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4th of July Observance at Epworth

flag2flag24th of July Activities – Epworth Community Club  

This is a great American 4th of July event for kids of all ages.  Located at the Old Epworth Elementary School cafeteria and play ground.  Come as you are.  American.   FREE Admission and purchase tickets for events at Epworth. house2

  • 125 Schoolhouse Rd
  • Epworth, GA 30541-2305
  • Across the road from Epworth Methodist Church

8:00 to 10:30 Pancake Breakfast at upper parking lot/cafeteria. $6!

We’re expecting over 400 for breakfast.  pancake.2jpg

  • A hardy North Dakota Winter Wheat is part of our special recipe.
  • A time to meet and greet old friends and make new friends.

10:30 to 2:00 Field Activities on lower field & shade area.

Field Activities are fun things to see and do for all ages.  This usually includes:

  • B-I-N-G-O.  Great Prizes!  (Yee-Haw)
  • Boy Scouts Exhibit/Display Areacar2
  • Classic Cars on Display
  • Classic Farm Tractors on Display
  • Color Guard Raising the Flag at 12:00 noon
  • Concession Stand – Hamburgers/Hot Dogs/Ice Cream
  • Corn Toss (Younger kids love this game)
  • Cub Scouts Pack 432 & The BIG SLIDE for KIDS
  • Epworth’s Best Homemade Cakes – (Git one).green2
  • Face Painting
  • Old Hit & Miss Engines
  • Patriotic Crafts for Kids
  • Pet FFA Farm Animals
  • Presentations at the GAZEBO
  • Story Telling
  • The BIG SLIDE for KIDS
  • Tractor Hay Ride – (Yee-Haw)
  • Horseshoe Tournament

  • In conjunction with FCSHOF.  To enter – call TJ at 706-632-5752horseshoe2
    • Anyone can enter for $5 or watch it for FREE.
    • Singles Competition and Double Elimination.
    • Starting time is 11:00 am.
    • Winner declared Fannin County Horseshoe Champion.


VIDEO – 4th of July Pancake Breakfast and Field Activities at Epworth

 VIDEO – How to get to the 4th of July activities from Abernathy’s.

David Turner

David Turner Biography – 2013 FCSHOF Inductee

fcshof003-david-turner-2_0East Fannin High School opened its doors in 1955. The school fielded its first football game one year later in the fall of 1956.

The school was created as a result of the consolidation of the four Fannin County high schools into two new schools, East Fannin and West Fannin, effective with the 1955-56 school year. It would be very interesting to know the rationale of the county education mavens who decided how to allocate students from the old schools (McCaysville, Epworth, Blue Ridge and Fannin County High in Morganton). Essentially, all students from McCaysville, Epworth and Blue Ridge were sent to West Fannin. East Fannin was simply a new, more modern environment for the students from Fannin County High School. Continue reading