2009 Freedom Festival tailored toward families 2009 Freedom Festival tailored toward families Gage took over the festival last year after the prior organizers, a small grouping volunteers, found they sell at a discount couldn't cover your buck.The 2008 event had left associated with tens of thousands of dollars in debt. Conati said the look of the 2009 freedom festival has gone well so far, favorite announcement of it was supposed to come months earlier.The delay was largely sale a result of the problems involved in scheduling a large number of entertainers, conati recounted. In the particular acts, gage tried hard to appeal to lots of tastes, he was quoted saying.The two main attractions will be shows by a country band and a rock band, on due to their dirty nights and on the riverfront. "I think this is something will become a staple of the event for evansville, he was quoted saying. Conati declined for either band, only saying he had talked to famous groups such as styx and reo speedwagon but hadn't had time (click here) to hire either. Other attractions will comprise of: N typhoon tommy a stuntman who performs tricks while on jet skis and kinds of watercraft. N f1 champboats these will replace boats which in fact had run in the thunder on the ohio event during past freedom festivals.The event will be broadcast on the interest rate channel.Meanwhile the american boat racing connection plans to hold thunder on the ohio in august. N east versus west fest schools and other associations from evansville's east and west sides will compete against each other in sand volleyball and other games.The winner's prize will be a trophy which the losers can win back the next year. N lagoon st.Louis water ski show a ski team that have been competing in tournaments since 2001. N dockdogs dogs that compete against one another to determine what can jump the farthest, as well as perform some other trips. Also among the sight-Seeing opportunities will be carnival rides, portrayers of battle ii soldiers, a laser natural gentle glow show, an air show and the junior successes grand prix. In getting ready the festival, conati went to watch air shows in other cities, houston and las vegas being and this includes.Gage also allotted surveys, asking what the public most wanted we've passed away.The two answers most returned were that it be aimed at families and that there be live music. The 2009 freedom festival will be held a week prior to when it was in many earlier years.That was done in order in order to carnival midway, which had a consignment elsewhere on the usual weekend. Conati estimated the 2009 Thomas Sabo Sale freedom festival will set you back about $700, 000.Helping to spend for it will be corporate sponsors such as old national bank, whose support was enough to ensure anyone 15 or younger can attend the event for free. "We view this as good for economic development and it will now support nonprofits, believed bob jones, old national president and ceo. "And given the trying economy, we think people need to have a tiny amount of fun.We're happy to assistance with that, Those are over the age 15 can attend every day of the festival by buying a $15 button, sold by various nonprofit links.From all sold, $2 will go support the company's charitable causes. In another vary from previous years, the only food sellers at the event will be nonprofit businesses.They will keep any money they bring in and put it toward non-Profit causes. Conati said gage might want between 1, 000 in addition, 1, 500 volunteers to put on the liberty festival.Those who wants to help out should call him at(812)424 2986. Maybe they did chat with the nut club.It seems they have taken the best parts of the fall festival, added in river based occurrences, headline celebration, and some local engag events to me.Truly is sounds great.It is about time that the liberty festival was family friendly. I think the unlimiteds take up so much of the riverfront that you cant have things such as riverfront concerts, jet ski serves, or acrobatic skiers should you have unlimiteds.By the removal of the unlimiteds this group has made the river a place for entertainment and activity.I think this is an excellent choice and that this is a success. Gage needs to release it's financial home where it gets it's money and how much it pays it's people.The liberty festival"Found they couldn't cover your buck"After the mayor appointed mick conati to be on the freedom festival board and be in control of fund raising. He earned money, But it decided on GAGE, NotThe liberty festival.So the reward for bankrupting the festival is to put him the boss of it?He then, with the holistic parts of gage, and the mayors office have been silent in questions with the abra on any hint of another boat race while they were planning the new thunder on the ohio?Who would like to bet that the"Late deal details"That were still under discussions for the thunder on the ohio race end up killing it now that the rabbit's out of the hat?A bit deceitful in my opinion.Gage needs some real oversight by more a new mayors office. Governmental policies aside, f1 boats are toys as opposed to unlimited hydroplanes.Good luck recruiting any of the contemporary volunteers, i'm confident gage isn't high on their christmas card list. I'm all producing the festival family friendly, but i have a comment in regards to coolers.Vocalization, i don't consume alcohol but we always bring a cooler to watch the air shows and boats.I pack water during the day, wet other toiletries to cool off with and snacks.If my family had to purchase water for the day from overpriced vendors we wouldn't be able to afford to go.Hear that's mr.Conati?Families need to bring their own drinks and snacks because they can't buy to buy them there.Families need to bring coolers with juice and bottles and water or they won't be able to stay more than an hour or so.I provide insurance coverage, school lunches and books for our grandkids.I have never taken a penny from the costa rica government other than my tax return and 2 stimulus checks that were issued by the us government.I offer for the pta and boy scouts and attend weekly church services.My husband of 18 years and i address our family on our own.Incredibly, we are not wealthy and after paying our bills there isn't any lot left over for entertainment and eating out.With the intention to stay down at the river all day long, it may need a lot of $2 water bottles to keep everyone hydrated.Which had been my point.Don't assume that everyone posting here is on welfare or smoking meth.There are a handful of us with jobs and college educations that read the paper too. No fridges is a joke.Many families like to go to the riverfront and pack a cooler with snacks, creations, snacks to their kids.May well, indeed, increase the cost for fasmilies to attend the other day event.If you make it family friendly, allow coolers but forbid alcohol.Ticket and/or arrest anyone feeding on alcohol on the premesis.The carnival rides will be less than what they've at the fall festival.The food booths will be less than what they've at the fall festival.The bands that will perform are going to be similar to those that perform at the fall festival.The east vs west challenge will be just like competitions at the fall festival.The visible difference, the fall festival is free to go to.