Chattanooga Seafood Bash coming in April with stay music, artwork, 30 meals distributors

Chattanooga Seafood Bash coming in April with stay music, artwork, 30 meals distributors

When veteran occasion planners Robin Roberts and Marge Davenport conceived the thought of manufacturing a competition centered on seafood within the North Georgia area — part of the area not identified for its crab truffles or recent shrimp — they thought, “Why not?

“Sure, why not?” Davenport stated by cellphone.

The primary was held in Younger Harris, in Cities County, eight years in the past and a second was held in Powder Springs, northwest of Atlanta, a few years later. Some people from Chattanooga attended that one and requested the companions in Robin Roberts Promotions to provide one in Chattanooga.

Once more, they thought, why not?

The Chattanooga Seafood Bash is ready for April 28-30 at Coolidge Park, and it’ll embody a VIP reception on the Southern Belle previous to a gap ceremony within the park.

Music that includes native and Atlanta-based bands will play all through, and the occasion will even embody a beer and wine backyard.

Davenport stated the 2 have been engaged on the occasion for greater than a yr and have made journeys to Chattanooga about each two weeks since July securing sponsors and distributors.

In all, 30 meals vans or cubicles have been secured, and much more have been .

“We’re slap out of room,” Davenport stated. “We aren’t accepting anymore.”

Jonathan Susman, director of particular occasions and programming for town of Chattanooga, stated his workplace has been impressed with the quantity of labor already put into the occasion.

“They have been working amazingly arduous to garner help for this, and everybody in our workplace has been impressed,” he stated by cellphone. “We’re excited to see what it does.”

The distributors will likely be providing every part from recent Maryland crab truffles to seafood from Florida and South Georgia. There will even be desserts equivalent to peach cobbler and objects for land-lovers such hamburgers, hotdogs and a few Cajun objects.

Davenport stated there will even be handmade arts and crafts which were chosen by a panel of judges on the market.

“They’re handmade by the artist who will likely be there promoting them,” she stated.

Davenport and Roberts began producing festivals and craft reveals 15 years in the past within the mountains of North Georgia close to Blue Ridge.

“We do a three-day craft present in Helen, Georgia, yearly, for instance.”

She stated the seafood is the principle attraction for the bashes, however individuals appear to additionally benefit from the free admission, household ambiance, music and crafts, as effectively.

She stated patrons can anticipate to pay truthful or competition costs for the meals objects, “however the high quality is excellent.”

Contact Barry Courter at [email protected] or 423-757-6354.

  Chattanooga Seafood Bash coming in April with stay music, artwork, 30 meals distributors  Contributed Photograph / The primary Chattanooga Seafood Bash will happen April 28-30 at Coolidge Park. It’s primarily based on earlier occasions held lately in Powder Springs and Younger Harris, Ga.

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