Peanut Butter Festival celebrates 25 years and counting


first_img By Jaine Treadwell Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits “The entertainment was all local and it was great,” Bowden said. “We had more than 90 arts and crafts vendors and 17 food booths. The kids’ area was active all day with old time challenges like stilts and Go Fish and the hay scramble for coins.“The Nutter Butter Parade with was lot of fun with unique tractors, wagons, horses, old cars and all kinds of nutty things. The weather was great. It was just a great day to come together.“As our T-shirts said, ‘The Peanut Butter Festival is where old times and good times meet.’”Bowden expressed appreciation to all of those who worked preparing from the festival – the members of the Brundidge Historical Society, the City of Brundidge and all of the volunteers. “We appreciate all of the efforts that went into making the 25th annual Peanut Butter Festival a success,” he said. “We thank all of the vendors for their participation and all who came and enjoyed the day.”The Brundidge Historical Society is moving rapidly from one big event to the other. The fall production of historical group’s original folklife play, “Come Home, It’s Suppertime,” opens Thursday night at the We Piddle Around Theater. The play is Alabama’s Official Folklife Play and will be concluding its 15th year with six performances.Bowden said there are a few single seats available by calling 334-344-9427. Play dates are Nov. 3, 4 & 5 and 10,11 & 12. Tickets are $25 and included the pre-show, a full country supper and the two-act play. Print Article Published 3:00 am Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Skip Latest Stories Email the author Peanut Butter was the order of the day with the BHS leading the way with the belief that  “Things go better with peanut butter.” The BHS offered samples of peanut butter and everything from dill pickles and baloney to bananas. The Alabama Peanut Producers grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and there was always a line.The Peanut Butter Recipe Contest was a success with some of the best cooks tossing their recipes in the mix.”The Johnston Museum was open and visitors had the opportunity to see where peanut butter was first made commercially in Brundidge in 1928. The 2016 Peanut Butter Festical in Brundidge began at 8 a.m. Saturday with the 5K Peanut Butter Run and the festivities lasted until 4 p.m. The Brundidge Historical Society had peanut putter samples, a recipe contest and lots of great entertainment.There’s just no way to determine how many people attended the 25th annual Peanut Butter Festival in Brundidge on Saturday. There was no admission charge and no turnstile, so attendance would be just a guess, said Lawrence Bowden, president of the sponsoring Brundidge Historical Society.Some people came and stayed all day. Some came and left. Some came, left and came back.“We had a big crowd all day from the time the festival got underway with the 5K Peanut Butter Run at eight o’clock until we closed down around four o’clock,” Bowden said. Sponsored Content You Might Like Junior Ambassadors soak in the wisdom of farmers during Ag Day The Pike County Chamber of Commerce Junior Ambassadors participated in the Agriculture Forestry and Conservation Tour this week and came… read more By The Penny Hoarder Peanut Butter Festival celebrates 25 years and counting Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img