Oswego Harborfest is pleased to announce two new employees, Jackie Sheffield and Carol Dillabough, who will make up the new Sponsorship and Membership team. Combined they have over 30 years of living and working in the Oswego community. Sheffield has … Continue reading
Harborfest 2014 is seeking performers for appearances at the 27th edition of the festival slated for July 24-27, 2014. Artists of all types of music interested in appearing at Harborfest 2014 can obtain information and a Performer Application by logging … Continue reading
With the 2013 Harborfest a thing of the past, the wheels are already in motion for some of the things associated with the 2014 festival next summer. The brand new website banner display not only shows off some great photos from the 2013 event but it also shows off the formal theme for the 2014 festival.
The Harborfest Children’s Park Committee would like to thank the sponsors, volunteers, committee members and all of those who attended the Novelis Family Park located at Franklin Square. It was a spectacular weekend of events at Harborfest in 2013 and the proof was in all of the laughter and smiling faces from the children.
My very good friend Bobbie Palange and I have just finished directing our sixth children’s musical for Harborfest. It is an incredibly intense time for a couple of retired girls, but truly a labor of love. In the inevitable let down after the show, I always find myself thinking about the experience and how fortunate I am to have the opportunity to work with such a talented group of young people. This year there were 48 kids from all over the county — from Red Creek, Hannibal, Fulton, Mexico and Oswego. They ranged in age from 6 to 16. We are so proud of them; their singing, dancing and acting.
The pre-festival buzz had been on-going for almost four months when headlining acts for 2013 were announced by Harborfest and some bands themselves on social media. The most talk seemed centered around the Friday night double header with Foghat and Blue Oyster Cult and the final act on Sunday with the Real Diamond show which was a tribute to Neil Diamond. Both of those billings lived up to the hype as the festival was great from start to finish in 2013.