(Entrance) Anyone donating to our Local Pantries, will find the drop off area just inside the Main Entrance in the designated "FOOD BANK DONATION" area. Make sure to get your Door Prize Ticket as you enter. Door prizes will be announced every 1/2 hour all day long and will be posted at the Information Booth located in the Lobby Area where they will be distributing those prizes.
(Lobby) "Karla's Katering" is Open! Come and get something yummy to eat!
(Room #202) Mini Museum and Memorabilia Room is Open. This room is sponsored by our Brownsville VFW Post #43
10:30am - (Main Exhibit Hall) 2nd Day of Winterfest & Expo!! The National Anthem (Leslie Blasing) and Prayer (Steve Nance). A big Welcome by our Winterfest Hostess, Leslie Blasing.
Lobby and Exhibit Hall Cantinas are OPEN!! (14th from 10am - 3pm) Thank you to Louie's Backyard!!
11:30am - (Exhibit Hall) Located in the Southeast Corner - Corny Cornhole Tournament begins for the Solid Gold (gold colored - lol) Trophies.
11:30am - 12pm - (Main Exhibit Hall) Stage -Lunchtime Songs with Leslie Blasing Dancing, Drinks and Lunchtime Tunes of the Vietnam Era
12:30pm- 1:30pm in the Auditorium Room #101 - Donna Rowe from Atlanta, Georgia with an Oral History of Vietnam.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR TOP 5 FINALISTS FOR THE ALL-VALLEY KARAOKE CONTEST - DEBBIE ZEST, ANN WINTERS, GARY BAKER, ARVIN HILL AND DORAINE ARIZA
ALL OF THE SINGERS WERE EXCELLENT!
2:00 - 2:45 Auditorium Room #101 - Special Guest Speaker Steve Nance - Former Navy Chaplain "Living and Loving Life"
Make sure to take another last-minute visit with our wonderful Vendors!!
2:45pm - Last call for all Door Prizes to be Claimed at the Information Booth
Purchase your 2023 Winterfest T-shirts and Caps next to the Main Exhibit Hall Stage!
AN ENORMOUS THANK YOU TO ALL OF THE NVVs (Non-Volunteer Volunteers - in other words, my very close friends) THAT MADE ALL OF THIS POSSIBLE - YOU KNOW THAT I COULD NOT EVEN BEGIN TO DO THIS EVENT WITHOUT YOU!! THANK YOU AND I LOVE YOU ALL SO MUCH!!!
If you have purchased your tickets to the SOLD-OUT Valentine's Dinner and Dance, then we will see you back here at 6pm. If you have purchased your "Dance Only" Tickets for this evening, then we will see you back here at 7pm. THANK YOU FOR VISITING THE 2023 SPI WINTERFEST & EXPO