FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Two marching band events are set to take place in the county.
South Forsyth High School’s Marching “War Eagle” Band will host the first annual Talon Marching Showcase on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the high school.
On Oct. 14, the Forsyth Central High School “Flash of Crimson” will hold its Marching Band Exhibition.
At South Forsyth, 585 Peachtree Parkway, on Oct. 12, there will be more than 1,200 high school band members participating from Forsyth Central, Lambert, North Forsyth, Mount Paran Christian, Marist, Hart County, St. Pius X, Buford, Lakeside, Northgate, Sprayberry, Berkmar and Allatoona.
The first band will perform at 3 p.m., with the award ceremony taking place at 9:20 p.m.
Admission is free for children under the age of 5, $5 for ages 5-12 and $10 for age 12 and above. Parking is free, and a great menu will be available at concession stands. For more information, visit www.sfhsbands.org/talonms.
At Forsyth Central, the festivities kick off at 7 p.m., Oct. 14, at 520 Tribble Gap Road.
Admission is $4 per person and middle school band students who wear school band shirts are admitted free.
Children 4 and under are free when accompanied by a parent. Food, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase as well as goods from several local vendors. Friends, family and the community are welcome to come out and support the local band programs across Forsyth.
The event at Forsyth Central will showcase the efforts and talents of the more than 700 students who participate in the music program countywide.