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7th Annual Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que Music Festival

Evans Towne Center Park Lady Antebellum Pavilion
FRIDAY - WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY
SATURDAY - OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW

2 DAY TICKETS - GENERAL ADMISSION $60 / VIP $325
FRIDAY - GENERAL ADMISSION $35 / VIP $150
SATURDAY - GENERAL ADMISSION $35 / VIP $250

Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que Music Festival was created in 2010 to honor Joe Pond, bringing together his favorite things – feel-good music, finger-lickin' barbeque and a fun atmosphere for the entire family. All proceeds benefit the Joseph R. Pond Memorial Foundation, which supports local charities in the CSRA.

Join us Memorial Day Weekend 2016 at Evans Towne Center Park for the 7th Annual Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que Music Festival. We’ll have some of the best roots, americana and bluegrass music you can find, tasty barbeque, a large selection of craft beer, a petting zoo, pig races, a fun playground and so much more.

TICKETS AVAILABLE LOCALLY AT AREA GREG'S GAS PLUS AND TPS GAS STATION LOCATIONS

info@banjobque.com


Arts in the Park

Evans, GA. Columbia County Library Ampitheatre
Music, Dance, and Theatre performances, Artist vendors and informational booths, chalk contest
May 14, 2016
10:00am - 5:00pm

Susan Marks, 706.951.3424


The South Carolina Poultry Festival

Batesburg-Leesville
the South Carolina Poultry Festival is held the 2nd Saturday in May each year where you can enjoy your favorites like the annual parade, road race, volleyball tournament, cooking contest, car show, games and rides.And as always, we will have a variety of food vendors and craft booths, 3 stages of entertainment and the eggs-travagant fireworks display Saturday night. There is something for everyone!
May 12th - 14th

Thursday,night is ONE-PRICE RIDE NIGHT. Friday continues with musical entertainment and a street dance. Saturday brings more fun with a parade beginning at 10 a.m., featuring over 100 units. Throughout the day enjoy many of the activities the festival provides and end the day with a fireworks display and entertainment on the main stage.

We hope you will come and help us celebrate!

803-532-7193


Crawfish Festival

THE AUGUSTA COMMONS
A festival started by French Market Grille West, with a crawfish eating contest, live music, food, and more!

JUNE 4, 2016 3:30 UNTIL THE SUN GOES DOWN

French Market Grille West 706-855-5111


Blackwater Festival

Aiken State Park 1145 State Park Rd. Windsor, SC 29856
Registration starts at 9am. Festival will run from 10am-4pm. As one of Friends of the Edisto's (FRED) primary annual membership events, Blackwater Summer Music Festival is an all-ages, family-friendly outdoor event taking place next to the Edisto River in Aiken State Park. The event features live music (four bands throughout the day), excellent local BBQ/catering, vendor booths, wildlife demonstrations, nature walks, a canoe trail, and other various outdoor activities. This is also an opportunity to learn about issues affecting the Edisto River and its communities, including water quality and surface water withdrawal issues, as well as impacts from last October's historic floods. While membership is not required, this is also a great opportunity to learn about the various membership options and ways to contribute to Friends of the Edisto's conservation and restoration efforts.
Contact: 803-256-4000
Website: http://www.edistofriends.org/events/calendar/blackwater
06-18-16
9:00am - 4:00pm


803-256-4000
info@edistofriends.org



Wagons to Wagener

Wagener, SC Pavilion Railroad Ave E., Wagener, SC 29164
Our 2016 Wagons to Wagener Festival & Parade will be held on May 20, 5pm-8pm & May 21 10am-12am, following our Miss Wagons to Wagener beauty pageant which is on May 14. There will be special events on Friday evening and all day Saturday, including the Wagons to Wagener Parade on Saturday morning. FREE CONCERTS by New Holland RD & Anybody's Guess. Weekend activities include the mechanical bull, gladiator jousting, Antique Car & Tractor Show, Wing Cook Off, Shag Contest & Dunking Booth with local celebrities, including Mayor Mike Miller and Chief of Police Greg Stanford! We will have awesome food vendors, arts & crafts, and live entertainment including performances by the Southland Cloggers! We will end the festival with a free concert, dancing in the street and fireworks! Bring chairs to enjoy the music, and cash for food, games & beer. Visit our website for a full schedule of events.

Marjorie Sliker & Sherry Miles
Wagonstowagener@wagenersc.com
803-300-7477, 803-582-9112



23rd Annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival

1021 Stagecoach Rd NE, Thomson, GA
Join us Saturday, May 7th for the 23rd Annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival!

This year's lineup includes:

Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters
Buckwheat Zydeco
Larry Campbell and Theresa Williams
The Cash Box Kings
Col. Bruce Hampton and the Madrid Express
The Deslondes
Jerron Paxton


www.blindwillie.com


Johnston SC Peach Blossom Festival

Johnston, SC
Parade, Fun And Games, Concessions
May 7, 2016

Debra Aston (803)275-2345