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South Carolina Tobacco Festival

Location: Lake City

Come out with your friends and family September 22-25 to help us celebrate our Tobacco Heritage while enjoying live music, carnival rides, a car show, a barbecue cook-off, a 5K race and more!

2016 Event Schedule:

Thursday, September 22

1-6pm Lake City Farmers Market – ACL Building

6pm Florence County Council Meeting – Bean Market

7pm Opening Ceremonies - Village Green

Long Branch Farms Presents Watermelon Carving, Seed Spitting Contests and Watermelon Roulette

4-10pm Garbrick Amusement Rides and Carnival – ROB (Ragsdale Old Building) Parking Lot

7-11pm TBA

Friday, September 23

10am-6pm Low Country Bush Hookers Catfish Tournament Registration- Bean Market Parking Lot

1-6pm Lake City Farmers Market – ACL Building

4-10pm Amusement Rides and Carnival – ROB (Ragsdale Old Building) Parking Lot

3-10pm Flying Tigers Remote Control Annual Event – Cockfield Aerodrome

7-8pm Bar-B-Que Cook-Off Kick-Off with Wing Throw Down & wing sampling - Bean Market Parking Lot

5:30-8pm Street Dance - Randy Turner (opening act) - Village Green, Stage B

8-11pm  Street Dance “Chocolate Chip Band” – Village Green, Stage A

Saturday, September 24

7am – 10am Lake City’s Largest Yard Sale - Pee Dee Thrift parking lot, 219 N. Church Street

8am-11 am Low Country BushHookers Catfish Weigh In – Bean Market Parking Lot

8:15 IGA Smokin’ Fast 5K Race – Village Green

9am-3pm Flying Tigers Remote Control Demonstration – Cockfield Aerodrome

10am – 5pm Charity Dunking Booth to benefit the Educational Foundation of Lower Florence County – Train Mural Parking Lot

8am-4pm Lake City Farmers Market – ACL Building

11am – 1pm Bar-B-Que Sampling, BBQ Cook-Off  – Bean Market Parking Lot

8am – 4pm Car Show

9am – 11pm  Amusement Rides and Carnival – ROB (Ragsdale Old Building) Parking Lot

9am – 4pm Kids Zone and Petting Zoo – Pole Barn

9am – 4pm Arts & Crafts and Other Cool Things– Bean Market and Village Green

(Saturday Events taking place on Stage A & B – Village Green)
8-9:30am Gospel Performance by the St. Marks Believers Holiness Choir - Stage B

9:30-10am IGA Smokin’ Fast 5K Winners - Stage A 

10-11am Heritage Games and Tobacco Demonstrations – Stage A

11am -12pm Dance Performance – Stage B

12-12:45pm Pet Parade  -- Stage A 

12:45-1pm SC BBQ Association and Low Country Bush Hookers Tournament Awards – Stage A 

1-2pm Dancin’ On Main Performance – Stage B

2-2:30 pm SC Tobacco Festival Pageant Winners- Stage A 

2:30-5:00pm Local Musicians – Stage A

8:00pm Beach Blast featuring the "Finesse Band"

9:30 pm Fireworks


Sunday, September 2

1pm SC Tobacco Festival Golf Tournament – Lake City Country Club



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