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  Apr 8th, 2017 (Sat)
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Four Freedoms Trail Restroom Dedication in Pinetta
The new public restroom at the Four Freedoms Trail will be dedicated with a celebration Saturday, April 8, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Pinetta. Learn the history of the Four Freedoms Trail and see the mural depicting the Pacific 511 steam engine train that operated in Madison County in the 1920s to 1950s. Antique lanterns will be also displayed at Pinetta Fire Rescue, 509 NE Persimmon Drive. Walk or ride the Four Freedoms Trail to the scenic overlook on the Withlachoochee River. Yes, you can even bring your horse!
  Apr 14th, 2017 (Fri) -- Apr 15th, 2017 (Sat)
  Flea Acorss Florida
Flea Across Florida's Spring event takes place along U.S. Highway 90 in Madison County and beyond with arts, crafts and collectible vendors selling their wares.
  Apr 20th, 2017 (Thu)
6:00 PM
  Down Home Days - Pet Contest
Watch the adorable Down Home Days Pet Contest at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Four Freedoms Park. Register your dog at 5:30 p.m. if you want to be included in the competition. Hosted by Christy Killingsworth and Sheila Martin, along with the Madison Vet Clinic Grooming Department. Dress up to look like your pet - this is a fun family event. Free admission.
  Apr 21st, 2017 (Fri)
  Down Home Days - Friday Night Activities
Citizen of the Year for 2017 will be announced and then Becky’s Dance Steps Studio performs their exciting street dance recital at 6 p.m. in front of the Courthouse Annex. Madison Church of Christ sponsors their Gospel Sing at 7 p.m. on April 21 and the Friday Night Under the Lights football competition gets going at Boot Hill. Follow Down Home Days in Madison, FL on Facebook for updates.
  Apr 22nd, 2017 (Sat)
  Down Home Days Festival & Parade Moves to Saturday, 22, 2017
The annual Down Home Days Festival and Parade features an old-fashioned Festival from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (vendors may stay until 4 p.m.) with a lively Parade starting at 10 a.m. led by law enforcement vehicles and fire trucks, as well as the traditional Jeeps “stacking” up on each other wheels. This annual event moved this year to the fourth Saturday in April due to Easter. Look for the Petting Zoo, hilarious Frog Hop contest, Boyz to Kings Grill- Off, North Florida Community College 1k and 5k walk/runs plus delicious festival foods and arts/crafts booths. It’s all part of this charming old-fashioned jubilee on U.S. Highway 90 in downtown Madison! Stay overnight Thursday night (April 20) to watch the adorable Pet Contest at 6 p.m. at Four Freedoms Park. Becky’s Dance Steps Studio performs street dances for free in front of the Courthouse Annex Friday night, April 21. Madison Church of Christ sponsors their Gospel Sing at 7 p.m. on April 21 and the Friday Night Under the Lights football competition also gets going at Boot Hill. Follow Down Home Days in Madison, FL on Facebook for updates.
  Apr 30th, 2017 (Sun) -- May 4th, 2017 (Thu)
  National Day of Prayer Public Bible Reading
Yes, the Madison County Ministerial Association still does this and you can be part of it. We will read the entire Bible, both Old and New Testaments in 15-minute shifts. This will take place, as in years past, at the Gazebo in Four Freedoms Park, across the street from the County Courthouse. The readings are scheduled to start April 30 until May 4, which is National Day of Prayer. All are invited to join in public prayer, as part of the National Day of Prayer, immediately following the Bible readings. Please contact your Pastor or reply to bible2017@embarqmail.com to reserve your spot.