Are you ready for a ham good time?

Spring Hill’s annual Country Ham Festival returns this Saturday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., bringing music, entertainment, arts and crafts and of course ham and other succulent southern food to the Tennessee Children’s Home campus.

During the festival, there will be hog calling, hot air balloon rides (at 4 and 6:15 p.m.) and monster truck rides all day. There will also be as many as 100 arts and crafts and local businesses there, as well as 20 plus food vendors. For music, the lineup includes Crost Lines at 11 a.m., Daniel Mason Band at 12:15 p.m., Pelican 112 at 1:45 p.m., The Ham Family at 3:15 p.m., and J Edwards at 4:45 p.m.

Though no pets are allowed, the event is a free and open public festival for Spring Hill. Organizers are encouraging attendees to bring along three cans of food to donate to The Family Center of Columbia. In return, donors get entered into a drawing for a full country ham.

The Country Ham Festival will be held on the grounds of the Tennessee Children’s Home from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7. For more information on the various attractions, food and entertainment offered, visit www.countryhamfest.com.

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