The Mountaineer Days committee has finalized plans for the annual 4th of July activities held in Thomas. On Friday June 29th, the events will kick-off with a hot dog sale at the Thomas Fire Hall beginning at 4:00 PM. This will be followed by a cakewalk starting at 6:00 PM. The evening will conclude with a DJ at 8:00 PM
Saturday’s events will begin at 10:00 am when the vendor area will open on the railroad grade with craft, food, and other vendors. Activities for the day include a patriotic bicycle decorating contest sponsored by Thomas Yard, parade, water battle, cakewalk sponsored by the Mountaineer Humane Society, and musical entertainment. The band “Allies” will kick-off the evening’s musical entertainment from 4:00 to 6:00. Lindsey Hull will be performing from 6:15 to 7:15. The band “Darkmatter” will round out the musical entertainment from 7:30 until the fireworks begin. The grand finale of the evening will be the annual fireworks sponsored by the Thomas Volunteer Fire Department.
Sunday’s events include a pancake breakfast at the Thomas Fire Hall from 8:00-12:00. Commemorative T-shirts will be on sale throughout the week-end.
Anyone wishing to set up a vendor booth must contact Mary Sagace at 304-463-4131 or e-mail at email@example.com. All vending must be done on the railroad grade. Vendors are encouraged to reserve a space as soon as possible, but no later than June 15th. Any donations would be greatly appreciated. You may mail donations to Mountaineer Days, PO Box 146, Thomas, WV 26292.
The Mountaineer Days committee invites everyone to come out and enjoy the events and catch up with old friends.