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May 3, 2013

Port Neches RiverFest 2013 schedule


The Port Arthur News

PORT NECHES — Friday, May 3

• Noon to 2 p.m. — Special needs carnival session

• 2 to 7 p.m. — S.P.O.R.T. Powerboat testing

• 5 to 11 p.m. — Mighty Thomas Carnival and vendors open

• 5 p.m. to midnight — Entertainment complex open

• 7 p.m. — Chris Latiolais, Riverfront stage

• 8 p.m. — Wade Bowen, Riverfront stage

• 10:30 p.m. — Randy Rogers Band, Riverfront stage



Saturday, May 4

• 6 a.m. — Two-day fishing tournament starts

• 9 a.m. — Volleyball tournament, Port Neches Park at volleyball courts, sponsored by  Amman Business Systems Inc.

• 9 to 11 a.m. . S.P.O.R.T. driver registration, inspection and boat testing

• 9 a.m. to midnight — Entertainment complex open

• 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. — Mighty Thomas Carnival and vendors open

• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Classic Car Show, sponsored by Melancon’s Funeral Home

• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., — BBQ Cook-off, Tugboat Island

• 11 a.m. — Veterans Parade, starts at fire department on Merriman

• 11 a.m. until — Bow-Tie Entertainment, pavilion. Music, karaoke, trivia and prizes

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Tonalta School of Music, pavilion

• 1 to 2 p.m. — Line Dance Mania, pavilion. Led by “Andy the Armadillo” and Texas Roadhouse

• 1:30 p.m. — Mid-County Taekwondo Team Mathews, pavilion

• 2 to 3 p.m. — Beaumont Exotics, pavilion. Come meet excotic animals, demos with monkeys, reptiles and birds

• 3 to 4 p.m. — Armentors United Martial Academy, pavilion

• 4 to 5 p.m. — Amy’s Elite Dance Force, pavilion

• 5 to 6 p.m. — Riverfest Cutest Baby Contest, pavilion. Ages three months to 18 months

• 5 to 7 p.m. — Fishing Tournament Weigh-In, Ancelet’s Marina

• 7 p.m. — Twangster Union, Riverfront stage

• 9 p.m. — Fireworks show, Riverfront stage

• 9:35 p.m. — Champagne Room, Riverfront stage



Sunday, May 5

• 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Two-Day Fishing Tournament continues

• 9 to 11 a.m.— S.P.O.R.T. Opening Ceremony, race stage

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Fishing Tournament Weigh-In and awards ceremony, Ancelet’s Marina

• 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Bow-Tie Entertainment, pavilion

• 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Vendors open

• Noon to dark — Mighty Thomas Carnival, open

• Noon until — Horseshoe Tournament, entertainment complex. Sponsored by Third Coast Bank, Burt & Associates, Smites by Design, MCT CU, SERVPRO & Threads

• 1 p.m. — 2013 Miss Port Neches winners announced, 2013 Mother of the Year announced, pavilion

• 2 to 4 p.m. — Pet Show, pavilion

• 3 p.m. until — Washerboard Shoot-Out, entertainment complex. Sponsored by Third Coast Bank, Burt & Associates, Smites by design, MCT CU, SERVPRO & Threads

• 4 to 4:30 p.m. — Special music by artist Raquita, pavilion. AKA KiKi McCollister

• 4:30 to 5 p.m. — Bow-Tie Entertainment, pavilion

• 4 to 5 p.m. — Boat Race Award Ceremonies, race stage