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Wednesday,
August 29, 2018


7:30 PM
Kickoff party held in the Hotel Ballroom, with D.J. LIL Jimmy.

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Thursday,
August 30, 2018


Noon until 9:PM
DJ Jerry “The Wolfman” BURST will be playing “Oldies Music outside on the PA System.

4:00 PM until 6:00 PM
Tickets for the Friday night dance party, the Saturday night Country line Dance party, The Friday, Saturday and Sunday night Concerts and the Prom will be on sale in the coat room by the ballrooms next to the revolving doors. (Prom tickets are Free).

8:00 PM
Welcome Party in the hotel ballroom hosted by the “GOLDEN GUP” (A Lead East tradition)

The “ACE” Drive in opens. Movie titles will be announced at the show. This will be a double feature. Bring a lawn chair or something to sit on. The “ACE” Drive in is located behind the hotel in the parking lot. (another Lead East tradition)


Friday, August 31, 2018

9:00 AM until 12:00 midnight
“lead East” is open to the public.

9:00 AM until 9:00 PM
Collectibles show and other venders will be open in the rear Ballroom and hallway area, Juke Boxes vintage clothes, Nascar collectibles and other memorabilia will be on sale, I Buycoins will be available for free appraisal of your old coins.


10:00 AM until 12:00 midnight
DJ Jerry “The Wolfman” BURST will be playing “Oldies Music outside on the PA System. Tune your FM radio to 88.1 FM to hear the “Wolfman” on your radio.

12:00 noon until midnight.
Oldies Karaoke and open mike performances, presented by Pat Ferante in the hotel lobby atrium, your chance to be a singing star.


10:00 AM until 8:00 PM.
Tickets for the Friday night dance party, the Saturday night Country line Dance party, The Friday, Saturday and Sunday night Concerts and the Highschool Prom will be on sale in the coat room by the ballrooms next to the revolving doors. (Prom tickets are Free but limited).


11:00 AM until 12:30 PM
How to Decorate your house 50s style, presented by Linda Young, held in the Zink room.


1:30PM until 4:00 PM
New this year! Old Time Indoor Movies, Cartoons, Nostalgic commercials, short clips, sitcoms from the past and more. Held in the Zink room all rated G, Its Free!


4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Coolest Cruiser Contest “Be a star in your car “assemble by the outdoor stage, DJ Jerry Wolfman’ will make comments, this is a people’s choice award the car with the most cheers, clapping, noise wins.

7:30 PM
Friday night dance party featuring “Tuesday at Eight” and a surprise guest will be held in the elements room admission is $10:00 Tickets available at the ticket booth or the coatroom in the ballroom area by the revolving door.

Friday night concert featuring the Demensions, (Over the Rainbow), The Capris, (There’s a moon out tonight) The Fireflies (You were mine) and Echoes of Time in the Ballroom, please purchase your tickets at the coat room in the ballroom area next to the revolving door.


8:00 PM until 11:00PM
Sock Hop at the outdoor stage featuring “Little Jimmy” a lead east tradition.

8:00 PM until 12:00 mid night
Outdoor “Drive in Movies” at the ACE drive in, Double Feature plus old-time commercials and cartoons, all rated G. Feature film titles will be announced at the show. Bring a lawn chair.

8:45 PM
Best Jr. Bobby Soxer, Jr. Greaser and Nerd Contest held in the hotel lobby /Atrium Adults welcome.


Saturday,
September 1, 2018


9:00 AM until 12:00 Midnight
Lead East is open to the public.
DJ Jerry “Wolfman” Burst plays your favorite Oldies music outside on the PA System. taking requests, dedications and making announcements, tune your FM radio to 88.1FM to hear the music on your radio.

9:00 AM until 9:00 PM
Collectibles show, and other venders will be open in the hallway area by the ballroom, Juke Boxes vintage clothes, NASCAR collectibles, jewelry and other memorabilia will be on sale, I Buycoins will be available in the hallway area for free appraisal of your old coins. (who knows you might be able to pay for your room)
Craigles The Clown and her “Clowny companions will be “Partying around the event on her clown cart” make sure you stop her and get a photo or two.
Drop off an unwrapped toy at the Military display for “Toys for tots “in front of the hotel.

10:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Advance room reservations for next year’s show 2019 will be on sale in the hotel lobby, get your choice rooms early and beat the rush.

10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Special guest John D’Agostino World renowned customizer from California will be signing autographs at his table in the hallway near the ballroom, meet and greet him as he walks around the outside of the show looking for that special custom that will receive his Crystal Elegance award.

10:00 AM until 7:00 PM
Tickets for the concerts the Highschool prom and Country Line Dance party will be on sale at the coatroom in the ballroom area by the revolving door.

10:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Story time and photos with Craigles the Clown held in the Sliver room (clown hall) children must be accompanied by an adult. No exceptions.

11:00 AM until 12:00 PM
New This year” Marty’s Flee Circus” “The Biggest Little Show on Earth” will perform for Young and old (you will laugh your sides off) Please bring the children, it will be held in the silver room, also known as clown Hall and Don’t miss it!

11:00 AM until 12:00
Basic dance lessons held at the outdoor stage area hosted by Lou Vince

11:00 AM until 1:00 PM
New this year “Learn the art of custom painting even if you have never done it before” “Learn how to use spray cans to do custom painting! Held in the Zink room practical examples to be held at the loading dock area, by Lou Russo custom painter and professional instructor.

11:30 AM until 2:30 PM
Karaoke and open mike directed by Pat and Heather Ferante, held in the hotel lobby/Atrium you too can be a singing sensation.

12:00 noon until 2:00 PM
Model Car Customizing contest for children under 17, under 12 must be accompanied by an adult, there will be several categories, all model kits and supplies will be provided. Those who wish to bring their own model kits and adults over 17 are welcome. The contest will be held in the hotel pool area, this is a Lead East tradition. This event is free!! But limited, please be prompt.

12:00 PM until 5:00 PM
The Razor backs, Rockabilly band will be playing on the outdoor stage located by the back door of the hotel. This is a Lead East tradition, bring your dancing shoes!

1:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Ballooning with Craigles the Clown in the Hotel lobby. Be fascinated as Craigles twists and turns balloons into animals and other mysterious shapes, amazing for young and old.

1:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Acapella singing groups performing in the ball room, featuring “Classic Sounds”, “Memories of you”, “Still Around” and “Mixed Company” a Lead East Tradition. Admission is Free!

2:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Advanced dance lessons with Lou Vince, held in the Elements room.

2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
New this year “Learn the art of custom painting even if you have never done it before” “Learn how to use spray cans to do custom painting! Held in the Zink room practical examples to be held at the loading dock area, by Lou Russo custom painter and professional instructor

2:30 PM until 4:30 PM
New This year” Marty’s Flee Circus” “The Biggest Little Show on Earth” will perform for Young and old (you will laugh your sides off) Please bring the children, it will be held in the silver room, also known as the clown room and Don’t miss it!

6:00 PM until 9:00 PM
New this year! Old Time Indoor Movies, Cartoons, Nostalgic commercials, short clips, sitcoms from the past and more. Held in the Zink room all rated G, Its Free!

7:00 PM until 10:00 PM
New this year, Country Western Dance Party and Line dance lessons by Country DJ Scott from the Colorado Café the largest country western dance club in the state of New Jersey a fun time for all, held in the Elements room admission is $10:00 tickets available at the coat room in the ball room area by the revolving door.

7:00 PM Until 11:00 PM
Saturday night concert featuring Jimmy Gallagher and the passions “Just to be with you”, Larry Chance and the Earls “I believe”, Cleveland Stills and the Dubs “Could this be magic” and classic Sounds. please purchase your tickets at the coat room in the ballroom area next to the revolving door.

  • Jimmy Gallagher and the passions....Just to be with you
  • Larry Chance and the Earls.....I Believe
  • Cleveland Stills and the Dubs.....Could this be magic
  • Classic Sounds

8:00 PM until 12:00 Midnight
Outdoor “Drive in Movies” at the ACE drive in, Double Feature plus old-time commercials and cartoons, all rated G. Feature film titles will be announced at the show. Bring a lawn chair and a portable radio you will also be able to hear the sound tract on closed circuit FM frequency.

8:30 PM until 12:00 Midnight
The Golden Gup and the Rhythmhancers will perform on the outdoor stage located by the back door of the hotel, the asphalt will rock, jump and wiggle! (A Lead East tradition) Absolutely one of the most “rockin” scenes at the event. Bring a lawn chair and your dancing shoes!

World's biggets 1950's partyTHE GOLDEN GUP and the RHYTHMHANCERS

10:30 PM

Country Line Dance and DJ Scot from the Colorado Cafe in Elements Room

11:00 PM

CURFEW FOR KIDS (into hotel rooms or leave the property)

1:00 AM (approx.) until it ends (sunrise?)

The GOLDEN GUP's late night Rhythm n' Blues PARKING LOT PARTY with his jukebox-powered, shockingly pink "JUKEBUG." No other car event on this planet has activities scheduled 'til dawn! At previous LEAD EASTs they went 'til sunrise!!


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Sunday,
September 2, 2018

9:00 AM until 12:00 Midnight
Lead East is open to the public.

DJ Jerry “Wolfman” Burst plays your favorite Oldies music outside on the PA System. taking requests, dedications and making announcements, tune your FM radio to 88.1FM to hear the music on your radio.

9:00 AM until 9:00 PM
Collectibles show, and other venders will be open in the hallway area near the ballroom, Juke Boxes, vintage clothes, jewelry, NASCAR collectibles and other memorabilia will be on sale, I Buycoins will be available in the hallway area for free appraisal of your old coins. (who knows you might be able to pay for your room)
Drop off an unwrapped toy at the Military display for “Toys for tots “in front of the hotel.

11:00 AM until 9:00 PM
Craigles The Clown and her “Clowny companions will be “Partying around the event on her clown cart” make sure you stop her and get a photo or two.

9:00 AM until 9:45AM
Sunday Chapel Service (multi denominational) held at the outside gazebo, presided over by The Most Reverend Jim Craig (our event director) bring lawn chairs, all are welcome, in the event of rain the service will be held in the ball room. (I bet some of you didn’t know he was a man of the cloth).

10:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Advance room reservations for next year’s show 2019 will be on sale in the hotel lobby, get your choice rooms early and beat the rush.

10:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Special guest John D’Agostino World renowned customizer from California will be signing autographs at his table in the hallway near the ballroom, meet and great him as he walks around the outside of the show looking for that special custom that will receive his Crystal Elegance award.

10:00 AM until 7:00 PM
Tickets for the concerts and the Highschool prom will be on sale at the coatroom in the ballroom area by the revolving door.

10:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Story time and photos with Craigles the Clown held in the Sliver room (clown hall) children must be accompanied by an adult. No exceptions.

11:00 AM until 12:00 PM
New This year” Marty’s Flee Circus” “The Biggest Little Show on Earth” will perform for Young and old (you will laugh your sides off) Please bring the children, it will be held in the silver room, also known as clown hall and Don’t miss it!

11:00 AM until 12:00 noon
Basic dance lessons held at the outdoor stage area hosted by Lou Vince and Michelle Leota.

11:00 AM until 1:00 PM
New this year “Learn the art of custom painting even if you have never done it before” “Learn how to use spray cans to do custom painting! Held in the Zink room practical examples to be held at the loading dock area, by Lou Russo custom painter and professional instructor.

11:30 AM until 12:30 PM and 2:30 PM until 10:00 PM
Karaoke and open mike directed by Pat and Heather Ferante, held in the hotel lobby/Atrium you too can be a singing sensation.

11:30 AM until 2:30 PM
Acapella singing groups performing in the ball room, featuring “Magic Touch”, “Re-Member Then”, “Echoes of Time” and “Party of Five” a Lead East Tradition. Admission is Free!

12:00 PM until 5:00 PM
The Razor backs, Rockabilly band will be playing on the outdoor stage located by the back door of the hotel. This is a Lead East tradition, bring your dancing shoes!

1:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Ballooning with Craigles the Clown in the Hotel lobby. Be fascinated as Craigles twists and turns balloons into animals and other mysterious shapes, amazing for young and old.

2:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Advanced dance lessons with Lou Vince, held in the Elements room.

2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
New this year “Learn the art of custom painting even if you have never done it before” “Learn how to use spray cans to do custom painting! Held in the Zink room practical examples to be held at the loading dock area, by Lou Russo custom painter and professional instructor

2:30 PM until 4:30 PM
New This year” Marty’s Flee Circus” “The Biggest Little Show on Earth” will perform for Young and old (you will laugh your sides off) Please bring the children, it will be held in the silver room, also known as the clown room and Don’t miss it!

5:00PM until 5:30 PM
Awards presentations on the outside stage, Best Street Rod, Best Stock Restored, Best Muscle Car and Worst “Rat Rod”. Also Mr. John D’Agostino will be presenting his “Crystal Elegance Trophy” to his choice of the best custom car of the show.

5:30 PM until 9:30PM
Sunday night concert “One Night for You” Featuring World renowned “Jerry El as Elvis backed by the one and only “Blue Smoke Band” with Bill Turner, and the drummer from Bill Haley and the comets “Rock Around the Clock” Jerry will do two performances and costume changes, he has plenty of scarves to give out so get up close! If that’s not enough Pennsylvania’s music awards nominee “Desire” Performing music from the 50s and 60s and as an added bonus The Star of Public Televisions TJ Labinsky’s “Doo Wop” Generations, Mr. Michael Mastellone Performing his renditions of music from the 50s, and 60s including a Frank Sinatra Tribute Emceed by Alan David Stine from WMTR oldies Radio Don’t miss this show! Tickets available at the coat room in the ballroom area next to the revolving door.

 

5:30 PM

6:00 PM until 9:00 PM

New this year! Old Time Indoor Movies, Cartoons, Nostalgic commercials, short clips, sitcoms from the past and more. Held in the Zink room all rated G, Its Free!

6:30 PM until 7:00 PM
Parade of the Prom Queens. Convertibles line up by the front door of the Hampton hotel by “The Wolfman” All past prom queens are welcome; all Queens and their escorts must be seated inside the car as they cruise the parking lot (This is a Lead East Tradition for 31 years) bring your camera!

7:00 PM until 11:00 PM
The 31st Annual Senior Highschool Prom held in the Elements ball room, with master of ceremonies / DJ Lil Jimmy from Peabody, MA. And he will host the Crowing of the 2018 Prom Queen. All attending must be properly attired: no Jeans, T shirts, shorts or sneakers, Gals must wear a dress or skirt Guys must wear a Jacket or suit, tie is optional, Tickets are free but limited, tickets are available at the coatroom in the ballroom area by the revolving door. (this is a Lead East tradition) 8:00 PM until 12:00 Mid night
Outdoor “Drive in Movies” at the ACE drive in, Double Feature plus old-time commercials and cartoons, all rated G. Feature film titles will be announced at the show. Bring a lawn chair and a portable radio, you will also be able to hear the sound tract on closed circuit FM frequency.
All information is subject to change - Not responsible for typos.
Event is over - have a safe ride home back to the year 2018!
See you next year!
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