Spring Bonanza re-branded: Bells & Whistles 29835
April 5, 2015 - accent chair
McCormick’s “Bells Whistles 29835” aims to offer residents and visitors comparison a small something additional Saturday, a day of one of a Lakeland’s busiest traveller weeks — a week of The Masters golf tournament.
“Bells Whistles 29835” is a creation of organizers Pauline Dain, Janice Grizzard and Shaaron Kohl. It is a downtown festival, holding a place of McCormick’s Spring Bonanza, started in 2007.
The McCormick County Chamber of Commerce announced it would no longer be directly concerned with festivals, changeable concentration to blurb endeavors, according to Kohl. Volunteers were invited to assume formulation and execution of festivals, eccentric of a Chamber of Commerce, Kohl added.
“The idea is to yield a visually sparkling festival that incorporates innovative ‘mini-events’ that will heed ‘Bells Whistles’ from a usual,” Kohl said. “The festival will be sleet or shine.”
Kohl remarkable Greenwood’s Emerald Farm is providing rides on a CSX sight engine and newcomer cars, for a brief loop around downtown McCormick.
Planned are: a embellished chair wordless auction, recycled art competition, path marker art, weave room sale, live party from travel musicians and on theatre during a McCormick Arts Council during a Keturah and a cruise-in automobile show.The Gold Mine Park also will be open.
To start off a day, suffer a pancake breakfast during a United Methodist Church. Then, suffer take-out or path dining from internal restaurants, charity streamlined menus to accommodate inspired crowds. Later, suffer a special tea in a ancestral setting. Tickets are compulsory for a tea.
Currently, organizers are seeking “Made in a U.S.A.” vendors to be a partial of a festival, as good as others. Olive Our Best of Greenwood will be among them.
Check a eventuality website for information as it is updated and find entrance forms: www.bellsandwhistles29835.com, or call 864-378-7032.
“Bells Whistles 29835” Schedule of Events:
7 a.m. to noon: Textile room sale, 1559 S. Main St.; money and credit cards accepted; move selling bags; for information, call 1-800-845-2232, prolongation 8013.
8 a.m. to noon: Pancake breakfast, United Methodist Church, 200 East Gold St.
7 to 9 a.m.: Juried vendors environment adult on Main Street; Grand Central information counter in place; Painted chair wordless auction equipment displayed on Main Street; Photo op artworks displayed during several sites.
8 a.m. or later: Sidewalk Chalk art foe begins, in a park behind a McCormick Arts Council during a Keturah (MACK), continue permitting. Chalk art competition ends during 2 p.m. Three winners to be determined. Prizes awarded between 2:30 and 3 p.m.
9 a.m, noon and 3 p.m.: Ringing of Baptist Church bells.
9 a.m. Opening of Gold Mine Park; Cruise-In automobile uncover entries, start from 9-noon on North Main Street.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Tour a Recycled Art Competition during a Dorn Complex; See artist Kevin Dickey; Tour a Dorn Complex and a J. J. Dorn House; indication train/train collectibles exhibited during MACK;, along with quilting displays; MACK Artisan Gallery Open; Tour blurb buildings for sale.
11 a.m.: Ride Emerald Farms train.
2 p.m. : McCormick Car Club endowment winners.
3 p.m.: Music opening on MACK stage; “Sit-a-spell” Tea, hosted by Historical Commission during a Cotton Gin, Tom Poland is a speaker. Tickets compulsory for a tea, singular seating. Attendees establish leader of Recycled Art Competition.
4 p.m.: Prizes awarded for Recycled Art Competition; “Painted Chair-ity” wordless auction ends.