Friday:Second Wind! Playing 7:00 pm –11:00 pm!
They are a polished, high-energy band that features a killer rhythm section, top notch vocals and a tight and powerful 5-piece horn section. The band covers a wide variety of music ranging from the 60's through the present in a style that often surpasses the original hit. What's not to like? Ten guys playing their tail ends off & lovin' every minute of it. Featuring selections from Chicago and Huey Lewis to Korn & Kiss! They've got you covered with a Rock & Roll Soul and Horned-charged sound!!!
Saturday:The Remains! Playing 7:00 pm –11:00 pm!
They have been providing high quality musical entertainment for 30+ years! The band was formed in 1987 by a group of Cincinnati based musicians determined to take their public and private performances to a higher level with their own unique vocal blend and dedication to musical excellence. Also, by playing very well-known pop and rock tunes The Remains are specialists when it comes to getting a crowd singing along and dancing at their performances.
Sunday: The Whammies! Playing 5:30 pm -9:30 pm
The Whammies have taken Cincinnati by storm as the most entertaining and high energy 80's tribute act! This band gets people dancing in no time! The Whammies perform new wave, pop and classic rock hits and will also entertain you with the best music from the 80's (ok, and two songs from the late 70's, but who's counting).
In the Beer Garden: Rick Clark on Acoustic
You can look forward to enjoying the easy listening sounds of an acoustic guitar and the smooth voice of Rick Clark on Friday & Saturday. Rick has over 40 years of experience playing guitar and singing. You’ll hear the acoustic songs from the 60’s to the present day with selections from artists such as Bread, Jim Croce, America, Neil Young, James Taylor and others from the classic Rock era. He will be performing prior to each nights feature band and during their breaks.
Dave Hils Sunday at the Chicken Dinner & In the Beer Garden
He will again entertain us during our Chicken Dinner on Sunday as he performs a variety of classics and a few popular hits with an acoustic take on songs ranging from Elvis to Dolly, Etta James to Johnny Cash, the Beatles and much more! Come on up early, 4:00-6:30, get a chicken dinner in the church hall, relax, and be entertained. You can also find him later in the Beer Garden on festival grounds.
NEW SATURDAY ONLY: Makers Market & Petting Zoo
Makers Market! Open for one day only, Saturday, July 23, featuring local businesses and artists and their handcrafted items. Join us in the church hall to shop small!
Good Green Earth Petting Zoo from 6:00–9:00 pm in the grassy area behind the stage and Ring Toss. They will bring baby goats, lambs, rabbits, chickens, ducks, and a pot belly pig. Be sure to check them out! Young and old can enjoy the petting zoo!
Food and Drink
Our Grille will continue to offer the normal festival foods including some of those specialty sausages brought to you from local meat markets. We will be offering draft beer for our festival goers from Fretboard Brewery, who just won Silver in the World Beer Cup Competition for “Crazy Train.” We’ll have a great selection of can craft beers, as well as the local and domestic favorites. Our craft beer booth will also now include selections of seltzers from High Noon and White Claw. LaRosa’s Pizza will be made right here on the grounds in their LaRosa’s trailer. Our food trucks include Big Dog BBQ, an award-winning favorite, and Cincinnati Ice Cream Soft Serve who will not only provide delicious soft serve but Novelty bars too! Our White Oak favorite SnoBug will also be here daily! The Bakery Booth will return to help you to satisfy your sweet tooth. It will be located in the church hall in hopes to keep things more fresh and less affected by the weather. Mouths are watering just thinking about them!
Sunday Richies Chicken Dinners from 4:00 pm -6:30 pm!
This is a new addition to our festival! Ron’s Roost was not able to commit this year, but we believe that you will truly enjoy Richies! If you’ve never had it, here’s your chance to try it! There is a whole lot of excitement about their expansion in Colerain Township this summer! They will be even better! Pre-sale order forms are on our website, in the weekly bulletin and
available after weekend Masses in the Church Hall.
JEWELRY AND ACCESSORIES!
Jewelry Resale Booth is returning so plan to pick up unique pieces at a steal!
Visit the Jewelry Booth located in the church hall all weekend!
The Bid-n-Buy Booth is returning so you can participate in silent auctions for tempting items including services, sports memorabilia, and much more.
2022-23 CINCINNATI BENGALS SEASON TICKETS RAFFLE
Each raffle ticket is $10.00.
We have divided our 2022-23 SEASON TICKETS (SECTION 343 ROW 13 SEATS 15-16) into individual games, each to include a parking pass for the CRG West (Central Riverfront Garage) and a Bengals Gift Pack. After all the games are drawn, there will be an additional drawing for a Bengals Tailgate Package. Don’t miss the BONUS! When (if) the Bengals become eligible for post season play, we will have a pair of tickets available to any home game. All remaining non-winning chances from this raffle will be saved and a ticket will be drawn to determine a winner for the pair(s) of post season game tickets. Keep those fingers crossed and just maybe we will see the post season again! Drawings will be held on Sunday, July 24 @ 9:00 pm. Order forms are included as a link on the church webpage www.stjameswhiteoak.com here on our Festival webpage at www.stjamesfestival.com and in the church office as well as being sold in the church hall before and after weekend Masses.
The festival will end Sunday at 10:00 pm with the drawing of the Major Award Winner!!!
Bengal’s Raffle winners will be drawn at 9:00 pm.
We will stop selling Basket chances at 8:00 and pull the bins at 8:15 so that winners can be drawn and announced before 10:00 pm.
Our Major Award Raffle: The Grand Prize is $10,000, One 2nd prize of $1,000, One 3rd prize of $500, One 4th prize of $300 and One 5th prize of $250. The tickets are $5 per chance, 5 for $20, 8 for $30, 11 for $40 and 14 for $50. Raffle tickets are available at our church doors (in the wooden racks in envelops marked “Festival Packet”) and before and after all weekend masses from festival representatives in the church hall and in the church office.
Three Early-Bird drawings occur on Mondays: June 13, June 27 and July 11
at 2:00 pm so get your tickets in early!
Winning stubs are returned to the hopper for future drawings.