“Bringing Alive Sandwich History”
(Credit: Don Bayley, Nate Everett)
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1940s Block Party:
Budweiser Clydesdales at Sandwich 1900 BASH:
Cavalcade of Cars:
Dr. Beale Memorial Rededication:
1900 BASH – Saturday, August 23, 2014
All Day: There was a special exhibit of Dodge Macknight paintings at the Library (will stay at the library through Sept. 8th).
9:30AM – 11AM : Scavenger Hunt in the Village with Kate Naples. “Goodie Bags” for the first 100 participants! Started in front of Dan’l. Webster Inn.
10AM – noon: Painting lessons for kids on the front lawn of the Library under a tent conducted by “Dodge Macknight” and assisted by local artists.
11:30AM – 1:30PM: Ida Putnam of Jam Kitchen fame (played by Liz Lazarek) visited Dodge Macknight (played by Tobin Wirt) at the Library and around the Village.
11AM – 3PM: A Cavalcade of Cars followed by the BUDWEISER CLYDESDALES!! featured autos from all of the 1900 decades. The Parade began at the Wing School and traveled through the village. The Cape Cod Dixieland 3 piece band played in one of the convertibles.
10:45- 11:15AM: Suffragettes demanded women’s right to vote near the Town Hall Square/Mill Creek park.
1 – 2:30PM: Walking Tour of the Village led by Thornton Burgess (played by David Hobbs).
1:30 – 3:30PM: Roger Tincknell – Children’s Songs and Singing Games/This Land is Your Land under a tent on the front lawn of the Library.
4PM- 5PM at Town Hall: Judith Black performed “The Home Front,” a one woman show that captures what it was like for a woman during WWII whose husband was in the army in Europe.
5 – 8PM:1940s Block Party on Jarves St. between Rte. 6A and Beth’s (which was a former USO Hall) featuring The Belltones who sang songs from the 40’s, a la the Andrew Sisters in uniform. They also performed with 3 men and appear as the Snugtones. And the Symphony Swing Band will play music from the 40s and from the American Songbook.
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