Georgia Strawberry Festival 2015

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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.

Saturday’s events:

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.

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Troup Parks & Rec Easter Egg Hunt

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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.

Annual Plant Fair and Sale at Callaway Gardens

Callaway Plant Fair 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015 to Sunday, March 29, 2015
The Annual Plant Fair and Sale is an exceptional shopping opportunity, featuring a wide variety of plants and unique garden items from more than a dozen local and regional vendors – all under one roof at the Robin Lake Beach Dome! This is one of Callaway Gardens’ largest fundraising events, with proceeds going to the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation in order to support the Gardens and its educational and environmental programming.

The Plant Fair is open:

Thursday – Preview – 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Enjoy FREE admission to the Plant Fair by entering through the Beach Gate entrance on U.S. Highway 27.  Admission to the Gardens is separate. Click here for more information.