October festivals continue to fill weekends

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FALL HARVEST CARNIVAL

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19

Where: Immaculate Conception Catholic School, 811 Telfair St.

Details: Pumpkin-carving contest, chili cook-off, costume contest, food, games, face painting, inflatables, more; vendors needed; chili cook-off $5; (706) 722-9964, icaugusta.org

COLUMBIA COUNTY SIXTH ANNUAL COLUMBUS DAY FESTIVAL & ART SHOW

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19

Where: Evans Towne Center Park,
7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.

Details: Demonstrations, vendors, children’s crafts; live entertainment; free; food by Italian American Club available to purchase; bit.ly/1a8nGUJ

2013 COCO WINE & CULINARY FESTIVAL

When: 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19

Where: Savannah Rapids Pavilion,
3300 Evans to Locks Road

Details: More than 200 wines, international beer, culinary items; jazz by Garden City Jazz 3 p.m.; $35 advance, $40 at door; csrawinefestival.com

SPEIR’S TURNOUT FESTIVAL

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26

Where: Downtown Bartow, Ga.

Details: Home cooking, arts and crafts, raffles, parade, entertainment, kid’s activities; free; (478) 232-2982

JACK-O-LANTERN JUBILEE

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26

Where: Downtown North Augusta, Georgia Avenue

Details: Entertainment, food, arts and crafts, children’s games and rides, car show, children’s costume contest; (803) 441-4310

LAKE FOREST HILLS FALL FESTIVAL

When: 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26

Where: Lake Forest Hills Elementary School, 3140 Lake Forest Drive

Details: Inflatables, dunking booth, games, chicken run, fire engine, police patrol car, food, drink, prizes; $12 at the gate, ages 2 and younger free; lforest-hills.rcboe.org

COLUMBIA COUNTY FAIR

When: Oct. 31-Nov. 9

Where: Columbia County Fairgrounds, 5462 Columbia Road, Grovetown

Details: columbiacountyfair.net

SIXTH ANNUAL ERYN EUBANKS & THE FAMILY FOLD MUSIC FESTIVAL

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9

Where: The Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St.

Details: Bluegrass, country, Appalachian, gospel, celtic, rock, folk music; dancers, visual arts, crafters, vendors, $10; 12 and under free; benefits Lynndale Inc.; (706) 738-3395

OKA’CHAFFA INDIAN FESTIVAL

When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9 and 10

Where: Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road

Details: Okefenokee Joe, arts and crafts, cuisine; living tipi village, birds of prey show, more; adults $12, ages 6-12 $6, ages 5 and under free

SALLEY CHITLIN STRUT 2013

When: Nov. 30

Where: 230 Pine St. NW, Salley, S.C.

Details: Vendor and beauty pageant information online; chitlinstrut.com


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