Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Museum?s Historical Tour joins Springfest

Fun, games, music and artwork will highlight weekend


By DANA DUGAN
Express Staff Writer

Wood River Gymnastics kids do demonstrations at the annual Springfest in Hailey Photo by Willy Cook

The 2007 Hailey Springfest will return Memorial Day Weekend to Roberta McKercher Park in Hailey, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 26, and Sunday, May 27. This is the 22nd anniversary of the fair, which was started in 1985 by Teddie Daley, former director of the Blaine County Historical Museum. Over 60 booths will offer handmade crafts, flowers, artwork, kids' activities and food concessions.

Admission is free, and there will be continuous entertainment and music:

Saturday

· 10 a.m. Old Time Fiddlers

· Noon, Pubic Radio

· 1 p.m. Slow Children Playing

· 3 p.m. Wood River Gymnastics

· 4 p.m. Rick Hoel and Jim Paisley

· 5 p.m. DJ Chip Booth

Sunday

· Noon, Britta Van Tagan

· 1 p.m. Public Radio

· 2 p.m. DJ Chip Booth

· 3 p.m. Mike White ands his students

· 4 p.m. Aaron Baker

 

In conjunction with Springfest, the Blaine County Historical Museum will hold a Hailey Historical Preservation Commission ceremony at 9 a.m. at the museum to announce its receipt of the Governor's Take Pride in Idaho Award in the Outstanding Historical Preservation category, and to introduce the Historical Old Hailey Walking Tour. There will also be several speeches, a musical presentation, a dramatic interpretation and a dedication of the new South Wall with a ribbon cutting.

Continental breakfast will be served with coffee, potluck breakfast breads, rolls and more.

Museum docents will guide the Walking Tours through Hailey at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Some sites will be open for a look inside.

For more information call 788-2348.

Hailey Springfest

· 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, May 26- Sunday, May 27.

Roberta McKercher Park, Hailey.

Free.

· 9 a.m. Saturday, May 26

Blaine County Historical Museum Ceremony

Docent Historical Walking Tours 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.




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