Main Stage/Riverwalk Amphitheater
Sponsored by FirstENergy

3:30 Swear  (American roots rock with a funky country twist)
4:30 New Castle Regional Ballet
5:00 The Reunion Band (rock oldies and R&B hits from the 60s, 70s & 80s)
6:00 SRU Rock Dance/Afro Columbian Dance
6:30 Coleville (Classic Country, Americana, 1960s rock)
7:30 New Castle Playhouse Mini Stars
8:00 US4Now (Eclectic mix of American Rock & Blues)

At The Confluence
Sponsored by: Pizza Joe's

On Stage
3:30 Mandi's Dance Studio
4:30 Spinausaurus Encounter, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Ever wonder what it would be like to see a dinosaur in real life? Wonder no longer. Meet life-sized Spinosaurus in this spectacular and educational stage show. Dr. Dino guides you on your journey back to the Age of Dinosaurs as you hear and see this ferocious carnivore in action right in your own space.
5:15 Local Art Competition Awards
5:30 Harmony Hot Haus (Indie-Folk)
6:30 A Wing & A Prayer Pittsburgh Players (Interactive impro dance, song, and storytelling)
7:30 Renova Music Festival


In the Children's Area
4:00 Story Time with the New Castle Public Library
5:30 Story Time with the New Castle Public Library


In the Gallery
2017 Local Art Competition. Awards announced at 5:15 (Sponsored by First National Bank)
Vote for your favorite in People's Choice contest (voting begins September 4)


In the Classroom
3:00 Explore cross stitch and other forms of needle work with the Embroiderer's Guild
4:00 Discover the process behind the creation of the Parking Garage Mural with the artist
5:00 Learn to paint house portraits with Marianne Hilke
6:00 Explore Cello for Children with Beth Goldstein McKee
7:00 Learn to paint flowers with Marianne Hilke

Register for a Workshop

In the Riverplex

Refresh Stage
4:00 New Castle Playhouse Mini Stars
6:00 New Castle Lyric Opera "A Little Bug Music" - A funny operatic musical based on bugs!  Elementary children and parents alike will enjoy this fast-paced performance inspired by our creepy-crawly friends from the insect kingdom!  Featuring New Castle Lyric Opera interns Jeremy Roberts, Rhiannon Griffiths, Corey McNulty, Lauren Faber and Samantha Connelland area children Tiernan Stone and Saga Caylor.  Accompaniment by Kathryn Mansell on keyboard.

At The Warner Film Center
Theater 1: Short Film & Video Screening, 3-8 pm (co-hosted by Slippery Rock University)
Theater 2: History & Literature

3:30 "The Melting Pot of Data" with Lawrence County Historical Society Director, Andrew Henley
4:30 "Writing for the Stage", with an emphasis on his play Pulitzer Prize nominated play "The Consorts" with Timothy Ruppert
5:30 "A Synopsis of Terror: The Torso Murders" with Historian, Robert Presnar
6:30 Writing/Publishing Discussions with local authorsJonathan Hollerman & CM Hollerman (Are you curious about the growing prepper trend or preparing your family for potential hard times? This local brother and sister team will share their creative process in writing and editing each other's work, the Amazon Top Ten Best-selling fiction series, Equipping Modern Patriots.)
7:30 "Short, Short Story & Fiction" with Local Poet, James Perkins

In the Common Area
Fish Stories Exhibition


Zambelli Park Stage

3:30 Free Wheelin' (a tribute to Bob Dylan)
4:30 TNT Acoustics (a mix of music from the 60s to today)
5:30 James Tobin (classic rock, Americana, folk and country)
6:30 Castle Country Cloggers
7:30 Katie Joy

Darrean Brown

Darrean Brown


North Mill Street

Chalk Art
3-8:00 Street Artist Darrean Brown
Professional 3D Chalk Artists Darrean Brown creates incredible works of art on the streets of New Castle.
4-7:00 Chalk on the Walk Competition (ages 3-13).
Winners posted at 8 pm


South Mill Street

Unplugged Entertainment
3:30 Tone Float (folk based, pop influenced experimental music)
5:00 SRU Rock Dance/Afro Columbian Dance
5:30 Entracht Mannechor
6:30 Tone Float (folk based, pop influenced experimental music)


Make & Take Tent (Sponsored by Huntington Bank)
Design your own jewelry, craft Riverwalk fish, make giant bubbles and tie dye t-shirts! (bring your own shirt for tie dye) All activities are free.


Yoga on the Bridge
Lori Brothers will be guiding a free BYOM (bring your own mat) yoga session on the Mill Street bridge at 3 p.m. Open to all ages and skill levels.


At The Pokeberry Exchange

Underground Railroad Storytelling Tours. Approx 30 minutes. Free
Tours start at Pokeberry Exchange (41 North Mercer Street): 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30
For details call 724.651.1233

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