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Wewoka Sorghum Festival, Oklahoma

The Wewoka Sorghum Festival is a celebration of this city’s cultural heritage and history. The Seminole Nation Museum grounds hosts sorghum mill demonstrations throughout the day, so attendees can watch sorghum cane being ground, juiced, and made into syrup. Old-fashioned artisans will demonstrate tool and soap-making, among other things.

The Wewoka Sorghum Festival also includes: parade and classic car show; over 100 vendor booths with one-of-a-kind crafts, toys, and clothing; authentic food vendors; kid’s activities; live music; a bake-off; arts/photography exhibit; and much more.

Date

Saturday, October 24, 2015 8am – 6pm

For more information, see: Wewoka Sorghum Festival

Blairsville Sorghum Festival, Georgia

A small town on the north side of Georgia hosts the state’s official sorghum festival every year. The Blairsville Sorghum Festival, about 100 miles north of Atlanta (population 700), draws attendees from all around to a fair and parade with lots of local attractions.

Expect to find a parade, competitions, bluegrass, cloggers, vendors, and a whole lot of fun. According to the official festival website, the line-up includes: Arts, crafts, exhibits, food, music, activities, square dance, biskit eating, pole climbing, log sawing, horseshoe pitching, rock throwing and, of course, sorghum mill grinding cane & cooking sorghum. Check the official site for more details closer to the event.

Dates

Second and Third weekends in October:
Saturday, October 10, 2015 9am – 8pm
Sunday, October 11, 2015 9am – 5pm
and
Saturday, October 17, 2015 9am – 8pm
Sunday, October 18, 2015 9am – 5pm

For more information, see: Blairsville Sorghum Festival