A number of annual events in Franklin Parish are on the horizon.
Gilbert Junior High will host their annual fall festival Oct. 15 from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.
This family-friendly event will feature games, food and Kona Ice.
On Oct. 24, the 22nd annual Farmer’s Appreciation Banquet is scheduled.
This annual event will held at River of Life Church at 6 p.m. The Winnsboro-Franklin Chamber of Commerce sponsors the banquet which pays tribute to the importance of the parish agriculture industry.
Prairie Street Prowl will be held Oct. 31 beginning at 3:30 p.m. and concluding at 5:30 p.m.
During the annual event, thousands of trick-or-treaters walk down Prairie Street in Winnsboro seeking candy from businesses. Many of the merchants and others representing different organizations will be dressed up in costume and ready to hand out goodies to all the “little ghosts and goblins.”
Main Street Market will be held Nov. 9.
This annual event features homemade arts, crafts, jewelry, boutique clothing and more.
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting Event in Patriot Square sponsored by The Wellspring will be Dec. 3 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Something new to Franklin Parish is the inaugural Christmas in the Village on Dec. 7. The event will be held in Baskin and will feature an antique car show, singing and parade. The festivities will begin at noon and conclude with the parade.