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Vidalia Onion Culinary Extravaganza

Georgia artist Mark Ballard will showcase his culinary expertise, wit, comedy, and decorating styles with our “Sweet Vidalia Onions.” There will be door prizes, goody bags for the first 125 participants, and vendors in the lobby one hour prior to the show.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 show starts at 6 p.m.
  • Southeastern Technical College, Highway 280 in Vidalia
  • Tickets: General $10; Reserved Seating $15 NOTE: Reserved seating tickets must be purchased by April 12
  • Tickets available for purchase beginning April 1 at Phillips Pharmacy and Merle Norman in Vidalia or by calling Jan or Lindi
  • For more information, call 912-293-2407 (Jan) or 912-293-3630 (Lindi)



This glittering galaxy of spectacular state fair amusement rides and attractions is a mobile family fun fair and theme park for all ages.  Enjoy thrills, pure fun and wholesome entertainment and memories.

  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016; 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Kiwanis Fair Grounds
  • Free parking Wednesday through Sunday

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