What's Going On At The Beach: Busy weekend set at RegattaWORTHINGTON — Most of this weekend’s events are taking place at Sailboard Beach, but there’s one good reason to stray from that venue for a little while today.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON — Most of this weekend’s events are taking place at Sailboard Beach, but there’s one good reason to stray from that venue for a little while today.
The Classic Car Show and Shine is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Spomers Classics Museum of Automobile Memorabilia on Oxford Street.
Last year, more than 100 drivers brought their classic vehicles to the show, and you can bet that even more will show up this year. If you don’t get out to the museum in time, the show will end with a drive around Lake Okabena shortly before 3 p.m.
The music will begin wafting over Sailboard Beach at 1:30 p.m. today, starting with the Roe Family Singers. Johnsmith is scheduled from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Nelson Flavor, which bills itself as “alternative funk” from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and headliner Bojono, featuring Worthington’s own Noah Hoehn from 8 to 10 p.m.
The music doesn’t cease promptly at 10 p.m., however. Be sure and stick around for the Shoreline Jam after things wind down on stage. Groups of musicians will gather along the shoreline and some amazing music will spontaneously spring forth.
In previous years, there hasn’t been much in the way of music at Sailboard Beach on the Sunday of the Regatta, but that’s not the case this year.
DJ Tony Winter will play tunes from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., then Double Shot will take the stage from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Double Shot is a musical duo composed of area residents Tom Binford and Jack Leslie — and these guys make a lot of sound for just two people. They play a variety of music from the ’70s, ’80s and beyond.
Binford and Leslie have donated their talents and time to entertain the Sunday crowd for free. So come on down, listen to the music and stick around for the Regatta award ceremony. Some of the food vendors are also planning to stick around, so there will be opportunities for dining and entertainment.
Have you checked out the creations for the Daily Globe’s annual chair auction? There are some amazing designs on display at the Daily Globe booth on Sailboard Beach. You can vote for your favorite by depositing coinage (bills are accepted, too!) in the containers secured to each chair.
The auction itself will begin at 5 p.m. Each successful bidder will go home with a one-of-a-kind piece of art. Proceeds will be donated to the Lake Okabena Improvement Association, the local organization dedicated to improving the city’s lakefront parks and property.
One more good reason to stop by the Daily Globe tent: To buy a Regatta T-shirt. This year’s funky design was created by local artist Nate Einck and reflects both the windsurfing and musical aspects of the event. When you purchase a shirt, you not only get something new to wear, but also support the Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, ensuring its continuation for years to come.