An old-fashioned festival will be held at the Augusta Canal Headgates in Evans on Saturday.
Summertime on the Canal will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the canal headgates at 3300 Evans-to- Locks Road. Admission is free.
"It's a family event," said Sandy Boner, the manager for the canal community center's department.
Activities at the inaugural event will include children's games, eating contests, an antique-car show, food and craft vendors, a rubber duck race, and music. Tickets for children's games cost 25 cents, and rubber ducks cost $2.
Participants who enter the rubber duck race will have the chance to win $50.
Boner said the purpose of the event, which is set to be held annually, is to promote the canal headgates.
IF YOU GO
WHAT: Summertime on the Canal
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Augusta Canal Headgates, 3303 Evans-to- Locks Road, Martinez
CALL: 868-3349 or 868-3373
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