Catasauqua Press

Friday, August 17, 2018

Das Awkscht Fescht Aug. 3, 4, 5 schedule

Friday, August 3, 2018 by The Press in Focus

55th annual Das Awkscht Fescht, 6 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Aug. 3, 4 and 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Aug. 5, Macungie Memorial Park, 50 Poplar St., off Main Street (Route 100), Macungie

Nearly 2,500 cars on display: Variety Show. Aug. 3, classics, trucks, motorcycles, custom or modified vehicles; Antique and Classic Car Show, Aug. 4, more than 1,000 antique, classic, foreign and sports cars, and Special Interest Car Club Show, Aug. 5, more than 800 vintage autos

On display: Tucker car from “Tucker: The Man and His Dream” movie (1988) that starred Jeff Bridges and was directed by Francis Ford Coppola

14th annual Friday Night Cruise to the Fescht, 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Aug. 3

5th annual service persons and veterans entry discount, Aug. 5

Car Corral and Antique Auto Flea Market, with more than 500 vendors

Arts and crafts with more than 100 artisans; music and entertainment; food; Kinderland, Crayola Corner, and children’s entertainment, including jugglers, character performers, and magicians

Third annual “Pit at the Park” Barbeque Cook-Off, Kansas City Barbeque Society

Coffee and breakfast items available after 6:30 a.m.

Bingo, Aug. 4

Memoral Park swimming pool open (additional entry fee)

Indoor Toy Show, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Aug. 4, Eyer Middle School, 5616 Buckeye Road, Macungie, with free shuttle between car show and toy show

Outdoor Toy Town show and sale, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Aug. 4, parking lot, Shoemaker and Macungie Elementary Schools, with free shuttle between car show and toy show

Children’s Entertainment

Aug. 4

10 - 10:45 a.m., Balloons the Clown

11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Clarence the Clown, strolling entertainment

11:15 - noon, Dave Fry, musician

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Kyle and Kelly, strolling magicians

12:30 - 1:15 p.m., Ingrid Bohn, storyteller

1 - 3 p.m., Joe Keppel, strolling magician

1:45 - 2:30 p.m., Scott Didra, magician

3 - 3:45 p.m., Judy England-McCarthy, storyteller

4:15 - 5 p.m., Al Grout, juggler

Entertainment

Aug. 3

2 - 3 p.m., Corey Purcell Duo

4 - 5:15 p.m., Acoustic Kitty Project

5:30 - 7 p.m., Wooden Ships Band

7:30 - 10:30 p.m., Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods

Aug. 4

10:30 - 11:45 a.m., The Macungie Band

12:15 - 1:30 p.m., Fusion Jazz Trio

2 - 3:15 p.m., Craig Thatcher Band

3:45 - 5 p.m., Crazy Hearts

5:30 - 6:45 p.m., Dana Ganor Band

7:30 - 10:30 p.m., Large Flowerheads

9:30 - 10 p.m., Fireworks display

Aug. 5

11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m,, Hat Trixx

12:45 - 2 p.m., The Foztones

2:15 - 3:45 p.m., Joyous

Proceeds benefit Macungie Memorial Park

Information: info@awkscht.com; awkscht.com; 610- 967-2317