3 Harvest Festivals to select from this Saturday in Franklin County | Issues To Do

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Although the calendar says it’s nonetheless technically summer season, crops are prepared for harvesting and cities throughout Franklin County are prepared for fall.  

This Saturday, Sept. 17, St. Albans City, Georgia and Enosburg are throwing huge, daring and scrumptious harvest festivals. Right here’s what to find out about every: 

St. Albans Bay Harvest Fest 

When: midday Saturday, Sept. 17

The place: St. Albans Bay Park

Get pleasure from dwell music, fall drinks and home-cooked chili in the course of the 4th annual St. Albans Bay Harvest Fest on Saturday. 

Final 12 months, underneath a bluebird sky, lots of got here out to benefit from the afternoon’s occasions. Distributors lined up on one aspect to supply arts, crafts and specialty meals. 

Many distributors will return this 12 months and co-host Groennfell Meadery will serve up warming drinks. Nobby Reed will once more take to the stage to play his model of blues.


Nobby Reed, of the Nobby Reed Venture, leans right into a solo.

At 1 p.m., group members can participate in a chili competitors that’s free to enter. Electronic mail John Montagne at j.montagne@stalbanstown.com for extra info, and convey a serving spoon and a pot of your profitable chili recipe. 

Georgia Fall Competition

When: 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17

The place: Georgia Seashore

Be part of the Georgia Neighborhood Occasions Committee for wagon rides, farmer’s market distributors, youngsters actions, meals vans and fireworks throughout this 12 months’s fall competition.

Shifting from the municipal park to Georgia Seashore this 12 months, the occasion is open to all and free to enter, however attendees are inspired to convey non-perishable meals objects to donate to the meals shelf. 

Returning to headline the musical efficiency is nation musician Jamie Lee Thurston, who grew up in Waterbury, Vermont. Thurston has spent greater than 30 years on the street performing. He’s additionally written 9 studio albums and shared the stage with the likes of the Chicks and Brad Paisley.

Enosburg Harvest Competition 

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17

The place: Lincoln Park

The Enosburg Enterprise Affiliation is internet hosting its annual harvest competition on Saturday too. 

Households and pals meandered down the aisles of tents final 12 months making an attempt on handmade mittens, shopping for honey and maple syrup, rifling by means of costume jewellery and antiques and tasting sizzling sauces and pulled pork.

This 12 months, the park is once more poised to be overflowing with farmers market distributors, vintage sellers, meals and wine. Paisley Scoops gelato will likely be there, together with Sherwood Acres sizzling sauces. 

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Recent pulled pork from The Touring Chef at Enosburg’s Harvest Fest in 2021. 

The Touring Chef will repair your urge for food too with smoked pulled pork sandwiches, in addition to pulled pork fries and tater tots, smoked potatoes and mac n’ cheese. 

For the children, the horse drawn wagon rides are positive to be a blast. 

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