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Battle of Byron: Cinco de Mayo

Battle of Byron: Cinco de Mayo

The Battle of Byron returns for Cinco de Mayo!

That's Saturday, May 5 at North Peach Park in Byron from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Mossy Creek Festival Returns

Mossy Creek Festival Returns

The semi-annual Mossy Creek Festival returns Saturday and Sunday.

The festival includes music, hayrides, arts and crafts, ice cream and more. The events are happening from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for children.

Get directions to the festival site located at 315M Lake Joy Rd. in Perry.

Byron Church to Hold Egg Hunt

Byron Church to Hold Egg Hunt

The Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for March 31st at Jailhouse Park has been canceled.

That's due to a vacancy of the Byron Better Hometown manager position, The Byron Crossing newsletter says.

Instead, community members can head over to an egg hunt in Byron at Byron Baptist Church on Saturday, April 7. The egg hunt is from 11-1. The egg hunt also features bouncy activities, snow cones, pizza and cotton candy.

Battle of Byron's Womanless Pageant Benefits Local Charities

Battle of Byron's Womanless Pageant Benefits Local Charities

BYRON, GA.--It's not often you find hairy legs at a beauty pageant.

At this womanless pageant, you will.

It's all a part of the Womanless Pageant hosted by the Battle of Byron Saturday, April 7. The pageant starts at 7 p.m. at the Byron Municipal Complex Auditorium.

Admission is $5 and proceeds will be donated to a local non-profit. Children 12 and under are free.

Then on May 5, the actual Battle of Byron happens at North Peach Park.

FVSU to 'Saddle Up' for Charity

FVSU to 'Saddle Up' for Charity

 

FORT VALLEY, GA. - The Saddle Up for St. Jude event April 14 at Fort Valley State University will include many activities such as pony rides, hay rides, horse feeding and barrel racing.

The fundraiser is on Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the FVSU Agricultural Technology Conference Center, 46 Camp John Hope Road, in Fort Valley. The event will be held in the field behind the center. Proceeds from activities, which range from $1 to $15, will go toward St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

The hospital treats children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. It’s also recognized for conducting cancer research.

“Community members should attend this event because they can have a fun time while supporting a significant cause for children and their families,” said Sarah Dzimianski, interim equine program assistant at FVSU.

Nominate Your Town for "Best of the Road"

Nominate Your Town for "Best of the Road"

'Help put your town on the map!'

USATODAY teams up with Rand McNally in a search for the Best Small Towns in the United States.

You can nominate your town online through May 15.

PIT ROAD PARTY at Silverdollar Raceway

PIT ROAD PARTY at Silverdollar Raceway

REYNOLDS, GA.--Race fans: make your way out to Silverdollar Raceway in Reynolds, Georgia for a Pit Road Party the first Friday of each month.

Each Friday, there will be great door prizes, live music and of course, racing.

This is a fun, family oriented event, hope to see you there. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. the track is open from 7-11 p.m. and the band starts playing at 8 p.m.

This week's band is the John Brown Knuckleheads band (Heath, Denise and Marley Holly, Eric Newsome, Lee Helms, Shane Hinton)