Cheat Fest From Home:
5:00PM Ed Eddy TV Premier:
Garrett Richardson’s Cheat River Fishing
7:00PM Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers LIVE from home
8:40PM Rumpke Mountain Boys
2:00PM – Forever: Music & Dancing All Day (Sched TBA)
5:00PM Deep Breaths: A Mini-Movie Premier from Joel Wolpert
See Below for the week’s worth of Education Eddy Talks, the Kid’s Tent, and Songs from the Community. Thanks all for being here!
Silent Auction: Thank you to the generous donations from vendors, artists, and friends, and to our silent auction volunteer Lisa Maraffa. Bidding ends Sunday 5/3 at 5PM. Enjoy!
Online Store: Check out our online store to pre-order a 2020 Festival T-shirt (will be distributed after the festival). We also have a fabulous donation based raffle item up – the custom FOC fire pit. Finally, you can simply donate there too.
Become a Member: Members are the backbone of Friends of the Cheat. Become a member of Friends of the Cheat during Cheat Fest From Home week and get $5 off your festival t-shirt purchase – or any FOC merch! Your coupon/code will be
emailed to you, promptly.
Friday, 7PM Live
Saturday, 5PM WORLD PREMIER
Deep Breaths by The Wolpertinger
Virtual 5K Foot Race
This year, no matter what watershed you reside in, we welcome you to join us in the Virtual 5K Foot Race! All movement types are welcome – run, walk, roll, rollerblade, visualize a run from your apartment! Click here to learn more and register. Share your experience on our 5K Facebook Page.
Ed. Eddy T.V.
The Glory Days of Cheat River Rafting with Charlie Walbridge
A Walk Along Indian Creek with Hannah Spencer
The Albright Dam Removal: Reconaissance Study Part 1 with Amanda Pitzer, FOC’s Executive Director
The Albright Dam Removal: Reconaissance Study Part 2 with Madison Ball, FOC’s Restoration Program Manager
Cheat River Fishing Update with FOC’s Garrett Richardson
Premier: Friday, May 1st at 5:00PM
Community Song Shares
These are all on our Youtube Channel
A huge thank you to all of you out there who shared these songs from home. We love you!
Ellie & Ryan from the Woods
Two Ton Twig Members
Rick from home!
Wanted Rivers, a Poem by Susan Sauter
Kelsey & Joanna
Loyalsock by Emily Carlson
Mermaids of West Virginia by Derek Proulx
Rodeo Girl by Gary Hoffman
Honeysuckle and Thorn by Emliy Carlson
Dirt by Ben Dube
Eric Pifer playing Fire & Rain by James Taylor
Pap’s Cabin by Nae Paugh
Too Many Boats by Jerry Vandiver
I Love My Home, Down Country Roads by Jen Osha & Son
From the Hip from the 2014 Cheat River Festival
Ain’t No Ash by Emily Tanzey
Welcome to the Kid’s Tent
Cheat Fest Coloring Contest:
If you have a printer, print the Cheat Fest Artwork linked below, pick your favorite artwork and color it in with crayons, markers, paints, scraps of colored paper, dirt, or whatever you’ve got. If you don’t have a printer, no big deal, draw a picture inspired by the Cheat Fest Artwork OR create your own festival artwork!! Take a photo of your (or your kid’s) artwork (entries limited to: infinity), post it on our social media with the hashtag #colorsofthecheat OR e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: COLORS OF THE CHEAT. We’ll share them with the community and come up with winners based on unforseen and unknowable criteria! Big Thanks, as always, to many years of artwork from John Victor!