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County Folk Festival in Henderson County

Updated on July 16, 2012

Having fun at the festival


It was another HOT day!

It was another HOT day!

It was 99 degrees in the shade!

As we traveled to The Festival in Henderson County, TN we drove for one and one half hours.

It was nice just getting away and being with my husband. He had been in the hospital for months after being in a motorcycle accident.

We hadn’t been anywhere for so long this was our first outing.

It was the event of the summer for Henderson County.

We live out in the country and we drove into more country just the way we like it.

We got there and my husband was so happy there were lots of classic cars.

Classic Cars



Look at this one what about this one!! I was laughing at him. He was like a little boy.

You see I almost lost my husband. He almost died in that accident. It was so nice just watching him able to walk without a walker and not have to be in the wheelchair anymore. He had two major surgeries to just help him walk again. God is so good!

Van Looking good


There he is looking good.

Van had lost a lot of weight but he was determined he was going to get his strength back and walk again which he has done.

Walking through the festival we saw so many different tables and lots of crafts.

Jeannie from the festival


This lady is so awesome!

I got to meet Jeannie she is 65 years old. She just found out that she likes to draw. She drew women’s faces on T-shirts. Well guess what? I bought two. A purple one and a white one that she signed!

I have so many compliments when I wear them.

Awesome Airplanes



And then there was the man that made airplanes, the airplanes were awesome and there were little people in them. They were so cute!

I Love This Dog!


I just had to take a picture.

I loved this beautiful White dog. I can’t remember what kind of dog, if anyone knows please tell me.

Quilt Making!


These Women blew me away!

Then there were the Quilt Making women. It was awesome! I wish I could do that!

Folk Singing


Folk and Country

The singing was great there was folk, country and gospel. I really enjoyed listening to all the different groups.

Ruby Falls


My Favorite!

And my favorite picture was SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL!!!

We had a great time. It was just so nice spending time with my husband and watching him get so excited and just being alive.

Thank you all for reading this and your wonderful comments that I know you all leave.

God Bless you all!

I found this video of Henderson County, TN. I think you will enjoy it.


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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Integrity thank you again.. you are on a roll tonight.. have a great one.. Debbie

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      IntegrityYes 5 years ago

      I definitely voted up.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Thank TT.. I love your comment. always so good when you visit me.. hugs Debbie

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      Terrye Toombs 5 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      Hiya, Debbie! Wow, this was great. You can really tell you had a wonderful time and I loved the pictures! :)

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Movie master..thank you...for reading and commenting...we had a real good time..van is doing good...debbie

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Debbie, this sounds such a special day for you and Van, thank you for sharing it with us.

      I enjoyed all the photos, the quilt looks incredible!

      I'm so pleased to hear that Van is making a good recovery and send you both my best wishes, Lesley

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Thanks Shining Irish eyes.. always good to see you my friend

      Hugs from Tennessee.


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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Deb - I so enjoyed this upbeat hub. I am also glad to hear and see how well your Van is doing. Jannie the face drawing lady must have had her day made when you purchased her drawings. This is kin to me as we always enjoy the local fairs, car shows and other community country attractions.

      Wonderful and thanks for sharing. P.S. Beautiful dog!

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      thanks MHatter.. we had so much fun


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      Martin Kloess 5 years ago from San Francisco

      Very, very enjoyable. Thank you for sharing.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX




      thank you all my husband is doing great. Blessings to you all


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      Nikki Major 5 years ago

      Thanks Deborah for sharing this beautiful hub with us. I am praying for you and your family. God Bless.

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      Mike Pugh 5 years ago from New York City

      Lovely moment Deborah, thanks for sharing it with me, now I see where all them cool images came from on your FB timeline there, awesome stuff, oh and I hope your Husband fully recovers.

      Voted up and out!

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      Awesome pics and hub Deb. So glad that your husband is doing so much better. I have heard of this event before, pretty sure my friend went there before. Just glad you were able to get away with your hubby. Sounds like you two had a ball! Hope all is well Deb, take care.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX





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      I thank you all for reading and commenting.. You are all so kind


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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      This must have been such a wonderful time for you. We enjoy car shows and this festival would have been a real treat. Glad to see how well your husband is doing -- walking again! God is Good!

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      Pamela Oglesby 5 years ago from United States

      Even in the 99° heat, being with your "walking" husband after that long recovery must have been marvelous. The fair looks like so much fun. I love to visit those kinds of fairs. Your pictures really tell the story and Van looked good. I'm happy for you and wish you husband a continued recovery. Awesome hub.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Great Debbie, glad you both had fun. My son would love the cars. I loved the tee shirt..Cheers.

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      LaThing 5 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Wonderful hub, Debbie! Enjoyed reading it, felt like I was there, lol! The pictures are great....... All the best to you and your husband.

      Voting up and awesome!

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      iamaudraleigh 5 years ago

      Deborah, I am so glad you were able to get out with your husband! H looks like he is doing well and looks great! I love going to festivals! Love the Shake, rattle, and roll sign on the car too! I like the red car in the photo! That lady was nice to sign those! You sound great...happy for you!

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      im so glad u had a good time and I love those cars.. :)

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Sounds like you had a fantastic time Debbie. Your husband looks great so glad God lent him a helping hand. Wish him and you all the best. Super pics!

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      kygirl I know what you mean I love festivals

      Joyce he is doing so good.. God is so good!

      thank you both for visiting and commenting


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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      I feel so happy that your husband made it back and walking which was great news.

      Your great photos of the Craft Festival are amazing and the white dog type just won't come to me.

      We have old cars shows here in Las Vegas and a town called Henderson.

      Voted up and awesome, Joyce.

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      kygirl89 5 years ago from West Virginia

      It sounds like a festival I would like to go to, except for the almost triple digits. I love visiting different festivals, seeing the crafts and listening to the music.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX



      thank you both for reading and commenting..

      We had a lot of fun that day


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      Joseph De Cross 5 years ago

      Those pics for themselves. Those charriots of fire gladly can used on another american Graffitti moive. 99 degrees and raising..? Greta to see you havi9ng fun Debbie! Henderson looks magnificent! Thanks for sharing Debbie!

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      Lena Kovadlo 5 years ago from Staten Island, NY

      Wonderful hub Deborah. Looks like both Van and you had a great time at the festival. Happy to hear that he is doing well....