Tallapoosa Historical Society - Community Calendar


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Annual DogwoodArts and Crafts Fair
April 11 (Saturday)
in Tallapoosa, GA

For last-minute news concerning any upcoming THS event telephone 678-378-3795

The regular business meeting of the Society is held monthly, on the third Tuesday at 7:00PM at the Sparrow Chapel in Tallapoosa, GA

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April 11 (Saturday)
Annual Dogwood Arts and Crafts Fair
sponsored by the Tallapoosa Historical Society
Where: Head Avenue in Tallapoosa, GA
When: all day



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April 12 (Saturday)
Annual Dogwood Arts and Crafts Fair
sponsored by the Tallapoosa Historical Society
Where: Head Avenue in Tallapoosa, GA
When: all day

May 10 (Saturday)
Confederate Day
sponsored by Sons of Confederate Veterans Haralson Invincibles, Camp #673
Where: Possum Snout Arena (US Highway 78, about 3 miles west of Tallapoosa, GA)
Flyer

July 19 (Saturday)
Possum Pickin' Bluegrass Concert
Where: Head Avenue, between Hwy 78 and Lyon Street in Tallapoosa, GA
When: 7:00, 7:45 and 8:30 PM (Traffic is blocked 6 PM - 9:30 PM)

Possum Pickin' Bluegrass features Joe & Melanie Johnson Band, Southland Sound and Buncombe String Band with Virgil Seagle. An added attraction will be Clerk of Court, Dorothy Bentley Parker and husband Bobby, singing gospel music. Dorothy is one of our office seekers invited to participate. (We could have more entertainment from the politicos, but they are not allowed to make a political speeches.) Bring a folding chair. We'll have some door prizes and we'll sell hot dogs, popcorn, soft drinks and water to benefit improvement projects of the Better Hometown Committee of the Downtown Development Authority.
Lowell White, MC

August 16 (Saturday)
Possum Pickin' Bluegrass Concert
Where: Head Avenue, between Hwy 78 and Lyon Street in Tallapoosa, GA
When: 7:00, 7:45 and 8:30 PM (Traffic is blocked 6 PM - 9:30 PM)

Bring folding chair, grandpa, grandma and children. No charge for admission. Rest rooms available one block away. The Better Hometown Committee of the Downtown Development Authority will sell hot dogs, popcorn, soft drinks and water to benefit our projects. Door prizes given away. Performers include bluegrass bands from the area including Joe & Melanie Johnson Band, Randolph County Bluegrass, Little Creek, and others. The concert moves inside in the event of bad weather. As MC, the world renowned personality and noted actor, Lowell White, adds spice to the program with side-splitting family humor.

September 20 (Saturday)
Possum Pickin' Bluegrass Concert
Where: Head Avenue, between Hwy 78 and Lyon Street in Tallapoosa, GA
When: 7:00, 7:45 and 8:30 PM (Traffic is blocked 6 PM - 9:30 PM)

Bring folding chair, grandpa, grandma and children. No charge for admission. Rest rooms available one block away. The Better Hometown Committee of the Downtown Development Authority will sell hot dogs, popcorn, soft drinks and water to benefit our projects. Door prizes given away. Performers include bluegrass bands from the area including Joe & Melanie Johnson Band, Randolph County Bluegrass, Little Creek, and others. The concert moves inside in the event of bad weather. As MC, the world renowned personality and noted actor, Lowell White, adds spice to the program with side-splitting family humor.

October 4 (Saturday)
Tallapoosa City-wide Yard Sale
Where: Tallapoosa, GA
When: 8am - 7pm

October 4 (Saturday)
Possum Pickin' Bluegrass Concert
Where: Head Avenue, between Hwy 78 and Lyon Street in Tallapoosa, GA
When: 7:00, 7:45 and 8:30 PM (Traffic is blocked 6 PM - 9:30 PM)

Hope you'll join the fun this Saturday, October 4th, beginning at 8:00 a.m. with the city-wide yard sale throughout Tallapoosa, including the "White House", the home of Lowell & Jo Anne White at the corner of East Side Drive and Woodland Brook Drive, just down the hill from Crossroads Restaurant. After the sale enjoy the bluegrass pickin' of Randolph County and Lost & Found bands along with a bean & cornbread supper. The bean supper costs just a few bucks and goes toward our projects in the Better Hometown program of the Downtown Development Authority. The supper and Possum Begin at 7:00 p.m. on Head Avenue, Tallapoosa. Looking forward to seeing you Saturday!