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New to the Kaolin Festival: Mine Tours

New to the Kaolin Festival: Mine Tours

One of the biggest celebrations in Sandersville takes place this week and climaxes this weekend: the Kaolin Festival.

With the celebration centering around Kaolin, the mineral, this year festival-goers can learn more about the Kaolin Mine in Sandersville by taking the Kaolin mine tour!

This is the first time mine tours will be offered during the festival.

The bus tour is free, but you must have a ticket to ride. Tickets can be picked up at the Chamber of Commerce.

Bus tours of the Roughton Mine are at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

 

Chamber Hosts Kaolin Century Bike Ride

Chamber Hosts Kaolin Century Bike Ride

The Annual Kaolin Festival Century Bike Ride takes place October 1 at 8 a.m. It's a four-route bike ride traveling

throughoutWashington County. Register today at www.washingtoncountyga.com

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Where to Go for Your Pumpkins:

  • Elliott Farms, Lizella: features a pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, snacks, farm animals. Opens in October Call 478-935-8180 for more information.
  • Best Nursery's Pumpkin Patch, Harris County:  Open Oct 1-Nov 16. Call 706-327-1515 for information. 
  • Troup Corn, Laurens County: Features corn maze, hay ride, pumpkin patch and a mini-maze. Call 478-272-8170. Opens Saturday, Sept 24.
  • Twin Oaks Fun Farm, Monroe County. Features pumpkins and a corn maze. Open Oct. 1-Oct. 31
  • Our Cotton Pickin' Christmas Tree Farm, Hawkinsville. Check their Facebook page for updates.Pick your own pumpkin from the patch. Also enjoy cider or cocoa on the porch while the kids climb the hay mountain. Open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Enter Your Film for the 2012 Film Festival

Enter Your Film for the 2012 Film Festival

Enter your film for the 2012 film festival here:

 Deadlines: Late: Sept 30. Extended: Oct. 16

See more information.

Countdown until Kaolin Street Dance: Three Weeks

Countdown until Kaolin Street Dance: Three Weeks

 

We're just three weeks away from Tennille's Kaolin Street Dance, featuring RONNIE PITTMAN & THE DAKOTA ROSE BAND. Make plans to join us in downtown Tennille Saturday, October 8th at 8:30 p.m. for this free event!

--Tennille BBQ Blast Facebook page

Weekend Events Roundup!

Weekend Events Roundup!

No excuses for boredom this weekend!

Friday night:

Saturday:

BBQ Blast Has Four Judging Seats Left

BBQ Blast Has Four Judging Seats Left

The Tennille BBQ Blas has FOUR seats left in our upcoming Judging Class. You can become a Certified Georgia BBQ Association judge, making you eligible to judge competitions all over the state!

The class will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 24th at the Hamilton Masonic Lodge in Sandersville.

The cost of the class is $50 and includes membership to Georgia BBQ Association. To reserve your seat or for more information, contact Marie at 478-552-9249.