Old Pomaria School Festival is this weekend


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The Old Pomaria School Festival parade will kick off at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.


File photo | The Newberry Observer

POMARIA — The Old Pomaria School Festival begins the night of May 12 with a dinner from Parklane Seafood from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for all-you-can-eat plates are $15 each. Plates will consist of fried flounder, fried shrimp, roast beef, slaw, string beans, French fries, macaroni and cheese pie, hush puppies and tea. Plates also will be available for take out. Tickets must be bought in advance.

The Third Generation Band will play from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Keith Dominick Band will be playing from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m.

On May 13, the Pomaria Parade begins at 11:30 a.m. The theme of the festival this year is “Pomaria in Bloom.” The festival will continue until 11 p.m. May 13.

The Old School Reunion Festival is a Pomaria community festival started in 2012 as a fundraiser for the restoration of the old Pomaria School so it could serve as a community center for various public and private events.

The Old Pomaria School Reunion Committee consists of elected town officials as well as community members who are interested in restoring the school so the Town of Pomaria will have a community center available to anyone needing a large facility.

Anyone interested in the Old Pomaria School, especially students who attended the school, are invited to join the Old Pomaria School Reunion Committee to help with the festival and fundraisers.

For more information about the festival or for tickets for the Parklane Seafood Dinner, call 803-276-9685 or 924-7247.

The Old Pomaria School Festival parade will kick off at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.
http://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_DSC_0297.jpgThe Old Pomaria School Festival parade will kick off at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. File photo | The Newberry Observer

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