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China…a trip of a life time

GA PS AD“The Roberta – Crawford County Chamber is Partnering with Citslinc International Inc. Offering A Nine day, All-Inclusive Tour to China”

Roberta, GA – The Roberta- Crawford County Chamber is Partnering with Citslinc International Inc. Offering a nine day, All-Inclusive Tour to China.”

Roberta, GA -The Roberta- Crawford County Chamber is offering a unique opportunity to experience the Chinese culture, history, and business.

Through a partnership with Citslinc, the Chamber is offering a cost-effective trip to China on October 14 -19, 2019. The tour includes stops in Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou with opportunities to visit historic sites like the Great Wall of China and Tian An Men Square. There is also an opportunity to visit with local Chinese business. The meeting is optional and requires an inquiry form indicating your business interest.

“We’re excited to organize a Citslinc China Tour,” said Patti Temple, Chamber Director. “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to tour China.” “It’s extremely affordable and includes visits to major cities, various economic zones, and major historical sites.”

The trip includes roundtrip airfare from Atlanta, hotel accommodations at 4 & 5-star hotels, three full meals a day, and professional drivers and tour operators. The cost is $2,499* per person and space is limited. This will be available at this price until August 1, 2019 for October trip. Call and reserve your space soon!

Some of the highlights include visiting the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs, and The Bund.

The Chamber offered an informational meeting on November 19, 2018, at the Roberta Crawford Chamber of Commerce, located at 39 Wright Ave, Roberta, GA Peter Lui answered questions regarding the trip. If you would like additional information, please contact Patti Temple, Chamber Director at 478-836-3825 or email at robertacrawfordcoc@gmail.com. Or please view www.citslinc.org go to “New Itinerary.

14th Annual Georgia Jug Festival May 18, 2019

May 19 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
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!

New demonstration this year is 10th Georgia reenacting group. Their Camp will be set up by the Pottery Museum across from the Old 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 19. Dulcimers music will fill the afternoon air to carry on a tradition of the past.
Entertainment: Our entertainment is always free and so is our parking for this full day of fun and excitement brining history to life and enjoying an old fashioned day of family fun. chris hicks poster edited

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 let them play.

Kiln Fired Pottery Sale…Registration at 8:30 am and sale begins at 9 am. Pottery is purchased and on its way to a new home. Shelby West fires up the kiln on Friday after hauling in all the green pine need for the appropriate temperature in firing.

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 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,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.

Quilt Show in the Recycle Center is collection of Quilts on display number up to as many as 40 quilts designed to tantalize the eyes imagination with color and design. So will be of patterns of ancient to the modern quilt designs. One family has presented the Quilt Show for some years…Dianne Dye and her family are instrumental in it’s presentation. All quilts are crafted by individual quilters. You as the spectators, vote for the favorites. Friday afternoon and all day Saturday from 9 am until 5 pm.

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 19, 2018. Visit this site again and watch the great day evolve with pre-events May 17-18 to include Lunch and Learn on May 18, 2018.

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:
to be added shortly

Annual Georgia Jug Festival Preview Party and Hall of Fame May 18

Kiln6:00 PM: Preview Party to be held in the Old Knoxville Courthouse, Heavy Hor d’oeuvres, in concert that evening …Jackie Wilson.
Tickets: $25 person, $45 couple in advance, $30/Person and $55 couple at the door.
Attire is dressy casual. Plan to have a wonderful time all evening.
Email for reservations: robertacrawfordcoc@gmail.com Make checks payable to Crawford County Historical Society.
Billy Pyles will be honored Potter to be inducted into the Potter’s Hall of Fame.
and Charlie and Marcia West Memorial Student Pottery Birdhouse Contest Awards and Student Art Show.
This is an evening to come enjoy and socialize while listening to the many historic information snippets provided by the story boards prepared by Kathleen Cook and re-enactments of the people who were Crawford County pioneers, inventors, potters, judges and congressman.

Pottery Exhibit at the new Knoxville Courthouse will be open during the evening until about 7 pm.