Literary Events, Festivals

Flannery O’Connor Parade, Picnic and Street Fair

When: Sun., March 30, 1-4 p.m. 2014

Celebrate the late writer, Flannery O’Connor’s birthday. Walk in the parade that starts at 3pm and finishes up with birthday cake. Live music by Andrew Hartzel, Anna Chandler and other ambling minstrels. Costumes inspired by Flannery O’Connor characters, settings or the author’s life are optional. Bring your own picnic and enjoy games and contests. Get your photo taken with a poet dressed like a gorilla, make your own parade sign with art materials donated by Blick and meet live chickens. Shop for vintage items, funky accouterments and parade accessories from local vendors including Civvies.

Price: Free and open to the public.

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