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Summer Events

Annual Polk County Kids Fishing Rodeo
This event is sponsored by the DNR and held in May/June at Kenview Farms. Children, ages 15 and under, are allowed to fish for channel catfish. All children must be accompanied by an adult and bring their own rod (only one per child), fishing equipment and bait. There is an eight fish limit and fishing with minnows is not allowed. There will be prizes, free hot dogs and drinks. To get to Kenview Farms from the intersection of Highways 278 and 113, take Highway 113 north for four miles. Kenview Farms is on the left and will be marked with signs.

Golf Tournaments
Local charity golf tournaments are the Doc Ayers/Ray Beck Celebrity Golf Tournament in May, the HON Golf Tournament in May and the Boys and Girls Club’s Kampaign for Kids Golf Tournament in October. These events are comprised of local community teams and raise money for local charities.

Annual Kids Day
This annual event in June is held at Aragon Park, beside the Mill Pond, and features fun events for children 16 years and under. Door prizes, featuring a variety of toys and other goods, are donated by local merchants. Refreshments include hot dogs and soft drinks. No admission is charged and everyone is welcome to attend; however, only those 16 and under will be allowed to participate in the activities. Kids Day is sponsored by the City of Aragon, Davitte Lodge #513 and area merchants.

Cedartown 5K Race
This annual event is in June, a week before the Peachtree Road Race. This is an international race of wheelchair athletes that helps them train for the Peachtree Road Race Wheelchair Division. It is held at Peek Park in Cedartown. There is a marked racecourse and plenty of sideline space for spectators to cheer on as they compete.

Aragon Barbeque
This annual barbeque is held the last Saturday in June. Great food, a variety of games and a softball tournament are highlights. It is generally attended by 2,000 people. For more information, call 770-684-6564.

Polk County Homespun Festival
This annual event, sponsored by the Polk County Chamber of Commerce, is held the third weekend in July. Local and regional crafters display their wares throughout the park. Continuous entertainment is a highlight of the festival, as is great food and many games and events. This event attracts around 8,000 people. Contact the Polk County Chamber of Commerce at 770-684-8760 or visit www.homespunfestival.com for further information.

Carl Black Classic Rodeo
This annual rodeo, hosted by the Rockmart Lions Club the first weekend of August, allows not only professional riders, but locals and youth as well. Contact Haney Farm and Ranch on Morgan Valley Road in Rockmart, GA, for more information.

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