(Photos by Michael Lollis)

 

Christmas Park schedule

 

The Williamston Christmas Park and Deck the Halls in the Municipal Center (Town Hall) are in full swing for the holiday season. Broken Spokes Wagon Service from Sandy Springs will be providing horse drawn carriage rides from Town Hall through the Christmas Park on weekends and during the weeks closer to Christmas from 5:30 pm to 9 pm and Sunday afternoons tentatively from 4 to 9pm. Santa will be in the Scout Hut from 6-9pm on Thursday-Sunday Dec 4-7; and Thursday thru Tuesday Dec 11-Dec 23. Professional photos will be available at a price.

Christmas Park opening

Opening night ceremony for lighting of the Christmas Park and Deck the Halls is Saturday, November 29 at 5:50 p.m. in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park. Williamston Mayor Mack Durham, Pastor Jon Feusse of Midway Bible Church in Pelzer will participate. Santa will arrive around on Williamston Historic 1936 Fire Truck at 6 p.m.

Thank You For Making the 2014 SWF A Success!

Join us August 21 & 22, 2015 for the 34th Annual Spring Water Festival!!!

Thanks to everyone who came out on one of the hottest days of the summer to attend the 2014 Spring Water Festival!

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Spring Water Festival this weekend!

Award winning country music singer/songwriter Lucas Hoge will headline the 33rd Annual Spring Water Festival coming this Friday and Saturday, August 22-23 in Williamston’s Mineral Spring Park.
The festival will also feature more than 100 craft and business vendors, the area’s largest antique and classic auto show, kids activities, amusement rides, live music and other special attractions including a 5K walk and fun run.

Sirius XM now playing Lucas Hoge’s new single

Sirius XM The Highway is now playing Lucas Hoge’s new single Flip Flops He will be On The Horizon each weekend on channel 56. Hoge recently celebrated the world premiere release of the new single which is described as a sizzlin’ summertime tune (released in alliance with Reviver Records and Sony Red Distribution). It is a “beachy keen” tune with a good-timin’ groove. The infectious new track (co-written by Hoge and JD Wood) paints a radiant picture of warm winds, hot skin, tan lines and bikini tops. The “feel-good-allover” track basks in Hoge’s vocals—as crystal clear as the Caribbean blue-green waters. “This track is upbeat, fun and truthful,” Hoge says on his website. “My buddy had the idea for the song title and I wanted the message to reflect my life on the farm in comparison to the first time I saw the ocean.

Hoge says, the line “this girl on my arm has never seen a farm and she couldn’t believe I’d never been to the ocean’ is written from a chapter of my life 10 years ago. That ‘girl’ became my wife and when she heard I’d never seen the ocean, she made flight reservations that very day for us to head to the west Coast!”

 

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2014 Festival Info

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Mineral Spring Park

Williamston, SC

 State Hwy. 20 just off I-85 between Anderson and Greenville, SC
Arts & Crafts  Health Fair  Live Music  Gospel music showcase
Free Children’s Activities Amusement Rides 
Spring Water 5K Run  1 Mile Fun Run 
Antique Car Show  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 + Display Vendors – 14 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

Lodging Partner:

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For Special Event Room Rate
Contact H. M. Craft General Manager
Hampton Inn
Anderson Alliance Business Park Off Hwy. 81
Anderson, SC 29621
864.760.1000

Event and Spring Water Run Sponsor:

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Event and Spring Water Festival Auto Show Sponsor:

McDonalds of Williamston

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Lucas Hoge “Flip Flops” song/video just released

Country star Lucas Hoge just released his new hot summer song and video “Flip Flops” . . .

(Be one of the first to see and hear it)

Watch the new Flip Flops video

 

Lucas will headline the 2014 Spring Water Festival with a hot summer show at the Spring Water Festival, Saturday, August 23 at 6 p.m.

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Singer/songwriter Lucas Hoge to headline Spring Water Festival

 

Lucas Hoge Music Sampler

 

Award winning country music singer/songwriter Lucas Hoge will headline the 33rd Annual Spring Water Festival coming up August 22 and 23, organizers said this week.
Hoge has recorded three country albums, a Christian EP, had songs featured on two TV shows, starred in an HBO TV series, wrote a jingle for Lipton Tea and entertained and supported military troops and their families.

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Hailing from Nebraska, Hoge moved to Nashville and soon had his song “If I Only Could” featured on the Warner Brothers’ show Smallville.
His song “Give A Damn” is the theme song for the Great American Country (GAC) show Tom’s Wildlife, about an outfitting business which featured celebrity country star clients including Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton.
It was the first theme song GAC used for one of its TV shows and the music video stayed at number two in the top 25 videos on www.gactv.com for over two weeks.

His debut album “Dirt”, received rave reviews, winning multiple music awards, including ‘Country Album of the Year’ at the 16th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards, which also named Hoge as Contemporary Christian Singer/Songwriter Of The Year for “Get The Door”. He has appeared on TV with Faith Hill in the Sunday Night Football commercial campaign, with Toby Keith in his Christmas special and in a Mary Kay commercial with Danielle Peck and Jennifer Hanson.

Festival Entertainment to be announced soon

The Spring Water Festival Committee will annouce entertainment for the 2014 festival soon!

SWF accepting vendor applications

Organizers of the 33rd Annual Spring Water Festival are now accepting craft vendor application for the two day festival in August.

Any local vendor interested in participating in the event can pick up an application and guidelines at The Journal office or 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.

Local businesses 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.

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