Newberry Observer

Downtown travels back in time for Groove ‘N Brew

Charles Williams, with Gripps Grills out of Greer, prepares some vegetables during Groove ‘N Brew.

Joseph Berry gets ready to bowl.

And he gets a strike.

Mayor Foster Senn and his daughter Caroline Senn play Operation.

Steffanie Shinne rocks out for Groove ‘N Brew.

J-E-T giving a stellar performance at the outside stage.

Columbia and West Columbia natives, Kim Potter (left) and Anna Bryson (right), got groovy for Groove ‘N Brew.

Joe and Ruby Jean Miller, of Newberry, stand in front of the tie-dye Volkswagen Beetle in their 1970’s attire.

Cullen Binnicker, Isaac Drummond, Alex Braswell and Jacob Pill rocking out for the festival.

Ashleigh and Miriam Titus utilize the Miami Vice photo booth.

Volunteer Meg Muir visits the Newberry County Museums booth during the festival.

One of the many activities allowed participants to bungie in the air, so to speak.

River Rat Brewery was one of many local breweries featured during the festival.

A group of 1980s enthusiasts came ready to rock. Pictured, in no particular order, Kassandra Segars, Sid Segars, Jimmy Park, Karen Park, Kim Shealy and Tom Shealy.

Jade and David Corley, of Newberry, came in their best 1970’s attire.

Carl Hoover and Angie Alley, of Irmo, were ready for the 1980s.

Vickie Wiseman and Elizabeth Hipp all dressed up.

Brandi Stories and Mary Alex Kopp channel the 1980s.

Denny Koenders volunteers during Groove ‘N Brew.

Contestants vie to win the costume contest.

Singing a little Journey during Karaoke.

Kasey Schroer belts out a tune.

The Haute Dog Lady makes an appearance as a food vendor.

Volunteer Jana Boice stands with Chief of Police Roy McClurkin.

Charles Williams, with Gripps Grills out of Greer, prepares some vegetables during Groove ‘N Brew.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0744-1.jpgCharles Williams, with Gripps Grills out of Greer, prepares some vegetables during Groove ‘N Brew. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Joseph Berry gets ready to bowl.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0674-1.jpgJoseph Berry gets ready to bowl. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
And he gets a strike.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0681-1.jpgAnd he gets a strike. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Mayor Foster Senn and his daughter Caroline Senn play Operation.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0687-1.jpgMayor Foster Senn and his daughter Caroline Senn play Operation. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Steffanie Shinne rocks out for Groove ‘N Brew.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0692-1.jpgSteffanie Shinne rocks out for Groove ‘N Brew. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
J-E-T giving a stellar performance at the outside stage.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0694-1.jpgJ-E-T giving a stellar performance at the outside stage. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Columbia and West Columbia natives, Kim Potter (left) and Anna Bryson (right), got groovy for Groove ‘N Brew.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0697-1.jpgColumbia and West Columbia natives, Kim Potter (left) and Anna Bryson (right), got groovy for Groove ‘N Brew. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Joe and Ruby Jean Miller, of Newberry, stand in front of the tie-dye Volkswagen Beetle in their 1970’s attire.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0700-1.jpgJoe and Ruby Jean Miller, of Newberry, stand in front of the tie-dye Volkswagen Beetle in their 1970’s attire. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Cullen Binnicker, Isaac Drummond, Alex Braswell and Jacob Pill rocking out for the festival.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0702-1.jpgCullen Binnicker, Isaac Drummond, Alex Braswell and Jacob Pill rocking out for the festival. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Ashleigh and Miriam Titus utilize the Miami Vice photo booth.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0706-1.jpgAshleigh and Miriam Titus utilize the Miami Vice photo booth. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Volunteer Meg Muir visits the Newberry County Museums booth during the festival.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0707-1.jpgVolunteer Meg Muir visits the Newberry County Museums booth during the festival. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
One of the many activities allowed participants to bungie in the air, so to speak.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0708-1.jpgOne of the many activities allowed participants to bungie in the air, so to speak. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
River Rat Brewery was one of many local breweries featured during the festival.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0710-1.jpgRiver Rat Brewery was one of many local breweries featured during the festival. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
A group of 1980s enthusiasts came ready to rock. Pictured, in no particular order, Kassandra Segars, Sid Segars, Jimmy Park, Karen Park, Kim Shealy and Tom Shealy.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0711-1.jpgA group of 1980s enthusiasts came ready to rock. Pictured, in no particular order, Kassandra Segars, Sid Segars, Jimmy Park, Karen Park, Kim Shealy and Tom Shealy. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Jade and David Corley, of Newberry, came in their best 1970’s attire.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0714-1.jpgJade and David Corley, of Newberry, came in their best 1970’s attire. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Carl Hoover and Angie Alley, of Irmo, were ready for the 1980s.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0715-1.jpgCarl Hoover and Angie Alley, of Irmo, were ready for the 1980s. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Vickie Wiseman and Elizabeth Hipp all dressed up.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0717-1.jpgVickie Wiseman and Elizabeth Hipp all dressed up. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Brandi Stories and Mary Alex Kopp channel the 1980s.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0718-1.jpgBrandi Stories and Mary Alex Kopp channel the 1980s. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Denny Koenders volunteers during Groove ‘N Brew.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0719-1.jpgDenny Koenders volunteers during Groove ‘N Brew. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Contestants vie to win the costume contest.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0723-1.jpgContestants vie to win the costume contest. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Singing a little Journey during Karaoke.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0727-1.jpgSinging a little Journey during Karaoke. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Kasey Schroer belts out a tune.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0731-1.jpgKasey Schroer belts out a tune. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
The Haute Dog Lady makes an appearance as a food vendor.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0734-1.jpgThe Haute Dog Lady makes an appearance as a food vendor. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer
Volunteer Jana Boice stands with Chief of Police Roy McClurkin.
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DSC_0736-1.jpgVolunteer Jana Boice stands with Chief of Police Roy McClurkin. Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer