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Dancin' Dylan Wilson to perform at 2014 EXPO

Posted: Friday, February 14, 2014

Dylan Wilson will be a part of the entertainment at the Huntington County EXPO which will be held Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23 at the Huntington University Merillat Physical Education and Recreation Center Fieldhouse. Wilson, known by his friends at Huntington North High School as “Dancin’ Dylan” appeared on NBC’s television show “America’s Got Talent” last July.

Wilson will entertain from the EXPO stage on Saturday, March 22 at 2 p.m. He appeared on “America’s Got Talent” after auditioning for judges and performing a hip-hop animation dance to electronic music known as dub step. Wilson said that he had studied the animation style of dancing and had been dancing hip-hop since he was 12. The judges unanimously voted to send him to Las Vegas, Nevada where he performed on July 2, 2013.

Additional entertainment will be showcased on the EXPO stage throughout the weekend including performances by various children’s groups from area schools, a demonstration by therapy dogs and a talk by Wayne Fox of Huntington Nursery and Florist. A food court, many prize drawings and live demonstrations are also planned for the EXPO.

The weekend will begin on Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m. with the Huntington Kiwanis pancake, sausage and bacon and milk breakfast. The cost is $1. The EXPO will officially begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Sunday’s hours are Noon to 4 p.m. There is no charge to visit the EXPO.

Boy Scout Troup 130 will use golf carts to help provide transportation from areas surrounding the Merillat complex for visitors to the EXPO. Joy Pleaser Clowns will provide balloon fun for children and a big screen television will be set up in a designated area for ballgame viewing.

A 60” big screen television donated by Edward Jones is also one of the prizes to be given away through drawings to be held at the EXPO. A $250 voucher toward an airline plane ticket will also be featured as part of the giveaways.

“Dancin’ Dylan” Wilson, a contestant on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent, this past summer, will perform on the Huntington County EXPO stage on Saturday, March 22 at 2 p.m.