Brushy Pond Founders Day Celebration Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.


BREMEN – The Brushy Pond Founders Day Celebration will take place at the Brushy Pond Community Center, 2729 County Road 143, Bremen, AL 35033, tomorrow, Saturday, May 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is hosted by the Brushy Pond Seniors.

Details from the event are below:

Pancake Breakfast will take place from 8-11 a.m. The cost is $6 per person, and kids 5 and younger eat free. Guest chefs will be political candidates Melvin Hasting, Garry Marchman and Garlan Gudger.

There will be a hot dog lunch, as well as arts and crafts vendors, yard sales and political candidates. Free games will include corn hole, horseshoes, Mexican train and a Checker Grudge Match with Dillon Calvert.

Musical entertainment will be provided by Timothy A. Turney from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
(gospel, contemporary Christian and country) and Travis Hill Jr. (gospel and bluegrass)

There will also be a pie eating contest and a primitive wagon and Brushy Pond’s first tractor display, along with fire trucks from Bremen.

Exhibits will include an Echota Tribe of North Alabama artifacts and cultural exhibit from noon to 2 p.m., highlights of the life of James Constantine Harris (first postmaster of Brushy Pond) presented by Harris Family Historian Margaret Harris Morton and a textiles exhibit (friendship quilt) repurposed guano fertilizer bag-bed coverlet.

Political candidates attending will be: Rep. Corey Harbison, State Senate candidate Garlan Gudger, probate judge candidate Carol Berry, commissioner candidate Andy Coffey, County Commissioner Garry Marchman and circuit judge candidate Melvin Hasting.

For more information call Kathy Calvert at 256-708-7940 or Cindy Stricklin at 256-531-7883 or visit

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