Atlanta, Texas Celebrates 150 Years With Founders Day Fair September 10
Get ready for the fun in Cass County as the celebration of the founding of Atlanta, Texas reaches 150 years this September.
I remember when Texas herself celebrated its 150-year anniversary, it was 1986, I was barely a year into my broadcast career working in Baytown and we went to the big live Sesquicentennial show with Willie Nelson and Family at the San Jacinto Monument. Well, now it's Atlanta's turn.
Willie may not be coming to this one, but you are guaranteed to have a great time anyway.
Atlanta's 150th birthday will be celebrated in the historic downtown area. The events will kick off with a 5K Run at 7 AM, then at 10 AM, a Vintage parade.
All Day Events include:
- Homemade and Homegrown market in Woods Plaza
- Cooking, Canning, Baking contests
- Old Fashioned Games
- Live music throughout the day
- Food Trucks
- Historic Demonstrations
- Art Show
- Time Capsule Viewing
- Cake Walk
Dress up like it's 1872 then be sure you participate in the Costume, beard, and liars contests.
Enter your team for the BBQ Cook-off that happens at 5 PM.
Whatever you do, don't miss the street dance at 7 PM with Captain Joe Band.
Fun for the whole family on Saturday, September 10 in downtown Atlanta, get there and help them celebrate the Big 150.