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UPDATED SCHEDULE – Magoffin County Founders Day 2021

This year, we will be honoring our HOMETOWN HEROES: the essential workers and businesses that continued to serve Magoffin County during the uncertain times of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

In addition, we would like to acknowledge the Adams and Prater families. They were the 1st and 2nd families to be recognized and honored for their contributions to the development of our county.

Food, Craft, and Activity booths set up in designated downtown areas Wednesday morning. Contact Paul Howard at 791-3256 for details.


Main Street Salyersville Presents:
Celebrating the Life and Times of America’s Greatest Appalachian Artist:

Tom Whitaker
Art Exhibit OPEN DAILY to the Public
August 31st 10 a.m. 5 p.m.
September 1st – 4th 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Located at the Renaissance Center

(All events held at Prater’s Fort Cabins, downtown Salyersville, and The City Park)

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Opening Ceremony
6:00 PM
Mayor Pete Shepherd, Magoffin County Judge Matthew Wireman

Baby Contest
(For children ages 0-3 years)
6:30 PM
Directors: Abbie Conley, Jessica Howard, Theresa Dotson, and Lisa Preston

Little Miss & Master Pageants
(For children ages 3-12 years)
6:00 PM
Directors: Tonya Ward & Lisa Swiger

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Mrs. /Ms. Magoffin Pageant (VIRTUAL)
Director: Tanika Mcfarlan

Thursday, September 2, 2021
Miss Teen Magoffin County Pageant
8:00 PM
Director: Tanika Mcfarlan

Friday, September 3, 2021
Miss Magoffin County Scholarship Pageant
8:00 PM
Director: Jincy Bailey

Saturday, September 4, 2021
(These events are OPEN to the PUBLIC)
Kiwanis 5k race
Sign up 8:30-9:00 AM
Race at 9:00 AM
Starts at the Catholic Church on Parkway Drive
Run is free and everyone that participates gets a free t-shirt
Sponsored by: Kiwanis

DAV Dedication
Honoring Henry Joseph
10:00 AM
Magoffin County Community Center

Vendor Mall
Salyersville National Bank lot adjacent to City Park
10:00 AM -9 PM
Sponsored by: Rainbow Girls
For more info: Rhonda Howard 606-496-5450

Holiness House of Prayer
2nd Annual Founders Day Car Show
Salyersville City Park
Registration 10-12
Awards at 2:00 PM
Music and Food

Founders Day Parade
1:00 PM
“Honoring Our Hometown Heroes”
Parade under the direction of the Salyersville Fire Department and the Magoffin County Rescue Squad

Founders Day Fireworks
9:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 5, 2021
10:00 AM
Church Services at Pioneer Village Church House
With John Blanton
Sponsored by: The Magoffin County Historical Society



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