Crawford’s Got Talent 2020/Join us in 2021!

Crawford’s Got Talent! Will be back in 2021

Crawford’s Got Talent in 2020 was a spirit lifter. Stay tuned for what we plan for 2021.

Please support our sponsors of 2021 and see who our performers were.

This year, 2020 was COVID Aware for our audience and our contestants.

Masks and social distancing, in place the show was well attended. Our sponsors:

GOLD                                       Thank you!!!!

Crawford Family Medicine                   

Flint Energies 

Dickey Farms 


Coldneck Customs         Friends of Kiwanis           Upson EMC

Georgia Community Bank                   Roberta Drugs

                                                    Flint River Communications          Public Service Telephone

Support and thank our sponsors allowing this annual event -The Talent Show- to let contestants shine and entertain our audience. Our audience was entertained by the following:

Bo Skinner                                                   Beatbox                          Division 1

Kirsten Dyer & Ariel Mc Bride             Duet                                 Division 2

Wyatt Pyles & Kat Wortherly                Duet                                Division 3

Harmony Smith                                         Interpretive Dance     Division 1

Destiny  Garrettson                                  Song                                 Division 2

Matt McDonald                                      Instrumental & Song      Division 3

Kathryn Jones                                           Song                                   Division 1

Cameron Theissen & Brenda Torres Duet                                  Division 2

Gabriela King                                             Song                                  Division 1

Ella Bianchi                                                Song                                   Division 1

Bobby Daniels                                           Instrumental                  Division 3

Glenda Atchinson                                   Gospel                                Division 3


16th Annual Georgia Jug Festival May 15, 2021

Georgia Jug Festival
                     “for the love of mud”

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-16. Dulcimers music will fill the afternoon air to carry on a tradition of the past. Jay Fulcher will be ready to display a collection and sing a song or two.
Story boards and the history is artfully displayed throughout the courthouse. Enjoy the history lesson they will provide.
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 let them play.  Bounce house, slides and carnival games, all in family fun for the little one.

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 before the the May 16th festival. Shelby gathers and hauls in all the green pine need for the appropriate temperature in firing. On Saturday Morning at 9 be at the Knoxville Bottom to bid and chance to buy a one of kind piece of art. Shelby, Ronnie Payne and John Brinley will unload the under ground kiln and you have to be there early to get a chance for a piece of pottery to treasure .

Car Show…Register your “Pride and Joy” for the JugFest Car Show. Call or stop by the chamber for registration form or visit 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

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.For the love of Mud!

“for the love of muc!”








Quilt Show in the Recycle Center is collection of Quilts on display number up to as many as 50 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 at 1 pm will begin the showing of over 40 quilts.  From 1 pm -5 on Friday and on May 16 until 5enjoy the show and vote for your favorite quilt. All day Saturday, from 9 am until 5 pm. in Roberta at the Recycling Center on Mathews Street take it the creations and vote for your favorite quilt. Come in free and enjoy this show.

Dianne Dye quilting by hand

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 and come have fun for the love of mud! on May 16, 2020.

Pre-Events May 14 and May 15!!!Come festival with us!

May 14 , celebrate the arts with the Annual Art Show by High School and Mr. Stephen Johnson who works and brings the best to the show done by local artists. Included in the evening function, also free, includes West Memorial Birdhouse Contest and Awards of the show for both Birdhouse and Art Show participants. This leads to the Potters Hall of Fame. 2020 Potter to be honored is Charlie West.  His pottery can be seen at the Pottery Exhibit at the New Courthouse. Shelby West and Marcia West may drop in to let you have a personal look at the pottery of Charlie West.

May 15- Lunch and Learn  held at Musella Baptist Church, Musella, Georgia

Lunch and Learn is being sponsored by Champion’s Restaurant and a dining experience where you will be leaning and filling up on a beautifully served lunch by Champion’s Catering. Jerome Chapman will be the Guest Speaker, published author sure to stir interest. This is one event that will cost. Door Prizes will be awarded and plan to have a great afternoon and then head over to the Beautiful Quilt Show at the Recycle Center in Roberta

Visit this site again and watch the great day evolve. with 

Come Enjoy a beautiful day!

Georgia Jug Festival and Old Knoxville Days  is Co-sponsored by Crawford County Historical Society and the Roberta-Crawford County Chamber of Commerce 

more are as follows:
I will be updating this information very soon!

Are you ready to SHOP! Are you ready to SELL! In 2021 – March 12-13

Peaches to the Beaches 2020 on March12 and 13…Longest yard sale in Georgia crowding the park with vendors, shoppers and up and down U.S. Hwy. 341 from Barnesville/Lamar; Roberta/ Crawford and down to Brunswick in the South! Large shopping areas with stamps and A & W Mechanical not to mention individuals in there own front yards and business on US 341 North and South. Come join us as a vendor or as a shopper! Look forward to Peaches to the Beaches hats! This years colors for tee-shirts–$10– all years and all colors. New colors to be announced

Come join us as a shopper and look at all the places open for your business to find the treasure your are looking to have. Take a minute to link to Peaches to the Beaches viewing the easy to read and follow the link to Peaches to the Beaches mapping system and see for yourself the many places to shop ’till you drop. All your favorite place are there in your home town and county!

Come to 39 Wright Avenue and have your business or off site vendor spot on a map that travels…well it will show all those traveling where you are on the “longest yard sale in Georgia!” Remember price goes up on February 1, 2019 from $30 to $50 and more the six vendor off sites locations $180 to $200. Food only is priced at $40 and late charge is $10

Become an Official Peaches to the Beaches
Vendor Today!
March 12 & 13 Vendors can officially participate three ways:
1)RENT Official Space from the Roberta Crawford County Chamber of Commerce’s Official Site located at the official site in the David Bailey Memorial Park. $30 per 15’x15’ space. After February 1, 2020: $40 per space
2)RENT an Official Yard Sign to be placed at your choice of location. $30 per official yard sign;
After February 1, 2020: $40 per official yard sign. Note: After February 1, we cannot guarantee that your listing will be included on vendor/site maps, website, listings, etc. Official Yard Signs available while supplies last.
3)RENT an Official Site Banner to be an official site (for locations with 6 or more vendors).
$180 per official site banner. Note: After February 10, we cannot guarantee that your site will be included on vendor/site maps, websites, listings, etc. Official sites also have the option to be an Official Contest Stamp Location. Official Contest Stamp Locations agree to have someone available to stamp forms from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days of the event. Official Site Banners available while supplies last.
Again this year Roberta Crawford County has THREE STAMP LOCATIONS – The Shop at Musella , Roberta Crawford County Chamber of Commerce and A & W Mechanical. Stop at all three and collect those stamps to be in the drawing for trips and cash cards!!! Look for the ORANGE and YELLOW WELCOME signs and get your entry forms stamped! See you soon

Come have fun, shop, or sell!!

To become an Official Vendor, contact the
Patti Temple
Roberta Crawford County Chamber of Commerce
Mail: P.O. Box 417
Roberta Georgia 31078

Shopping fever is hard to quench and clean cupboard, carports, closets and outbuilding a treasure to have not to mention the money you can raise! peaches_to_beaches_yardsale