One of the most interesting articles- and there are many- is a description of twelve great festivals and events that can be enjoyed during a year.
FEBRUARY- ROSWELL, GA...Roswell celebrates Black History Month. One of the largest celebrations the Roswell visitor will view art exhibits and experience cultural events as well as a poetry slam, storytelling, musical performances and a Unity concert. There's also, in metro Atlanta, several Black History events including a parade on historic Sweet Auburn Avenue.
MARCH- SAVANNAH, GA...During March the Savannah visitor will be able to enjoy the Savannah Music Festival held in either March and April. More than 100 musical performances in intimate venues throughout the city. In 2016 headliners included Dwight Yoakam, Vincente Amigo and The Complete Beethoven Trios- a sample of one of the most distinctive, cross-genre music festivals.
MARCH- MACON, GA. For ten days the Macon visitor will find musical performances, artist and food markets, a golf tournament and tours throughout the city to view the more than 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees in full bloom.
APRIL- LINCOLNTON, GA. Like Bluegrass? The Little Roy & Lizzie Music Festival will be performing during a weekend in April at this annual bluegrass festival at Elijah Clark State Park on the Savannah River. Featured performers in 2016 included Gene Watson, and Jeff and Sheri Easter.
APRIL- THOMASVILLE, GA. The 96th Annual Thomasville Rose Show & Festival will be held in this southwest Georgia city. A tradition since the 1920s the famed festival features a Rose Show, two parades, a street dance, live music, arts and crafts and even a car show.
APRIL- VIDALIA, GA. The Vidalia Onion, Georgia's official state official, is celebrated in this annual festal. Included is the Miss Vidalia Onion pageant, an onion-eating contest, the Onion Run and aircraft and classic car shows.
MAY- MADISON, GA. Come to Madison to enjoy the May Spring Tour of Homes & Gardens. The tour, a celebration of Southern history, architecture, and art. This event affords the Madison visitor access to the city's most stunning homes. The grand structures and gardens tell the story of a genteel, gracious gracious city that was spared the torch and devastation of William T. Sherman's 1864 March to the Sea.
JUNE- BLAIRSVILLE, GA.- Enjoy bagpipes and Scottish fiddles at the Annual Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games. Highland music, dancing, and food is yours to enjoy as well as watching athletes compete in traditional Highland games like caber toss, putting the stone, and tossing the sheaf.
For more information about these and other Georgia festivals go to ExploreGeorgia.org for more information.