The 12th annual Georgia Strawberry Festival is Friday-Saturday in Reynolds.
It kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday with hot dogs sold by local Cub Scouts and strawberry shortcake desserts sold by local 4-H members, followed by the recognition of retiring law officer Judson Montgomery.
Gospel music by Wide Open and Southern Vision begins at 7 p.m.
Saturday morning begins with the 5K Run for Literacy at 8 a.m. Arts and crafts and food vendors open at 9 a.m. The Woman’s Club Old Book Sale begins at 9 a.m. in the Flint Energies Maintenance Building.
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The Teddy Bear Parade begins at 10 a.m. The Fort Valley State College marching band will participate for the first time. The Classic Car Show participants will take part in the parade and then be exhibited in Julian Knight Park.
The Photography Show will be in the Depot and the Fine Art Exhibit in the Flint Energies building foyer, both starting at 10 a.m.
Area talent can be seen on the Main Street stage beginning at 11 a.m.
The Strawberry Cook-Off is in the Flint Energies Auditorium and begins at 1 p.m. Taste tickets are $1 each and are available from 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
And the always hotly contest Lawn Mower Race begins at 5 p.m.
Admission is free.