Mark your calendars. The 32nd Annual Round Valley Blackberry Festival will be held this year on August 16tth at the festival grounds in downtown Covelo.
Mickey the Clown will be back as Master of Ceremonies and will kick off the festivities at noon on Saturday with various musical groups playing throughout the entire weekend. Enjoy a blackberry slush while strolling around the surrounding arbor which will be full of numerous arts and craft vendors and community organizations. Saturday night join the community for a fun square dance.
There will be a 5/10K run/walk on Sunday morning (http://www.roundvalley.org/library/race.pdf) followed by a country style breakfast. Later in the day enjoy the motorcycle and antique car show featuring local, and out of town, vehicles worth seeing.
The festival runs from noon to 7:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday. Admission is free. Further festival or booth information can be found at www.roundvalleyblackberryfestival.com.