Saturday, May 25, 2024

38th Van Lear Town Celebration in full swing.

Van Lear Town Celebration: A Time to Remember and Celebrate

VAN LEAR, Ky. (WYMT) – The Van Lear Town Celebration is currently underway, beckoning people from all corners to join in the festivities and pay tribute to the town and its rich history.

A Festive Affair Hosted by Van Lear Historical Society

Organized by the Van Lear Historical Society, this event brings together music, food, and much more, transforming the lawn near the Coal Miners’ museum into a vibrant gathering place for families, friends, and revelers.

A Plethora of Activities to Delight Everyone

With cornhole tournaments and car shows among the offerings, the three-day celebration caters to a diverse range of interests, ensuring there’s something exciting for everyone to enjoy.

Good Food and Memorable Moments

Board Member Angela Burton expressed her enthusiasm for the occasion, highlighting the exceptional music show and the delectable offerings available at various booths. The soup bean dinner, in particular, holds special significance, as it serves as a reminder of cherished memories and meaningful experiences.

Connecting Neighbors and Embracing Tradition

While some attendees use this celebration as an opportunity to spend quality time with their neighbors, others embark on a nostalgic journey down memory lane.

A Link to the Past: Celebrating Personal Connections

Timothy Music, a visitor from Michigan, fondly recounts how his parents first met on the steps of this very place nearly 75 years ago. He expresses his concern about the potential disappearance of this historical site and hopes that future generations, including his own children and grandchildren, will have the chance to experience and appreciate the roots of their heritage.

Supporting Preservation Efforts

The proceeds from this event contribute to the ongoing efforts of the Van Lear Historical Society in preserving and promoting the local area’s history.

An Everlasting Reminder of Our Origins

Angela Burton emphasizes the importance of keeping the Van Lear heritage alive, ensuring that people never forget their ancestral roots.

For More Information

If you’d like to learn more about the Van Lear Town Celebration, visit their official Facebook page.

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