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June 2, 2011

Don't forget: Wellborn Blueberry Festival Friday and Saturday

Live Oak — Wellborn Blueberry Festival - June 3 & 4

The 18th Annual Wellborn Blueberry Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, June 3 & 4, 2011, in Andrews Square on the grounds of the Wellborn Community Center in historic downtown Wellborn.  Admission is free. The Country Store will be selling those delicious blueberry pies, cobbler, syrup, jam, and more.  Arts & crafts and food vendors and amusements will be open on both Friday and Saturday, and there will be live entertainment by the Willow Creek Band both days as well.   Friday-only events include the Bake-Off Contest, the Tasting Party, and the children’s talent contest.  Saturday-only activities are the Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, the Parade, the adults' Talent Contest and special children’s arts & crafts and games.  The third pancake station will be open this year at the Wellborn Baptist Church with a free shuttle back and forth to the fairgrounds.  This year’s parade starts at 10:30am and will feature the Navy Southeast Marching Band, as well as the Suwannee High School Band.  Cash prizes are awarded for winners of the Bake-Off, Parade and Talent Contests.  For information, schedule, directions and participation forms visit, call 386-963-1157, e-mail , or join us on Facebook.

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