Main content
Home Archived News Grape Fest July 27-28

Grape Fest July 27-28

The Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus viticulture and enology will have a booth set up at the 2012 Altus Grape Fest held Friday and Saturday, July 27 and 28, in Altus City Park.

The following is schedule of events:

Friday, July 27

  • 5 p.m. – Rat Sass Band
  • 6:30 p.m. – Celebrity Grape Stomp
  • 7 p.m. – Bacchus & Lady Bacchus Look-Alike Contest
  • 7:30-8:30 p.m. – Rat Sass Band
  • 8:30-11 p.m. – Street Dance, Live Music by “Brandon Butler” Band
  • (Wine tasting 5-8 p.m.)

Saturday, July 28

  • 7:30-9 a.m. – Sausage/Biscuit/Gravy Breakfast
  • 8 a.m. – Music
  • 9 a.m. – Amateur Wine entry deadline, The Gathering Place
  • 9 a.m. – Stan Bates and Jason Strode
  • 9:30 a.m. – Crooked and Steep Band
  • 9:30 a.m. – Public Grape Stomp Competition (Arkansas Atty. Gen. Dustin McDaniel, Sheriff Anthony Boen to compete in stomp)
  • 10:15-10:45 a.m. – Musician/singer Andy Fox
  • 10:30 a.m. – Public Grape Stomp Competition
  • 10:45-11 a.m. – Stan Bates and Jason Strode
  • 11 a.m. – Grape Pie-Eating Contest
  • 11:15 a.m. - noon – Crooked and Steep Band
  • noon – Welcome, Blessing, Vine Cutting
  • 12:30-1 p.m. – Stan Bates and Jason Strode
  • 12:30 p.m. – Public Grape Stomp Competition
  • 1 p.m. – Waiter/Waitress Tray Races
  • 1-1:30 p.m. – Jennifer Ford
  • 1:30 p.m. – Public Grape Stomp Competition
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. – “Some Guy Named Robb” Band
  • 2 p.m. – Kid’s Water Balloon Toss
  • 2:30 p.m. – Public Grape Stomp Competition
  • 2:30-3 p.m. – Jeff Coley, Stan Bates, Jason Strode
  • 3-4 p.m. – “Some Guy Named Robb” Band
  • 3:30 p.m. – Public Grape Stomp Competition
  • 4 p.m. – Amateur Winemaking Contest Results
  • 4:30-5 p.m. – Stan Bates and Jason Strode
  • (Wine tasting 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
]]>