Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Spring Place Festival, Spring Place, Georgia

Spring Place, Georgia: “Digging up Spring Place Treasures” is the theme for the 13th Annual Spring Place Community Festival set for Saturday, August 21st at the Old Spring Place Methodist Church. A new and used book sale, food concessions, a bake sale, a large indoor flea market, and other activities will begin at 8 a.m. Highlighting the day is the auction which will include artist prints, book sets, coin sets, antiques, rugs, and gift cards donated by area businesses and Spring Place families! The auction begins at 10:00. The day will also feature archaeologist Russell Cutts who will examine artifacts that have been “dug up” by area residents. Three framed Spring Place prints by local artist Erik Gallman will also be raffled at the close of the day’s events.

Old Spring Place Methodist Church is about a half mile south of the Chief Vann House in historic Spring Place, Georgia, just off of Hwy. 225 (turn onto Golf Course Drive). Proceeds from the festival will go to the Old Spring Place Methodist Church Preservation Fund of the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society. The Festival is co-sponsored by the Spring Place Ruritan Club. For more information contact 706-695-2740 or 706-695-2110.