CY YOUNG AWARD WINNER LUNCHEON:
Dwight "Doc" Gooden, he won the NL Cy Young Award 1985, will be our guest of honor at the 2018 luncheon, signing autographs, answering questions from the attendees and will be available for pictures. The luncheon is held at the Labors Local Hall 134 at 150 North River Street, the corner of River and Main Street in Newcomerstown, Ohio on Saturday June 23, 2018. The laborers Local 134 will sponsor this event. Doors open at 11:30a.m. and lunch is at 12:30p.m. Tickets are $20 for Adults and $10 for kids under 11 Tickets can be purchased or reservations made by calling 740-498-4545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Basket Auction will be held during the Luncheon with 1st. basket to be signed by Dwight Gooden, the remaining (4) four baskets will be filled with various items from baseball game tickets, restaurant gift cards, festival giveaways and much more. Queens Reception, at Olde Main Street Museum, following the luncheon.
"Doc" will also appear as our Grand Parade Marshal that evening at 6p.m. and at the Olde Main Street Museum for autograph signing after the parade, free and open to the public.
The Annual Cy Young Days Festival Parade will be held Saturday June 23, 2018 at 6:00 PM with line-up beginning at 5 and we would like to invite you to participate. Please consider decorating your unit with a baseball theme.
Festival Parade will start on Oak Street in the High School area. It will go North on River to Church St. It will travel East on Church to College Street and North on College to Main Street. They will then go West on Main to Goodrich where they can disband. at the High School or West State Street. For more information and / or to enter the parade, please click on the forms button at the top of the page or contact Riki Johnson 330-401-8489 Please enter on Beaver Street from State St. when lining up. Thank you.
Please be considerate of safety of others and the festival liability insurance requirements: NO THROWING ITEMS SUCH AS CANDY FROM YOUR FLOAT and/or VEHICLE!
Welcome to walk along your float and pass out items. Thank you for your cooperation.
OLD TIMERS VINTAGE BASE BALL TOURNAMENT:
Old Timers vintage base ball tournament will be back on Sunday of festival weekend at Cy Young Park with four teams coming to town. Canal Dover Redlegs, Mohican Rivermen, Whiskey Island Shamrocks and our local Newcomerstown Cyclones. Come journey back in time to a day when life was a little slower and gentleman dressed in wool caps, knickers and high stockings. This is a recreation of the way our national past time was played in the mid 1800's using the same rules and language of the era during the days of the Civil War. Snow Cone Vendor and Newcomerstown Masonic Lodge will have a food stand set up for your enjoyment as well! In addition to bleachers being provided, feel free to bring a chair or a blanket to sit on and spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon with us. Please brush up on your Old Timers rules, the spectators are also part of the game! Special guest appearance this year.
CY YOUNG RUN:
June 23th. at Cy Young Park in Newcomerstown, Ohio. Pre-Registration is $17 for the first two family members and & $15 for other members of the same family. $20 the day of the race for the 2 mile and 4 mile. $10 for the 1 mile. Registration starts at 7:15 AM at Cy Young Park Pavilion adjacent the tennis courts and the 1 and 2 mile races begin at 8:00 AM with the 4 mile starting at 8:30 AM Please check out the registration under forms on this website and for contact information.
TALENT SHOW - PET SHOW:
Talent Show and performance by ART NCT. starting at 1pm.
3pm. Do you have a pet? Dog, Cat, Chicken, Goat, Rat, Snake, or something odd, strange or curious?? Bring it to the Festival Pet Show .
We will judge for: Best Dressed, Cutest, Best Talent and Most Unique. We hope to see you and your pets there!! For more information or to pre register, you can call Hayley at 330-447-7773
On the unlikely chance that foul weather will hit the area during our upcoming Festival, we have made some totally unneeded plans.
Open ceremonies, Queens Crowning, Entertainment, Pet Show and the Talent Show will move to the Laborers Local Hall at 150 River St.
Car Show is Rain or Shine.
2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Friday June 22rd
5:00 PM Tents and Concessions Open.
5:00 PM Opening Ceremonies with guest speaker
5:30 PM Crowning of the Queens and her Court
6:00 PM Chestnut Hill Bluegrass Band on Canal Street Stage.
8:00-11 PM The Band Blackhand Hooch performs on the Canal Street Stage.
Saturday June 23th
7:15 AM Cy Young Run registration starts at Cy Young Park Pavilion
adjacent the tennis courts.
8:00 AM Cy Young Run begins at the park.
11:30 AM Luncheon doors open at Labors Local Hall 134,
lunch is at 12:30 PM, basket auction to be held during the luncheon. Queens reception, at Old Main Street Museum, following luncheon.
12:00 PM Tents and Concessions Open.
12-2 PM Whiskey Creek Band on the Canal Street Stage
5:00 PM Parade Line-up beginning at Nct. High School
6:00 PM Parade starts
7:00 PM Grand Parade Marshal Autograph signing at the Olde Main Street Museum free and open to the public. New Towne Cloggers at Canal Street Stage.
8-11 PM The Adam Calvert Band takes the stage with their hi-energy Country / Rock Show!
Sunday June 24th
10:00 AM Old Timers Baseball Tournament begins at Cy Young Park
Concessions will be available for your enjoyment.
12:00 PM Concessions open down town.
1:00 PM Registration for Car Show on Main Street
1:00 PM Talent show and performance by ARTS NCT. on the Canal Street Stage
3:00 PM Pet Show on the Canal Street Stage
3:00 PM Car Show registration ends on Main Street
5:00 PM Pass out Car Show awards and the closing of the festival
Schedule is Subject to change!
WE WILL BE ADDING INFORMATION AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE
Times and events are subject to change, please check back often.