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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 2021
69th Anniversary
September 8-12,  2021

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
  • 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
  • Stone Crusher
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Food

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

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

Chicken Barbeque - Saturday & Sunday 11 am to ?
Bean Soup and Cider at Cider Mill
There will not be any Homestyle Meals served this year.

NO FOOD BOOTH RENTALS AVAILABLE-ALL INSIDE BOOTHS ARE FULL

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Events Schedule

Tuesday, September 7th
8 am - 5 pm - Registration of Quilts (Upstairs of Banquet Hall). For info cal Rose Younkin 814-926-3129.
3 pm - 6 pm - Registration of Photos for the Jubilee Photo Contest (Museum Hall). For info call Megan Critchfield 814-233-5653.
3 pm - 6 pm - Registration of Scarecrow Contest and Pumpkin Decorating Contest (Museum Hall - Photo Contest Area). For information call 814-926-3142.

Wednesday, September 8th
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 Knepper 814-233-3825.
10 am - Gate Opens - Discount Day - $2.50
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).
      Chair: Chad Burket cell 814-289-3719.
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 more info call Jack Illar 814-442-2288.
8:30 pm - Crowning of the Jubilee Queen & King (Museum Hall)

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Thursday, September 9th
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 - NO BINGO ON THURSDAY
3:15 pm - Steam Engine Games (Track Area)(weather permitting)
6:30 pm - Garden tractor pulling contest (Western style, Track Area)
       For info call Buddy Weyand 814-444-2293
       (Listie VFC Rules Apply) 
6:30 pm - 9 PM - Danny Conner and Rob Stemple (Museum Hall)

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Friday, September 10th
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 - 4:30 - Scott Hall Rock & Country (Museum Hall)
3 pm - Steam Engine Plowing (Weather permitting, below main parking lot)
3 pm - Steam Engine Pulling (Track Area)
6:30 pm - Tractor pulling contest (Western style, pure stock) weight classes: 4500-7,500 (Track Area).
       For info call Orlo Weller 814-442-3262
       (Listie VFC Rules Apply) 
7 pm - Marshele Bradford Exchange (Outside Threshing Area)
7 - 10 pm - The Boomers (Museum Hall)

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Saturday, September 11th
Kids Day Activities . . . (all held at Threshing Area)
For info call 814-926-2891.  
8:30 am - Registration for Pedal Power Tractor Pull (Ages 3 to 6 years) and Hay Bale Toss (ages 7 to 12).
9:00 am - Pedal Power Tractor Pull followed by Hay Bale Toss.    
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8 am - Steam Ahead 5K Walk/Run at Pulling Track. To register, please use the online link or contact Jenna at 814-442-6724 or ncrvfc622@gmail.com
9 am - Horseshoe Pitching Contest (Singles only, in the Grove)
9 am - 10 pm - Crafts building open
10 am - 3 and 4 Wheelers Pull (Track Area)
       For info call Buddy Weyand 814-444-2293
       (Listie VFC Rules Apply) 
10 am - 7:30 pm - Quilt Show & Sale (upstairs of Banquet Hall)
10:30 am - Arm Wrestling Tournament CANCELLED for this year.
12 pm - 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 contact Dean Brant 814-483-0361
2 pm - Black Diamond (Museum Hall)
2:45 - 3:45 pm - Keystone State Quartet (Museum Hall)
3 pm - Steam engine plowing (weather permitting, below main parking lot)
3:45 pm - Black Diamond (Museum Hall)
4:30 - 5:15  pm - Keystone State Quartet (Museum Hall)
4:30 pm (approx.) - Tug-of-War with steam engine (Steam Engine Area)
5:15 pm - Black Diamond (Museum Hall)
6:30 pm - Tractor pulling contest (Western style, hot stock & stock only) weight classes: 9,500-18,500 (Track Area)
       For info call Orlo Weller 814-442-3262
       (Listie VFC Rules Apply) 
7 pm - Lonesome, Lost and Foggy (Museum Hall)
7 - 8:30 pm  - Country Express (outside, Threshing Area) 
8 pm - Lonesome, Lost and Foggy (Museum Hall)
9 pm - Steam Engine "SPARK SHOW" (Threshing Area)
9 pm - Lonesome, Lost and Foggy (Museum Hall)
9:30 pm - Country Express (outside, Threshing Area)

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Sunday, September 11th
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
       (Listie VFC Rules Apply) 
11:30 am - Hickory Bottom Band (Museum Hall)
12 pm - Till closing - Bingo (Truck Room)
12:15 pm - Echo Valley (Museum Hall)
1 pm - Parade of antique equipment, threshing,
       corn shelling & shredding and other demonstrations
1 pm - Hickory Bottom Band (Museum Hall)
2 pm - Echo Valley (Museum Hall)
2 pm - Quilt Auction (Track Area)
3 pm - Hickory Bottom Band (Museum Hall)
3 pm - 4 pm - Jubilee Photos Contest photos released (Museum Hall)
3 pm - 4 pm - Scarecrow Contest and Pumpkin Decorating Contents entries released (Museum Hall)
4 pm - Echo Valley (Museum Hall)
4 pm - 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 $5.00, Children under 12 FREE
Wednesday - Adults $2.50, Children under 12 FREE
Non refundable - Group rates available upon request

Only service animals permitted on grounds.

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

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Upcoming Jubilee dates - September 7-11, 2022

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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


Country Express


Keystone State Quartet


Scott Hall


Black Diamond


Hickory Bottom


Echo Valley


Lonesome Lost & Foggy


The Boomers


Marshele Bradford Exchange

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