Looking for a local fun family adventure? Then head to Main Street in Blountsville Saturday, Sept. 25, between 9 a.m and 4 p.m., and make memories with your family, friends, and community that will last a lifetime.There is literally something for everyone to enjoy during Blountsville’s Harvest Festival.
For the music lovers, there are a variety of bands sure to please your ears.Let the music of The Martin Shoe Company, Native Rhythm Scene, James Miller, and CashBack, move you. The Martin Shoe Company trio enjoy sharing their God-given gifts at events like this.Listen as they share their bluegrass singin’ and playin’ with the crowd.
If you enjoy Johnny Cash tribute bands do not miss CashBack. At this festival they “will be bringing a four-piece version of their band – Leif Bondarenko on drums and vocals, Gary Edmonds on the electric guitar and vocals, Eric Onimus on bass, and Adam Guthrie on acoustic and electric guitars.”
Beyond the music, you can stroll throughout the festival with your family, stop by the face painting booth, or kick off your shoes and jump into one of the inflatables or wind up your pitching arm at the dunking booth.
If shopping is more your speed, check out the numerous vendors and downtown shops waiting to visit with you. Stop by and check out their booths for wood crafts, jewelry, Avon, Color Street nails, plants, lemonade, iced coffee, shaved ice, baked goods, jellies, The Blountsville Culture Club, and many more. Now is the perfect time to begin your Christmas shopping, and there will be plenty of presents to consider at the festival or just buy yourself a treat.
For the car and motorcycle enthusiasts, Covered Bridge Auto Club has a treat for you. Bring your camera to photograph amazing automobiles and bikes and see if your favorite won a prize for best of show. Hang out at the festival and at 2 p.m. you may see some of your favorites driving in the parade.
For the foodies, this is the perfect outing to enjoy various flavors that the food vendors and food trucks have to offer. Let your taste buds lead the way!
Whether you are craving a steak sandwich from the Blount County Cattlemen’s Association, homemade ice cream, iced coffee, or perhaps you have a sweet tooth. If so, visit the baked goods, jams and jellies, or local honey vendor, just to name a few.
Like or love BBQ? Then check out Blountsville’s very own Deep South BBQ. If you have ever been stopped at the traffic light in town, then your nostrils have certainly caught a whiff of the awesome smell of Deep South’s BBQ. “Try anything on the menu and you’ll know the flavor is definitely Deep South.
Whether it’s pulled pork, leg quarters, sausages, baked beans, Miss Olivia’s famous macaroni, potato salad, slaw, Josh’s grandmother’s turnip greens, you will enjoy them all. Their traditional slow hickory-smoked BBQ is made with years of time-honored family French Cajun recipes and served with hometown local desserts.
For those curious who won Friends of the Locust Fork River Art & Photo Contest, stop by their booth and check out the winners. While there, grab a brochure, learn about their ongoing activities, and see how you can volunteer. They will also have summer newsletters with the Friend of the River Scholarship winners on the front and their science, education, and fun program activities inside.
This year’s event is brought to the community by the Blountsville Business Association and the Town of Blountsville.
Visit the Blountsville Harvest Festival Facebook (@blountsvilleharvestfestival) page or phone 205-429-3351 for the most current information.