February 23, 2017

Corbett Fun Fest!!!

 

The Corbett Fun Fest, the Portland metro area’s largest community sponsored Independence day event, will celebrate our 43rd anniversary by expanding to two days in 2014.
In addition to a full day of activities, a pancake breakfast, the old fashioned parade, cruise-in, a full line up of music, field games, a talent show, great elephant ears, a generational queens court and other hometown entertainment for everyone plus the only fireworks show in East county, it also happens to be the third largest fireworks display in the Portland metro area, offered on July 4th, we will be holding an evening concert on July 5th benefiting the Crown Point Country Historical Society.
Food | Music | Fun – This years’ July 4th events include performances from The Jackalope Saints, Hillstomp, Dresses, The Rad Trads, Lace and Lead, Evan Bethany, and The Happy Beggars
7:00 am to 10:00 am – Columbia River Gorge Kiwanis Scholarship Pancake Breakfast
Starting at 10:00 am – “Celebrating Our History!” Parade with grand marshals Phil and Judy DuFresne
The parade starts with the Car Cruise at 10:00 am and it follows the two mile route from Springdale to Corbett.
Starting at Noon – Main Stage Entertainment & Fun Zone
This year’s lineup includes: Soulful Bluegrass from the Jackalope Saints, bucket n’ slide blues from Hillstomp, the indie-pop of Dresses, a visit from on of New York City’s most entertaining live acts the Rad Trads, energetic West Coast country from Lace and Lead, the acoustic pop of singer/songwriter Evan Bethany, and local rock band Erik Wright and his Band of Happy Beggars. We will have five inflatable attractions for family fun, a Monkey Motion Bouncer, mechanical bull, water tag maze and a gaming trailer, all included in the price of admission.
Throughout the day we will have a variety of contests including: The 15th annual Maximillian Mole contest, pie eating contest, a half beef raffle, and more.
10:30 pm – Fireworks with Patriotic Music!
On July 5th we will host a benefit concert featuring The Builders and the Butchers, Water Tower, McDougall and School of Rock Portland
Things won’t be any quieter on stage come July 5th. This year the Corbett Fun Fest is exapanding to a second day with a roots & rock benefit concert. $5 of every ticket sold will go directly to the Crown Point Country Historical Society to assist in their effort to build a museum. The Crown Point Country Historical Society will be holding an open house on the property next to the Corbett Country Market and are inviting the community to see their vision for the site and the future. They plan to have a small display showing how the old Chamberlain Auto Camp looked back in its heyday. They will also be hosting an old fashioned picnic and hope to set up a teepee where stories of native life and of the early settlers can be told.
For more information and tickets please visit CorbettFunFest.com or visit us on Facebook.

 

Randy Trani About Randy Trani

A science teacher at heart, Dr. Trani loves the Corbett school community and the Corbett community at large. As a resident of Corbett Dr. Trani is committed to delivering quality education to Corbett students. Dr. Trani became the principal of Corbett Schools in 2004, promoted to Superintendent of Corbett School District #39 in 2010.