Newton, NC – Soldiers Reunion is one of the longest running patriotic festivals in the United States. The highlight of the week-long events is a parade at 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, in downtown Newton. There is still spaces available for vendors and not profits on the 1924 Courthouse during that Thursday as well as many spaces are still available for the parade. Please contact Pin Station at 828-466-2695.
Soldiers Reunion Gospel Night will be Carolina, a local staple in the gospel music. The event will be Monday, August 15, in downtown Newton during Soldiers Reunion Week. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. on the east side of Courthouse Square as part of the 133rd annual patriotic festival in the county seat city. The outdoor music program is free and open to the public as part of a week of activities honoring local war veterans. The audience is encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the performance on the lawn of the old county courthouse.
“It is with great pleasure that we are having two amazing performances for 2022 Soldiers Reunion Gospel Music Night,” said Michael Burke of Burke Mortuary of Maiden and Newton who sponsors this event.
Carolina, formally known as the Carolina Quartet, is a high energy touring group hailing from both of the Carolinas. If you long for the rustic sounds of Classic Country, reminiscent of the Oak Ridge Boys and the Statler Brothers, Carolina is your band.
Unashamed of the Gospel, passionate about the importance of Family and proudly Patriotic, Carolina is paving the way for a revival of Country music back to its roots.
Opening for the headline group will be Adam Rose, a seasoned musician, recording artist, and worship leader from Maiden.
Headlining 2022 Soldiers Reunion Beach Music Night will be The Entertainers on of Tuesday, August 16. The ensemble will begin their performance at 7:30 p.m. on a portable stage that will be set up across the intersection of College Avenue and East A Street on the southeast corner of The Square.
“Beach music night has proved to be the biggest entertainment event of Reunion Week, so this year we are bringing back one of the top beach music bands in the South,” Wayne Dellinger stated as the chairman of Catawba County’s 133rd Soldiers Reunion celebration honoring local war veterans.