooth ready because the sweets will be sold at the festival immediately after the contest.
The 2nd Annual Chick-fil-A Mascot Challenge will begin around 11:00 AM. The Chick-fil-A Cows, State Farm Mascot, Higrove Vet Care Dog, Home Depot Homer, Leeds High School Greenie and Sparky are among some of your favorite Mascots who competed last year and will join the competition again this year on the obstacle course as well as be available just prior to the challenge to meet and greet. If your company has a mascot that would like to participate, there’s still room to get in on the action. This will be a fun and exciting segment of the festival entertainment.
For dog lovers, a dedicated dog event area will showcase dog activities including Therapy Dogs sponsored by Petiquette. The Creek Bark Dog Pageant sponsored by the Bass Pro Shop will highlight dogs of all shapes and sizes which will begin around 2:00 PM. Dogs must be up to date on vaccines to participate. Ribbons and trophies will be awarded.
Carl Carrier, Balloon Artist, will be available from 11:00 AM-2:00 PM. Face Painting will be sponsored by the Outlet Shops of Grand River. Lots of additional children’s activities will be available all day long sponsored by Bass Pro Shop.
Our very own Terry Padgett - Elvis Tribute Artist, Choko Aiken Combo, Stairway Acoustics, Shelby Duke, Peter Boyle and Jessica Lucas with The Music Room students are among the performing vocal artists with entertainment all day long on the main stage including a Moon Pie Eating Contest with RC Cola, sponsored by Michelle Davis Dental.
Barney Fife impersonator along with his antique Mayberry police car will make a guest appearance throughout the day for autographs and photo ops. Creek Bank Festival T-Shirts will be available to purchase at $15 each in a variety of sizes.
Here is the 2015 Creek Bank Festival Entertainment Tentative Schedule:
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Stairway Acoustics (Austin Glass)
11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon - Peter Boyle
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM - Mascot Challenge
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM - Balloon Artist (Carl Carrier)
11:30 AM – Sweet’s Bake-Off judging
12:00 NOON - Moon Pie Eating Contest (on stage)
***Announce winner of Sweets Bake-Off and Mascot Challenge
12:30 PM – Jessica Lucas and the Music Room students
1:00 PM – Stephanie Maxey
2:00 PM - Creek Bark Dog Pageant (on stage)
3:00 PM - Elvis (Terry Padgett)
4:00 PM - Choko Aiken
Appearing all day will be Barney Fife (impersonator)
SOUND PROVIDED BY – Terry Kelley Productions
Festival Booth Space is available for food, crafts and other types of vendors. Electricity is available on a first come-first serve basis and some booth space is limited to one space per type of vendor, so immediate registration is highly recommended to ensure your participation.
Celebrating its’ 21st year, the 2015 Creek Bank Festival will provide plenty of fun, food and entertainment for you, your family and friends to enjoy so please help us get the word out and plan to spend all day so you won’t miss a single exciting event!
Our 2015 Presenting Sponsor is the City of Leeds; Corporate Sponsors are Lehigh Cement Company and Massey, Stotser & Nichols, P.C. Our Gold Sponsor is Hubbell Power Systems, Inc. and Bronze Sponsors are adr Business & Marketing Strategies, Alabama Power Company, America’s First Credit Union, BancorpSouth Bank, Harsco Industrial IKG, M & M Tax Accounting and The Outlet Shops of Grand River.
For more information about all of the Creek Bank Festival festivities, events and entertainment, please visit the Chamber website at: www.leedsareachamber.com or contact Sandra McGuire, Executive Director at 205-699-5001 or Sandra@LeedsAreaChamber.com.
Also, please LIKE us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Leeds-Area-Chamber-of-Commerce!
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For more information or to coordinate an interview please contact Sandra McGuire @ 205.699.5001 or email@example.com. Any media exposure for this information would be greatly appreciated.
Leeds Memorial Park is located on Highway 119 and Helen Street at 1132 Ashville Road, Leeds, Alabama
FESTIVAL DATE: MAY 16, 2015