Category: Festival

The Most Creative Festival Contests I’ve Ever Encountered

testingThe Most Creative Festival Contests I’ve Ever Encountered

The Best Festival Ever The fine people of Bell Buckle, TN know how to throw a festival. The Moon Pie Festival was a blast! A bare-chested band who can’t sing performed for folks who sat on bales of hay. Members of the general public who could sing rocked it at a karaoke stand. It was […]

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Did You Know that Hollering was Fundamental Communication on Farms?

testingDid You Know that Hollering was Fundamental Communication on Farms?

Sitting on a buggy field in Spivey’s Corner, NC for the National Hollerin’ Contest (note: no “g” at the end of hollerin’) and it turns out there’s history, function, and art–it’s not just seeing who can yell the loudest. Holler at You Later In the days before phones (which far outnumber the days since we’ve […]

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Not Just the Grits Festival; The WORLD Grits Festival

testingNot Just the Grits Festival; The WORLD Grits Festival

The History of the World Grits Festival In 1985, the store manager of the St. George S.C. Piggly Wiggly was giving a broker of a large grits company an order. The broker made a remark that his company sure shipped a lot of grits into St. George, considering how small the town was and its […]

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6 Features of Fabulous Festivals

Ahh, festivals. The fried food, the booths that are hopefully selling more art than crafts, the people watching. You may think that all you need to do is show up. And you could, true. But with so many agricultural and cultural celebrations to be found, consider where you’d like to ride the Tilt-a-Whirl, get heartburn […]

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Fuzzy Dice. Need I Say More?

How often do you actually get to use the term “hot rod” in a sentence and have it be contextually accurate? Not often. Glory be for the World of Wheels! Here’s the scene: a convention center in Georgia with all of its acoustic shrill; thousands of people speaking in a vocabulary that I don’t understand; […]

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