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Show Your Arts and Crafts at the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted February 25, 2013
JOHNSTON – Arts and crafts have always
been a hit at the Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival. This year
will be no different, as applications are now coming in from all over
for crafters who want to be a part of the 30th annual event, held in
historic downtown Johnston on May 4.
Those interested in having a crafter’s space at this year’s Festival
should contact Missy Cleveland, (803) 480-7286; 501 Weaver Road,
Johnston, SC 29832, email@example.com.
Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day
set aside to honor the peach industry, which has been so important in
the development of the area. Each year, the Town goes all out
with the Festival to remind citizens about the peach industry and to
open its arms to visitors.
The popular Festival is also taking applications for individuals,
organizations and businesses interested in being a part of event.
Applications and expressions of interest are also now being accepted in
the following areas:
· Parade: Roger Lamb, (803) 275-0438, 505
Roland Ave., Johnston, SC 29832;
· Rides: Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345, 416 Lee
St., Suite 2, Johnston, SC 29832, firstname.lastname@example.org.
· Food Concessions: Noah Peterson, (803)
480-0135, P.O. Box 282, Johnston, SC 29832, email@example.com;
· Pageant: The pageant will be held April 6.
Applications can be mailed to Gina Logue, 1129 Hwy. 378 East, Edgefield
SC, 29824, 637-5383; or for more information contact Janice Cleveland,
· Corporate and Dance Sponsorships: Dean
Campbell, (803) 275-3635, 802 Ouzts St., Johnston, SC 29832,
· Program Book Ads: Debra Aston, (803)
275-2345, 416 Lee St., Suite 2, Johnston, SC 29832,
In addition to the areas listed above, the Festival also has a Friday,
May 3, street dance in downtown Johnston, designed especially for
families. This year’s featured band will be “121 Band,” a
crowd-pleasing group from Newberry that has performed in the
entertainment portion of the Festival in the past.
For more information on the Festival, please contact Debra Aston, (803)
The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer
organization, sponsors the Festival. The Corporation works to aid
the community in areas such as economic development, education,
recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural
opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.
To learn more about the Festival or the Johnston Development
Corporation, visit the website at
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