Heritage Days Festival is held the third full weekend in October and is the highlight of the year in Talking Rock. Vendors from around the state join with shop owners for a 2-day festival, that includes food, fun and music. Admission and parking are FREE!
The business section of Talking Rock is ordinarily a rather quiet place to browse the shops and relax. However, on the 3rd weekend in October during the Annual Heritage Days Festival, our little town will be filled with booths featuring a wide variety of arts, crafts and antiques. There will be activities for the young and young-at-heart, great music and delicious food.
You can also take the kids to the Free Bounce Houses and Face Painting or relax in the park along the banks of Talking Rock Creek.
Participate in the Duck Race with proceeds to benefit Pickens Animal Rescue and The Pregnancy Center.
Saturday, October 21
8:30 – 10 AM Shani Palmer
9 - 9:30 AM Opening Ceremony/Pickens County American Legion Post 149
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Rusted Melody (acoustic indie folk duo)
12:45 – 3:45 PM Loose Shoes Band (blues and rock 'n' roll)
3:30 – 4 PM Rubber Duck Race on Talking Rock Creek
4 – 8 PM The Shetlands (vocal harmonies rooted in old time bluegrass and country)
Sunday, October 22
8:30 - 9 AM non-denominational prayer service led by Max Caylor, coffee, and sweet rolls
9 AM – 12 PM The Roosters (R&B, classic rock, and blues)
12:30 – 2:30 PM The Orange Walls (harmonica driven rock, country and blues)
2:45 - 5 PM Patton Childers Band (classic rock, southern rock, country)
3:00 – 3:30 PM Rubber Duck Race on Talking Rock Creek
Canoe Vineyard & Winery
Heather Tucker, Century 21 Linsdey & Pauley
Moose and Annie Mercantile
United Community Bank