Virginia Cantaloupe Festival corporate sponsors

Nancy Long, Virginia Cantaloupe Festival chair (right) thanks the the 41st annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival corporate sponsors Pam Pierce, of Danville Distributing, and Jeremy Satterfield of Microsoft. The 2021 ticket will cover admission, unlimited beverages, soft drinks and water. With a ticket, patrons also will get Reese Farms’ Halifax County cantaloupes, ice cream and local roasted corn served by D&D Skins. There will be a wide variety of food trucks available offering barbecue, pizza, sandwiches, bologna burgers, brisket and more. On tap this year is craft beer, Bold Rock ciders, Michelob Ultra Seltzers, wine and tiki sangria provided by Danville Distributing. In addition, Springfield Distillery will be on site offering tastings for attendees. The Konnection Band will kick off the festival and Crawford & Power will take the stage at 8 pm. Both bands play a wide variety of music to suit anyone’s taste. The festival will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 27 at Berry Hill Resort and Conference Center. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased at the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce, Halifax County-South Boston Visitor’s Center, URW South Boston or online at www.valopefest.com.