Songbird Logo Atari Consoles


March 19, 1999
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ROCHESTER, MN -- Songbird Productions is proud to be the official sponsor of this year's JagFest. This third annual event will be held in Rochester, MN, on June 18, 1999. The theme for this year's event is "Celebrate Atari", and Songbird Productions welcomes the opportunity to expand the event to cover all Atari consoles -- from the classic VCS (2600) to the Lynx to the Jaguar. Enthusiasts are encouraged to bring their own collections for display or trade. Special accommodations must be made with Songbird Productions for those wishing to reserve a table, TV, or sell any merchandise. Details are as follows: Where: Holiday Inn South 1630 South Broadway Rochester, MN 55904 (507)288-1844 When: June 18, 1999 Set up from 7-10am General public from 10am-10pm Cost: Adult: $10 in advance, $12 at the door Ages 6-12: $3 Ages 5 & under: FREE ----- Hotel information ----------------------------------- The Holiday Inn South has a limited selection of rooms available at a special JagFest price of $79 per night. You must call the hotel directly at (507)288-1844 to receive this special pricing, and notify the representative of the discount code 'JAG'. These rooms must be reserved before May 27, 1999, to guarantee availability. Other hotels are also available within walking distance of the Holiday Inn South. These hotels include: Quality Inn and Suites 1620 1st Ave SE Rochester, MN 55904 (507)282-8091 Comfort Inn 1625 S. Broadway Rochester, MN 55904 (507)281-2211 Econo Lodge South 1850 S. Broadway Rochester, MN 55904 (507)282-9905 ----- Tickets --------------------------------------------- Tickets may now be reserved directly with Songbird Productions. Send an email to for details. Tickets or wristbands will be issued, allowing attendees to come and go all day long as needed. All children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. ----- General Information --------------------------------- Be sure to visit the JagFest '99 web site for the latest information: For those who may wish to remain in Rochester over the weekend, more activities are currently slated: Saturday, June 19 - Take a trip to one of the largest shopping centers in the world: the Mall of America. Try your hand at the NASCAR networked racing simulator, visit the arcade, play a round of laser tag at Starbase Omega, shop at the Starlog retail store or Electronics Boutique, or even try a roller coaster at Camp Snoopy. Plus, don't forget to visit specialty video game stores Games to Go and Raven Video Games. Directions will be provided. Sunday, June 20 - Before you head back home, join Carl Forhan for church at New Life Worship Center ( NLWC is a contemporary Christian church dedicated to the singular purpose of bringing glory to the Lord and spreading the good news of the gospel. Carl energetically leads the music team with his vocals and keyboard skills. Other instruments inclue bass guitar, drums, piano, and back up vocals. This is one church service you won't want to miss! Directions will be provided. Other areas of interest in Rochester include the Mayo Clinic, IBM, Apache Mall (with arcade), Skyline Raceway and Waterslide, Cyber Cue pool hall, and more. To keep up to date with the latest news at Songbird Productions, be sure to visit the company web site at, or send an email to Copyright 1999 Songbird Productions. All rights reserved. This article may be reprinted in its entirety.


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