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Pullman Concert Series to feature West Virginia Day theme

Jun. 19, 2013 @ 12:43 PM

HUNTINGTON —  West Virginia's 150th birthday celebration will take place apart of 93.7 the Dawg's Pullman Square Summer Concert Series at Pullman Square in Downtown Huntington on Thursday, June 20.

The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. with live music starting at 7 p.m. 

Events include the presenting of the colors, the singing of the "National Anthem" by Angie Fletcher and Jim Rumbaugh will perform the "West Virginia Hills." West Virginia Birthday cake for 150 people will be served in honor of the state's 150th birthday and Cabell County's oldest known living citizen, Helen Diddle, 105, will also be recognized. 

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams, Milton Mayor Tom Canterbury, Barboursville Mayor Paul Turman as well other West Virginia dignitaries will make remarks to honor the West Virginia Sesquicentennial.

Jabberwocky will perform from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., and their performance will include a special edition of John Denver's "Country Roads" featuring several West Virginia singers at approximately 8 p.m.  The event is free to attend, and patrons are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.

Read about tons more WV150 events in Thursday’s Herald-Dispatch.