Thursday, June 16, 2005
begins June 22
The second annual Byhalia Clydesdale Christmas Store Festival is on tap next week, June 22-25, with lots of activities for the entire family.
Proceeds from the festival, to be held just off Highway 78 at the Byhalia exit, benefits under-privileged children.
Activities include a carnival, entertainment, local concessions, rodeo, blood drive, live remote broadcasts and more.
Parking is $2 per car with proceeds going to the Byhalia and Watson volunteer fire departments.
Wednesday night, June 22, from 5 p.m. to midnight, is Family Night with free admission. Its also wristband night at the big carnival.
Thursday night, June 23, is another wristband night with gates open from 5 p.m. to midnight. There will be live music on the main stage from 7 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. Admission is free to children under 12 years old and $3 for those over 12.
Gates also open at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 24. The carnival continues, and there will also be a rodeo from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and live music from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $4 for those under age 12 and $6 for those over 12.
Gates open at 12 noon on Saturday, June 25, with live remote broadcasts from Kix 106 and Wbii TV. There will be a blood drive, sponsored by Health 1st of Byhalia, from noon to 6 p.m. with a free t-shirt for all donors. Enjoy the carnival, and the rodeo will again be a festival highlight Saturday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., along with live music from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $4 (under age 12) and $6 (over 12).
Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy the fun and also support the Clydesdale Christmas Store.
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