Bluffton Village Festival set for May 11

calendar@islandpacket.comApril 22, 2013 

The Bluffton Village Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 11 in Old Town Bluffton. The street fair is filled with all things quirky, eclectic and family friendly.

About 200 vendors from across the South will be selling jewelry, flowers, antiques, print and original artwork, quilts, glass art, pottery and more. The 10,000 or more guests will have their choice of Lowcountry favorites such as the famous shrimp salad sandwiches from The Church of the Cross, along with barbecue, funnel cakes, seafood, smoothies and lemonade.

New this year is the Pie Eating Contest. Contestants will race to see who can devour a strawberry pie the quickest. The 25th annual Ugly Dog contest will be held at 1 p.m.

Free parking will be available at Red Cedar Elementary School with free shuttle services to Calhoun Street running continuously from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The buses are air-conditioned, and there will be one bus designed for guests with disabilities.

Details: 843-815-2277,

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