Spring Water Festival 2016

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2016

Mineral Spring Park – Williamston, SC

 State Hwy. 20 just off I-85 between Anderson and Greenville, SC
Arts & Crafts  5K Spring Water Run     Mineral Spring Trail Walk (New)
Health Fair  Live Music  Gospel music showcase
Free Children’s Activities      Amusement Rides 
Antique Car Show  Festival Food  Exhibits     Souvenirs   

Directions to Festival

From I-85 or Hwy. 29, exit onto Hwy.8 to Pelzer.
Right on Hwy. 20 into downtown Williamston
50 plus Crafters – 50 plus Display Vendors – 11 Food Vendors 
Live Bands – 17+ Gospel groups 
125 + Car Show entries – Antique Fire Truck exhibit – Fire Truck Rides
FREE ADMISSION – FREE PARKING
All Events – Rain or Shine
No alcohol – No coolers – No Pets – No bicycles, No Skate Boards

 

Event, 5K Spring Water Run and Mineral Spring Trail Walk Sponsor:

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Event and Spring Water Festival Auto Show Sponsor:

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Spring Water Festival Auto Show Sponsor:

McDonalds of Williamston

T. G. Sheppard to headline Spring Water Festival entertainment

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The Williamston Springwater Committee announced this week that “classic country artist” T. G.. Sheppard will headline entertainment for the 35th annual Spring Water Festival which will be held August 26 & 27 in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park. T. G. Sheppard has 21 number one hits and is ranked among the top 100 country artists of all time which according to Spring Water Festival Chairman David Meade, “has made him one of the most popular  performers on tour today.”

“We are excited to have T. G.. Sheppard headline this years entertainment,” Meade said. “With a show full of chart topping hits like “Last Cheaters Waltz”,”I Loved ‘Em Everyone”,”Do You Wanna Go To Heaven”, and “Party Time”, T. G. Sheppard is sure to bring a show that country music lovers will appreciate and enjoy.”

“T. G. Sheppard has a reputation as a solid performer and is one of the great Legends in country music. We are looking forward to having him perform at our festival,” Meade said.

Spring Water Festival announces entertainment

The Williamston Springwater Committee announced this week that “classic country artist” T. G. Sheppard will headline entertainment for the 35th annual Spring Water Festival which will be held August 26 & 27 in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park.

T. G. Sheppard has 21 number one hits and is ranked among the top 100 country artists of all time which according to Spring Water Festival Chairman David Meade, “has made him one of the most popular performers on tour today.”

“We are excited to have T. G. Sheppard headline this years entertainment,” Meade said. “With a show full of chart topping hits like “Last Cheaters Waltz”,”I Loved ‘Em Everyone”,”Do You Wanna Go To Heaven”, and “Party Time”, T. G.  Sheppard is sure to bring a show that country music lovers will appreciate and enjoy.”

The festival will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday evening (Aug. 26) with live music, festival food, craft vendors and children’s rides. Friday night will feature beach music with the Royal Scotsmen Band and Carolina Coast Band.

There will be live music and entertainiment all day on the amphitheater stage beginning at 10 a.m. and a free concert on Saturday evening (Aug. 27) at 6 p.m. featuring “Classic Country Legend” T. G. Sheppard.

Also appearing on the amphitheater stage will be Blue Sky Band, Odyssey and the Shelby Raye Band.

Gospel Stage Entertainment will include: Keith Kanipe, Chosen Few, Gary Hart & Hartstrings, Catlin Tierce, Eternal Vision, Marian Aiken, Stone River and Living Truth. More info. to be announced soon!

 

Friday night to feature beach music

The 2016 Spring Water Festival is planning to have beach music on Friday night Friday night entertainment will feature the Royal Scotsmen Band and Carolina Coast Band. Music, food, childrens’ rides and craft vendors will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 26.

Following opening ceremonies on the park’s Center Stage at 9:40 a.m. on Satuday, August 27, there will be live gospel music all day on the Center Stage beginning at 10 a.m.

Also there will be live music and entertainiment all day on the amphitheater stage beginning at 10 a.m. and a free concert on Saturday evening at 6 p.m. featuring a nationally known “classic country artist”.

 

Spring Water Festival seeking volunteers

Organizers of the 35th Annual Spring Water Festival are looking for volunteers to help with this year’s festival. The festival is seeking church groups or other organizations or individuals to help with children’s entertainment/activities. Any one interested is asked to email Dianne Lollis at missetta@charter.net.

SWF organizers are also looking for local singers or performers for a small number of time slots on the Amphitheater stage. Anyone interested is asked to email David Meade at editor@thejournalonline.com.

The Spring Water Festival is also looking for several people to help with general assistance to the committee heads of the festival including crafts area, business displays, entertainment, traffic and vendor unloading. Anyone interested is asked to email David Meade at editor@thejournalonline.com

SWF Entertainment to be announced soon!

The 2016 Spring Water Festival is planning to have a free concert on Saturday August 27 featuring a nationally known “classic country artist” organizers said. Entertainment for the festival will be announced soon!

 

Sign up now for 2016 Spring Water Run

After taking a year off, The 5K Spring Water Run will return this year as a featured attraction of the 35th annual Spring Water Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27. The run is sanctioned as an RRCA Grand Prix event.

Entry fee is $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the race. Pre-registration ends on August 21.

The 5K open race will begin at 7:45 a.m. and the one mile fun run will be held at 8:30 a.m.

Registration will be held on the day of the festival, August 27 between 6:15 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot beside McDonald’s in downtown Williamston.

Medals will go to all finishers in the one mile race and trophies will go to the top two males and females in the 5K, the top two male and female masters and the first three places male and female, by age group.

Age groups will include 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65 and over.

Awards and drawings will be held following the one mile run. All registered runners are eligible for race day drawings which will include a variety of prizes. Pictures of all winners will be made immediately after presentation of awards.

The course includes city streets and country roads with rolling hills. Splits will be called at the one and two mile mark and water stations will be on the course, organizer Michael Vickery said.

Food and drink will be provided after the race for runners. The Williamston Police Department will secure all major intersections. Run applications are available at The Journal or by emailing Vickery at michaelvickery7@gmail.com 

Online registration can be done at www.Strictlyrunning.com

Download 2016 5K Spring Water Run Application

 AnMed 5K Spring Water Run Map

Registration forms are also available at The Journal.

 

SWF Auto Show accepting registration

The 2016 Spring Water Festival will again feature one of the upstate’s largest antique and classic auto shows hosted by the Williamston Fire Department and Sponsored by Clinkscales Chevrolet. To register contact Steve Ellison at 864-844-7107 or email wfd100@att.net. Also online at www.williamstonfire.com. There will be awards in a number of categories.

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The antique and classic auto show is held on West Main Street in front of Mineral Spring Park in Historic Downtown Williamston, SC. Hundreds of custom vehicles line the street, surround the Williamston Fire Department and line the new Mineral Spring Trail from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on festival day.

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2016 Spring Water Festival now accepting applications

Organizers of the 35th Annual Spring Water Festival are now accepting vendor and display applications for the two day festival August 26 & 27, 2016.

Any local craft vendor interested in participating in the event can pick up an application and guidelines at The Journal office or online at the Spring Water Festival website at www.springwaterfestival.com. For more information on crafts contact Beth Watkins at 864-704-4502 or email watkinsb@anderson1.k12.sc.us.

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Local businesses, and non-profits) are also invited to have a display to promote their business at the festival. Business displays should contact Dianne Lollis at 864-847-5743 or by email at missetta@charter.net.

The festival will again feature one of the upstate’s largest antique and classic auto shows, being sponsored by the Williamston Fire Department. To register contact Steve Ellison at 864-844-7107 or email wfd100@att.net. Also online at www.williamstonfire.com. There will be awards in a number of categories.

The 5K Spring Water Run will return this year as a featured attraction of the 35th annual Spring Water Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27. The run is sanctioned as an RRCA Grand Prix event. The 5K open race will begin at 7:45 a.m.

The course includes city streets and country roads with rolling hills. Splits will be called at the one and two mile mark and water stations will be on the course. Additional information on Spring Water Run registration will be posted online soon!

 

Spring Water Run returning this year!

The 5K Spring Water Run will return this year as a featured attraction of the 35th annual Spring Water Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27. The run is sanctioned as an RRCA Grand Prix event. The 5K open race will begin at 7:45 a.m.

The course includes city streets and country roads with rolling hills. Splits will be called at the one and two mile mark and water stations will be on the course.

Additional information on registration and forms will be posted online soon!

AnMed 5K Spring Water Run Map
AnMed 5K Spring Water Run Application

 

 

 

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