Sorghum Festival 2013 is Oct. 5 and 6
Jousting, crafts, food and entertainment on the program at annual festival
Clifford Virginia's most popular event will be here soon! For more than forty years, on the first full weekend in October, the Clifford Ruritan Club has brought together old-fashioned sorghum syrup and apple butter making, traditional Virginia music and food, historical presentations and much, much, more. This year dozens of jousters from across the Commonwealth will come together to vie for the Virginia State Championship.
In addition to jousting, festival offerings include food – fresh, hot sandwiches, Brunswick stew, beverages and desserts; Old-fashioned sorghum syrup and apple butter cooking and sales; cake walks and bake sale; fresh local produce, crafts, art, collectibles, gifts, jewelry and quilts; children’s activities; historic re-enactors; plus live music, dancing and more.
Saturday Entertainment: New Standard Bluegrass, Proffitt & Sandidge, Amherst Dance Academy, Virginia State Jousting Association State Championship, and others.
Sunday Entertainment: Robert Maxham, Corbin Hayslett, and Rough Around the Edges.
The festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, rain or shine. Admission is free with a parking fee of $5 per car and $1 for motorcycles. Lawn chairs are welcome. As always, proceeds from Ruritan events benefit our local communities. Join us for a day of fun in Amherst County.
755 Fletchers Level Road (State Rt. 610), Clifford, Virginia 24533
From Lynchburg – North on Rt. 29, left onto Rt. 151, right onto Fletchers Level Road
From Charlottesville – South on Rt. 29, right onto Fletchers Level Road
For more information, call (434) 826-1163 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org