Rock drummer Alan White of YES to headline Newcastle Days

Alan White, legendary British rock drummer of the band YES will perform with his new band "WHITE" as the headliner for the annual Newcastle Days celebration.

  • Monday, August 23, 2010 5:05pm
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Alan White, legendary British rock drummer of the band YES will perform with his new band “WHITE” as the headliner for the annual Newcastle Days celebration. 

A Newcastle resident, White will perform for his “hometown” folks on center stage, Saturday, September 11, at 5:30 p.m. at Lake Boren Park.  

Newcastle Days will be held on both Sept. 10 and 11. This year marks Newcastle’s 16th anniversary of incorporation.

A kickoff event from 3-7 p.m. on Friday, September 10 will include merchant sidewalk sales, a band, and drawings for prizes.

Saturday also features another event – back by popular demand – a wine and beer garden. Open between the hours of 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. this event is being sponsored by the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce. Wine (from at least five different wineries) and beer will be available “by the glass,” and by the bottle to enjoy at home. The event is for adults, 21 and over.

TV and local star Lance Lambert will serve as emcee as Saturday’s events kick-off at 11 a.m. with the Boy Scout and Cub Scout Pack 499 Honor Guard performing the presentation of colors.

Center Stage will stay busy with local dance groups, live bands “Tusk” and “About Face” and young magician Matt Wells.

Informational and arts and crafts booths, food vendors, children’s activities, farm equipment display and KCPQ’s Washington’s Most Wanted vehicle along with the show’s co-host Myrle Carner, will be featured at the Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound booth.

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