Thursday, May 25, 2017

Red Hills Fest is Almost Here!!

The 37th Red Hills Festival kicks off on Friday night as the carnival comes to town. Rides begin around 6 pm. Located on Court Street. 

The main event begins at 8:00 am on Saturday with a steady line up of entertainment throughout the day including: The Sunshine Boys, Steady On, Dance Expressions, Carrie & Bo, Shank & Maim, Gondoliers, Trinity Rosalas, First Baptist Church Youth praise band and prince Voices of Victory.  A full schedule and times can be seen by clicking here.

This year’s festival has been moved to Main Street and a large number of vendors are expected. In addition to all the arts, crafts, games and food, the festival will again include the First United Methodist’s Antique and Collectibles Show held in the Family Life Building of the Church on West Main, the Junior Auxiliary’s 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run, the Red Hills Pet Show, The Red Hills Art Association’s Art Show held at the Winston County Library and of course, the one and only Red Hills Car Show held in the parking lot of First Baptist Church.

The Junior Auxiliary’s 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run will begin at 8:00 am on Columbus Avenue near the downtown monument. There is still time to register and to register at the day of the event. The one mile fun run will begin at 9:00 am and the awards ceremony will be conducted at the entertainment stage at around 10:30 am. For more info – click here

The Red Hills Pet show will be held behind the Chamber building and Library (behind City Hall) from 10:00 till 11:00. This event is for kids from ages 6-14. There is a $3 entry fee and prizes will be awarded for more info – click here.

Artwork is exhibited at the Winston County Library every day and during the Festival as well. A great place to cool off, local artwork from paintings, photography and other crafts are on display.

The Red Hills Car show is always a huge hit during the Festival. It will take place at the First Baptist Church parking lot. Registration starts at 8 a.m. til 1 p.m. Trophies will be given out at 2 p.m. There is a $20 entry fee. For more information, please call Jerry at 662-803-4205 or the Chamber at 662-773-3921.