The weather will improve, according to the National Weather Service, for
Calhoun's 40th Wood Festival. Thunderstorms and some heavy rain will
continue through Thursday, but skies rain will cease Thursday night with a
sunny day predicted for Friday and Saturday's events - including the grand
The young and the old are expected to turn out starting today. The Lion's
carnival will be a big attraction, and dozens of food and craft booths will be
Old Wood festival friends gather
Tonight is gospel music night on the Main Street Stage with lots of musical
talent including Redeemed and Forgiven.
Tomorrow evenings entertainment will include regional music groups,
concluding with karaoke by Toby Wagoner.
Nettles and McCormick work the Lion's Club Bingo
The big festival day is Saturday with an archery shoot, quilt show, car show,
volleyball tournament, paintball tournament, Arden Cogar's wood chopping
exhibition, and the Grand Parade starting at 1 p.m.
There is an entertainment bonanza Saturday evening, from country to rock,
starting at 3 p.m. and lasting until 11 p.m.
It is the kids who look
forward to the event...
...and enjoy the
excitement of the community festival