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Cottonwood, Alabama's 22nd Annual Downhome Country Fest

May 2, 2014 - May 3, 2014 .

Cottonwood, AL
The Festival features food and craft vendors on Saturday, May 3rd as well as the following special events:

Friday, May 2nd
8 a.m. a 15-mile horse ride starts behind the Community Room
6 p.m. a Talent Show beside the Community Room – $10 entry fee with prizes: 1st prize $100 and a 3-song professional demo recording; 2nd prize $50 and 3rd prize $25 (Food vendors will be serving during the talent show.)

Saturday, May 3rd
6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. the Downhome Country Breakfast in the Community Room
9 a.m. a Parade with Grand Marshals Billy and Ann Hall, Cottonwood HS 1960 graduates
10 a.m. the Horse and Mule Competition behind the Community Room
10:30 a.m. - until Entertainment

Augusta Welch 334-691-2671 ext. 101


31st NATIONAL MAYHAW FESTIVAL

Apr 18, 2014 - Apr 19, 2014 .

Spring Creek Park.Colquitt, GA
Celebrating the Best Jelly in the World
Friday, we will have a Bake Sale “From Colquitt’s Best Cooks” on the square at Dee’s, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.

Friday Night’s Concert on the Square will feature local and regional entertainers, including “Roger Buck Davis and the Individuals” and “The Bonfire Band”. Bring your lawn chairs pick up your dinner at restaurants on the Square and enjoy gospel, country and old time rock n roll. Music begins at 6:30 pm. And get ready to “Dance in the Streets” until 10:30 pm.

Saturday starts with 5K Run and 1 mile walk – Parade through the Square at 10 am.

Then to the “Festival at the Park” for the rest of the day: Entertainment, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Children’s Activities and Food Galore will be available.

While in Colquitt enjoy GA’s Agricultural Icon and 14 other murals – see the carved tribute to the American Indian and get tickets to “Mayhaw” a musical comedy at Cotton Hall.




For more information call 229-758-2400.



Spring Art & Garden Festival Headland, AL

May 17, 2014 10 am-3 pm

On the Square, Downtown Headland
Headland will have a new festival this year on Saturday, May 17, the Spring Art & Garden Festival. This year’s event is an expansion of the former Daylily Festival and will feature an art show inside the park of Headland’s beautiful downtown square with farmer’s market and garden-related vendors to be situated on the perimeter. Entertainment, children’s art activities and gardening demonstrations are planned. Local daylily growers Bush Gardens will conduct garden tours that day.
Artists and vendors can download an application at www.headlandal.com, or call or email if you have any questions, Rhonda Harrison, (334)693-3303, rhonda@headlandal.com
Enjoy Art Show, Farmer’s Market, Garden-Related Vendors, Daylily Tour,Children’s Art Activities, Live Entertainment,Gardening Demonstrations






For more information, call or email
(334)693-3303 or rhonda@headlandal.com



Geneva Festival on the Rivers

Apr 25, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014 Saturday, gates open at 8:00 a.m. Sunday beginning at 1:00 p.m

Robert Fowler Memorial Park, Geneva, Alabama
Parade is on Friday, April 25th line up at 4:00 p.m. & parade 4:30 p.m. Ribbon cutting with festival queens at the park directly after parade. Parade will end at park.

Saturday, gates open at 8:00 a.m. with worm fiddling, canoe race, sculling contest, horse shoe toss and free kid zone with lots of fun activities. Entertainment galore’, country, bluegrass, etc.

Sunday beginning at 1:00 p.m., gospel music

Arts & Crafts and food vendors. Activities and fun for everyone…








Grand Ridge's 2nd Annual Spring Festival and Egg Hunt

Apr 19, 2014 8 am to 2 pm

John Thomas Porter Park, 6951 Florida St, Grand Ridge, FL 32442 behind Grand Ridge School
The Town of Grand Ridge is gearing up for its Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt!!!
It features an Easter Egg Hunt at 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. with 3 different age divisions having a total of 12 golden eggs worth $20.00 each. Admission to this event is free, but there are small fees for the children’s activities. There will be no charge for the egg hunt.
There will be something for everyone including arts, crafts, food vendors, children’s games and activities, and live bunny photos. There are a variety of activities for children and adults. Vendors will be selling T-shirts, candles, handmade crafts, jewelry, carnival foods such as corndogs, chicken on a stick, shrimp on a stick, corn, sausage dogs, and sno-cones. Games and activities for the children will include train rides, pony rides, Race Mania, slides, a bouncy house, and more.
We are inviting vendors to participate. Vendor spaces are $25 each with proceeds going to Sneads High School Project Graduation 2014. Any vendors that wish to participate are encouraged to contact Kim Applewhite at 850-209-7765.


Amanda Nunn - Town of Grand Ridge 850-592-4621


Spring FURfest

Apr 12, 2014 9am-2pm

2187 S. Brannon Stand Road., Dothan, Al at Cottage Antiques.
Vendor space is still available at $15 for Spring FURfest which will be held Saturday, April 12, 9AM – 2PM, at 2187 S. Brannon Stand Rd., Dothan, AL, on the grounds of Cottage Antiques. For information call 792-8804.

Spring FURfest is an outdoor festival featuring antiques and antique appraisals, collectibles, art of various forms, homemade and homegrown goodies, bake sale, face painting, and other unique vendors.

Funded solely by donations, proceeds will benefit FUR (Felines Under Rescue), a TNR (Trap Neuter Return) program which sterilizes community cats in an effort to help control feline overpopulation, as well as helping cat or dog owners pay for their pet’s s/n if they cannot afford it. Operated by volunteers as a 501 c3 non-profit organization, FUR is responsible for sterilizing approximately 1200 cats and 70 dogs last year. FUR has been operating for 10 years in the Wiregrass area.




For information about the event, contact 792-8804. For more information or to become a vendor, please “Like” the Felines Under Rescue Facebook page and call 693-5277. Donations are welcomed at FUR, P.O. Box 1788, Dothan, AL 36302.

Barbara Seaman, 693-5277, bseaman190@aol.com
Cindy Hudson, 792-1367, chud@graceba.net






Piney Woods Arts Festival

Apr 5, 2014 - Apr 6, 2014 9am-5pm and 12pm-4pm

Enterprise State Community College (at the running track) in Enterprise.
One of the oldest juried arts and crafts shows in the area, it features original art and crafts by approximately 100 artists, a children’s fun center, food and entertainment. Special events include a Civil War Living Display and the Weevil City Cruisers Car & Truck Show which is Saturday only. Admission for the event is free.





334-406-2787 or visit www.CoffeeCountyArtsAlliance.com.


Two Toe Tom Festival

Apr 12, 2014 8 am to 6 pm

John Clark Park in Esto Florida
Free Festival for everyone! Entertainers all day long, Cake Walk, Inflatables, Dunking booth, Car & Truck Show with 25 trophies being given to the top 25, Vendors, Horseshoe Tournament Entertainers are: The Springs, Josh Cobb, Big Jimmy comedy Red Neck Rap, Ron French, Final Harvest Gospel, The Patti Rutland Jazz Dance Center, Graceville High School Show Choir Prodigy & Illusions

Darlene Madden 850-263-3201. website is: twotoetomfestival.com. also Facebook page