May 16 is Festival day opening with Star Spangle Banner and the Historical Society 5-K and 1 Mile Fun Run. Race begins at 7:30 am. Sign-in and ceremony to precede race. All proceeds to be used by the Crawford County Historical Society for preservation projects underway.
Demonstrations 9 am-4 pm in our Old Courthouse; Pottery Exhibit; History Exhibit; and much more! On the grounds and inside the over 100 year Knoxville Courthouse!
Public Safety Area…For children to enjoy seeing and touching fire trucks, and public safety equipment or Red Cross information as well as an all time favorite the Fire Pevention Clowns will be in place behind the Fire Station along with the Little Brown Jug Children’s Area.
Historical exhibits set up and age old hand crafts of long ago explained and preformed at Knoxville “Old” Courthouse May 16. Dulcimers music will fill the afternoon air to carry on a tradition of the past. Promenade of the demonstrators in style of the time to the music will also be a quaint activity of years gone bye.
Entertainment: Young’s American Music Store, “Jammin Group” 10 am-12pm; Wyatt Pyles 12-12:30 pm; 12:45-1:15 Bart Adam Young; 1:30-2:30 pm Daryl Wayne Godfrey; 2:30 until 5 pm Chris Hicks of the Marshall Tucker Band with special guests Robert Lee Coleman, Paul Hornsby and Steve Hammond.
Children’s Little Brown Jug to include fun and crafts with only youngster in mind. They will have fun! And they will take home a home made piece of pottery…if they would like.
Kiln Fired Pottery Sale…Registration at 8:30 am and sale begins at 9 am.
Quilt Show (Friday and Saturday) all day Saturday the place to be is Crawford County Recycle Center on Mathews Street until 5 pm to view crafted quilts each design intrigues the eye in a room of kaleidoscope of color. This expected 40 quilt display has been brought to the festival for many years by Diane Dye and family.
Car Show…Still time to register your “Pride and Joy” for the JugFest Car Show. Call or stop by the chamber for registration form or visit www.georgiajugfestival.com for registration form. $20 early registration and Dash Plaque for first 30; May 16th Entry Fee $25…have time left for those plaques. Registration 9-12 noon. Award Presentation of 12 Best of Show Awards Cars and Trucks at 3 PM for pre-1981 stock and custom cars or trucks and 1982 and up cars or trucks. Award for: 12 Categories for Best and Over All Best of Show.
Pottery ID and Auction: Pottery ID begins at 1 PM for Auction viewing begins at 1 PM Small fee for ID of pottery. Trade up or turn your past chosen artistry in clay to funds. Event funds will be applied to the historic projects.
On the festival field or at the “Old Courthouse”, Lunch by the Crawford Historical Society, Entertainment by Young’s American Music Store Band, Chris Hicks of the Marshall Tucker Band formerly of the Outlaws until 5pm and the ageless sound of the Dulcimers Fire Engines and so much more until 5 pm when the engines will roar at the JugFest Lawn Mower Races. Best of all…It is Free Admission, Free Parking and Free enjoyment for the family unless you choose to purchase from our many pottery and craft vendors or “pay to play” for children’s areas.
Come Enjoy a beautiful day!
Co-sponsored by Crawford County Historical Society and the Roberta-Crawford County Chamber of Commerce and top level Sponsors of $1000 and more are as follows:
Champions Restaurant — Knoxville Store
Tri Sport Towing — Westberry Properties
Sponsors of $500-$999
Superior Indoor Comfort — Public Service Telephone
Media Stars and Sponsors