Amesville Coonskin Saturdays – Alonzo Weed Harvest Festival

Date(s) - October 19, 2019
All Day


Events happening all day!
Join us in celebrating Amesville’s most famous Mayor . Alonzo Weed,  a hobo in his day that  became the Mayor of Amesville for a brief time in 1903. His short tenure as mayor was colorful and gained national attention. We will be celebrating with a chalk art competition and Alonzo Weed Look-alike contest, Beer tasting. Music : Coal Cave Boys


Free Events

Local History at Amesville Museum,  5:00 – 7:00 PM  
Alonzo Weed Look-alike contest and kids activities
Stories and tall tales about Alonzo Weed

Amesville Food (Park’s Place Restaurant)/Market Carts selling crafts, produce and more 5 – 7 PM
The Ames/Bern Ridge Rounders playing blues and honky tonk 4 pm
The Coal Cave Hollow Boys on the John O’Donnell Stage in Gifford Park  6:30 PM  

In the event of bad weather all outdoor events will move into the Grange Hall
16 State Street (next to Post Office)

We are proud to announce that COONSKIN SATURDAYS IS GOING SOLAR.   With the help of Appalachian Renewable Power (ARP) the concerts and events at Coonskin Saturdays will supplied with solar generated electric. Thanks to ARP for their support. Appalachian Renewable Power: ARP Solar is a general contracting company specializing in the design and installation of solar power systems. 
Proudly serving Jackie O’s beer at all events.