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Published on September 21st, 2012 | by TLV News


Charleston Gateway To The Delta – SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


Charleston Gateway To The Delta Festival

September 29, 2012

Schedule of Events


Class Reunion Set-up (7:00 am) (click for info on which schools/classes are holding reunions)

Healthy Delta 5K (9:00 am) (click for more info) Registration is at 8 am. Cash prizes for Top three Overall Male/Female. All participants receive a Festival T-shirt. Water and Fruit provided. Online registration available. Questions?  Contact Sassy Mauldin (yayamauldinATgmail.com). Pre-Registration Fee is $20.00; Day of Race – $25.00.

Festival Gates Open (9:00 am)

Welcome (10:45 am)

Music Begins (11:00 am)

Winner of Biggest Loser Announced (12:00 pm)

Children’s Pass the Pig Tournament (1:00 pm) Pass the pig is a dice-based family game. Two pigs are rolled and scored depending upon the position they land on. One can “pig out” and lose all points. The game is rated for children 7 years and older. The tournament will begin at 1 pm and the winner will receive a family pack of the game. The three runner-ups will receive prizes as well. Just good clean family fun. Free to enter. Begins at one. Sign up begins at noon. Limited places available.

Winners of 5K Announced (1:45 pm)

Scissors’ Pride Bar-B-Que Competition Begins (2:00 pm) (click for more info) Chicken / Beef / Wildgame / Seafood and fish categories (no pork!). All teams must register with the Barbecue Chair between 8:00 am and 11:00 am on Saturday, September 29 before setting up. For any additional information or questions contact Dennis Cheshier, Barbecue Chair, cheshier58ATgmail.com

Class Pictures (11:00 am-6:00 pm)

Children’s Storytelling Hour (4:00 pm)

Scissors’ Pride Winner Announced (4:45 pm) (click for more info)

C.A.R.E.’s Healthiest Dish Award (5:45 pm)

Festival Farewell (10:30 pm)


Charleston Gateway to the Delta Festival - Videos of Performers
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