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Month Flat Week Day
Date: Saturday, May 06, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Categories: Community Event *
Location: Paul Grist Park

$5 admission (Children 5 & under free)


More info: (334)419-3271 or (334)412-2528

May 6 is our next trade day in the park. The campsite reservations are going fast, and we only have a limited supply of modern campsites. So if you wanting to make a reservation for that weekend please call 334- 872-5846.....Also if you are wanting a spot to set up a booth they are going fast as well, they are 10.00 a spot this year as well, so you need to call Anita Ellison @ 334-419-3271 to make those reservations.....So make you plans to be here May 6, Hope to see you there !!!!!


An update on Trade Day. We are up to 23 vendors. Some of those coming are Hazel Grey Boutique, Groovy Girl Designs, Mama's Sweet Tooth, Connie Smith with L ularoe clothing, Denise Rushton with her special jellies and goodies, and Southern Rose Travel who will be having a drawing for a 3day/2night resort vacation. And of course the Friends of Paul M. Grist State Park will have our booth selling t-shirts and providing information on what we do. We have for food vendors so far, including the Johnson's with Gateway Baptist Church, Chef Eli, Anthony's Dogs, and Hearn's BBQ. This is not the complete list, but I will add more as we get closer to the date. Remember, May 6th at Paul M. Grist State Park. Please continue to share so we can get the word out. My contact information is 334-419-3271. Thanks for all your support!


Latest update on vendors for Trade Day. We currently have 36 committed to coming to the event. Jennifer Davis will be selling children's books to raise money for Relay for Life, Chuck's Metal Art, Treba Trotter with sewing and crafts, Jessica Vines with Ozark tumblers and vinyl cut outs, Tabetha Moore with wreaths, drawings, jewelry and monogrammed items, Deb Kemper selling books and hats, and Andrea Holley selling wood crafts. The Plantersville Baptist Church youth group will be selling snow cones and other goodies, Evelyn Cox will be selling deserts and lemonade, and Jewell Williamson will be making stew. This is only a small portion of the vendors, but I will be adding more as we go along. Everyone please continue to share the information about Trade Day. The word is getting out. Thanks to everyone for your support! My contact information is 334-419-3271, or you can message me on Facebook.


Update#3: We now have 40 vendors committed to coming to Trade Day at Paul M. Grist State Park on May 6th. Adding to the list is: Buckle and Hide, selling leather goods
Cindy Osbourne, selling vinyl cut outs
Dave Speed, the Tupperware man
Sherrer Holbrook, Premier Jewelry
Melanie Boozer, photographs and 
Dale and Ruth Boswell, The Swing Shop
Paulette James, Jewelry
Jennifer Armstrong, Just Painted arts and 
Cindy Anderson, Mary Kay cosmetics and
Personal paintings
Katie Cooper, Kliz Dyes and designs
Rita Jordan, crocheted items, wine bottle
Decorative lighting
Amanda Vinson, Southern Camilla with 
Vinyl projects and home decor
Kayla Smith, with wood art
Amber Lucas, The Pink Zebra wax melts, 
warmers, and jewelry
Tim Jones, Gumbo 
Kim Jones and Rachael Norris, crafts.

I think that is everyone so far ( putting all three list together). We are going to have Concert in the Park again and we are working on getting local talent. So far we have Jordan Harrison who won the Central Alabama talent show in 2016. Anyone else interested in participating please contact me. 334-419-3271. Thanks everyone for your support! 


Update#4: We have reached our 50 vendors goal for Trade Day, so we are going to extend that number to 65. This is amazing and I would like to thank everyone for their support! Here are the most recent additions:

Rustic Roots, custom furniture building. 
Mongolia Creations, recycled creations from vintage and household items and one of a kind. Beverly Huffman with "Want to be rescued"
Tracy Abbott, wood working, homemade clocks, candle holders.
Joy Brunette, yard sale items.
Ashley Brick, "It Works" health and wellness products. 
Annette Andrews, "Perfectly Posh" pampering products. 
Jamie Rose, "Thirty One" bags.
Sheila Ferrell, face painting. 
Terri Johnson, wind chimes, fused glass jewelry, and other glass art.

The activities for the children are coming along. We currently have pony rides, prize walk, and paint me a butterfly.

Again thanks everyone for your support and continue to share the information. My contact information is 334-419-3271 or you can message me on Facebook.