Chili, fish, parade: MountainFest rolls on
MountainFest continues this weekend, wiith motorcyclists and more expected to brabe the forcast rain and main their way to Morgantown for the festivities.
Highlights today include a chili cookoff, parade, fishing tournament and an autograph session with a motorcycle legend.
The MountainFest welcome tent opens up at 8 a.m., and events are scheduled well into the night.
At 8 a.m., bikers can show off their pride and joys in a classic motorcycle ride. Meet at Dellslow Dari-Delite. Gates open at Camp MountainFest at Divine’s at 9 a.m. From 9 a.m.-3 p.m., chefs will prepare their best recipes for a chili cook off at Riverfront Park.
Between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., visitors can watch are in action as Harley-Davidson Official Artist David Uhl paints at Triple S Harley-Davidson.
At 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., another Harley-Davidson legend, Willie G. Davidson, will sign autographs at Triple S. Only 50 Autographs will be signed. Entries must be obtained at Triple S prior to the session.
At 1 p.m., the MountainFest Parade of Bikes will kick off downtown. Participants, who include Gov. Joe Manchin, Davidson and Jimmy Bedford, should be at WVU’s Coliseum beginning at noon.
At 4 p.m., competitors in the West Virginia Bass Federation Championships will have weigh-in at Riverfront Park.
Fireworks at Riverfront Park are set for 10 p.m. Other events throughout the day include live music, Adrenaline Crew Stunt Shows, Ball of Steel Stunt Shows, food and drink. A full Schedule can be obtained at wvmountainfest.com
The Dominion Post
July 28th 2007