• August 6, 2018
  • WTOB Blog
  • Comments Off on 14th Annual “Shmedfest” Moves to Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

14th Annual “Shmedfest” Moves to Winston-Salem Fairgrounds


Music Festival to Benefit Crisis Control Ministry

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (August 6, 2018) – Shmedfest, a family-friendly music event benefitting Crisis Control Ministry, will be held Saturday, August 25, from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds.

Live music will be provided by five different local bands: Brother Brothers, The Winmars,
The Junction Trio, Downtown Band, and Glass Anvil. Dinner and beverages will be provided by K&W Cafeteria, Pepsi, and R.H. Barringer.

“We are excited to celebrate both the 14th year of Shmedfest, as well as the 45th year of Crisis Control Ministry,” said Steve Cavanaugh, founder of Shmedfest along with his wife, Tonya.

“Each year, this event seems to get bigger and better and we are thrilled to be at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. We are expecting a large turnout to enjoy the free music, food, and fellowship all for a good cause at our great new space.”

“We are forever grateful to the Cavanaughs and their friends for so faithfully supporting our
mission over the years through Shmedfest,” added Margaret Elliott, Executive Director of Crisis Control Ministry. “Everyone has a great time, and we are honored that they continue to host this special event.”

Shmedfest is free, but you must reserve your ticket in advance by texting FEST to 41444 or going online at www.crisiscontrol.org/shmedfest by August 22. Donations are encouraged.

About Crisis Control Ministry
Now in its 45th year and with offices in Winston-Salem and Kernersville, Crisis Control’s mission is to assist people in crisis to meet essential life needs and to become self-sufficient. For additional information, visit www.crisiscontrol.org.

Comments are closed.