Weekend: Outdoor fun for all from The Great Valley Expo at Lowrey Farms to Berry Farmers’ Market or Walk with a Doc.

Weekend: Outdoor fun for all from The Great Valley Expo at Lowrey Farms to Berry Farmers’ Market or Walk with a Doc.


The 10th anniversary of The Great Valley Expo at Lowrey Farms continues today. Gates are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the farm located at 2416 Turkey Mountain Rd. Alex Debogorski from Ice Road Truckers and Rubber Duck from Convoy will be making their appearance this year. There will be antique tractors & equipment along with live music, kid activities and sweet corn eating contest for a chance to win $300. Details

Last year’s Berry Summer Farmers’ Market

Berry College Student Enterprises’ Farmers Market returns Saturday: From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m., the Clara Bowl at Berry College will see more than 40 booths from the local community as well as Berry Student Enterprises. On sale will be: Fresh produce, woodworking, artwork, jellies and jams, eggs, cheese, handmade jewelry, Angus beef, fair food, fresh cut flowers and more. There also will be a kids area that has face painting, a bounce house, popcorn, snow cones, live music and burger plates for sale.

Harbin Clinic’s Walk With a Doc is Saturday at 9 a.m. The walk leaves from Bridgepoint Plaza, follows the Kingfisher Trail and is approximately two miles. People of all fitness levels are welcome and encouraged to participate. The free series features monthly walks led by Harbin Clinic physicians where participants can exercise, meet community members and also have a chance to talk with a doctor. Harbin Clinic Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Chris Piller will lead the group. Weather in July can be unpredictable. Please check Harbin Clinic’s website, Facebook and Twitter for updates about the event in case of inclement weather.

The Rome-Floyd Recycling Center will host an Electronics Collection Event this Saturday, July 15 at the Center, 405 Watters Street. This event is for Floyd County residents only. The Event will run from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. You must call the Center at 706-291-5266 this week from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. for an appointment. Appointments must be confirmed, do not simply leave a message. Items collected include televisions (no limit) and recorders and computers and all peripheral components including monitors, keyboards, printers, etc.

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