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Southern Fried Food and Sweet Tea Festival

By Mark Brooks

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

August 15, 2014 at 5:00 PM until 11:00 PM

Location: Veteran's Memorial Park Downtown McKenzie

Phone: 731-352-2292

Email: jennifer.waldrup@cityofmckenzie.com

Event Description

Satisfy your sweet tooth and craving for fried pickles, fried green tomatoes and Mama’s Sunday Dinner fried chicken, then wash it all down with sweet iced tea! Mark your calendar for McKenzie’s “Southern Fried Food and Sweet Tea Festival” Friday, August 15th from 5:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 16th 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 Stefanie Clericuzio, 731-336-2727, clericuzios@bethelu.edu, Angela Hugueley 731-363-9057, angeldailey29@yahoo.com or contact Jennifer Walrup at 731-352-2292, Jennifer.waldrup@cityofmckenzie.com.

This festival is a fund raiser for the restoration of the historic Park Theatre.
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