Poke Sallett Festival
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Since: Jan 07

Gainesboro

#1 May 6, 2007
Well, it is that time of year again. The festival is May 10th, 11th & 12th. I have heard that we won't have any poke sallet because of the late freeze. Anyone know for sure if that is true?

Maybe I will wander around downtown during the festivities and get a t-shirt; or go look at the neat old cars; or maybe the beauty pageant?

Wonder if there will be an auction this year? Any idea what bands will be playing?
lawman

United States

#2 May 9, 2007
Beauty pageant!?!?
nanoG wrote:
Well, it is that time of year again. The festival is May 10th, 11th & 12th. I have heard that we won't have any poke sallet because of the late freeze. Anyone know for sure if that is true?
Maybe I will wander around downtown during the festivities and get a t-shirt; or go look at the neat old cars; or maybe the beauty pageant?
Wonder if there will be an auction this year? Any idea what bands will be playing?
annasue spivey

Birmingham, AL

#3 May 9, 2007
i love the polk festival,its the best thing in the world.i sure hope we have enough polk for the eaten contest thats my favorite part
tammy kangiser

Birmingham, AL

#4 May 9, 2007
boy i cant wait either its goina be great watching hayburner defend his title,this is my 10th year of buying won of them air brushed tshirts and im going get me one of them cattlemen steak dinners.

Since: Jan 07

Gainesboro

#5 May 9, 2007
The cattlemen steak dinners are good! I am looking forward to the little opry Saturday night.
annasue spivey

Tucson, AZ

#6 May 9, 2007
i love the little opry its great,i use to walk to the polk fest when i was a kid it was awesome i won the egg toss contest every year me and tammy was hard to beat
Tammy Kangiser

Tucson, AZ

#7 May 9, 2007
i love them dairy queen cheese burgers they are great but i cant wait to eat some of them funnel cakes
suellen spivey

Tucson, AZ

#8 May 9, 2007
i love me some of them funnel cakes
Kit johnson

Tucson, AZ

#9 May 9, 2007
The polk fest is the best there is nothing like it in world i love the tshirt and crafts
Steve johnson

Tucson, AZ

#10 May 9, 2007
i hope the weather is good
Tammy kangiser

Tucson, AZ

#11 May 9, 2007
The polk sallet fest is the best i love it better than christmas and easter put together it great i just hope they have enough polk, i used to pick alot of polk with my grandma it was the best time of my life.

Since: Apr 07

Honeybrook

#12 May 10, 2007
I'm gonna try to take my wife & son & go down there Saturday.
I think the weather will be nice...should be a great time!

firepower

Since: Apr 07

Honeybrook

#13 May 10, 2007
They said in the paper that the poke is a little scarse this year due to the late freeze.Hope there's enough to eat,especially for the contest!

firepower
clint spivey

Wrens, GA

#14 May 10, 2007
IT'S POKIN TIME IN TENNESSEE!! whooo hooo. i just love the poke sallet festival. it brings back so many fond memories. and the homemade crafts sure are hard to beat especially with mothers day rite around the corner. thats were im sure to get my mom a special gift!
Missing J County

Chipley, FL

#15 May 10, 2007
Of all the things I miss about the big city of Gainesboro, I miss the Poke Sallett Festival most, this time of year. It was always the beginning of Summer for me. I havenít been in over 10 years.
tammy kangiser

Birmingham, AL

#16 May 10, 2007
You need to come on down it will be great

Since: Jan 07

Gainesboro

#17 May 10, 2007
Saw a flyer today...they are having the outhouse races again this year! They didn't have them last year..the year before they were hilarious!

Wish I had known sooner...I know a bunch of young men that might have been interested in entering!
tammy kangiser

Birmingham, AL

#18 May 11, 2007
I love the out house race what time is it
clint spivey

Wrens, GA

#19 May 11, 2007
I remember wining first prize in the outhouse race one year. i still got the toilet seat trophy hangin' proudly in my livin room over the crafty handmade mantle i got in the smokies.
tammy kangiser

Wrens, GA

#20 May 11, 2007
today me and my friends met up at gainseboro elementary then when walked to the poke sallet festival for those delicious funnel cakes i was so upset i found out that the egg toss is tomorrow and not today they say them turtles comes out in the rain low and behold it's raining tonight and i'm out there looking for one of them there turtles...but my main excitement is the egg tossing contest, me and jamie win that every year. my grandma is a member of the silver threads but i'm so upset that they aren't having the quilt show this year. the main thing that i'm excited about is my uncle terry bob and his friends entering the outhouse contest...I HOPE THEY WIN!!!!

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