Thursday, October 2, 2008

This Weekend in Georgia

Can you feel the crispness in the air? It's beginning to be a beautiful Fall in Georgia and the festivals continue!

The 20th Annual Oliver Hardy Festival takes place this Saturday, October 4 in Harlem, Georgia. Georgia Traveler featured the festival and Oliver Hardy Birthplace Museum in our first season. Click here for more information or to watch our segment. The festivities kick off at 9 AM- check out the details on Harlem, Georgia's website:

Down in Savannah, it's time for the running of the dachshunds- otherwise known as the annual Weiner Dawg Race! You can find out more about the event at the website of the Savannah Dachshund Club at Organizers say it's one of the largest dachshund events in the world! If you have a weiner dog, he or she can enter the race for only $20. Registration starts at 9AM and the race is scheduled for 10 AM this Saturday, October 4.

Up in the Georgia Mountains, it's Currahee Military Weekend in Toccoa. You can find out more by visiting the Toccoa Chamber's website by clicking here. Events will be held on Friday-Sunday, October 3-5. Organizers invite you to come meet some of the paratroopers who trained at Camp Toccoa. Visit the Currahee Military Museum, walk through the actual stable, which housed the soldiers in Aldbourne, England. Enjoy many other activities, displays, & re-enactments. Georgia Traveler featured the Currahee Military Museum in our World War II special . Click here to visit our website and watch this segment.

And those are just a few of this weekend's highlights. For more information, check out the new website!

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