Hand-painted Mississippi State Bulldog cutouts jockeyed for space between inspirational yard art and houndstooth purses. Beaded jewelry and pink hair bows sat alongside painted pillows, pickled okra and Rebel flags.
The streets of Caledonia were quiet this morning, but that will change tonight, when the town kicks off its ninth annual Caledonia Day festival with a concert and fireworks show.
Sometimes, you don’t know what you’ve got till you’re gone.
Duane Perkins grew up in Caledonia, and now, with the ninth annual Caledonia Day rapidly approaching, he’s busily working with the festival committee, making sure the Oct. 19-20 event goes off without a hitch.
On behalf of the Town of Caledonia I would like to thank the vendors, all volunteers, performers, people from all over the countryside who attended both Friday and Saturday activities, organizations that donated, friends, churches, and those that I might not have mentioned.
I would like to say a big thank you, to everyone who had a part in Caledonia Day 2011. This event could not have been possible without the vendors, sponsors and people who attended Friday night and Saturday.
It was a classic, halcyon fall afternoon in Caledonia Saturday, with every parking lot, side street and driveway jammed to capacity as thousands turned out for the eighth annual Caledonia Day festival.
There are signs. A welcome cool ushers away the summer heat as crisp mornings and evenings call for sweaters. The first leaves begin to brighten. And suddenly fall has tip-toed in
The Town of Caledonia was abuzz this morning as residents and business owners finished last-minute preparations for the 8th annual Caledonia Day festival, which kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. at Ola J. Pickett Park and continues Saturday with a full roster of events.
Some of the area’s best cooks are sharpening up their skills for one of the latest additions to the Caledonia Day Festival set for Friday and Saturday.
The town of Caledonia, 10 miles north of Columbus, will have the welcome mat out Saturday as residents and visitors celebrate the seventh annual Caledonia Day.