Hootin an Hollarin Committee is working hard

Times photo/Regina Mozingo

2018 Costume parade winner Aims Acklin. Hootin an Hollarin is Sept. 19-21: ‘A Trip Back When'

It takes a lot of people working hard to put together a festival with as many components as the Hootin an Hollarin festival offers each year. The Hootin an Hollarin Committee, whown here, is meeting frequently now to finalize the details for this year’s festival, to be held Sept. 19-21 on the Gainesville square. A full music line-up is being scheduled, along with all the other traditional activities as well as the popular arts and crafts street fair. This year’s theme is “A trip back when.” Committee members are, front row from left: Molly Smart, princess contest co-chair; Heather Bushner, parade co-chair; Linda Harlin, publicity chair; Janette McDaniel, princess contest co-chair; Lavese Ericksen, vendor co-chair. Back row: Nancy Walker, festival chair; Heath Treat, horseshoe competition chair; Marilyn Tilley, stage decorations chair; Pam Cramm, queen pageant co-chair; Lily Branco (back), quilt show chair; Pam Sisney, old-fashioned kids’ games co-chair; Paula Rose, bed race and outhouse race chair; Barbara Luna, vendor co-chair; Kerrie Zubrod, parade co-chair and old-fashioned kids’ games co-chair. Not pictured: Becki Strong, queen contest co-chair; Jerri Sue Crawford, queen contest committee member; Konnie Plumlee, pet show chair; Karen Brantingham, costume parade chair; Chris Harlin, fundraising chair; and Bill Talley, music and sound chair.  

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