Peanut Drop adds alternative for New Year’s Eve

first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Latest Stories Skip Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 10:32 pm Thursday, December 25, 2014 Peanut Drop adds alternative for New Year’s Eve By Blood Sugar Blaster Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “The first year, we had an encouraging crowd of people show up,” Rich said. “Last year, we had a good crowd and, this year, we hope to crowd the street for the Peanut Drop and the countdown to the Year 2015.”The New Year’s Eve party will get underway at 7:30 p.m. with Brent Holmes in concert at studio 116.“Brent is a hometown singer and songwriter,” Rich said.“He is based in Nashville but travels all around the country entertaining crowds with his down-home humor. Brent is a talented musician as well. He writes songs about the things he knows. So, he be singing about things were know about, too.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration When the countdown to the New Year begins in New York City’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve, about 100 million Americans will chime in from parties and homes all across the nation.But, many Pike Countians will not be among them.They will be counting down their own time ball in the third annual Peanut Drop on South Main Street in downtown Brundidge. Chris Rich and his wife, Sara Dismukes, owners and directors of studio 116, had the idea of the time ball drop as a way of bringing fun and excitement to a small Alabama town on New Year’s Eve. But, the ball had to have some significance or the drop would be meaningless.Rich had attended the annual Peanut Butter Festival in Brundidge for several years and he knew something of the history of the peanut butter mills in the town. And, he also knew that peanuts have a storied history in the local economy. So, why not a peanut drop?Rich and his wife are talented artists so they designed a three-foot, mirrored peanut and Rich constructed the time ball that was perfect for a town with a proud history in the peanut butter industry. Sponsored Content Book Nook to reopen Print Article Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch) Holmes writes about home and the locals who attend his concert just might recognize the some of the people and places in his songs. In a previous concert at studio 116, some people were surprised to recognize themselves in Holmes’ songs.Following Holmes’ concert, everyone will be invited to the Disco Peanut Dance Party at studio 116.There is no admission charge, however, donations to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital will be appreciated.The Peanut Drop will count down to the New Year. Horns will blast, bells will ring and cheers will fill the town as Old Father Time gives way to 2015.“We invite everyone to make plans to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Brundidge,” Rich said. “It’s not New York but it’s a great way to celebrate the coming of the New Year with friends and neighbors. You Might Like Churches host services tonight If Google is to be believed, then the number of people who attend Christmas Eve or Christmas Day religious services… read more By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more