Events and Entertainment
7:30-9 AM: Join us for a Delicious Grits Breakfast with Striplings Famous Sausage served at the Warwick Lion's Club Kitchen (Hwy 313 to Schoolhouse Rd, 2 blocks from Downtown Square) $5.00 Donation.
7:30AM: The Flea Market opens: After breakfast, browse around the Flea Market in front of the Lion's Clubhouse and check out the bargains. We are excited about this new addition to our Festival.
10:30AM: Join us for the Grits Cook-Off Tasters' Choice competition. Tickets will be sold for $1 each at the Community Center. Taste the dishes and vote on your favorite. Buy all of the tickets you wish; vote as often as you wish. Winners will be announced at the Gazebo after the Midday Ceremonies.
10:30AM: GRITS EATING CONTEST at the Gazebo--Come hungry and win cash, three age categories. Sign up at the flatbed trailer beside the Gazebo.
11AM: Mr. Jeff Davis brings his Gospel Band to Warwick--join us at the Gazebo for a great musical extravaganza.
12N: Midday Ceremony at the Gazebo:
Opening the Midday Ceremonies: Miss Carrington Alexander
Welcome: Co-Chairperson of Festival, Mr. Douglas Dean
Presentation of Arms: Worth County High School JROTC
Pledge to Flag: Chase Smith
National Anthem: Ms. Karla Heath Sands
Prayer: Mayor of Warwick and Co-Chairperson of Festival, Ms. Juanita Kinchens
Speaker: Georgia State Representative Mr. Buddy Harden
Announcement of Cook Off Winners: Ms. Willie Ragan
Parade of Vehicles through downtown lead by the Dooly County High School JROTC
1PM: Warwick's own, The Gospel Travelers. You have never heard Gospel until you hear The Gospel Travelers. Enjoy.
2PM: THE GRITS PIT: Beside Fishes and Loaves. Hope you brought a change of clothing. This place gets wild. Three age categories. Cash Prizes. Sign up at the Pit.