7th Inning Stretch Hometown Stage and Kid’s Zone

7th Inning Stretch Hometown Stage and Kid’s Zone Three regional entertainers perform on secondary stage; circus, games and characters highlight Kids’ ZoneSHELBY, NC – MAY 16, 2022 – As elements of the 7th Inning Stretch Festival’s return to Uptown Shelby after a two-year coronavirus-forced hiatus, Cleveland County ALWS Baseball Inc.’s organizers are adding a secondary […]

7th Inning Stretch Opening Band – Dirty Grass Soul

7th Inning Stretch Opening Band  Dirty Grass Soul  Local favorite opens for Josh Turner on main stage SHELBY, NC – MAY 10, 2022 – Last week’s announcement that country artist Josh Turner would headline the 2022 7th Inning Stretch Festival on Aug. 6 brought an enthusiastic response. A Shelby-based favorite as Turner’s opening act is […]

7th Inning Stretch Headliner

7th Inning Stretch Headliner Its official Josh Turner is the headliner for 7th Inning Stretch Festival, August 6 in Uptown Shelby. As always, the only thing you have to pay for is any food you eat or crafts you purchase. SO, THIS CONCERT IS FREE!!!!!!!! For more information about the festival and schedule of events, […]

7th Inning Stretch 2022 Added Fun

7th Inning Stretch 2022 Added Fun The 2022 festival is August 6 in Uptown Shelby. This year the Children, Tween and Teenager activities are bigger and better than ever before.  We are adding several interactive items for all ages. Cleveland County Family YMCA is partnering with us to provide several activities and host the children’s […]

Date Set for 7th Inning Stretch 2022

Date Set for 7th Inning Stretch 2022 The 2022 festival is August 6 in Uptown Shelby. Start the day with a 5K to support Road to Hope Shelby, enjoy the Little Miss ALWS pageant at 10 am and the festival begins at 3:00 pm with Headliner going on stage at 8:00 pm. This year’s artist […]

Little Miss American Legion World Series Pageant Set for Aug. 7

Little Miss American Legion World Series Pageant Set for Aug. 7 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Little Miss American Legion World Series Pageant Set for Aug. 7 Pageant is part of 2021 ALWS Kickoff SHELBY, NC – May 28, 2021 – The Little Miss ALWS Pageant has become increasingly popular since its inception as part of the […]

ALWS 5K Returns – August 7, 2021

ALWS 5K Returns – August 7, 2021 Road to Hope Shelby will receive proceeds SHELBY, NC — May 12, 2021 — The 5K Race is one of the pre-American Legion World Series (ALWS) events that has drawn participants from an expanding geographic area every year. The 2020 5K was cancelled because of coronavirus concerns, as […]

American Legion World Series Partners with Road to Hope Bike Ride

American Legion World Series Partners with Road to Hope Bike Ride SHELBY, NC – Jan. 27, 2020 — The 5K Race that kicks off The North Carolina American Legion 7th Inning Stretch Festival each August will be a fund raiser this year for the Road to Hope Bike Ride, a 529-mile annual ride from Shelby […]

NC American Legion 7th Inning Stretch Festival 2019 Information

NC American Legion 7th Inning Stretch Festival 2019 Information This is the 7th year of the festival, the center of festival is located at 200 S. Lafayette St., Shelby, NC 28150. This is a FREE Festival and Concert. For safety purposes we are asking that no chairs or blankets be put out until 3:15 pm. […]

The 208th Army Band to perform

The 208th Army Band to perform The 208th Army Band was activated in 1956 as the 108th Division Band and was attached to Division Headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. The band has been re-designated several times and is currently a separate unit under the 81st Regional Support Command in Concord, N.C. The band is a U.S. […]