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11/1/2013 9:00:00 AM
Come join the family fun at the 10th Annual Pecan Festival

The 10th Annual S.C. Pecan Festival will be held in downtown Florence on Saturday, Nov. 2, with family activities from 10 a.m until 7 p.m. Traffic lanes along Cheves, Dargan, Evans and Irby Streets will be closed for the festival. PDRTA will provide free park and ride bus service, every 20 minutes, beginning at 10:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. from the three Park and Ride sites. Visit for remote parking details. The festival will include eight stages with live entertainment; a talent show for ages 5 and up on the FMU Performing Arts Center Amphitheater; a Kids Fun Zone with inflatables, petting zoo, face painting, crafts and balloon artists and a stage with performances; handmade crafts for sale and lots of food vendors offering tasty festival favorites.

Pecan Festival Entertainment Schedule

Florence Toyota Stage N. Irby & Baroody

10 a.m. West Florence HS ROTC 10:10 a.m. National Anthem 10:15 a.m. Invocation 10:20 a.m. Welcome – Octavia Williams-Blake 11 a.m. School of Dance Arts 1 p.m. Craig Woolard Band 2:30 p.m. Kelly’s Fine Arts 4 p.m. Painted Man 5:30 p.m. Russell Thompkins & The New Stylistics

Palmetto Nissan Stage  Cheves & Dargan

11 a.m. Shelly Waters 1 p.m. A New Creation 3 p.m. Kustom Made

Crown Beverages Stage S. Irby & Palmetto 11 a.m. Fallen Child 1 p.m. Midway Blue featuring Warren Stone 3 p.m. Jimmy Charles Band

Wells Fargo Stage Cheves & Coit

11 a.m. – Broken Yesterday 12:15 p.m. – Barris McWhite 1:30 p.m. – Palmetto Street Church of God 2 p.m. – Charles Bell 2:45 p.m. – Mt. Zion A.M.E Gospel Choir 3 p.m. – Sensational Brown Brothers 4:15 p.m. – Denna Hanna 5 p.m. –  Dixie Medley Boys

Evening Shade Acoustic Alley W. Evans Breezeway (160 W. Evans St)

11 a.m. – Slope Valley 1 p.m. – A Deeper Shade of Blue 3 p.m. – Borrowed Time

Dixies Federal Credit Union Stage FMU PAC Amphitheater

11 a.m. –  Talent Show, hosted by Buddah Ratt

Victors Bistro Stage James Allen Plaza (109 S. Dargan St.)

11:45 a.m. Bobby Roberts Jr. Jazz Quartet (Jazz) 12:45 p.m. Lindsay Grant (Country) 1:45 p.m. Mr. Greenstream (Funk/ Rock) 2:45 p.m. Guy Fawkes Trio (Bluegrass/Gypsy Jazz) 3:45 p.m. Allen Johnson Blues Band (Blues) 4:45 p.m. Taste Like Chicken (Rock/Funk) 7:50 p.m. James Scott Bullard and The Late Night Sweethearts ( Alternative Outlaw Country)

Central United Methodist Church 1 p.m. – Masterworks Choir

Jebaily Law Firm Kids Fun Zone Stage Located in parking lot near Florence Toyota Main Stage (between Irby and Coit St.) Music & Sound by Maurice Coleman Mistress of Ceremony–Di Pauley

10:45 a.m. – Antonio Brown, Alexis Hinson, Gospel, North Vista Elementary School 11 a.m. – Avery Cooper, Best Singer in Florence School District 1 11:15 a.m. Impact Christian Childrens Theater: Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. 11:45 am Phillip Howell Jr-Guitar/ Singer, Wilson High Noon – *Soda City Cirque: Stilt walker, juggler, fire performer, Hooper to entertain the whole family. Free give-aways will be chosen at the end of the performance (2 p.m.) 2 p.m. – Phat Pheet Dance Team-Williams Middle School 2:45 p.m. – FTF-Flo Town Finest Dutch Team Demo 2:25-3:45 p.m. – City of Florence Chick-Fil-A Florence Jr. Football League Cheerleading Expo 3:45-4:30 p.m. – Dancing in the Street with DJ Maurice Coleman *Participants must register for free giveaways during this special 10 year anniversary performance. Registration drop-off will be located under the information tent behind the stage in the Kids Free Fun Zone off Irby Street.

Galloway Mosley
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