Potlatch Reunion

October 14, 2017

We're bringing back some of your favorite memories from the 80s and 90s! Don't miss this great community event. Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Teen Tent and Children's Area, plus we're looking for volunteers to help with committees that are listed below. 

Save the date and be sure to bring the entire family for a fun, nostalgic day filled with entertainment, games, food and lots more! Contact Cindy Deloney for more information. 903.736.2273

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Carthage Civic Center
1702 S. Adams - Carthage, Texas

Formerly the East Texas Oil &  Gas Blast

Committee Members & Sponsors

Executive Committee

Steve Williams - Carthage City Manager
Tommie Ritter Smith - Chamber of Commerce
Dana Clark - Carthage City Secretary
Patsy Meck - Main Street
Cindy Deloney - Main Street
Keith McIlwain - Civic Center Director
Teresa Dennard - City of Carthage


Committee Chairpersons

T-Shirt Design Wanda Hanszen 903.693.6668
Arts/Crafts Vendors Teresa Dennard 903.754.4000
Car Show Keith McIlwain 903.690.1401
Entertainment Tommie Smith 903.693.6634
Costume Contest Main Street 903.736.2273
Karaoke Contest Rodney Wooten 903.754.1961
Promotion Cindy Deloney 903.736.2273
Food Vendors Denise McCloud 903.690.2063
Decorating Scott Reeves 501.538.4740
Sponsors Wade Allums 903.754.0100
Children's Area Melissa Turner 903.690.2435
Teen Tent (co-chairs)

Mark Harris
Doug Spradley
Memorabilia (co-chairs)

Katie Davis
Tonya Cooke

City of Carthage
Panola County Chamber of Commerce
Carthage Main Street
Carthage  Economic Development  Corp.
Carthage Convention & Visitors Bureau 

Thank you to the following sponsors who helped fund this year's festival
- Hal's Air Conditioning & Electrical
- The Jalapeno Tree
- Carthage Visitor's Bureau
- Kinsey Family
- Whitaker Plumbing
- Rural Water Service
- Wade & Debbie Allums
- Prosperity Bank
- First State Bank
- Panola National Bank
- Tate Barber Insurance
- East Texas Professional Credit Union
- Sonic
- Carthage Service Center & Tires

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Costume Contest

Sponsored by Main Street
Registration - 10:00 AM
Judging - 11:00 AM

Scariest, Funniest,
Most Original, Cutest,
Judges' Choice

All ages welcome!

For more information contact
Cindy Deloney

Vendor Information

Online Vendor Application
Available soon!

Teresa Dennard

Car Show

16 Classes -All classes "Pre 1980"
(except motorcycles)

Registration 8:00-10:30 AM
Show 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM 
Awards 2:00 PM
$10.00 entry fee per car

For more information:
Car Show Entry Form
Vehicle Classifications