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2014 Hometown Celebration offers fun for all

Updated: Wednesday, June 4 2014, 01:22 PM EDT

WTOV9.com
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- From music to food to games for the kids, there will be something for everyone at the 2014 Hometown Celebration.
Fans of native son Dean Martin can get their fill of songs and humor at the Dean Martin Festival at the Spot Bar. Featured entertainers include the Frank Gallo Italian Band, Sputzy, Russ Loniello, Tom Stevens and Chris Denem.
Tours of the Dean Martin Room at the Jefferson County Mansion Museum on Franklin Ave. will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Dean Martin displays and entertainment will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Grand Theater on S. 4th Street. The Dean Martin Car Cruise In will be held on S. 3rd Street from noon to 4 p.m.
For history lovers, Historic Fort Steuben will be open with reduced admission for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On display in the Fort Steuben Visitor Center will be a photo exhibit focusing on the demise of the local steel mills. Also in the Visitor Center, Susan Guy, author of the recently released Mobsters, Madams & Murder in Steubenville, Ohio will be autographing her books.
Beginning at 11 a.m., Fort Steuben Park will be the site of the Hometown Celebration Street Fair. The youngsters can enjoy a variety of free activities at Kurt James’ Fun & Games, courtesy of WTOV9. Ice cream, elephant ears, bison burgers, hot dogs, lemonade and kettle corn will tempt the taste buds, vendors will offer bargains along the walkway while music and entertainment will be around the fountain.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first American tour, a performance by Beatlemania Magic will be held in the Berkman Amphitheater at 6:30 p.m. and a free-will offering will be taken.
As part of the Hometown Celebration tradition, a $500 donation is given to Steubenville High School and to Catholic Central High School for their performing arts programs. This year, Franciscan University of Steubenville will sponsor the donations as part of its commitment to educational excellence.
For more information on these and all the events of the day call the Fort Steuben Visitor Center, 740-283-4935 or check the website, www.visitsteubenville.com.

2014 Hometown Celebration offers fun for all


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