Fall is in the air and this weekend there are some special events happening in the area. First is the Aimee Copeland Benefit Ride and Concert happening at The Mill Amphitheater in Villa Rica, GA on Saturday September 22nd.
There are many things happening at this event. A charity motorcycle ride begins at 8am. A blood drive will be at this event. Several bands such as The Return, Ringer’s Crossroads, Americana Express and others will provide live music throughout the day. And the best part; you can meet Aimee Copeland from 4-8pm! Aimee Copeland had her legs and hands amputated after contracting Necrotizing Fasciitis. She recently appeared on the Katie Couric show and walked!
Here is a video showing the new home for Amiee Copeland from CNN.
For more information on the Aimee Copeland Benefit Ride and Concert go to: https://www.villarica-mainstreet.com/home/aimee-copeland-2/.
That is not the only thing happening this weekend. The 20th annual Foggy Hollow Bluegrass Gatherin happens on September 21-22 at Foggy Hollow Farm. Many bands will perform at this festival. Bands such as The Rigney Family, Bent Creek, 3rd Tyme Out, Kelli Johnson, Gary Waldrep Band, Foggy Hollow Band, and many others will provide great music during this event. For more information on the Foggy Hollow Bluegrass Gatherin go to: http://www.foggyhollow.com/.
Also this weekend is the 8th annual Autumn Suds Fest at the Berman Museum of World History in Anniston. Many beer and wine vendors will provide samples of their drinks. Several restaurants from the area will provide samples of their foods. There will be live music and beer-inspired handmade artwork on display in our second annual tabletop art exhibit and sale. Tickets are $35/person or $30/member. If you are not drinking there is the designated driver ticket for $20. For more information on the Autumn Suds Fest go to: http://www.bermanmuseum.org/pages/?pageID=18.
- Aimee Copeland – A Beautiful Soul (zerostepsback.wordpress.com)
- Aimee Copeland: I Love Life (anitaanswersadvice.wordpress.com)
- Aimee Copeland: Pulte to build home addition to aid recovery (ajc.com)