128th Labor Day Celebration Underway

Published 08/30 2014 04:27PM

Updated 08/30 2014 11:51PM

One of  the oldest labor day celebrations in the Tristate  kickstarts this weekend. The celebration started in 1886 in Princeton, Indiana in honor of those working in the coal mine industry. Throughout its 128 year history the event has grown into a festival with contests, shows, and fundraisers. Thousands are expected to attend the fair this weekend. Tonight's main event and fundraiser; the Gibson County Gives Back Concert will feature Jason Michael Caroll and Jason cutler. 
 
Here's a full list of events: 
 
Saturday - August 30, 2014
8:00 AM   Cutest Baby Contests
10:00 AM What's it Worth?
10:00 AM* The Official Indiana State Picking & Fiddling Championships
 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Talent Show  
1:00 PM FREE Backyard Blasts Inflatables                  
1:00 PM Washer Pitch            
1:00 - 5:00 PM  FREE Soul Harmonics Band
3:00 PM  Little Mister Pageant (5 - 8 year old)
5:00 PM Doors Open "Gibson County Gives Back Concert" featuring
     5:30 PM Jason Clutter 
     7:00 PM  Jason Michael Caroll  
9:00 -12:00 AM FREE Vintage Rendition Band

Sunday - August 31, 2014

8:00 AM Cutest Baby Contests
11:00 AM Car Show 
12:00 Noon Poker Run  
1:00 PM FREE Backyard Blasts Inflatables                      
1:00 PM Horse Shoe Pitch 
1:00 PM Featured Speaker Fran Quigley Clinical Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law 
1:00 PM FREE Neil Yockey Solo Act
2:00 PM Gospel Sing  
3:00 PM Talent Show  
5:00-9:00 PM FREE Calabash Band

Monday - September 1, 2014
9:00 AM Parade            
Cutest Baby Contest  
10:30 AM FREE Backyard Blasts Inflatables                    



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