As one of Fun Fest’s kickoff events, the Keep Kingsport Beautiful Trash Barrel Paint-In will be held on the Allandale Mansion lawn Tuesday, July 10. The event is sponsored by BB&T. Beginning this year, preregistration will be required for this event, along with a $5 registration fee.
Registration deadline is on or before July 6. One barrel will be given for each registration. Checks should be made payable to Fun Fest. Same-day registrations will be accepted based on barrel availability. Registration forms are available at the Fun Fest store and online at www.keepkingsportbeautiful.com? .
Barrel painting begins at 10 a.m. and will continue until noon. Judging will begin at 12:30 p.m. Participants should bring all painting supplies, including spray paint, water-based paint, brushes, stencils, etc. Wal-Mart on Fort Henry Drive will provide one can of spray paint per barrel while supplies last.
Awards are given out by age group to the winners of the trash barrels that best represent a fun or green theme. Age groups are: Under 6; 6 to 8 years old; 9 to 11 years old; 12 to 17 years old; 18 and over; and special friends.
The participant with the best overall barrel will receive the Terry Light Memorial Award. Attendees are encouraged to bring drinks and lunch. For more information , call 392-8814 or visit www.keep ? kingsportbeautiful.com? .comments powered by Disqus