Spring Water Festival seeking volunteers

Organizers of the 35th Annual Spring Water Festival are looking for volunteers to help with this year’s festival. The festival is seeking church groups or other organizations or individuals to help with children’s entertainment/activities. Any one interested is asked to email Dianne Lollis at missetta@charter.net.

SWF organizers are also looking for local singers or performers for a small number of time slots on the Amphitheater stage. Anyone interested is asked to email David Meade at editor@thejournalonline.com.

The Spring Water Festival is also looking for several people to help with general assistance to the committee heads of the festival including crafts area, business displays, entertainment, traffic and vendor unloading. Anyone interested is asked to email David Meade at editor@thejournalonline.com

The festival is also accepting local vendor, display and run applications for the two day festival August 26 & 27, 2016.

Any local craft vendor interested in participating in the event can pick up an application and guidelines at The Journal office or online at the Spring Water Festival website at www.springwaterfestival.com.

For more information on crafts contact Beth Watkins at 864-704-4502 or email watkinsb@anderson1.k12.sc.us.

Local businesses, and non-profits are also invited to have a display to promote their business at the festival.

Business displays should contact Dianne Lollis at 864-847-5743 or by email at missetta@charter.net.

The festival will again feature one of the upstate’s largest antique and classic auto shows, being sponsored by the Williamston Fire Department. To register contact Steve Ellison at 864-844-7107 or email wfd100@att.net. Also online at www.williamstonfire.com. There will be awards in a number of categories.

The 5K Spring Water Run will return this year as a featured attraction of the 35th annual Spring Water Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27. The run is sanctioned as an RRCA Grand Prix event. The 5K open race will begin at 7:45 a.m.

Additional information on registration and forms are available online at www.springwaterfestival.com.

Entertainment for the festival will be announced soon.

The festival is planning to have beach music on Friday night and a free concert on Saturday featuring a nationally known “classic country artist” organizers said.