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      Macon to host 2013 Fork & Cork Festival

      The is the 6th annual Fork and Cork Festival in Macon will take place Saturday, September 7, 2013 and attendees will enjoy some food, live music, and an art gallery.

      If you're looking for a great way to end the summer, the Fork and Cork Festival might be the perfect place for you.

      The 6th annual Fork and Cork Festival in Macon will take place Saturday, September 7, 2013 and attendees will enjoy some food, live music and an art gallery. The festival will kick off with at 5k run or 2 mile walk.

      ??The reasoning behind the events in Macon is we're trying to revitalize our downtown,?? said Leigh Simon, president of the Macon Downtown Association. ??The Macon Downtown Association is comprised of a lot of volunteers and we're trying to reconstruct the whole downtown. So it's a wonderful day full of all kinds of food, vendors, and music.??

      Organizers tell us there will be many local artists' work on display or for purchase. The event is to promote Macon??s downtown businesses and vendors, and to stress the importance of embracing local companies and local artists.

      For a full list of activities filling the Macon downtown streets CLICK HERE.