IRMO, SOUTH CAROLINA

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Irmo 34th Annual Okra Strut Is Coming in 2007:
SEPTEMBER 28 & 29, 2007

Now! Begin Your Plan To Attend!
Town of Irmo, P.O. Box 406, Irmo, 29063, (803) 781-7050
Click Here Parade and Craft Entry Information!

Arts and Crafts *Okryland * Staged Entertainment Saturday 9am - 5pm
* Lake Murray Blvd (SC Highway 60)
Fried Okra All Day * Okra Contests
DAM Run To Irmo * Saturday 7am * Lake Murray Dam
Charity Golf Tournament



Friday, September 28th
12 Noon
 Okra Strut Charity Golf Tournament
Seventh Annual St. Andrews Kiwanis charity tournament is four-person Captain's Choice at Coldstream Golf Club.
Fee includes cart, green fees, food, beverages and prizes.
For information call Clyde Jordan at 803.772.8411.

6:00pm-12:30am
 Official Opening of Okra Strut 2003
A street dance will highlight the evening.
Featured Bands
will be appearing on the Budweiser/Oldies 103 Concert Stage.
Midlands Public Safety Officers will compete in Wachovia's Okra-Eating Contest.
Irmo goes shaggin' for the annual Hemingway's Shaggin' in the Streets competition.
There will be plenty of food, rides and fried okra.
FIREWORKS! by Sprint PCS

Saturday, September 29th
7:30am
 Dam Run to Irmo
The 17th annual run (6.2 miles, 10k)
is scheduled to begin on the Lexington side of the Lake Murray Dam.
For information call 803.750.9306.
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of St. Andrews-Columbia.

8:00am
 6th Annual Carolina Cyclers Fall Century Ride
Scheduled to depart from the parking lot of the Irmo Fire Department.
For information call Mark Possner at 803.695.5349.

8:00am-12 Noon
 The Okra Strut Volkmarch
A non-competitive 10K walk, will begin with staggered times between 8:00am - 12:00pm.
Walkers will follow a mapped route, which will begin at the Piggly Wiggly parking lot on Lake Murray Blvd.
For information call Mike Williams at 803.754.7275.

9:30am
 BellSouth Okra Strut Parade
The largest festival parade in South Carolina
More than 100 units participating, including the famous Irmo Okra Man,
floats, beauty queens, marching bands and more.
St. Andrews Road, from Irmo High School to Irmo Village Shopping Center.

10:00am-5:00pm
 Festival Site Open
Food, Arts/Crafts, Rides and Exhibitions.
Three stages with continuous entertainment all day.
Children's Okra Eating Contest and The Golden Pod Hunt.
Featured Bands will play from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.


Last year's festival proved to be a huge success and it appears this year's festival will even be bigger and better. So don't miss out on the best fun to be found in Irmo on the 28th & 29th!


Spring Things Craft Show March of each year
Lake Murray Poker Run April of each year
Irmo Chamber of Commerce Spring Golf Tournament May of each year
Miss South Carolina Pageant July of each year
Lake Murray Celebration July of each year
Miss Irmo Pageant August of each year
Irmo Christmas Parade December of each year


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