Tuesday, September 11, 2012

JunkFest 2012 a Success! :)

Wonderful Folks start filing in to Junkfest 2012 Columbus Ga.
view midway into junkfest

Incredible Artists everywhere!

 Sam Granger Folk Art
 No Kill Columbus sold R.C Cola &  Bottled Water
 Over 40 Vendors set up at JunkFest 2012
 Ralph Frank Jr.  physcodelic Van
 In Between band sets Drum Circles & Guitar pulls
 Vendors everywhere!
 Brothers Ralph & John
 Wild Man Steve .. No One can play a washboard like this man can!
 Rick Dukes, a hard workin man  who fixed & built  & hung in with us from the very beginning till end
 The Button Girls ;) picture below shows a few of they're wonderful crafts

 Pampered Chef Vendor :)
 My Mom Betty,"Betty's Recycled linens"
 More Vendors set up next to the Junk yard Garden
 Guitar Pull
 Kendra Willis & her mom Cathy had the childrens activities tent
 More wonderful Vendors
 many choices to wet your whistle & Mr. Jim Morpeth  of  Famous Columbus Ga. "Country's Barbecue"
 Gina Langston Brewer Vending her talents at the old canning shack in the pasture
 "Country's Barbecue" smokin Ford Pinto, gettin those ears of corn and cue ready for junkfest,Jason was servin it up!!
 JunkFest Stage ~ Todd of Lazy Swami's on stage, another had workin man  who helped build Junkfest :)
 EarthBaby Soap Co.~ Junkfest Vendor, love my soap ya'll:)
 Gini Woolfolk Davidson  of  Bibb City Ramblers-  hard workin gal & one of the Junkfest founders :)
 Dave & Faye came all the way from Texas!!!!
 One of my fave pieces i saw at Junkfest by Sam Granger ~folk artist
 Cigar Box guitars by Edward
 More awesome vendors ( humble apologies for those i do not name, No vendor sheet in front of me at time of posting pics. here)
 Just after Vendors set up ,view from top of Julians fort;)
 The Music lasted from 11:00am-10:00pm
 Bibb city Ramblers with Blues singer Donna Hopkins!
 Over 400 folks attended Junkfest ..not to shabby for the 1st Junkfest :)
 Folks enjoying Junkfest :)
 The Famous Ralph Frank Jr. :)
 My Cousins came from Alabama & Louisianna! Laura,Kellie,Me,Nancy & Linda
  Band "BottleTree" from Muscle Shoals Alabama
Band "JANAH" from Atlanta
caught more of my family partying in the other pasture :)
Katy Clyde ,hoopin it good :)
good folks all around junkfest
Tiny Dancer, my grandson Kai :)
a sweet friend and amazing artist Gina Langston Brewer ,she painted the Mural "Face of Junkfest"..so many have complimented & some just pull in the driveway to admire .. I love it!!! :)
"Face of Junkfest" by Gina Langston Brewer  ( another face has appeared to the right of this, but forgot to take a picture , I'll post soon with picture of and picture of artist too :)
sweet & pretty Claire and I, night before Junkfest. Claire was another volunteer who came every Sunday to help any way she could.. and that was alot of Sundays ya'll :)
Closed the doors to the shop at 6:00pm and yep, I was ready to party.. finally Junkfest :)
wonderful picture taken by a junkfest folk of the junkyard garden :)
Fountain City Coffee set up at the R-ber ;) also known as Julians Fort ;) :)
Fountain City Coffee after dark . Julian the Barista tending :)
Kendra & Sean Schoff at side gate of Junkfest Pasture (Sean ,founder of Junkfest)..he's in the Family :)
Dan the man Davidson of Bibb City Ramblers ,another of the Junkfest founders.. this guy could build a ship in a pasture if  you needed him to ;)

Many months planning,clearing,painting & building is what Junkfest was with a whole lotta folks who gave up off days of relaxing to come volunteer help. Sean Schoff had a Vision ..Mark & I heard about his vision for about 5 years whenever Sean came to the pasture as we picked pears or picked up Pecans..sooo,one day in April 2012  ,Sean posted on Facebook "JunkFest" 2012 ,Sept 8th.
 LOL!!! no kidding!
 Sean has a new Vision.. another Junkfest :)

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