your local public library and check out different books on
the Appalachian Mountains. These look great as part of table
centerpieces or as general decorations placed throughout your
party area. They can either be laying flat or they can also
be propped up in a half open fashion (remember to visit both
the children's AND adult's section of the library.)
relays where participants must run with an open can of beer.
Make sure they must climb, jump and crawl. The beer can gets
passed to the next teammate in the same way a runner might
pass a baton in Track and Field. The team with the most beer
left in their can wins!
banjo music playing in the background (though keep in mind
that many guests might get sick of it after a while
This is a great option to play as your guests are arriving.
sure that your guests leave their shoes at the door!
a longest mullet contest!
empty one gallon milk jugs and spray paint them a medium brown.
Then, with a thick black permanent marker, write a XXX on
it - instant moonshine jugs!
a large number of soda can/beer can pull tabs in a large,
see-through jar. Have everyone guess how many tabs are inside.
A prize to the one closest without going over. In the odd
event that there is a tie, allow the finalists to make a second
guess based on their first. A winner can then be determined
as the one who guesses closer once more without going over.
If they both go over, then the one closest wins.
all your guests to a huge 'family reunion.' You could then
create a huge family tree on butcher paper - showing all the
relationships of everyone (this is where the fun comes in
up with who is related to who and how