Go beyond the game at the Fountain City Classic

The game between Fort Valley State and Albany State starts at 2 p.m. today, but there's more than just football to this annual tradition.


Tailgate: 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Cost is $5. Small tents cost $25. Large tents cost $50 and spaces for RV's and trucks are $75.

The FCC Parade: Begins at 10 a.m. at Colin Powell and Broadway (in Phenix City) and then goes over 13th St. Bridge and down Broadway to 9th Street.

The game: Kickoff is at 2 p.m. Prices at the gate will be $25 for adults and $15 for kids and students.

"Jokers Wild Comedy Tour:" Entertainment featuring Bruce Bruce, Bill Bellamy, J Anthony Brown, Melani, Special K and Anthony Anderson is set for 7 p.m. at the Columbus Civic Center.

Official FCC After Party: Magic 101.3 Radio Personality Edgar Champagne gets the party going 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at the Columbus Trade Center's Ballroom "C." Admission $15 at the door.

Details: www.fountaincityclassic.com

Tickets: 706-653-4460.

Related stories from Columbus Ledger-Enquirer