RIGGINS — Sign up now for the 2014 Hot Summer Nights Talent Show to be held Friday, July 25, beginning at 7 p.m. with $1,500 in cash prizes for three divisions of amateurs only, 1-youth 12 and under, 2-non-theme, and 3-theme… no bands... sign up for one division only. All talent show sign-ups need to be in by Wednesday, July 23. Call Tracey Bird or Linnaea Hinton, co-directors of this year’s talent show, at 628-3350; leave a message if no one is available… they will get back to you. You can also sign up on-line by going to the Hot Summer Nights website, www.rigginshotsummernights.com.
Riggins 22nd annual Hot Summer Nights 2014, “Spinning with the Stars and Cars,” is just two weeks away at the Riggins City Park! High Street Band will once again be in town for Saturday night’s dancing and entertainment. Each day gets you into the activities for $5 per person or $20 per immediate family; children under 6 years of age get in free. No pets and no coolers. There is a food booth and a beer garden as well as a 4-N-1 combo waterslide for the youngsters.
The Hot Summer Nights weekend begins Friday, July 25, with gates opening at 4 p.m. to the sound of music by Dub and Dave entertaining from 4-6:30 p.m. Our feature of the night is our sizzling talent show with $1,500 cash prizes beginning at 7 p.m. with Julie McClanahan singing the National Anthem at 6:45 p.m. to start the evening of talent. The famous Canyon Camillions made up of “loco talent” will share “A Really Big Show” right after the first division of talent.
Saturday, July 26, Hot Summer Nights activities will begin at noon with music by DJ Scribbles from noon-4 p.m. while the antique cars roll into Riggins City Park. Ken Harris and Carmel Crock will entertain with music from 7-8:30 p.m. leading into Saturday night’s big feature, Idaho’s own High Street Band from Nampa with tunes from the ‘50s and ‘60s firing your way for dancing and giving you the time of your life from 9-midnight!
There are several SRHS class reunions gathering together for the weekend; some alums will take a tour of Riggins Elementary School and Salmon River High School reliving their old school days. They each have their own agendas during the day, but most will join us in the Riggins City Park for the talent show Friday night and/or the High Street Band dance Saturday.