15th Annual Georgia Jug Festival May 16, 2020/Sorry we have to Cancel All the information below is now waiting until 2021. Unfortunately because of Covid-19 our Festival is cancelled. We will miss all of you as vendors, demonstrators and the entire committee that brings this event to you. We will miss all of you who attend and have attend the festival for years.
For the love of mud! Be safe and next year will be GREAT!
May 16 is Festival day opening with Star Spangle Banner and the Historical Society Jug Fest 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.
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!
At this family affair there is something for everyone Pottery to 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 Prevention Clowns will be in place behind the Fire Station along with the Little Brown Jug Children’s Area. Kids zone is ready to play and offers several areas for children to enjoy, Bounce house to slide, airplane ride to face painting, carnival type games with family in mind. Arts and crafts will also be part of the fun. Deana Hortman painting faces and organizing the area.
Historical exhibits set up and age old hand crafts of long ago explained and preformed at Knoxville “Old” Courthouse May 15, Come see history live with our demonstrators. Dulcimers music will fill the afternoon air to carry on a tradition of the past.
Story boards and the history is artfully displayed throughout the courthouse. Enjoy the history lesson they will provide and the many displays in the Old Courthouse to enjoy. Limited number of
Entertainment: Our entertainment is always free and so is our parking for this full day of fun and excitement bringing history to life and enjoying an old fashioned day of family fun.
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. Come the Kid’s Zone and see what awaits for all youngsters.
Kiln Fired Pottery Sale…Shelby West will be firing up the Ground-hog Kiln the Saturday before the festival and the Kiln sale with be the in the morning on May 15th Saturday’s Georgia Jug Festival.
Car Show…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 and custom cars or trucks Award for: 12 Categories for Best and Over All Best of Show. Shine up that baby and
On the festival field or at the “Old Courthouse”, Lunch by the Crawford Historical Society, however, food trucks on the vendor field. Vendors are displaying the hand crafting of all your favorite trinkets and wood working or the unique items. Pottery vendors are offering those treasured decorative, functional and collectors items. Also on the field…business opportunity available to advertise your business. Of course there is entertainment and Jug Fest “Fashioneesta” highlighting the young gentlemen and young ladies stutting accross the stage modeling their favorite clothing
Quilt Show in the Recycle Center will not be in the Recyling center but will have a great look in The Old Courthouse as a collection of quilts displayed. These quilts will be made by grandmothers or great aunts for a number of people. They will be old and displayed in a fashionable way showing off the stitching and design
The West Memorial Birdhouse Contest will be on display at the Harris Arena with our CCHS Art Show. Winners will be announced in the morning. We have many very talented young people so come see and appreciate your youths creations. Each of the bird house creations is built from clay and fired in the kiln. Décor of the birdhouse is done with paint and glaze and replicates on of our old majestic buildings. Courthouse to Community Center and even the Caboose have projects from many of the kids. The West Family has been promoting the contest and it was named for Charlie West as a memorial of his love of Pottery. Shelby West, Crawford County High School graduate hegan his love of pottery and creations under his art teacher, Mrs. Perry and now has earned a name for himself in Georgia.
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. For all the information on this Event visit www.gajugfestival.com and come have fun for the love of mud! on May 16, 2020.
May – Lunch and Learn held at Musella Baptist Church, Musella, Georgia
In May of 2022 this will return to celebrate the counties 200 Anniversary
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Georgia Jug Festival and Old Knoxville Days is Co-sponsored by Crawford County Historical Society and the Roberta-Crawford County Chamber of Commerce
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I will be updating this information very soon!