Georgia Strawberry Festival in Reynolds
April 24-25, 2015
“Going Green@#17” will be the theme of the 17th Annual Georgia Strawberry Festival which will be held April 24-25 in Reynolds, located approximately 22 miles west of I-75 at the intersection of GA 96 and GA 128. Admission and parking will be free. For information, phone 478-847-5301 or visit www.ga-strawberry.org or FACEBOOK page.
Friday evening’s events:
The fun will begin Friday evening in the park with a BBQ pork dinner, hot dogs, hamburgers, strawberry shortcake, children’s activities, and a performance in the park gazebo by the gospel groups, The Ward Family, Living Waters, Trinity Southern Gospel Trio, and Mandy Harrell.
8am ~ will begin with a 5K run and a Berry Blast Softball Tournament
10am ~ a Children’s Parade with all youth invited to participate, and the Grand Parade with antique and classic cars, trucks, bands, and more.
All day ~ There will be over 100 artists and craftsmen from around the S.E., a car and truck show, farmers’ market, strawberries for sale, food, entertainment by area talent all day including a special performance by the Up All Nite Band, carnival rides, old book sale by the Reynolds Woman’s Club,
1pm ~ the Georgia Strawberry Cook-Off at the Flint Energies Headquarters Building (with samples),
4pm ~ the weiner dog race
5pm ~ the lawn mower races.
Admission and parking will be free; the event is handicap accessible.
Troup County Parks & Rec Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Shuford Fields, 950 Calumet Center Drive.
Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and the hunt is set to begin at 11 a.m. There will be four age categories: 2 and under, with parents allowed to help their children hunt for eggs; 3-4 years; a 5-7 years; and 8-10 years.
There will be 20 prizes in each age group. Peter Rabbit is also expected to make a visit during the hunt.