The arrival of spring means that it is time for festivals. Some planned in Banks County over the next few months include the following:
The City of Lula will hold its 33rd annual Railroad Days Festival Saturday, May 16, at the historic Railroad Park, Lula. Festivities began at 10 a.m. with the street parade followed by day-long entertainment, food, arts and craft. Google Map or Mapquest to 6055 Main St., Lula, Georgia 30554 for directions
The annual Day at the Fort will be held Saturday, May 23, at the historic pioneer fort – Fort Hollingsworth-White House, located on Wynn Lake Road in the Hollingsworth community of Banks County. The event features tours of the Fort, live entertainment, period reenactments, period craft demonstrations and story-telling of life at the Fort. The event is sponsored and presented by the non-profit organization, Friends of the Fort. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.forthollingsworth-whitehouse.com or contact Willette Mote of Friends of the Fort at 706-754-4538.
The Town of Alto will hold a spring fling on June 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The parade will kick off the festivities at 11 a.m. Live entertainment, good, crafts, a tractor contest, an antique car competition and activities for children are among the plans. To enter the parade or sign up for a vendor table, contact city hall at 706-778-8035.