Last weekend in Sept. filled with many events in Winslow

Simultaneously on Saturday, Sept. 30, there will be three big events in Winslow for Eagles fans, car enthusiasts or those interested in the craft of quilting.

Now in its eighth year, the Standin' on the Corner Festival can again be expected to do as it has done in the past events; hosting the same old favorite bands, vendors, food and a Budweiser beer garden. Admission is free ­ donations are welcome.

The featured bands at the festival will be the No. 1 Eagles tribute band ­ Hotel California, "A Salute to the Eagles," will headline at 6:30 p.m. on Sat. with Mogollon, a country rock group originally from Overgaard, but now out of Phoenix, following at 9:30 p.m.

Brad Newman, a hard folk soloist, will kick-off the event playing at 4 p.m. on Friday.

The Tommy Dukes Band, originally from Mississippi and now from Winslow, is northern Arizona's famous blues band, and is scheduled to play at 11 p.m., Friday night.

The Shovelheads, dance band for kids and adults will play at 11:30 on Saturday. Sounds of Faith, gospel music at it's best will play at 3 p.m. on Saturday Rondavous, the girls with country music attitude will play at 7 p.m. on Friday, and The Starrs, Winslow's national dance team will perform at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

There will be 500 raffle tickets sold at $3 each or two for $5 for a Baja Motorsports 50cc Children's ATV. Tickets may be purchased at the Winslow Chamber of Commerce or Stephanie Lugo's Farmers Insurance office. The drawing will held at 1 p.m. on Saturday during the auction where the following items will be auctioned to raise money for the Standin' on the Corner Foundation: an official autographed guitar signed by The Eagles, collector's etched wine bottles of Standin' on the Corner, signed guitars by Hotel California and Mogollon, mystery items and many more!

For more information, visit www.standinonthecorner.com or call (928) 289 ­ 3434.

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