STOCKBRIDGE – Those preparing for the upcoming Stockbridge’s Got Talent youth show at Bridgefest took part in auditions this week and received a surprise.

Those auditioning for the talent show received golden tickets, and according to a release from the city, there was a lot of enthusiasm at the audition, held this week in Stockbridge.

“We have some amazing and gifted youth performing in our inaugural talent showcase,” said Camilla Moore, Stockbridge assistant city manager, in a release. “The event is free and open to the public. Come out to witness the talent live of area kids ranging from 5 to 18 years old. We hope to see everyone out cheering our greatest assets on as they brandish their talent.”

Bridgefest, one of the premier art and entertainment festivals south of Atlanta, will be held Sept. 27-28.

The festival begins Friday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. with a free gospel concert titled “Praise on the Lawn.” The concert, which will take place on the front lawn of Stockbridge City Hall, is intended for the entire family.

The next day, Bridgefest will run from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. with live music, food, a variety of vendors and, according to a release from the city of Stockbridge, more activities than in previous years.

Activities for the Saturday portion of Bridgefest include the free youth talent show, a health fair, a car show and a kids fun zone.

According to the city, the main stage will feature popular musical acts that will be expected to draw thousands of visitors.

For more information on Bridgefest, call (770) 389-5982.

Government Reporter

A native of Hampton, Georgia, Joe Adgie has worked for the Valdosta Daily Times, Clayton News, Rockdale Citizen and Newton Citizen. Adgie joined the Henry Herald in April 2018.

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