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
Official Opening of Okra Strut 2003
A street dance will highlight the evening.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!|
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