COAL TOWNSHIP - The Shamokin Area High School Band will host the 46th annual Black Diamond Cavalcade of Bands at 6 p.m. Saturday at Kemp Memorial Stadium.

The cavalcade is a Tournament of Bands-sanctioned event.

Competing in Group 1, Open Class, will be Northern Lehigh and Loyalsock Township high schools. Competing in Group 1-A Class will be Jersey Shore Area High School. Competing in Group 2-Open Class will be Williamsport Area and Shikellamy high schools. Competing in Group 2-A Class will be Milton Area High School. Competing in Group 3-A Class will be Mifflin County and North Schuylkill high schools. Competing in Group 3-Festival Class will be Millersburg Area High School.

Also, an exhibition performance will be presented by the Black Diamond Cavalcade host, the Shamokin Area High School Competition Band.

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Adult admission is $6 and student admission is $4. The Shamokin Area Band and Orchestra Boosters concession stand will be available throughout the evening. The public is welcome.

For further information, contact Kevin Styer, band director, at 648-5731, extension 3107, or by email at kstyer@indians.k12.pa.us.