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GREAT Jubilee Family Festival
The GREAT Jubilee Family Festival is an inexpensive & fun way to entertain your whole family and a have a fun afternoon in the beautiful grounds of Oglethorpe University.
An international ambience with music & dance representing the Commonwealth countries, including Africa, India, The Caribbean, England, Scotland, Wales & much more.
In addition, we will be celbrating the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, which took place June 2, 1953.
ADULT TICKETS = 33% OFF
FOR A LIMITED TIME, KIDS (U-14) TICKETS ARE FREE
(MUST be registered online in advance)
The DOWNTON ABBEY TEA ROOM:
Presented by the Daughters of the British Empire.
Accompanied by the Atholl Highlanders Pipes & Drums.
KIDS ACTIVITY AREA:
Close-up Magic with Joe Turner, prizes presented every hour at the Bean Bag Toss, play the traditional English game of Croquet, Bobbing for Apples, Design Your Own Crown, Jelly Bean Count (guess the correct number of jelly beans in the jar and the nearest to the correct number wins them all), Temporary Tattoos (don't worry mom, they wash off!), Free Balloons, and much more.
GOAL SAVE THE QUEEN:
Can you take a penalty kick and beat "The Queen"?
CLASSIC BRITISH CARS:
There will be nearly 60 classic British cars on display, including a a large selection from the Rolls-Royce Owners Club, Southeast region, MINI, Aston Martin, MG, Morgan, Triumph, Sunbeam, Lotus, Jaguar ... and James Bond's white Lotus Esprit from the movie, "The Spy Who Loved Me".
FOOD & BEVERAGE:
The GREAT Jubilee Family Festival would not be complete without being able to sample the delicious FISH 'N' CHIPS from the Marlay Mobile, plus other food vendors. Then quench your thirst at the Licensed Bar sponsored by the Bat & Ball Pub (why not try a Pimm's?)
THE JUBILEE CUP:
A friendly competition between families representing the "4 Home Nations" of Scotland, England, Ireland & Wales including Cricket, and "It's A Knockout" (Sack race, Egg 'n' Spoon race, Tug-O-War, inflatable Obstacle Course, and culminating with the relay Race-Around-the-Quad.
We are delighted that Gold Sponsor, TASTE OF BRITAIN will be joining us, along with many other local vendors and representation from local Scots, English, Irish & Welsh organizations.
MUSIC & DANCE:
The stage will feature local, talented kids performing music & dance representative of Africa, India, The Caribbean, Scotland, England, Ireland, Wales, and Commonwealth countries.
Sponsored by the British Consulate General, Taste of Britain, Southern Barter Club
|Where||Oglethorpe University 4484 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319 (Oglethorpe University grounds)|
|Time||11:00 am–4:30 pm|
|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Singles, Everyone, Kids, Teens, Families, Seniors|
|Phone||(678) 925 4736|
More About Oglethorpe University
Oglethorpe University has more than 1,000 students representing 34 states and 36 countries. The Princeton Review's The Best Colleges ranked Oglethorpe in its prestigious list in several places and also named it a Best Southeastern College. Oglethorpe University is Georgia's only co-educational member of the Annapolis Group, an organization of America's most selective liberal arts institutions. Oglethorpe's academically rigorous programs emphasize intellectual curiosity, individual attention and encouragement, close collaboration among faculty and students, and active learning in relevant field experiences. Oglethorpe is committed to supporting the success of all students in a diverse community characterized by civility, caring, inquiry, and tolerance.