Tuesday, August 24, 2010

City of Douglasville OctoberFest Weekend

Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces

City of Douglasville OctoberFest Weekend
Saturday, October 23, 2010

Douglasville, GA - The City of Douglasville will be hosting several community events in the historic downtown on October 23, 2010. The festivities will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the first annual West Georgia Quad bike ride. The West Georgia Quad bike ride will feature three different route options including a 35-mile, 50-mile, and 100-mile loop beginning in Historic Downtown Douglasville. The participants will ride through four Georgia counties including Carroll, Douglas, Haralson, and Paulding. Registration is $35 and a portion of the registration fee will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Douglas County. At 10 a.m. the first annual Tike Ride will begin. This bike ride is open to kids ages 6 years and below. Training wheels will be allowed. Registration fee is $15. For more information, or to register for the West Georgia Quad or the Tike Ride visit www.westgaquad.com or call 770-947-5920.

Fall Main Street Community Market
The Douglasville Downtown Development Authority's annual Fall Main Street Community Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on O'Neal plaza. The market will feature cycling, sports, fitness, and health vendors. Applications for vendor booth spaces are available online at www.visitdouglasville.com. For more information contact the Main Street Manager at 678-715-6092.

"Douglasville...So You Think You Can Dance?"
Performing on the Plaza Stage between 11 a.m. 1 p.m. that day will be the "Douglasville...So You Think You Can Dance?" competition. This competition is open to local dance school groups, high school groups, or any other professional dance studio groups consisting of 2 or more people 18 years old and under. If you are interested in participating, contact Jamie Tyson at 770-947-5920 or fritterj@ci.douglasville.ga.us. The registration deadline is Friday, October 1st. A registration fee of $25 per dance school and dance troupe applies.

The 14th Annual Chili Cook off
The 14th annual Cultural Arts Council's Chili Cook off will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will feature hot beans, cool booths, and a kid's costume contest! For more information contact the Cultural Arts Center at 770-949-2787 or www.artsdouglas.org

City of Douglasville Moonlight Run
The final event for the evening will be the City of Douglasville Moonlight Run sponsored by the Douglas County Rogue Runners. This event will begin in downtown Douglasville at 8:00 p.m. with the Tot Trot and DC Road Runners 1 mile, followed by the 1 mike Fun Run at 8:30 p.m. and the 5k Run at 9:00 p.m. For more information visit www.dcrr.clubexpress.com.

Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau/Douglasville Welcome Center
& Broad Street Gifts
6694 Broad Street
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
770.947.5920 or 1.800.661.0013