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Peach Festival brings 3 weekends of fun to Gaffney

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South Carolina’s Peach Festival, which spans three weekends, gets underway on Friday.

The annual festival is held each year in downtown Gaffney to celebrate the area’s peach industry.

The kickoff celebration will begin at 5 p.m. Friday at Gaffney City Hall. Officials said the event will feature live music, inflatable amusements, and a peach dessert contest.

Several other events are also scheduled for Saturday:

  • Road Race 5k & 10k – Limestone College Gym, 7:30 a.m.
  • Kids Fun Run – Limestone College Gym, 9 a.m.
  • Dog Show – Limestone College, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Beauty Pageant – Fullerton Auditorium Limestone College, 2 p.m.
  • Truck & Tractor Pull – Lake Whelchel, 7 p.m.

The fun will then continue the next two weekends.

Friday July 14

  • Arts & Crafts – County Admin, 5 p.m.
  • Carnival – County Admin, 5 p.m.
  • Wing Ding – County Admin, 5 p.m.
  • Live Music – County Admin 6 p.m. Blane Howard, Tony Jackson

Saturday July 15

  • Parade - Limestone Street, starts at 10 a.m.
  • Car Show – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • BBQ Cookoff – County Admin, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Arts & Crafts – County Admin, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Community Stage – County Admin, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Wrestling – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Mud Bog – Lake Whelchel, 7 p.m.

Saturday July 22

  • Dirt Track Race – Cherokee Speedway, 8 p.m.

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