Google+ Georgia On My Mind: April 2012

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

20 Upcoming Festivals and Events Across the State of Georgia

What comes to mind when you see the word “festival”?

I think of great and interesting food, art and crafts, homegrown entertainment, contests and many other things usually centered on one event or product such as blueberries, pine trees, chicken, and dogwoods. 

As you will see this list of 20 festivals I have here have all of those things and more.
So, mark your calendars and visit some of these festivals!

….and let me know about any I might not know about.

1. April 13-14, 2012 Living History Days at the Foxfire Museum in Mountain City, Georgia…..presenting the everyday activities of life living in the Southern Appalachians

2. April 14-15, 2012 Perry Dogwood Festival in Perry, Georgia with arts and crafts and so much more.

4. April 20-21, 2012 Hawkinsville Harness Festival….For almost forty years, Pulaski County has celebrated its enduring bond to harness racing with the Annual Harness Horse Festival.  The Festival prides itself on an outstanding facility, community spirit, and fantastic entertainment.

2011 Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival, Douglasville, Georgia

5. April 20-21, 2012 Big Shanty Festival….Kennesaw, Georgia

6. April 21, 2010 Southland Jubilee….Greensboro, Georgia

7. April 28, 2012 Spring Chicken Festival….Gainesville, Georgia

8. April 28-29, 2012 Smyrna Jonquil Festival….on the beautiful village green in Smyrna, Georgia

9. May 5, 2012 MayFest Arts and Craft FestivalCarrollton, Georgia

10. May 5, 2012 Pine Tree Festival…Swainsboro, Georgia

11. May 5-6, 2012 Cotton Pickin' Fair….Gay, Georgia

12. May 12, 2012 Ocmulgee Wild Hog Festival….Abbeville, Georgia

13. May 12, 2012 Glennville Sweet Onion Festival….Glennville, Georgia

14. May 12-13, 2012 Colors Festival of Arts…Roswell, Georgia…..The beautiful flowers of spring will combine with beauty created from sparkling glass, an array of paintings, photography, captivating jewelry, whimsical sculptures and a wide array of original arts and crafts the entire family will find enjoyable.

2011 Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival, Douglasville, Georgia

15. May 19, 2012 Georgia Jug Fest….Celebrating Middle Georgia’s folk pottery tradition in Knoxville, Georgia

16. June 1-2, 2012 Georgia Blueberry Festival…..Alma, Georgia

17. June 2, 2012 Georgia Grill and Chill….Lincolnton, Georgia….The Georgia Grill and Chill is a Steak Cook-off and Wine Tasting event featuring Georgia winteries!  

18. June 2-3, 2012… Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival, Douglasville, Georgia

19. June 9, 2012 12 Rivers Arts Festival  Sautee Nacoochee Center

20. June 9-10, 2012 Blairsville Scottish Festival….Blairsville, Georgia
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