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South Carolina Tobacco Festival (SCBA)

September 22, 2016 - September 25, 2016

2016 looks to be a great year for the South Carolina Tobacco Festival! This year we will have carnival rides!

Chocolate Chip will be playing at the Friday Night Street Dance on 9/23/16

Finesse Band will be playing at the Saturday Night Beach Blast on 9/24/16

2016 Tobacco Fest Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 22

1-6pm Lake City Farmers Market – ACL Building

6pm Florence County Council Meeting – Bean Market

7pm Opening Ceremonies – Village Green

Long Branch Farms Presents Watermelon Carving, Seed Spitting Contests and Watermelon Roulette

4-10pm Garbrick Amusement Rides and Carnival – ROB (Ragsdale Old Building) Parking Lot

7-11pm TBA

Friday, September 23

10am-6pm Low Country Bush Hookers Catfish Tournament Registration- Bean Market Parking Lot

1-6pm Lake City Farmers Market – ACL Building

4-10pm Garbrick Amusement Rides and Carnival – ROB (Ragsdale Old Building) Parking Lot

3-10pm Flying Tigers Remote Control Annual Event – Cockfield Aerodrome

7-8pm Bar-B-Que Cook-Off Kick-Off with Wing Throw Down & wing sampling – Bean Market Parking Lot

5:30-8pm FTC Street Dance – Randy Turner (opening act) – Village Green, Stage B

8-11pm FTC Street Dance “Chocolate Chip Band” – Village Green, Stage A

Saturday, September 24
(Events taking place throughout the day)

7am – 10am Lake City’s Largest Yard Sale presented by Pee Dee Thrift – Pee Dee Thrift parking lot, 219 N. Church Street

8am-11 noon Low Country BushHookers Catfish Weigh In – Bean Market Parking Lot

8:15 are IGA Smokin’ Fast 5K Race – Village Green

9am-3pm Flying Tigers Remote Control Demonstration – Cockfield Aerodrome

10am – 5pm Charity Dunking Booth to benefit the Educational Foundation of Lower Florence County – Train Mural Parking Lot

8am-4pm Lake City Farmers Market – ACL Building

11am – 1pm Bar-B-Que Sampling, BBQ Cook-Off Presented by Scotty Campbell Insurance Agency – Bean Market Parking Lot

8am – 4pm Car Show

9am – 11pm Garbrick Amusement Rides and Carnival – ROB (Ragsdale Old Building) Parking Lot

9am – 4pm Kids Zone and Petting Zoo – Pole Barn

9am – 4pm Arts & Crafts and Other Cool Stuff – Bean Market and Village Green

(Events taking place throughout the day on Stage A & B – Village Green)

8-9:30am Gospel Performance by the St. Marks Believers Holiness Choir – Stage B Village Green

9:30-10am IGA Smokin’ Fast 5K Winners – Stage A Village Green

10-11am Heritage Games and Tobacco Demonstrations presented by Floyd Bros. Farms – Stage A Village Green

11am -12pm Kelley’s Fine Arts Dance Performance – Stage B Village Green

12-12:45pm Pet Parade presented by Lisa’s Dog Grooming – Stage A Village Green

12:45-1pm SC BBQ Association and Low Country Bush Hookers Tournament Awards – Stage A Village Green

1-2pm Dancin’ On Main Performance – Stage B Village Green

2-2:30 pm SC Tobacco Festival Pageant Winners- Stage A Village Green

2:30-5:00pm Local Musicians – Stage A Village Green

SC Tobacco Festival Beach Blast

  • 8:00pm Beach Blast featuring the “Finesse Band”
  • 9:30 pm Fireworks

Sunday, September 25

  • 1pm SC Tobacco Festival Golf Tournament – Lake City Country Club


September 22, 2016
September 25, 2016
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