The 12th Annual St. Albans Founders Day will be held on Main Street, Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 10 - 4 pm. The 1st Annual Founders Day Weekend began in October, 2006. Sponsored by the St. Albans Founder's Day Committee and the St. Albans Historical Society, this event brings people to Main Street for food, arts & crafts and plenty of entertainment and helps to celebrate the history of St. Albans and also promotes the businesses downtown. There will be over 40 vendors and food booths as well as singers and entertainers. Some of the entertainment will be the Rodney Miles band Mountain Grass Band, Mountain Valley Cloggers, “Happy Steppers”, Tornado Apostolic singers, Kanawha Valley Pipe and Drum Corp, the Mountaineer Dulcimer Club and the Kidd Family Singers.
THERE WILL NOT BE A PARADE THIS YEAR.Really hard to get school band and participants this time of year.
A Historical Walking Tour begins at noon at the St. Albans Historical Society table beside the Albans Arts Center and is free.
This year the old Herbert’s Music Company, owned by Frank McCormick, will be used for art displays and to show vintage St. Albans videos throughout the day and the St. Albans Historical Society will also have a scanner set-up inside to scan vintage photographs and maps people may want to bring in to be reproduced.