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Cornbread And Moonshine Festival Date Announced

The Eighth Annual Granville Cornbread & Moonshine Festival will occur on May 1 at Tennessee’s Mayberry Town of Granville. This year’s event is greatly expanded beginning with a Cornbread Cook-off in the Pioneer Village.

Cornbread contest entries will be accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on May 1 at the Pioneer Village with the following categories: Traditional Cornbread, non-traditional cornbread, Aunt Bee’s Hoe Cakes and Cornmeal/Tn Spirits Dessert. Awards of $25.00 first place, $15.00 second place and $10.00 third place in each category. Each participant receives a Cornbread & Moonshine Festival T-Shirt and bag of Eller Grist Mill Cornmeal. The event will feature the grist mill operating and serving free hot water cornbread. Cornbread Lane will feature a southern lunch and opportunity to taste the cornbread entries.

The eighth Annual Moonshine Festival will be operated by the Tennessee Whiskey Trail Guild in Granville’s Pioneer Village from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on May 1, featuring nine Tennessee Distillers from all over Tennessee.

For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Jackson County Sentinel.

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