George Washington Carver

Commemorative Festival

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MAY 6, 2017

10:00 am to 6:00 pm


City Square Downtown Tuskegee


2017 Theme:

 The Innovative and Invaluable Contributions of Dr. Carver

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New this year: Mr. & Ms. Carver Contest

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The festival is in recognition of Dr. Carver's first love, art; this day-long festival encourages artistic expression by means of music, dance, paintings, sculpture, crafts, vendors and other family-oriented activities. Events include:

  • Presentation of student essays, poetry, and other theme related exhibits

  • Image reception with former students and acquaintances of Dr. Carver

  • Parade

  • Car show

  • Macon County student expositions

  • Science fair

  • Numerous vendors with food and loads of diversified items of art, clothing, jewelry , etc.

  • Musical entertainment


Click Here for more about Dr. George Washington Carver scientist extraordinaire, man of faith, educator and humanitarian.

Mr. Carver Contest

An added feature will be the Crowning of Mr. Carver Festival. To be eligible for either crown, the contestants must fall between the ages of 35 to 60 years. The male and female contestant submitting the largest amount of solicited contributions will be crowned and reign for a two-year period. Interested contestants are invited to immediately apply. For complete details and an application pack, please click on the contact us link. All contestants must be confirmed by March 31st.




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