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A Sincere
THANK YOU
goes out to all those who help make the Jubilee a success.
From businesses to individuals, who contribute their goods, time and talents - it would not be possible without your dedication.

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Jubilee Since 1953 Jubilee 2017
65th Anniversary
September 6-10, 2017

Volunteer Fire Company

New Centerville, PA
From PA Turnpike Exit 110 (Somerset)
Take Route 281 South 9 miles to New Centerville.
GPS address: 3054 Kingwood Road, Rockwood, PA 15557

Sponsored by and for the benefit of New Centerville and Rural Volunteer Fire Co.

The Jubilee is part of the "4 Fall Festivals" of the Laurel Highlands.

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Schedule   |   TUES   |   WED   |   THUR   |   FRI   |   SAT   |   SUN

New Centerville Sparks Show
Photo Courtesy Jonathan Hollada

Demonstrations
  • Steam Powered Cider Mill
  • Ground Hog Thresher
  • Flailers, Horse Power with Tumbling Shaft Machine
  • Tread Power Threshing, First Steam Engine Threshing with Hand Feeding
  • Self Feeder Threshing
  • Baling Up Straw
  • Dog-Powered Butter Churning
  • Flour Mill
  • Antique Power Saws
  • Steam-Powered Sawmill and Shingle Making
  • Corn Shelling, Corn Shredding
  • Blacksmithing
  • Feed Grinder Machine
  • Handle Machine
  • Broom Making
  • Cement Block Machine
  • 75 h.p. Fairbanks Morris Engine, 150 h.p. Reeves Propane Gas Engine, 800 h.p. Chicago Pneumatic Diesel Engine
  • Antique Tractors
  • Hit & Miss Gas Engines
  • Steam Engine Plowing
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Food

Breakfast - served daily 7 am to 9 am at the ouside firemen's concession stand.

Noon Meals - served Thursday and Friday only, beginning at 11:30 am to 1 pm. Menu changes daily.
    Thursday - Ham dinner
    Friday - Beef Dinner
All meals served at the Banquet Hall.

Hamburgers, hotdogs, fries, baked potatoes, soft drinks, pie, cake, apple dumplings, soft freeze, pizza and much more available continuously in the Museum Hall and at the Track Stand.

Chicken Barbeque - Saturday & Sunday 11 am to ?
Bean Soup and Cider at Cider Mill

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Events Schedule

Tuesday, September 5th
8 am - 5 pm - Registration of Quilts (Upstairs of Banquet Hall) For info call Rose Younkin 814-926-3129.
3 - 6 pm - Registration of Photos for the Jubilee Photo Contest (Museum Hall). For info call Megan Critchfield 814-233-5653.
3 - 6 pm - Registration of Scarecrow Contest and Pumpkin Decorating Contest (Museum Hall - Photo Contest Area). For info call 814-926-3142.

Wednesday, September 6th
10 am - 5 pm - Registration of Apple Pies for Grandma Hazel's Apple Pie Contest at the Pie Stand (Museum Hall). For info call Robin Zambanini 814-926-4800.
10 am - Gate Opens - Discount Day - $2
10 am - Opening of the Quilt Show & Sale
      Closes a 6:15 pm (upstairs of Banquet Hall)
12 pm - 10 pm - Crafts Building Open
1 pm - Parade of Antique Equipment
      Threshing, Corn Shelling & Shredding and other Demonstrations
3 pm - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
6 pm - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
6:15 pm - Grand Jubilee Parade (Track Area).
      Chair: Chad Burket 814-289-3719 (cell).
7:45 pm - Jubilee Queen Contest (Museum Hall)
8 pm - Till Closing - Bingo (Truck Room)
8:15 pm - Selling the Winning Pies from Grandma Hazel's Apple Pie Contest (Museum Hall)
8:15 pm - The "Outhouse Dash" (Privy on Wheels Race, Track Area)
      For info call Jack Illar 814-442-2288.
8:30 pm - Crowning of the Jubilee Queen & King

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Thursday, September 7th
10 am - 7:30 pm - Quilt Show & Sale (Upstairs of Banquet Hall)
10 am - 10 pm - Crafts Building Open
11 am - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
1 pm - Parade of Antique Equipment
      Threshing, Corn Shelling & Shredding and other Demonstrations
1 pm - NO BINGO ON THURSDAY
2 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (In the Grove)
3 pm - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
3:15 pm - Steam Engine Games (Track Area)(weather permitting)
4 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (In the Grove)
6 pm - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
6 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (In the Grove)
6:30 pm - Garden tractor pulling contest (Western style, Track Area)
6:30 - 7:30 pm - Danny Conner / Cord of Grace / Men of Grace (Museum Hall)
7:50 - 8:50 pm - Danny Conner / Cord of Grace / Men of Grace (Museum Hall)
8 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (In the Grove)

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Friday, September 8th
10 am - 7:30 pm - Quilt show & sale (Upstairs of Banquet Hall)
10 am - 10 pm - Crafts building open
11 am - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
1 pm - Parade of antique equipment, threshing, corn shelling &
       shredding and other demonstrations
1 pm - Till closing - Bingo (Truck Room)
2 pm - The Boomers (Museum Hall)
2 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (In the Grove)
3 pm - Steam engine plowing (Weather permitting, below main parking lot)
3 pm - The Boomers (Museum Hall)
3 pm - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
4 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (In the Grove)
4:15 pm -The Boomers (Museum Hall)
6 pm - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
6 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (In the Grove)
6:30 pm - Tractor pulling contest (Western style, stock only) weight classes:
       4500, 5500, 6500, 7500 (Track Area). For info call Orlo Weller 814-442-3262.
6:30 pm - Brush Creek (Museum Hall)
7 - 10 pm - Teen Dance (Outside Threshing Area) DJ Showtime
7:30 pm - Steam Engine Pulling (Track Area)
7:30 pm -Brush Creek (Museum Hall)
8 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
8:30 pm -Brush Creek (Museum Hall)

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Saturday, September 9th
Kids Day Activities . . . (all held at Threshing Area)
For info call 814-926-2891.
NOTE AGE CHANGES
9 am - Registration for Pedal Power Tractor Pull (Ages 3 to 6)
9:30 am - Pedal Power Tractor Pull. Prize drawing for Pedal Power Tractor Pull following event (MUST BE PRESENT to win).
2 pm - Registration for Hay Bale Toss (Ages 7 to 12)
2:30 pm - Hay Bale Toss. Prize drawing for Hay Bale Toss following event (MUST BE PRESENT to win).
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9 am - Horseshoe Pitching Contest (Singles only, in the Grove)
9:30 - 10:15 am - Registration for Arm Wrestling (Museum Hall)
10 am - 3 and 4 Wheelers Pull (Track Area)
10 am - 7:30 pm - Quilt Show & Sale (upstairs of Banquet Hall)
10 am - 10 pm - Crafts building open
10:30 am - Arm Wrestling Tournament (Museum Hall).
       Contact Bill Raszewski 814-445-8577 (Arm Wrestling Rules).
11 am - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
12 noon - Till closing - Bingo (Truck Room)
1 pm - Parade of antique equipment, threshing, corn shelling & shredding and other demonstrations
2 pm - Horse Pulling Contest (Track Area).
       For info call Dean Brant 814-443-4134.
2 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
2 pm - Reflections (Museum Hall)
3 pm - Steam Engine Plowing (weather permitting, below main parking lot)
3 pm - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
3 pm - Reflections (Museum Hall)
4 pm - Reflections (Museum Hall)
4:30 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
4:30 pm (approx.) - Tug-of-War with Steam Engine (Steam Engine Area)
5:30 pm - Auction of Woodcarvings by Dennis Beach (in the Grove)
6 pm - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
6:30 - 7:30 pm - Allegheny Drifters (Museum Hall)
6:30 pm - Tractor Pulling Contest (Western style, stock only) weight classes:
       9500, 11,500, 13,500, 15,500, 18,500 (Track Area)
       For info call Orlo Weller 814-442-3262.
7 - 8:30 pm - Country Express (outside, Threshing Area)
8 pm - Allegheny Drifters (Museum Hall)
9 pm - Allegheny Drifters (Museum Hall)
9 pm - Steam Engine "SPARK SHOW" (Threshing Area)
9:30 pm - Country Express (outside, Threshing Area)

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Sunday, September 10th
9 am - Community Church Service, Area Ministers (Museum Hall)
10 am - 4 pm - Crafts Building Open
11 am - 3 pm - Quilt Show & Sale (Upstairs of Banquet Hall)
11 am - 4-Wheel Drive Pickup Truck, Semi-Truck Pulling Contest (Track Area)
       For info call Orlo Weller 814-442-3262.
11 am - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
12 noon - Lonesome, Lost & Foggy (Museum Hall)
12 noon - Till closing - Bingo (Truck Room)
1 pm - Parade of antique equipment, threshing,
       corn shelling & shredding and other demonstrations
2 pm - Lonesome, Lost & Foggy (Museum Hall)
3 pm - Making Cement Blocks Demonstration
3 pm - Quilt Auction (Track Area)
3 - 4 pm - Jubilee Photos Contest photos released (Museum Hall)
3 - 4 pm - Scarecrow Contest and Pumpkin Decorating Contents entries released (Museum Hall)
4 pm - Lonesome, Lost & Foggy (Threshing Area)
4 - 5 pm - Quilts released at Quilt Show (upstairs at Banquet Hall)
5 pm - Grand Prize Drawing (Museum Hall)

Events subject to change without notice.

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Admission

Donation - Adults $4.00, Children under 12 FREE
Wednesday - Adults $2.00, Children under 12 FREE
Non refundable - Group rates available upon request

All proceeds benefit the New Centerville and Rural Volunteer fire Co.

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Contact Information

Click Here for Contest Rules, Regulations, and Registration Forms

Craft Booths - Peggy Hay, 1247 Trent Road, Somerset, PA 15501 - 814-701-2043

Grandma Hazel's Apple Pie Contest - Robin Zambanini 814-926-4800

Grand Jubilee Parade - Chad Burket HM: 814-926-7090 CELL: 814-289-3719

Kid's Day Events - Kim 814-634-0436

Photo Contest - Megan Critchfield 814-233-5653

Arm Wrestling Tournament - Bill Raszewski 814-445-8577

Jubilee Queen Contest - Nicole Johnson, 814-926-4252
jubileeqcontestxxv@zoominternet.net

Scarecrow and Pumpkin Decorating - 814-926-3142

Tractor Pulling (rules and regs) - Dean Brant - 814-443-4134.

Schedule of Events and Bus Tours - Farmers and Threshermens Jubilee, 1428 Casselman Road, Rockwood, PA 15557 - 814-926-3142

NO FOOD BOOTH RENTALS AVAILABLE-ALL INSIDE BOOTHS ARE FULL

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Next year's Jubilee dates - Sept. 5-9, 2018

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PERFORMERS


Dennis Beach
Wood Carver


DJ Showtime


The Boomers


Brush Creek


Reflections


Allegheny Drifter


Country Express


Lonesome, Lost & Foggy

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