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Shawnee Hills Lake Festival

  • SHPOA Community Building 4153 Beach Trail Jamestown, OH, 45335 United States (map)

Shawnee Hills Lake Festival

Saturday, July 29, 2017
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4153 Beach Trail Jamestown, Ohio 45335


  • 12:00 pm:  Festival Begins

  • 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Helicopter Rides

  • 1:00 pm:  Cornhole Tournament

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm:  Sandcastle Building Contest

  • 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm:  Cruise-In

  • 6:00 pm:  Junk Boat Derby

  • 6:00 pm - 7 pm Live Music by Scott Barker

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  Live Music by 23 Southbound 

  • 7:00 pm:  Paddleboard and Kayak Races

  • 8:00 pm - 9 pm:  Shawnee Lake Boat and Water Ski Club Show with DJ Larry

  • 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm 23 Live Music by Southbound


Beach Volleyball Tournament

SATURDAY, July 29th, 12 NOON

$100.00 PER TEAM

USAV Beach Rules

Officiated by Greeneview Girls Volleyball Team

PRIZES:  1ST   PLACE       $100.00

                RUNNER UP -  $50.00

For info:   CALL Tracey (860) 918-4032 or Matt (937) 657-4361


7-18-2017,  Jake Allen just sent us some additional details. Here they are:

Greeneview girls are sponsoring the tournament. It's going to be $100 beach volleyball rules tournament. The structure will be made according to how many teams are involved.

Teams will consist of no more than six players. A team can play with as few players as you would like, but there is a maximum of four men on a team total. Players must be 13 years old or older.

Winning team will get $100. Second place will get $50.

The rest of the proceeds are being used for the Greeneview volleyball. They are providing the referees and some of the other things necessary to run the tournament.


Vertical Advantage Helicopters

HELICOPTER RIDES 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Helicopter rides by Vertical Advantage Helicopters

  • Shawnee Trail and Jasper Road 

  • $40 per person


(Details coming soon)


Click on the photos below to see images of the Sandcastle contest from 2016!

Register at the beach starting at 12:00 pm. Teams can include up to 4 members or one family. Bring your own tools or use what is available. Teams will have 1 hour to complete their sand castle. Sand construction only. No other building materials may be used. Choice judging by lifeguards and beach staff.


C’mon, bring out your collector car, truck, motorcycle…or even vintage boat! Isn’t fully restored? Bring it out anyway! You might even win a prize! Beautiful lakeside view, with cruise-in parking located in the grass lot near the beach and playground area.

Click on the photos below to see images of the Cruise-In from 2016!


“Choice Judging” by Community VIPs
and One-of-a-kind Plaques

Only a short drive from anywhere in central and southern Ohio. Bring family and friends for a great festival, enjoying great food, entertainment, and scenic Shawnee Lake.


Click on the photos below to see images of the Junk Boat Race from 2016!

A junk boat derby is a boat race between homemade boats made of“JUNK”!!! The race begins at 6:00 pm in ski area to the East of the beach.
If it floats long enough to start the race, it can be entered!!! A course will be be anchored approximately 100ft. from shore. The first boat to go through the course and return to shore with the team on board will be the winner. Hopefully at least 1 boat will survive long enough to make it!! All construction materials must be from rescued or reused products from the garage, shed, dumpster or wherever else your imagination takes you. (Plastic bottles, foam, and wood is a good place to start.) Only paint or bonding materials such as glue, tape, rope, nails, staples, or screws may be purchased for your project. No boats will be allowed if the construction materials could harm or be hazardous to the lake. No electric, gas, or steam motors!! Wind and paddles can be used. There is no limit to how many participants can be on board, but 1 must be a SHPOA member in good standing. All boats must have a name displayed and be visible to the judges. Lake Patrol will be on duty during the race. However, boats officially entered will not need a current SHPOA boat sticker.

• All construction materials must be from rescued or reused products
• Only paint or bonding materials such as glue, tape, rope, nails, staples, or screws may be purchased
• Wind and paddles only
• No electric, gas, or steam motors
• No testing of boats on Shawnee Lake prior to the race
• Participants under 18 must have a parent/guardian attend the race
• No limit to number of participants on board, but 1 must be a SHPOA member in good standing
• All participants must remain aboard the boat at all times during the race, no swimming
or pulling the boat along while in the water
• Name of boat must be displayed on the vessel
• ALL persons aboard each boat MUST wear a coast guard approved life vest

A course will be be anchored approximately 100 ft. from shore. The first to go through the course and return to shore on board will be the winner.

LIVE MUSIC by Scott Barker 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Years ago, in the mountains of southwest Virginia, hard by the Tennessee line, a young boy began to dream a dream. He didn’t dream of money, and he didn’t dream of fame—Scott Barker dreamed about writing a song. He didn’t want to write just any song, but a great song, a song that people needed to hear, a song that might even change someone’s life. One day he took his dream out of those mountains, from Chilhowie to Charleston to California and all around the world. His debut record, This Is Me, is the story of that journey, a collection of marvelous songs that testify to the power of faith, and dreams that live on.

Recorded exclusively at Babblefish Studios in Franklin, Ohio, This Is Me contains twelve impressive songs that are destined to become as well-worn as they were hard-earned. They are woven from the cords of Scott’s life and experience—as a husband, son, father of two daughters, military officer, best friend, and performer. Scott’s music reflects the delicate balance between the demands of art and real life, and is influenced heavily by songwriters like Tom Russell, Guy Clark, and Bruce Robison, who closed Scott’s Dayton, Ohio show in early 2009. Scott writes sweet songs, story songs, funny songs, and hurting songs, but most of all he writes real songs. One listen to this excellent record reveals a compassionate writer seeking to reach out and touch others with the most human of gifts—that one that he carries in his own soul, the one that also carries him.

Shawnee Lake Boat and Water Ski Club Show

with DJ Larry 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Wait and watch the automatic slideshow above. Or click on each photo to see the next image. 

LIVE MUSIC by 23 Southbound 7:00 pm - 8 pm and 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Columbus Ohio's premier country  band. Comprised of four seasoned musicians, who have been playing an array of genres in multiple groups for several years now, decided to form the ultimate country band in late 2013.  23 Southbound is gaining quite a reputation throughout Central Ohio. They have opened for CMA , ACM, and Grammy Award winning Kentucky Headhunters and opened multiple times for McGuffey Lane. This Summer they will be opening for  Multi platinum CMA and ACM award winning Tracy Lawrence. Developing great relationships with venues and establishments they are quickly becoming one of the premier bands to book for all occasions.  They hold the charisma and energy to maintain any party!  This band is self-contained and all YOU need to provide is power and a stage and leave the rest to them!  

Singer / Guitar: Shawn Stewart

Guitar: Michael Isla

Bass Guitar : Jason Lohnes

Drums: Greg Snowden

for Lunch & Dinner!

“Creating layers of flavor from unique and simple ingredients.”

“Young’s Jersey Dairy Food Truck with grilled cheese panini sandwiches made with homemade farmstead cheeses, deep fried cheese curds, half pint cups of our homemade ice cream...”


Mary Kay, Young Living, Scentsy, Buskins AND MORE!

NOTE: Shawnee Lake is a private lake. Boating, swimming and fishing by Members and their guests only.

Earlier Event: July 4
Fireworks display 4th of July
Later Event: February 13