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Autumn delivered at Cacapon Homecoming


   The 26th annual Cacapon State Park Homecoming on Sunday, October 1 featured sunny blue skies, all-day music, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, refreshments and a silent auction to benefit the park foundation and its many projects.


 Door prize crew members Lin Dunham, Cacapon State Park Foundation vice-president (left), and Paul Kline (right) greeted visitors to the annual Homecoming, handed out programs and door prize tickets and sold tickets for the 50/50 raffle.  They are  seen with Homecoming Master of Ceremonies Glen Stotler who introduced the entertainment, announced door prize winners and the day’s events and welcomed the crowd to the festivities.

 Bob Williams and family delighted  Sunday’s Homecoming crowd with a variety of classic rock and oldies that included “That’s All Right, Mama,” “Kansas City,” “Mr. Bojangles” and “Stand By Me.”  Pictured singing with Williams (center) are his daughters Jennifer Maghan (left) and Monica  Veilleux. (right)  Williams’    wife Eun Yea joined them to sing on his closing song. Other entertainment for the event were All Grassed Up, Cacapon Ridge, Kate Evans and The Young Ukes.


The Cacapon State Park Homecoming featured a new band, Cacapon Ridge, that performed bluegrass and country favorites.  Here the band opens with the song “House of Gold.”


Some early Homecoming crowd goers enjoyed this shady grove as they waited for the next musical act to begin.  There was perfect fall weather for the event.

The Boys and Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle’s Morgan County unit sold food and refreshments at Sunday’s Cacapon State Park Homecoming.  Pictured are  Morgan County unit Assistant Director Shelley Fischer (left), Boys and Girls Club member Braylin Hobday (center) and  Morgan County unit Executive Director Sandy Mellott. (right) Several club members were also selling tickets in the crowd to the Boys and Girls Club’s Apple Butter Festival duck race.

                 photos by Kate Evans