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Dogwood Festival Kicks Off Today - Schedule Of Events

Last updated on Friday, April 26, 2013

(ORLEANS) - The Dogwoods are blooming and the Dogwood Festival kicks off this morning with town-wide yard sales.

Orleans Chamber of Commerce executive director Robert Henderson says the theme chosen for the 2013 Dogwood Festival is "In Spring, Dogwoods Beckon Us Home."

This year's festival begins on April 27 and continues non-stop through May 5th.

Henderson says, the Chamber will again play host with over 40-plus events including the popular Town-Wide Yard Sale on the opening weekend and the main "Fun-raiser" of the year, the Silent Auction.

Follow all the festival happenings on-line at www.orleansdogwoodfestival.com or on Facebook.

Congrats to longtime businessman and hometown barber Elmo Wolfe for being named as the 2013 Dogwood Parade Grand Marshal. The parade is May 3. everyone's favorite parade.

2013 Dogwood Festival Calendar of Events

All Week

Friday, April 26

Saturday, April 27 (Opening Day)

Sunday, April 28

Monday, April 29

Tuesday, April 30

Wednesday, May 1 (Church Night)

Thursday, May 2

Friday, May 3 (Youth Night)

Saturday, May 4

Sunday, May 5

Some events subject to change or cancellation due to weather. Main St. Entertainment will be moved to Orleans Elementary, SR 337 E in the event of bad weather.

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