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Enterprise hosts first May Day Festival

By Staff
NEW COMMUNITY EVENT Brenda Lord, left, president of the Enterprise Woman's Club, and Pat Smith, chairman, stand next to a sign announcing the first annual Enterprise May Festival on Saturday. The event will start at 9 a.m. at the Enterprise Town Park. Photo by Anna Wright / The Meridian Star.
By Penny Randall / staff writer
April 30, 2004
Food, entertainment and arts and crafts will highlight Enterprise's first-ever May Day Festival.
The festival is set to begin Saturday, at 9 a.m., and continue throughout the day in Enterprise's town park. All money raised will be used by the club for civic projects in Enterprise.
Vendors will be selling handmade crafts, antiques and collectibles, personalized children's books and small woodworking items.
Food vendors will be serving up chicken-on-a-stick, curly fries, nachos, popcorn, homemade ice cream, hamburgers, sausage dogs, hot dogs, fish, pork skins, funnel cakes, snow balls, home-baked goods, water and soft drinks.
The entertainment will also be extensive. Scheduled to perform are Angela White, Ginger Stevens and the Snaps, The Wesley Belles, "The Singing Surgeon" Dr. Jim Matthews, Kris Carmichael on the bagpipes, the Enterprise Male Chorus, country singer Leigh Moore and gospel singer Terri
The Enterprise Volunteer Fire Department will be on hand to answer questions and H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital employees will be conducting free health screenings. The Clarke County Historical Society, the Clarke County Chamber of Commerce and the Enterprise Republican Party will also have booths set up. East Mississippi Electric Power Association volunteers will give free rides in a lift truck.
The Enterprise Woman's Club has been in existence for more than 50 years and currently has about 14 members. Brenda Lord is president of the club this year.