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Southern Fried Food and Sweet Tea Festival

By Mark Brooks

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily at 5:00 PM until 9:30 PM from August 16, 2013 until August 17, 2013

Location: Veteran's Park - Downtown McKenzie

Phone: (731) 352-2292

Email: norrisl@bethelu.edu

Link: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Park-Theater/107914252728127

Event Description

McKenzie’s “Southern Fried Food and Sweet Tea Festival”
Satisfy your sweet tooth and craving for fried pickles, fried green tomatoes and Mama’s Sunday Dinner fried chicken, then was it all down with sweet ice tea! Mark your calendar for McKenzie’s “Southern Fried Food and Sweet Tea Festival” Friday, August 16th from 5:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 17th from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. The festival will take place in downtown McKenzie at the Veterans Memorial Park.
This is your chance to sample those fried Oreos, fried bacon and grits cakes and many other novelties that will be featured. Enjoy this mainstay of Southern fare as you wander the craft booths and listen to a variety of music reflecting southern culture. Activities will be available for children.
For more information about the vendor application process and the competition for “Best Fried Dessert”, “Best Fried Vegetable”, and “Best Fried Main Dish” contact Lisa Norris, Chair of Park Theater: Act II Fundraising Committee at 731-431-5922, norrisl@bethelu.edu or contact Jennifer Waldrup at 731-352-2292, Jennifer.waldrup@cityofmckenzie.com.
This festival is the inaugural fund raiser for the restoration of the historic Park Theatre.
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