Monday, July 09, 2007

[Coweta Arts Tidbits] Powers Crossroad Festival To Be Held on Labor Day Weekend

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Composed By:  Forrest W. Schultz  770-583-3258
July 9, 2007
Powers Crossroads Festival Coming Up on Labor Day Weekend

Newnan, Georgia, USA

Labor Day Weekend- Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3, 2007

Attention Exhibitors:
Applications being accepted through June 1, 2007
Download a printable 2007 application HERE. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Entry form for Powers' Crossroads Rising Star Contest 2007
Watch this page for 2007 details. Until then, here's information from the 2006 event:
2006 Radio Spots (mp3 format*): Doug StoneIdolGeneral
2006 TV Spots (Quicktime**)
Complimentary festival programs are available at the gate.
The program includes artist and performer listings, feature stories about select participants
and a detailed centerfold map of every exhibitor location!
Powers' Crossroads Country Fair and Arts Festival is acclaimed as one of the outstanding events of its kind in North America. Located 12 miles west of Newnan Ga. on Ga. Hwy. 34 West. GPS coordinates are: N33 20.332 W84 58.778. See map here.

The Powers' Crossroads Festival gates are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Saturday through Monday, Labor Day Weekend. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and military personnel, $3 for children ages 5-12 and free for children age 4 and under. Free parking is available with free shuttle bus to the main gate. Powers' Crossroads is located on Georgia Highway 34, about 12 miles west of Newnan.

250 juried artists and crafsmen from all over the United States exhibit and sell their creative work.

Entertainment is continuous featuring country, gospel, folk and contemporary music, clogging and a variety of entertainment is featured.

Food is provided by local church and civic groups with a variety of country cooking. Favorites include pork, turkey and chicken Bar B Q. Southern vegetable plates, sausage and biscuits, hamburgers, hot dogs, fried fruit pies, vegetarian type foods and much more.

Highlights include demonstrations of plantation skills such as blacksmithing, sorghum syrup mill, and the original Powers' Plantation grist mill.

Children are entertained in a special children's park area with adult supervision.

FREE PARKING/Shuttle busses are provided for visitors - The festival is operated by six Coweta County non-profit civic organizations who volunteer thousands of hours each year to make the festival a success.

For more information contact Coweta Festivals Inc.
4766 West Highway 34
Newnan GA 30263

Telephone (770) 253-2011, and FAX (770) 253-8180 - year round
Note to visitors: The festival covers many wooded acres. Upon your arrival, please select a meeting place should you become separated from others in your party. The public address system is for emergencies and festival announcements only.
With the exception of special assistance animals, pets are prohibited on the festival grounds.

*This site uses some MP3 files for audio. If the audio files do not play in your browser, download Windows Media Player or update your web browser.
**This site uses Quicktime video clips. Visit the Quicktime downloads page if the content does not appear properly.
Unless otherwise stated, all material on this page and all pages on this site ©1996-2007 Coweta Festivals, Inc. and The (Newnan, Georgia) Times-Herald. With the exception of specified "News Release" materials, any reproduction of any part of this web site without written permission is strictly prohibited.
This page is presented as a public service by The Times-Herald.

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