Annual horseshoe festival nears

Above: Visitors of the 2011 Hobart Horsehoe Festival show off their skills. Photo courtesy of Hobart Historical Society.

Get your horseshoes ready, ladies and gentlemen.

On Saturday, July 28, the 11th Annual Hobart Horseshoe Festival will be coming to back to the region, featuring vendors, live music and other entertainment in addition to an amateur horseshoe tournament.

Whiskey Cross, a country western band, and the South Kortright Central School Middle Band will provide music throughout the day, while the Mountain Martial Arts Academy will have a demonstration from 1 to 1:30 p.m.  The bookstores on Main Street are also expected to be open.

The event is sponsored by the Hobart Civic Association. To find out how to be a vendor at the festival, or see a schedule of this year’s entertainment, click here.