PowerSports Rally Events Discussed During Bethany Council Session

Bethany Mayor Lance Johns updated Bethany’s Board of Aldermen of the plans being made for the first PowerSports Rally planned in Bethany later this month during a meeting held on Monday night. May 28th will be the date of the first PowerSports Rally and will be the first in a series of events planned for the 4th Saturday of every month between May and September to showcase Bethany’s Downtown Area. The night will include an invitation for those owning UTVs and motorcycles to come to Bethany’s square to spend Saturday nights. Other spectators will also be able to enjoy music and the vendors that are committed to the nights. The evening is meant to give the community a regular monthly outdoor options. The first May 28th night will be a Bring Your Own Beverage Night. Food vendors, at this point, will include Huffman’s Barbeque and Highway 46 Kettlecorn. There will also be a series of cornhole competitions held in the Bethany Public Library’s parking lot. Live music will be provided by August Pittsenbarger of 7 Years Out at the May 28th rally. The north and west sides of the square will also be closed on those nights between 5 and 11pm. Council members also plan to purchase 4 temporary electric power outlets to provide electricity for the vendors the come to the rallies.

The June PowerSports Event will be held in conjunction with the World War Museum Tour that will set up Thursday and Friday from 8am until 5pm and Saturday from 12pm until 8pm at the Gathering Place in Bethany. The cost for the museum is $1,500. Three areas of sponsorship will be offered to cover the cost of the event.

The Bethany City Pool is still on schedule for a May 27th opening.

Council members also approved the bid from Gladiato Pyro for the Saturday, July 2nd Fireworks Show. A 20-minute show will be performed during the Independence Day weekend.