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55th Annual Mountain Laurel Festival

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If you love small-town events, pack up the family and head to downtown Clarkesville on Saturday, May 20th for the 55th annual Mountain Laurel Festival.

The annual arts and crafts jubilee - the oldest running festival of its type in Georgia - will commence Saturday morning, May 20th at 10 am and conclude at 5pm.

Plans for the 2017 daytime event include:

• Clarkesville Lions Club always-popular parade

• Fine art and craft vendors located in and around the Square

• An outdoor food court

• Expanded children’s activities; including rock climbing walls, hamster wheels and inflatables

• The Historic Mauldin House, Millinery Shop and Big Holly Cabin will be open for guided tours

• Clarkesville “History in Photographs” Photo Exhibit; Mauldin House

• Live entertainment acts throughout the day on the square

• Afternoon Duck Race in Soque River (sponsored by Volunteers for Literacy)

The festival is a time to celebrate Clarkesville’s heritage and to extend its long tradition of hospitality. You are invited to join us at our community’s most beloved tradition - the Mountain Laurel Festival!

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