FUN IN THE SUN AT LABOR DAY IN STREETS
A multitude of local folks turned out on Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day in the Streets in Fort Oglethorpe, in spite of the heat.
Several blocks of Lafayette Road were blocked off for the festival that featured food vendors, arts and crafts, music, inflatables for children, a cruise-in that included antique tractors, a talent show, a corn hole tournament, a Little Miss Labor Day pageant and much more.
Ryan Ralston, president of the Fort Oglethorpe Tourism Association and pastor of Liberty Baptist Church, headed up the event, along with a crew of volunteers from his church and other churches.
Good food, entertainment and handcrafted and homegrown gift items filled over 60 booths. Children could be seen at every turn wearing scaled down firefighter hats that were being given away by the Fort Oglethorpe Fire Department, which was also giving away pencils topped by fire hat and fire hydrant erasers. Perry’s Promise, an animal advocacy group, was on hand to provide information about their spay-neuter aid and programs to help senior
Fort Oglethorpe’s Labor Day in the Streets drew crowds on Sept. 2 in spite of the heat.
Fort Oglethorpe’s Labor Day in the Streets was not for people only. The cruise-in included a collection of antique tractors, including this very old one.