2018-11-02 / Viewpoint

OUT ‘N’ ABOUT

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Canalfest ‘18

Nov. 3, Augusta, Ga.
A free, family-friendly party along the Augusta canal’s Mill
Village Trail. https://augustacanal.com/festival/

Muggles Market

Nov. 3, Charlotte, N.C.
Family fun festival of geeky artisans of all fandoms.
http://www.charlottegeeks.com/mugglesmarket/

EpicFest

Nov. 3, Charlotte, N.C.
Free literary festival featuring award-winning authors and
illustrators. https://foundation.cmlibrary.org/epicfest

15th Annual Pecan Festival

Nov. 3, Florence, S.C.
Featuring live entertainment. 250 food and craft vendors, kids
zone, and many other activities. http://www.florencedowntown.
com/downtown-events/pecan-festival/

9th Annual Chastain Park Arts Festival

Nov. 3-4, Atlanta, Ga.
Visitors can enjoy the works of approximately 185 artists
and artisans, grab a bite from local gourmet food trucks, listen
to music and have the children enjoy a special area for them.
http://chastainparkartsfestival.com/

Revolutionary War Field Days

Nov. 3-4, Camden, S.C.
Watch a battle, walk through the camps, and listen to the
stories during the revolutionary war reenactment field days.
http://www.historiccamden.org/revolutionary-war-field-days/

Appling County Bicentennial Festival

Nov. 9-11, Baxley, Ga.
Take a ride in a hot air balloon, listen to the musical stylings of Kendra Welch, the Swingin’ Medallians and the Christ
Mitchell band or enjoy many of the other activities during Appling County’s 200-year celebration. http://baxley.org/pages/
appling-county-bicentennial-festival

Trains & Tracks Expo

Nov. 10-11, Summerville, Ga.
Check out the Chattanooga modular modelers train exhibit,
truck exhibit, museum of flight exhibit or enjoy the other many
activities during the expo. http://www.summervillega.org/

36th Annual Kingsland Catfish Festival

Nov. 17, Kingsland, Ga.
Stay for the night parade after visiting all the food booth,
enjoying southern-fried catfish, arts and crafts booth, children’s
amusement area, and antiques and collectibles. http://www.
kingslandcatfishfestival.org/

Jekyll Island Tree Lighting Festival

Nov. 24, Jekyll Island, Ga.
Ring in the holidays with the tree lighting event and fireworks
in Jekyll Island’s Historic District. https://www.jekyllisland.
com/event/tree-lighting-festival-2/

ChristmasVille in Rock Hill

Nov. 29 to Dec. 2, Rock Hill, S.C.
This fun filled festival has it all, 70 events including horse
drawn carriage rides, historic tours, strolling Dickens carolers,
gingerbread house contest, and much, much more. https://www.
christmasvillerockhill.com/

30th Annual City of Aiken Tree Lighting Ceremony

Nov. 30, Aiken, S.C.
Celebrate the holidays with the annual downtown tree lighting ceremony with an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus.
https://www.cityofaikensc.gov/30th-annualcity of-aiken-downtown-tree-lighting-ceremony/

Children’s Christmas Parade

Dec. 1, Atlanta, Ga.
Line up with the rest of the spectators and enjoy the many
floats, marching bands, and giant helium-filled balloons during
Atlanta’s tradition children’s Christmas parade. https://www.
choa.org/parade

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