Helvetia – Fasnacht Festival

Title: Helvetia – Fasnacht Festival
Location: HC 76, Box 1, Helvetia, WV 26224
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Description: Helvetia- Fasnacht Festival February 21, 2009 Last Saturday before Lent A swiss celebration to drive Old Man Winter away. (Always held the Saturday before Ash Wednesday). A typical schedule for this special day is: 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Open Mic, food, and beverages. Star Band (Red) Hall. 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Buffet – Greetings – Hutte Restaurant. 8:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Lampion (candlelight) parade – Star Band Hall to Community Hall. 8:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Judging costumes – Prizes – Community Hall. 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. Masked Ball – Community Hall. 12:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Burning Old man Winter – outside Community Hall. 1:00 a.m. -2:00 a.m. Open mic and fun – Star Band Hall. At 2:00 a.m., the Red Hall will close to all but those who are sleeping there.

(304) 924-5513
Date: 2009-02-21