Another success for TroyFest

first_img The large number of people who attended TroyFest is a complement to the variety of items offered.“From painting and photography to sculpture and small items, the committee was overwhelmed with the quality of the entries,” Drinkard said. “TroyFest featured some of the Southeast’s most outstanding artists. We could not have been more pleased.”TroyFest offered something for everyone and the entertainment both days attracted large and appreciative crowds.“The concert Saturday night was outstanding,” Drinkard said. “The winners of the TroyFest Songwriters Competition had an opportunity to open for the featured band, Vertical Horizon, and several of them did. Vertical Horizon is a well-known band and presented a great concert. Everyone had a great time.” Skip Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content Published 11:00 pm Monday, April 29, 2013 An artist at TroyFest prepares to sketch a young boy at her booth during the 2013 TroyFest.Chance of rain didn’t dampen spirits at weekend eventFirst things, first.Morgan Drinkard, TroyFest publicity chair, said the worries that had plagued the TroyFest committee for most of the week never materialized. By Jaine Treadwell Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Email the author “The forecast was for rain over the weekend and people kept asking what our rain plans were,” Drinkard said. “But we didn’t have any rain plans. TroyFest is a rain or shine festival so were blessed and thankful with the great weather for the entire weekend.”Drinkard said the crowd was estimated at about 10,000 for the two-day event.“People come and go from the time TroyFest opens on Saturday morning until it closes on Sunday afternoon,” Drinkard said. “So we can’t get an exact count but 10,000 is close.” You Might Like ‘Brother’ to the arts The TroyFest committee has renamed one of the Festival’s most distinct prizes, the Corley C. Chapman Fine Art First Place… read more Another success for TroyFest Print Article Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The TroyFest Songwriters Competition was a first time event for TroyFest and was very successful, Drinkard said.First place winners in the Songwriters Competition were the Blu Jays, country/bluegrass; Lenny Trawick, inspirational; and 3 Penny, pop/rock.Taking second place honors were Summerlyn Powers, country/bluegrass; Diane Terrance, inspirational; and Ryan Alan, pop/rock.Third place winners were Lenny Trawick, country/bluegrass; Daniel Robinson, inspirational; and Defining Chaos, Boone Edmondson, pop/rock.A church service was held Sunday morning at the Stephens Gazebo on the square in downtown Troy and many of the exhibiting artists attended.“Those who attended expressed appreciation for the opportunity to attend a worship service,’ Drinkard said. “The committee believes that we should be faithful and we wanted to extend the opportunity for worship to others.”As soon as the TroyFest Committee, which is under the leadership of chair Ron Drinkard, gets its collective breath, plans for next year’s TroyFest will get underway with the goal of exceeding what this year’s arts and crafts festival was able to accomplish.last_img read more