Have You “Bean” To Blairsville?

The Mountain Life Team Blogger July 27, 2010

When: July 30th – 31st 2010

Where: Downtown Blairsville, GA.

Green bean lovers are invited to the 1st Green Bean Festival in Downtown Blairsville on July 30th and 31st. Activities will be on Town Square, at the Union County Civic Center, the Union County Canning Plant, and the Mountain Life Museum.  Shuttle service between locations will be provided on Saturday, July 31.

9:00 a.m. Monday, July 26th – 4:00 p.m. Thursday, July 29th
Canning Contest

Youth Talent Competition – sign up by 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 23rd

Friday, July 30, 2010

10:00 a.m. Green Bean Seminars at GMRE Center
5:00 p.m. Diamond Beauty Pageant Registration
6:00 p.m. Little Miss Bean Sprout and Little Mr. Leather Britches
7:00 p.m. Friday Night Concert at the Old Courthouse
8:30 p.m. Outdoor Square Dance with Caller Mike Arnold and music by the Country Cousins

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Canning Plant Tours, Green Bean Pizza-Eating Contests, Misty Mountain Quilt Guild’s Exhibit & Lessons, Going Green Expo, Tractor Show, Butt-Mock House & Payne Cabin Tours, Old Tools Display, Enota Farm Animals, Kids’ Interactive Area, Live Entertainment, Stringing, Snapping, Looking & Cooking!

7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Union County Farmers’ Market and Country Craft Fair on Town Square for one day only
8:00 a.m. Red Cross sponsored Fun Run registration at Season’s Inn
9:00 a.m. Fun Run begins
10:00 a.m. Other activities begin
10:00 a.m. Youth Talent Competition at Civic Center
12:00 p.m. Green Bean Recipe Contest
4:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony at Civic Center

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Janet Hartman – manager@downtownblairsville.com or 706-994-4837.

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