Half Moon Jug Band Musical BBQ Dinner and Pony Ride Show
Ride a pony, eat barbecue, dance to the music and help save a Maine child's education. On September 23, the Half Moon Jug Band and Carousel Horse Farm are teaming up for a fun, family event to raise money for a small preschool in need.
There will be pony rides for the kids, wagon rides for families and a $100 corn hole tournament. Also, there'll be a barbecue dinner followed by a Half Moon Jug Band concert.
Its all to benefit the nonprofit Jackman Preschool, which relies on volunteers each class day and on fundraisers throughout the year to provide scholarships for economically disadvantaged families.
WHAT: Half Moon Jug Band concert, pig roast and family fun day at Carousel Horse Farm benefiting the nonprofit Jackman Preschool.
WHERE: Carousel Horse Farm at 69 Leach Hill Rd, Casco, ME 04015 - (207) 627-4471
WHEN: September 23 (washout date September 24) from 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
HOW MUCH: Adults $30; kids 13-16 $15; kids 3-13 $10; Under 3 free. Tickets include food, concert, games and wagon/pony rides.
WHY: To raise money for the nonprofit Jackman Preschool. The preschool (in Jackman, Maine) relies on volunteers and fundraisers in order to provide scholarships for economically disadvantaged families in the community, and to purchase supplies the preschool needs.
WHAT ELSE: Old fashioned fair games, pig roast and wagon and pony rides. Also, a corn hole tournament with $100 cash prize and best pie contest with $50 cash prize. Wagon rides courtesy of the famous Chubby Bottom Boys draft team, Jim and Bob.
FOR MORE INFO: Contact Carousel Horse Farm at (207) 627-4471 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
2 p.m. Wagon rides, fair games
3 p.m. Pony rides and corn hole tournament for $100 cash prize
4 p.m. Barbecue pig roast dinner and best pie contest for $50 cash prize
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Half Moon Jug Band in concert
WEATHER: All attempts will be made to keep the show on schedule but a major storm will force cancellation. If so, the rain date is Sunday, September 24, with all events moved up by one hour.
THE HALF MOON JUG BAND
The HMJB is a three-man mob of musical desperadoes waging a daily battle against the humdrum forces of boredom and inaction. They fend off the blahs with banjoes, kazoos, guitars, saxophones and silliness. They want to make you dance and sing along at the top of your lungs.
The band thrives on interaction with their audiences. For the HMJB, its not just about standing on stage playing songs. Its about singing, dancing and making people happy. They do whatever it takes to put on a show for all ages, studding every performance with jokes, stories and mandatory sing-alongs. No one gets out without singing. No one.
CAROUSEL HORSE FARM
CHF offers guided trail riding on their scenic property as well as longer rides into the nearby Jugtown Forest in the heart of Maines lakes region. Enjoy the Maine wilderness like never before. Rides for first timers to seasoned riders mean everyone can have fun.
The farm also features winter sleigh rides during the colder months as well as wagon and carriage rides when the weather is warmer. Fancy carriages and wagons may be hired for off-site special events, too.
The JP operates under the nonprofit Jackman Region Community Association. The preschool is licensed by the State of Maine but is too small to qualify for federal funds. Instead, the JP relies on volunteers each class day and on fundraisers throughout the year to provide scholarships for economically disadvantaged families and to purchase supplies the preschool needs.
Jackman is a small town in western Maine on the old Canada road. It has a population of less than a thousand people. It recently lost its 24-hour medical center and nursing home due to a lack of funding. This is why its so important to support non-profit community organizations like the Jackman Preschool.
Carousel Horse Farm (View)
69 Leach Hill Rd
Casco, ME 04015
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