30th Annual Heritage Day Festival
October 4, 2014
7:30 am-2:30 pm
BREAKFAST FROM 7:30 am-9:30 am in the ARK DINING HALL.
BOOTHS & DISPLAYS OPEN AT 9:00 am throughout the campus.
Visitors! Get a jump on planning your Heritage Day by printing your official map and guide HERE!
"All things on Earth point home in old October..." - Thomas Wolfe
Dear Friends: Come HOME to Camp Bethel on Saturday, October 4, 2014 for HERITAGE DAY, our biggest day of the year.
1. BRETHREN HERITAGE FESTIVAL, SAT, OCT 4
PLEASE INVITE EVERYONE YOU KNOW to come to Camp Bethel on Saturday, October 4 for camp's grandest day: HERITAGE DAY! 40 congregations and groups from our Virlina District Church of the Brethren will present their best offerings. This family-friendly festival is an important one-day fundraiser for Camp Bethel: 100% of sales directly fund the mission and ministries of the camp.
PUBLIC WELCOME; FREE ENTRY; FREE PARKING!
What a selection: Heritage Day A-to-Z!
Apples & apple pies, aprons, baked goods galore, baby quilts, BBQ (3 choices), birdhouses, biscuits, bottled water, bounce house!, bratwurst, Brethren & Camp Bethel history, cakes, candies, candles, canned goods, chili beans, chips, Christmas décor, cider, cobblers, coffee, cold drinks, cole slaw, cookies, corn dogs, CRAFTS of all kinds, Danishes, dog treats, dolls, dried apples & dried foods, Dunkers!, egg rolls, face painting for kids, flowers: mums & pansies, fried pies & fruit pies, fruit, funnel cakes, German lunch, gingerbread, gourds, ham biscuits, hats, holiday décor, hot breakfast, hot cider, hot chocolate, hot dogs, hot punch, ice cream, jackets, jellies, jewelry, kids' fishing rodeo, knick-knacks, lanyards, music, nachos, nutcrackers, ornaments, PEACE, pickles, photo booth, pies, pinto beans & cornbread, planter chairs, popcorn, potholders, potpourri, preserves, produce, pumpkins, quilts, Reuben sandwiches, salsa, sauerkraut, sausage & sausage gravy, shirts, SIMPLICITY, sodas, soups, sweatshirts, tea, tie-dyed t-shirts, TOGETHERNESS, tools, tote-bags, toys, trout fishing, udder!, vegetables: fresh & canned, walnut kernels, woodcraft, wreaths, X-ellent family fun, Yule-logs and zucchini bread!
7:30am-9:30am Breakfast in the Ark; 9:00-2:30 Booths open through camp; free admission; free parking; public welcome! (See schedule below.) Plan to eat breakfast AND lunch (and 2nd lunch? Early supper?).
Time your visit in combination with Buchanan's Mountain Magic Festival which is open through 5:00pm.
Camp Bethel is the outdoor ministry of the 92 congregations of the Virlina District Church of the Brethren, spanning regions of Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina. Camp Bethel is located off Route 11 between Troutville and Buchanan, just 13 miles north of Hollins University. For driving directions, see http://www.campbethelvirginia.org/directions.htm.
2. HERITAGE DAY SCHEDULE:
7:30: Breakfast in the Ark Dining Hall through 9:30.
9:00: Booths OPEN (see map). Please visit every vendor & booth.
9:15: Kids’ Fishing open ‘til 2:00pm (map #11); child 3-12 w/ adult. Trout donated by Brugh’s Mill Store in memory of Bill Humbert.
9:30: Kids’ Train Rides begin; meet beside Bethel Lodge (#35 on map).
2:30: Booths close; Thanks for your help with clean-up!
Smith Mountain Lake Community Church * Church of the Brethren
6675 Burnt Chimney Road
Wirtz, Virginia 24184
Mailing to PO BOX 722 Hardy VA 24101
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