It’s Sweet Auburn Festival Weekend

May 10, 2012 12:00 AM
It’s Sweet Auburn Festival Weekend
" ATLANTA (WAOK)-It happens every year on the second weekend of May, one of Atlanta’s largest festivals, Sweet Auburn Springfest. WAOK will be there again this year with all of your air personalities and voter registration. Check out the schedule so you will know when your favorite personality is on the air.

 SATURDAY MAY 12 10 am to Noon                                Rob Wilson/Princess Monique/Tanya Parker Noon to 2 pm                                  Lorraine J. White/Larry Tinsley 2 pm to 4 pm                                   Derrick Boazman/Mo Ivory 4 pm to 6 pm                                   Sports Kings 6 pm to 8 pm                                   Sidney Wood SUNDAY MAY 13 Noon to 2 pm                                  Derrick Boazman/Jean Ross 2 pm to 4 pm                                   Sports Kings 4 pm to 6 pm                                   Sidney Wood

The Spirit of Sweet Auburn (SOSA) is committed to presenting to Atlanta the Grandest Festival of the Year on the Greatest Street on the Planet and it’s FREE to attend.

Building on the tradition and legacy of Civil Rights icon Hosea Williams, the late Charles Johnson worked with a team of dedicated and talented people to produce a world class festival.

It was on Auburn Avenue that many African-American Businesses and Institutions were born. America’s first Black owned Radio Station, WERD, Citizens Trust Bank, Atlanta Life Insurance Company, the Butler Street Y, Prince Hall Mason and many others. "

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