Fun filled day in Downtown DeFuniak Springs Oct. 5

September 16, 2013

defuniakspringslogoSaturday, October 5, 2013 is a day to spend in downtown DeFuniak Springs. Three different events make for a wonderful day of free activities and entertainment in the delightful setting of historical, downtown DeFuniak Springs. Come and enjoy a full day of fun with your neighbors and friends!

The day starts off with Peddlers Alley from 8 a.m. – noon. Sponsored by the DeFuniak Springs Visitor’s Bureau, this event includes three blocks of complete variety in the alleys between Baldwin and Nelson Avenues. You will find crafts, food, homemade items, live plants, books, musical instruments, kitchen cutlery, electrical devices, custom items and an assortment of flea market merchandise.  For details, call 892-6066.

“Fun Filled Day in Downtown DeFuniak” also includes the Energy Expo from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. This event will take place on Circle Drive and will include demonstrations and displays by wind power, solar, propane, CNG and biodiesel distributors. There will also be local agricultural and horticultural demonstrations and displays. All of these sources will provide you with ways to save money on your energy costs. Family fun activities are planned as well and food vendors will be on site. This event is free and opento the public and is sponsored by the City of DeFuniak Springs. For details call Cindy at 892-8500.

At least ten groups and individuals will be providing inspirational music throughout the four hour Gospel Music in the Lakeyard event which takes place from 3-7 p.m. in the amphitheater as the final part of a “Fun Filled Day in Downtown DeFuniak.”. Groups include the Staffords, the First United Methodist Praise Band, Rhonda Skipper, the Mike Scharver Family, the Faith Sisters, the Cornerstone Praise Band, One Heart, and the First Baptist Praise Band as well as others.

There will be craft and food vendors available for your enjoyment as well.

Sponsored by the DeFuniak Springs Economic Development/Tourism Committee, this family-friendly event is free and the community is encouraged to attend. For details, call Lisa at 892-8500.