Thursday, September 3, 2009

This Weekend in Georgia

It's Labor Day Weekend, and here some some exciting things going on This Weekend in Georgia!

Pep Boys Auto 500
Sunday, September 6, 2009, 7:30 PM
Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA

Atlanta Motor Speedway will play host to the Labor Day weekend Pep Boys Auto 500 in what will also be the historic track's first NASCAR Sprint Cup night race. Expect a heated competition, as NASCAR's top drivers compete for late-season points before entering the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Atlanta Motor Speedway offers more than 870 acres of free parking for fans while attending events at the track. Champions Reserved parking can be purchased, as well as infield parking for those camping on the infield. For more information contact the ticket office at 770-946-4211, or visit their website.

Kingsland Catfish Festival
Saturday, September 5 - Monday, September 7, 2009 Kingsland, Georgia
Head down to Kingsland, Georgia on the coast for the annual Catfish Festival this Saturday through Monday. This three-day event is one of the largest festivals in southeast Georgia, with a parade, arts and crafts, free concerts, and crispy southern-fried catfish. Here's their website! David and Phil paid a delicious visit to the Catfish Festival in the second season. Click here to watch.

Swim the Warm Springs
Saturday, September 5 - Monday, September 7, 2009 Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site, Warm Springs, Georgia
Saturday through Monday from 10 AM to 4 PM, the Little White House in Warm Springs is offering a chance to swim in the historic pools built by President Franklin Roosevelt as a place for therapy. Normally kept empty for presevation, the shallow pools will be filled with naturally warm spring water for this very special event. Don't miss this chance to swim the warm springs! Reservations are recommended. Here's the website for more information.

And those are just a few of the events you can find this weekend in Georgia. For more ideas, visit the ExploreGeorgia website operated by our production partners at the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

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