HARTWELL, GEORGIA – A weekend of activities is planned as Hartwell and Hart County celebrate Independence Day a little early.
Dancin’ on Depot (June 29, 2012) – Part of the Pre-4th celebration, Dancin’ on Depot is a fun street dance that kicks off this annual tradition the night before the annual craft show and fireworks! Sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority, this street dance is held on Depot Street in downtown Hartwell. Music begins at 5:30pm. Don’t forget to bring your children, lawn chairs & dancing shoes!
Contact Michael Crump at the Hartwell Downtown Development Authority for more information at 706/376-0188.
Hartwell Service League’s 35th Pre-4th Extravaganza Craft Fair (June 30, 2012 ) – Come celebrate the 4 th , just a little early! This annual fourth of July celebration features a large variety of arts & craft vendors, games, and tasty food. Friday downtown businesses around the Square have a sidewalk sale, followed by the Dancin’ on Depot event. Saturday the sales begin again at 9am with a variety of vendors filling the downtown Square block until 3pm. The Children’s Parade begins at 10am, where local children dress in the Fourth of July best to celebrate the Holiday! The Hartwell Service League’s Pre-4th extravaganza Craft Fair has been a local favorite for the past 35 years. Admission is free.
Contact Sandra English for vendor information at email@example.com or 706/376-5524
Hart County ‘s “The BIG 5-0″ Fireworks and Boat Parade (June 30, 2012)
Saturday evening is at Big Oaks Recreation area, where starting at 5pm the fun begins on the water. Jetski Demos, Kayak races, and a Boat Parade with a colorful patriotic display of boats, then Kids activities, Food and Fun lead up to “The Big 50 Fireworks” display over the Dam. Our local “Community Band” will be performing.
If you are interested in entering a Boat or being a vendor for The BIG 50 Fireworks and Boat Parade, contact the Hart County Chamber of Commerce at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-376-8590.