Join in the fun at River Town Days

Published 10:04 am Thursday, April 21, 2011

It’s time to get out on the water and what better place to do that than at River Town Days on May 6-7!

Now accepting Kayak and Raft Race Entries

Got a kayak? Head on down to the Boat Basin for the River Town Days Kayak Race. It’s free to enter and the first place kayak wins $100. Want to have some Homemade self-propelled rafts will also be racing around the Boat Basin in this fun, annual event. It is also free to enter and the winning team wins $100! Applications and complete rules for both races are available from the Chamber of Commerce or on Terms of participation require each race to have two or more entries so get your application in now! Contact Adrienne Harrison at (229) 243-8555 if you are interested in having a team for either of these events.

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River Run Boat Parade

Have a boat? Come join us for the first eve River Run Boat Parade! The parade will leave from the Bainbridge Marina just prior to the 2:00 start time and will continue past the judging station at the Chamber and then past Cheney Griffin Park. Entrants have the opportunity to win a $200 fuel card! Decorations aren’t a must, but the winner will be showing some serious spirit! So, whether you choose to decorate your boat with business advertising or you just decorate yourself and your crew the Chamber invites you to join in the fun! Call Kim Walden at the Chamber at (229) 246-4774 or Lynn Birdsong at Bainbridge Marina at (229) 246-6336 for more information.

‘The Great River Rummage’ is back

Now’s the time to reserve your space in the Great River Rummage set for Friday and Saturday May 6-7 at River Town Days in the Earle May Boat Basin Park. The River Rummage is one of the most eagerly awaited events held during the River Town Days festival. For $25 individuals, church and school groups and civic organizations can set up for a great weekend of fundraising.

“Prime Vendor” spaces will also be available for the first time this year. $75 will secure your prime vendor space in the middle of all the action. If you have high-end crafts or are a licensed business, this category is for you! No controversial items or animals are allowed to be sold by any vendors. For an application and to reserve your space, call the Chamber of Commerce at (229) 246-4774 or visit