Former “The Dukes of Hazzard” star to headline New Boston competition

Freda Walters

NEW BOSTON, Texas (KSLA) – The New Boston “Pioneer Times Festival” is prepared to close Saturday, Aug. 21 with a bang! The “Pioneer Times Festival” has been going on for a complete of 50-years and is held in New Boston, Texas. The competition presents various sellers, foodstuff and pursuits to […]

NEW BOSTON, Texas (KSLA) – The New Boston “Pioneer Times Festival” is prepared to close Saturday, Aug. 21 with a bang!

The “Pioneer Times Festival” has been going on for a complete of 50-years and is held in New Boston, Texas. The competition presents various sellers, foodstuff and pursuits to take pleasure in.

Charlie Clark, director of Pioneer Times Fest, states irrespective of the pandemic, he’s pleased to place the present on this yr.

“We’re glad that we’re capable to do it. The lord has graced us, we ended up concerned that COVID was likely to shut us down yet again. We know COVID is a horrible offer, but it is a fun festival and it is aspect of our history below in New Boston,” explained Clark.

He also suggests the festival is something he seems to be ahead to every single yr.

“Just looking at the folks have enjoyable, arrive out and have a fantastic time, the men and women smiling. That is all what it is about to me,” explained Clark.

The celebration also options a number of musicians in the pavilion and a carnival. The headliner for the party is John Schneider, who some may perhaps recall as Bo Duke from “The Dukes of Hazzard.”

Schneider is also a nation audio artist. His band goes by the identify “John Schneider and the Hazzard Band.”He is established to perform later in the night.

The pageant kicked off with a New Boston Volunteer Hearth Office Pancake Breakfast at Fireplace Station #1. Subsequent the breakfast The Pioneer Days Parade began in the downtown space.

Automobile lovers can glimpse forward to a vehicle exhibit and even register their possess cars and trucks to be judged in the show.

For vendors, the fest delivers in a lot more earnings.

“If you see what I make, it is seize and go, and so I stayed at the household. We are so glad to be again on the street,” explained Shirley Draper, operator of Sissy’s Place.

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