College to participate in two festivals Saturday, Oct. 12
Panola College Pipers and the Panola Jazz Band will perform on stage at the East Texas Oil and Gas Blast Saturday, Oct. 12. All activities at this annual festival will be held inside the Carthage Civic Center on the Loop adjacent to the ballpark in Carthage. The same day, Panola College will host a booth at the Fire Ant Festival 2013 in downtown Marshall.
Both festivals feature food, crafts, music and other activities. The Oil and Gas Blast will feature a car show exhibiting antiques, classics, muscle cars, street rods and more. The event is free.
The Fire Ant Festival kicks off Friday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. with a free Boogie & Jazz concert. At 8 a.m. Saturday, a 5K Run/Walk will begin. Registration for the run is $20.