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Car Show in the Valley

Antique car lovers throughout the state are saying goodbye to the harsh winter weather and polishing their machines for a spring showcase. 

Fort Valley State University  President Larry E. Rivers and the Boys and Girls Club of Georgia Heartlands are revving up for the 5th Annual Wheels in the Valley Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Show, an FVSU news release says.

Lane Strawberry Patch Opens

The Lane strawberry patch for the season and is open for April and May.

Tours are available Monday through Friday 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Downtown Byron Farmers and Artisans Market

The Downtown Byron Farmers and Artisans Market is April 16 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The market is held in downtown Byron at Jailhouse Park and offers Georgia Made Georgia Grown plants, produce and artisan crafts.

For more information or to participate, call the Byron Better Hometown at 956-5555

Battle of Byron Unveils 2011 Events

2011's Battle of Byron is scheduled for May 7.

This year the event welcomes back "Bed Races."

Each team will consist of five people and will cost $10 per team.

Each team is asked to build a patriotic bed to bring for the race.

The bed race is scheduled for 1 p.m.

The Battle of Byron will also feature tricycle races, "Purty Legs" Contest, egg/spoon relay, Jail-n-Bail, mud volleyball, tug-of-war, bananna relay, shooting marbles contest, icecream churn-off and more.

For more information, click here.