Prater's Mill County Fair Entertainment Schedule For Oct. 14-15

Monday, October 9, 2017

Live entertainment at Prater’s Mill Country Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14 and 15, will offer Appalachian-style cloggers and musicians on stage, as well as dulcimer and rhythm bones players on the grounds. 

The Prater’s Mill Country Fair, begun by volunteers in 1971 to raise funds to restore the 1855 mill and surrounding buildings, offers continuous entertainment, canoe rides on Coahulla Creek, pony rides for children, southern cooking, living history exhibits, handmade crafts and original art of 160 artists and artisans. Visitors can take self-guided tours including the water powered grist mill, Shugart Cotton Gin, the country store, and the Westbrook Barn complete with live animals and a petting zoo.

The hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday.  Admission is $7, children 12 and under are free.  Visitors are urged to dress casually and wear comfortable shoes.  Parking and shuttle rides to the Mill entrance are free. 

Prater’s Mill is at 5845 Georgia Hwy 2, 10 miles northeast of Dalton, about 30 miles south of Chattanooga.  Interstate travelers should take I-75 to the Tunnel Hill-Varnell exit #341; drive north 4.5 miles to the intersection with Hwy 2 at Varnell; turn right and continue 2.6 miles to the mill, a total distance of seven miles from I-75.  For more information, call 706-694-MILL (6455), e-mail or visit the website at
9 a.m.  Carpet Capitol Cloggers
9:45 a.m.  Cory Hansird
10:30 a.m. Austin Redden
11:15 a.m.  The Dead Trees
12 p.m.  Chicamauga's Rock & Kuntry Cloggers
12:45  p.m.  Ryan Scoggins
1:30 p.m.  New Day Gospel Singers
2:15 p.m.  Chicamauga's Rock & Kuntry Cloggers
3 p.m.  Carpet Capitol Cloggers
3:45 p.m.  Dixie Style Cloggers
4:30 p.m. Austin Redden 

9 a.m.  Dixie Style Cloggers
9:45 a.m.  The Dead Trees
10:30 a.m.  Cory Hansird
11:15 a.m.  Carpet Capitol Cloggers
12 p.m.  Choo Choo Cloggers
12:45 p.m.  Chicamauga's Rock & Kuntry Cloggers
1:30 p.m.  New Day Gospel Singers
2:15 p.m.  Austin Redden 
3 p.m.  Carpet Capitol Cloggers
3:45 p.m.  Ryan Scoggins
4:30 p.m.  Cory Hansird

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