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Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

October 2019

Arts & Crafts Vendors

October 26, 2019
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

Not only are there lots of activities at the GDBA, there are lots of things to eat and buy! Arts, Crafts, and Lots of Food! If you're hungry, the GDBA is the place to come. You'll find funnel cakes to chuckburgers, chili cheese dogs, polish sausage, juices, shaved ice, home made pies, and so much more! We have arts and crafts vendors ready to sell! From handmade crafts, paintings and photographs, handmade jewelry, handmade soap and herbal products, accessories, and children’s…

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Chainsaw Carving by Artistry in Wood

October 26, 2019
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

Each year the city of Rolling Fork is left with a different 12 foot wooden bear carved by a chainsaw artist during the Great Delta Bear Affair. It’s great fun to watch a bear being formed from a cypress tree stump by renowned Mississippi chainsaw woodcarver, Dayton Scoggins.  

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Children’s Activities

October 26, 2019
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

In addition to the snake demonstration, there are fun games to keep children busy.  This year’s games include the space jump, giant slide and water balls.  The trackless train around the courthouse will return as well. Tickets must be purchased for the games.

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5K Teddy Bear Run and Bike Ride

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159
Teddy Bear 5K Fun Run & Bike Ride

Start your festival experience off with our 5K at 9 a.m. Dress up, come as you are, be ready to have fun and run, bike, or walk our 5K course. Registration Registration fee is $25 for adults and youth 14 and older. Registration fee for youth up to age of 14 is $20. Onsite registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. Just look for our registration table on the festival grounds. A festival t-shirt is included in your registration fee. Children under…

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Holt’s Hound Dog Hoopla Fun Dog Show

October 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

  Open to all dogs and owners! Prizes given for Judges Favorite, People’s Choice, Best Trick, Best Costume, Best Dog/Owner Look Alike, Best Howl, and many more! Vaccinations must be current. All pooches on a leash. Poop bags provided. No Entry Fee! Come Join The Fun!! Great Delta Bear Affair Main Stage Saturday, October 26, 2019 Registration 8:45 am   |       Show begins 9:30 am

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Tim Johnson as Elvis

October 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

On the Main Stage  

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Chuckburger Eating Contest

October 26, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

Named for the local diary bar, where these chili and slaw burgers became famous, the Chuckburger Eating Contest will be held at 11:30 a.m. The contest is limited to no more than 8 participants, and sign-up will be based on a first come, first served basis. Participants must be 18 years or older, and must sign a liability waiver. Entry fee is $10.00. Each contestant will have 5 large Chuckburgers or 8 small Chuckburgers to eat in 5 minutes. The…

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Jewel Bass and These Days

October 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

Music on the Main Stage https://youtu.be/uDt_F9ml3H8

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Luckenbach

October 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

Live music on the Main Stage

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Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Band

October 26, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

Live music on the Main Stage https://youtu.be/pcPJ0EQYjJg  

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Paul Thorn

October 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

Live Music on the Main Stage https://youtu.be/PfGMQkfT6jc  

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Fireworks

October 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Rolling Fork Rolling Fork, Mississippi 39159

The festival always wraps up with a spectacular fireworks display at 7:30 p.m. You will want to stay until dark to enjoy this outstanding performance.  

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