Onion Festival Event Information

Wednesday, April 26, 2000
Carnival
6:00 p.m.  Gate Opens
Located at Kiwanis Fairgrounds

Sponsored by

Vidalia Lions Club

Located at the Kiwanis Fairgrounds on Airport Road of Highway 280 East.
The world's finest riding devices and attractions provided by Geren Rides. Fun for the entire family!
For more information, contact Macky Bryant at 537-9021

Thursday, April 27, 2000
Carnival
6:00 p.m. Gate Opens
Located at Kiwanis Fairgrounds

Sponsored by

Vidalia Lions Club

Please refer to Wednesday, April 26 for event information.

Friday, April 28, 2000
Carnival
6:00 p.m. Gate Opens
Kiwanis Fairgrounds

Sponsored by

Vidalia Lions Club

Please refer to Wednesday, April 26 for event information.
 
 

Saturday, April 29, 2000
Carnival
10:00 a.m.  Gate Opens
Kiwanis Fairgrounds

Sponsored by

Vidalia Lions Club

Please refer to Wednesday, April 26 for event information.
 
 

Sunday, April 30, 2000
Carnival
12:00 p.m.  Gate Opens
Kiwanis Fairgrounds

Sponsored by

Vidalia Lions Club

Please refer to Wednesday, April 26 for event information.
 
 

Thursday, April 27, 2000
Children's Parade
6:00 p.m.  Staging and Judging
6:30 p.m.  Parade Begins
7:00 p.m.  Awards Presentations
Southeastern Technical Institute

Sponsored by

Located at Southeastern Technical Institute with staging and judging at the Toombs County Chamber of Commerce. Cash prizes for best costumes. Free T-shirts to first 100 children to pre-register. This year's theme is Classic Television Characters from the 50's, 60's, and 70's (Remember Andy Griffith, Leave It To Beaver, Gilligans Island, The Brady Bunch, Bewitched, the Munsters, the Addams Family, I Love Lucy, etc.). Registration forms available at local schools and at the Vidalia/Toombs County Library. For more information, contact Melanie Raiford at (912) 537-1062.
 

Saturday, April 29, 2000
22rd Annual Vidalia Onion Run
7:50 a.m.  Two Mile Fun Run and Walk
8:30 a.m.  10K Onion Run and Walk
First Baptist Church of Vidalia Parking Lot

Sponsored by

Kiwanis Club of Vidalia

Awards in each category of the10K Run, and for the top male and female finishers of the Two Mile Fun Run. T-shirts to all entrants. $5,000 in cash prizes awarded. Preregistration entry fee -$9; Day of the race - $15; Students pre-registration - $6. Fun filled races with military cannon starts, and comedic emcee. Fruits and fluids for participants. All activities located at First Baptist Church in Downtown Vidalia, at the intersection of First and Church Streets. For more information call Larry Atkins at (912) 583-2265 or Debbie Kittrell at (912) 537-0545.
 
 

Saturday, April 29, 2000
3r d Annual Kids "Caught on Fishing" Rodeo and Exposition
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Southeastern Technical Institute

Sponsored by

Southeastern Technical Institute, Brantley Marine and Gun,
Wal Mart of Vidalia, and Four Rivers Bassmasters

Fishing exhibits, fun, games, and prizes for "Kids" of all ages. Fishing seminars by the pros for young and old alike. Plenty of exhibits of the latest and greatest fishing boats and equipment. Younger kids (4-14) can compete for prizes in casting and fishing competitions. To pre-register contact any of the sponsors. Rodeo held at Southeastern Technical Institute on Highway 280. For more information, contact David Yarbrough at 538-3119.

Saturday, April 29, 2000
Vidalia Community Chorus
7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Tattnall Auditorium
Southeastern Technical Institute

Sponsored by:

DR. & Mrs. H. Mac Suber
Threlkeld Motor Company
Glenn & Karon Durden
Dent & Marsha Temples

Two, one-hour performances of "Festival Favorites" featuring such tunes as: Reserved Seating. Tickets are $6.00 each and are available beginning on April 17th at the OCRA office located on S.E. Main Street in Downtown Vidalia. For more information contact Rebecca Smelser at 537-1911.
 

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