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Labor Day at the Post 2018

September 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Calling All Chalk Artists!

FORT OGLETHORPE, Ga. – Are you a chalk artist? Do you know a chalk artist? We need your help to spread the word that chalk artists of all skill levels or those who just want to experience the art form for the first time are invited to join us at Labor Day at The Post this year. There’s $250 in prize money on the line, and if the talent displayed at Patriotism at The Post by the artists (see photo below) is any indication, the competition will be stiff.

Previous First Place Winner, Heather Cap of Fayetteville GA

Previous First Place Winner, Heather Cap of Fayetteville GA

Labor Day at The Post is the city’s original outdoor family festival held on the Polo Field/Parade Ground of the former Army Post. Scheduled for Labor Day, Monday, September 3, the event runs 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and includes great food, arts and crafts vendors, bounce house, petting zoo and pony rides for the kids and musical entertainment, featuring James Rogers at 2 pm. Admission to the event and parking are free.

Anyone who would like showcase their chalk art at Labor Day at The Post, contact the 6th Cavalry Museum at 706-861-2860 or chris@6thcavalrymuseum.com. Or you can simply sign up online here:




This is not the first-time chalk art has adorned Barnhardt Circle. For Patriotism at The Post on July 3, chalk artists, school students, young and old alike took to the street to showcase their art with smashing success. Patriotic art, Super Heroes, landscapes and iconic American symbols were just a few of the creations. The artwork was thoroughly enjoyed by the community. The organizers of Labor Day at The Post are keeping the art movement alive and look forward to chalk art returning to Barnhardt Circle on September 3.


September 3, 2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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6th Cavalry Museum


Barnhardt Circle
6 Barnhardt Cir
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 United States
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