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The Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce strives to preserve and enhance the unique quality of life of those who work and live in our community by providing the vision, leadership and performance which allow for managed growth and development. We endeavor to deliver services cost effectively while embracing the highest standards of quality, integrity and accountability to those we serve.

           It's Finally Lions Club Bean Festival Time Again

The theme for this year's festival is "Making The Difference Starts With The Community". This years theme was created by Greeneview High student Kaitlyn Schloss. The festival will begin with the opening of the Bean Tent at 4pm on September 19th and close on Saturday September 20th at 10pm with the presenting of the winners of the Lions Club Big Raffle. In between that time the Lions have worked hard to assure a good time is had for all with the following schedule.

Friday September 19th:

            4:00pm -         Bean Tent opening
            5:00pm -         Opening Cermonies
            5:15pm -         Crowning of the Bean Festival Queen
            6:00pm -         Great Lions Auction
            7:00pm -         Big Lions Bingo Games (St. Augustine Church Annex)

Saturday September 20th:
            7:00am -         Silvercreek Fire Department Pancake Breakfast
           10:00am -        Car Show, Registration 10:00am - 12:00pm. Awards at 4:00pm
           11:00am -        Bean Tent Opens
           1:00pm -          Wheelchair Race
           3:15pm -          Greeneview High School's Sensations performs Center Stage
           6:00pm -          Great Lions Parade
           6:30pm -          Big Lions Bingo Games
           7:00pm -          Ham & Blanket Wheel Spin
           8:00pm -          Bullet Proof Band performs Center Stage
          10:00pm -         Lions Club Big Raffle, Grand Prize $2500

There will be free parking & shuttle service (Rt. 72 South)

The Bean Tent will serve 5 different kinds of beans with cornbread, Pork Lion Sandwiches & hot dogs.

This is a two day event presented by the Jamestown Lions Club (established 1945) and many of the people of the community are involved. We start preparing for the next years festival as soon as this years festival ends. Setup starts on Tuesday, the week of the festival.

Something For Everyone To Enjoy!

For concessions & booth information contact Lion Jim Dearth @ 937-239-5513
For parade information contact Lion Dave Bigl @ 937-786-9073
Contact Lions Club President Mike Reed for more information @ 937-903-2160



Event at a Glance
Check our calendar for details 

  • Lions Club Bean Festival September 19th & 20th
  • The Opera House is offering raffle tickets for a STOK gas grill. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Tickets can be purchased at Ted's Barber Shop or call 937-675-3501