Nordeast Summer Jam-Fun Fest will be held on the grounds of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and School Thursday evening, Aug. 3 through Sunday afternoon, Aug. 6. The annual festival, which has grown to four days and draws hundreds of local residents, features live music, food, a car show, silent auction, kid’s games and inflatables and more.
Thursday evening features Twin Cities band, “Jonah and The Whales,” Stanley’s NE Food Truck and Grandpa’s Homemade Ice Cream. There is a $5 cover charge on Thursday only (12 and under are free); admission is free for everyone Friday through Sunday.
Friday evening enjoy live music and dancing with the legendary band, “The Rockin’ Hollywoods,” an MSMA car show, kid’s and inflatable games, and silent auction. “Big Buck Bingo” is back on Friday and Saturday and includes an Elvis impersonator tribute show on Friday, and Frank Sinatra tribute show on Saturday, followed by 20 games of Bingo with $50 pots.
Saturday will be filled with kid’s games and inflatables, Bingo, silent auction and back for their 9th appearance at Summer Jam-Fun Fest, Beatles tribute band, “Rubber Soul” this year introduced by an Ed Sullivan impersonator direct from Las Vegas.
Saturday and Sunday feature an outdoor vendor market, and the final day, Sunday, is Hispanic Fiesta Day. Enjoy Latin music at its finest with “Fantastic Band of the Azuay,” Mexican dancers, piñatas, and authentic Hispanic food. The festival will continue throughout the day with games, Bingo, and silent auction and culminates with a raffle drawing at 4:30 pm.
Food, pop, wine and beer will be available for purchase all weekend. Friday features Italian and American favorites; Saturday and Sunday include Philly cheese steaks, Polish sausage and kraut, pork sandwiches, corn dogs, taco salads, taquitos, and more. “Grandpa’s Homemade Ice Cream” will be on site with ice cream, root beer floats and mini donuts.
For more information, visit ICCSonline.org or call 763-788-9062.The church is located at 4010 Jackson ST., Columbia Heights.