Contests, Musical Performances Featured at Yellowstone Trail Fest

Yellowstone-Trail-FestivalThe Yellowstone Trail Fest takes place today and tomorrow in Hamlet. Included on today’s schedule are a car show, battle of the bands, and zucchini contest. The Nightshift Band will provide musical entertainment later this evening.

The festival continues tomorrow with the Rainbow Splash 5K at 8:00 a.m CDT. to raise money for the Starke County Youth Club. Gospel/country singer Connie Strange will be tomorrow’s featured musical performer at 11:30 a.m. Strolling musicians will entertain festival-goers the rest of the day.

This year’s Yellowstone Trail Fest Parade steps off at 2:00 tomorrow afternoon. A new event this year is a re-purposed metal sculpture contest, which looks to combine metalwork, art, and automotive history. Once judging is complete, the sculptures will be put up for sale tomorrow, during a 3:00 p.m. auction.

The complete schedule may be found at