|Published: 9:49 AM, 09/26/2012
Author: Staff Report
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
SWEETWATER-The second annual National
Muscadine Festival in historic downtown Sweetwater and Tsali Notch
Vineyard is this weekend.
The two-day festival is slated for
Last year, the event was a big success,
especially for a festival in its first year.
The Sweetwater Merchants and Property
Owners Association (SMPOA) came up with the idea for the festival as
a way to bring visitors to the area for an overnight stay.
The festival adds to the already
popular antique stores and great restaurants that attract numerous
visitors to Sweetwater each year.
There are lots of fun things to do at
the festival downtown and at the vineyard located between at 140
Harrison Road between Sweetwater and Madisonville.
Schedule of events
Friday, September 28th: 10 a.m.- 5
p.m. at Tsali Notch Vineyard
|Jelly making Demonstration|
|Music, story telling, vendors, wagon
rides through the vineyard.|
7-10 p.m. Downtown Sweetwater
Music with SouthBound (Free Admission). Vendors and BBQ cookers begin
Saturday, Sept. 29 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
|Parade line up begins at 9 a.m. at
|Ceremony at the gazebo at 10:30 a.m.|
|Food & art & craft vendors|
|Live Music at Main Stage and
10 a.m.-11:15 a.m.- Journey Home
12 p.m.-1:15 p.m.- Carla Jo Carr and
the Silver Wings Band
2 p.m.-4 p.m.- Robinella
11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Junior High
11:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Eli Currier
1:30 p.m.-2 p.m. Doug Richesin
Kid Zone at the Duck Park all-day
Water and sporting activities adjacent
to Peoples Bank
Barbecue Competition at Hunt Commons
Grapevine Wreath contest at the
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