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Tours, races, art demonstrations set for free Braselton event
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‘Milling Around Downtown’
When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 19
Where: Downtown Braselton
Cost: Free
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Wander through the roller mill, examine a quilt show and check out a model train display while “Milling Around Downtown” in Braselton.

The free event will be Saturday, March 19, in downtown Braselton and include historic walking tours at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. A tractor display is also planned.

Tours of the mill will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guides Tom McMurdo, Peg Sheffield, Pat Garrison, Bob Blankenship, Lee Yarrell, Tim Sweat and Jim Huff will be taking you back in time when the Enterprise Mill was in operation.

The heritage center will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Braselton Brothers Store complex.

But the day gets under way with the Rockin’ the Green 5K and fun run. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the fun run at 8:30 and the 5K at 9 a.m. Register at

Food trucks and downtown businesses will offer a variety of tastes to satisfy your hunger. C’est Tout Bon 2 Eat will have New Orleans style-fare and comfort food including shrimp po’ boys, bayou burgers, jambalya and crawfish while Brooke Lynn’s Own Sticks and Cones will have hot dogs, pretzel dogs and chicken and waffles. Sno Good New Orleans Snow Balls truck will offer flavored frozen shaved ice.

Braselton Gallery will have tents set up for artists to provide demonstrations.

With work getting under way on the town green in front of the Braselton Brothers Store complex, parking can be found at Braselton Town Hall and the Braselton Police & Municipal Court building where the quilt show and model trail display will be in the community room.

Parking will be available in the lots of Northeast Georgia Bank, Cindy Phillips State Farm office and A Flea Antique, which is hosting the Gold Country Players, a dulcimer group from 1-3 p.m.

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