Statham is Already 'Planting Seeds' for Upcoming Sunflower Festival
The city is seeking participants and volunteers for popular fall festival, while a local running club trains for the Sunflower Festival 5K.
As one of Barrow County’s most beloved fall events, the Statham Sunflower Festival has already become a topic of discussion all around the city.
Both vendors and volunteers are needed to make this event a success. Set for Saturday, Sept. 15, in downtown Statham, the festival will boast a fun-filled day featuring vendors, crafts, music, food and fun for the whole family. The day’s events will also include a 5K run/walk, a car show and a street dance.
- If you’d like to volunteer and get a rare behind-the-scenes look at the Statham Sunflower Festival, call Betty Lyle at 770-725-5323.
- If you wish to be a vendor at the 2012 Statham Sunflower Festival, click here to download an application.
- Aspiring participants in the 5K run/walk are welcome to train with the Statham Running Club, which meets in front of Statham Elementary School at 8 a.m. Saturday mornings.
- The Friends of the Statham Library is holding a raffle for a hand-crafted afghan in University of Georgia colors, which is currently on display at the Statham Public Library. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10. The drawing will be held at the Sunflower Festival, and all proceeds wukk go to the library.
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