April 26-- The long-awaited refurbished Vidalia Onion Museum is opening Friday in the Vidalia Onion Committee building behind the Toombs-Montgomery Chamber of Commerce on Highway 280 West in the Sweet Onion City.
The official opening at noon will be preceded by a live statewide broadcast from the museum of "The Martha Zoeller Show" on the Georgia News Network (GNN) and locally on NewsTalk 970, WVOP. Martha Zoeller is ranked among the top 100 "Top Talkers" in the country and broadcast each weekday on GNN.
The following posting from "With a Southern Touch" highlights some of the activities planned for the museum's opening. Click on the link below for the full story.
"Vidalia onion enthusiasts around the country will be able to explore the history of Georgia's beloved state vegetable and the growing region that has made it so famous with the official opening of the Vidalia Onion Museum on Friday, April 29, 2011. On hand to celebrate the opening is "Top Chef" fan favorite Kevin Gillespie of Woodfire Grill, award-winning chef Gerry Klaskala of Aria, "Top Chef" contestant Tracey Bloom of Ray's at Killer Creek, James Beard award winner Jeffrey Buben of Vidalia restaurant, cookbook author Gena Knox and others for a sneak peak into what's special about our state's Vidalia onion [...] See full story on @ WithaSouthernTwist.com."