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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 2013
61st Anniversary
September 4-8, 2013

Volunteer Fire Company

New Centerville, PA
From PA Turnpike Exit 110 (Somerset)
Take Route 281 South 9 miles to New Centerville.

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


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
  • Steam-Powered Sawmill and Shingle Making
  • Corn Shelling, Corn Shredding
  • Blacksmithing
  • Feed Grinder Machine
  • Handle Machine
  • Broom Making
  • 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
  • Flour Mill
  • Antique Power Saws
  • Cement Block Machine
  • Steam Engine Plowing
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Food

Breakfast - served daily 7:00 am to 9:00 am outside the firemen's concession stand.

Noon Meals - served Thursday, Friday and Saturday only, beginning at 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Menu changes daily.
Thurs. - Ham dinner
Fri. - Turkey Dinner
Sat. - Beef Dinner
All meals served at the Banquet Hall.

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

Chicken Barbeque - Sat. & Sun. 11:00 am to ?
Bean Soup and Cider at Cider Mill

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Events Schedule

Tuesday, September 3rd
8 am - 5 pm - Registration of quilts (upstairs of Banquet Hall)
3 pm - 6 pm - Registration of photos for the Jubilee Photo Contest (Museum Hall). For info call Carol Collins at 814-395-3181.
3 pm - 6 pm - Registration of Scarecrow Contest and Pumpkin Decorating Contest (Museum Hall-Photo Contest Area). For information on the Scarecrow Contest and Pumpkin Decorating Contest call 814-926-3142.

Wednesday, September 4th
10 am - 5 pm - Registration of Apple Pies for Grandma Hazel's Apple Pie Contest at the Pie Stand (Museum Hall).
• For more information 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
6:15 pm - Grand Jubilee parade (Track Area)
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)
8:30 pm - Crowning of the Jubilee Queen & King

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Thursday, September 5th
10 am - 7:30 pm - Quilt show & sale (upstairs of Banquet Hall)
10 am - 10 pm - Crafts building open
1 pm - Parade of antique equipment, threshing, corn shelling & shredding and other demonstrations
1 pm - Till closing - Bingo (Truck Room)
2 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
3 pm - Steam Engine Games (Track Area)(weather permitting)
3:15 pm - Common Ground (Museum Hall)
4 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
6 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
6:30 pm - Garden tractor pulling contest (Western style, Track Area) (rules and regulations)
6:30 pm - Common Ground (Museum Hall)
7:30 pm - Common Ground (Museum Hall)
8 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)

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Friday, September 6th
10 am - 7:30 pm - Quilt show & sale (upstairs of Banquet Hall)
10 am - 10 pm - Crafts building open
1 pm - Parade of antique equipment, threshing, corn shelling & shredding and other demonstrations
1 pm - Till closing - Bingo (Truck Room)
2 pm - Dawson's Creek Band (Museum Hall)
2 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
2:30 pm - Steam engine plowing (weather permitting, below main parking lot)
3:15 pm -Dawson's Creek Band(Museum Hall)
4 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
4:30 pm -Dawson's Creek Band(Museum Hall)
6 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
6:30 pm - Tractor pulling contest (Western style, stock only) weight classes: 4,500 - 5,500 - 6,500 - 7,500 (Track Area) (rules and regulations)
7 pm -Mac Martin and the Dixie Travelers (Museum Hall)
7:30 pm - Steam Engine Pulling (Track Area)
8 pm -Mac Martin and the Dixie Travelers (Museum Hall)
8 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
8 pm - High Ryder (outside, Threshing Area)
9 pm - High Ryder (outside, Threshing Area)
9:15 pm -Mac Martin and the Dixie Travelers (Museum Hall)

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Saturday, September 7th
Kids Day Activities . . . (all held at Threshing Area)
9 am - Registration of Pedal Power Tractor Pull (ages 3 to 6 years)
9:30 am - Pedal Power Tractor Pull. Prize drawing following pull.
2 pm - Registration for Hay Bale Toss
2:30 pm - Hay Bale Toss - Ages 7 to 12.
Prize drawings for all Kids Day Contests following each event. (you MUST BE PRESENT and have age appropriate wrist band on to win.) For more info call Kim at 814-634-0436.
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9 am - Horseshoe pitching contest (singles only, in the Grove)
9:30 am - 10:15 am - Registration for Arm Wrestling (Museum Hall)
10 am - 3 and 4 wheelers pull (Track Area)(rules and regulations)
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)
1 pm - Parade of antique equipment, threshing, corn shelling & shredding and other demonstrations
1 pm Till closing - Bingo (Truck Room)
2 pm - Horse pulling contest (Track Area)
2 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
2 pm - The Runaways (Museum Hall)
2:30 pm - Steam engine plowing (weather permitting, below main parking lot)
3 pm -The Runaways (Museum Hall)
4 pm - Dennis Beach Woodcarver (in the Grove)
4 pm -The Runaways (Museum Hall)
5:30 pm - Auction of Woodcarvings by Dennis Beach (Track Area)
6:30 pm - Tractor pulling contest (Western style, stock only) weight classes: 9,500 - 11,500 - 13,500 - 15,500 - 18,500 (Track Area)
6:30 pm - Blue Shades (Museum Hall)
7:30 pm - Blue shades (Museum Hall)
8 pm - Country Express (outside, Threshing Area)
9 pm - Steam Engine "SPARK SHOW" (Threshing Area)
9 pm - Blue shades (Museum Hall)
9:30 pm - Country Express (outside, Museum Hall)

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Sunday, September 8th
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) (rules and regulations)
12:00 pm - Dogwood (Museum Hall)
1 pm - Parade of antique equipment, threshing, corn shelling & shredding and other demonstrations
2 pm - Dogwood (Museum Hall)
2 pm - 4 pm - Jubilee Photos Contest and Scarecrow and Pumpkin Decorating Contest entries released (Museum Hall)
3 pm - Quilt Auction (Track Area)
3 pm - Dogwood (Museum Hall)
3 pm - Black Horse (Threshing Area)
4 pm - 5 pm - Quilts released at Quilt Show (upstairs at banquet hall)
4 pm - Black Horse (Threshing Area)
5 pm - Black Horse (Threshing Area)
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

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

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

Kid's Day Events - 926-4333, ncrvfc1@ncrvfc.com

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

Tractor Pulling (rules and regs) - For info call 814-926-4333

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

NO FOOD BOOTH RENTALS AVAILABLE

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Next year's Jubilee dates - Sept. 3-8, 2014

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Questions on the development and update of the site can be sent to: fbrancato@zoominternet.net
Design and Production by BRANCATO DESIGN

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PERFORMERS

Mac Martin and the Dixie Travelers


Country Express

Blue Shades

Dennis Beach
Wood Carver

High Ryder

Black Horse

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