Popular Farmer’s Opry Closing

August 9, 2012

After over a decade, the Farmer’s Opry in Chumuckla is closing this fall.

Sandy Wyatt have opened the Farmer’s Opry House almost every Friday and Saturday night with good homestyle food and country entertainment for the past 11 years. But that ends October 6, with Opry opening only for special events, concerts and fundraisers.

Wyatt said he and his wife need a break; they are both reaching retirement age and still work other full tile jobs in addition to the Farmer’s Opry House.

Thursday morning, the Farmer’s Opry posted the following on their Facebook page:

“We want to officially thank everyone in our community (and across the US) for helping us fulfill our dreams over the past 11 years. We’re thankful to have met folks who we would have never otherwise met. We love our community and our family will always be here to support Chumuckla and the surrounding area. The Sawmill Band will continue to perform special events around our area and even at the Opry on occasion.”

Comments

11 Responses to “Popular Farmer’s Opry Closing”

  1. Charles Carney on January 11th, 2013 6:22 pm

    You hate to see good things come to an end. I have been fortunate enough to enjoy the good food and entertainment on several occasions when in the area. Wonderful music and great people. Thanks.

  2. M. Matteson on September 20th, 2012 11:22 am

    We understand the needed rest and will miss you greatly. The opry house will always hold a dear place in my heart, it is where my husband proposed!! We have always come back and will continue to!! We hope to bring our kids to enjoy the fun music before closing! Best wishes to you!

  3. annie powell on August 12th, 2012 4:11 pm

    we sure gonna miss you alland all the good artist that came over there.thanks for being good friends and taking good care of Casey w. through the years . Enjoy your break ,

  4. 429SCJ on August 10th, 2012 6:43 am

    It was good to have a place were civilized people could go have a good time, without have to deal with a bunch of drunk lushs.

  5. Ray on August 9th, 2012 9:38 am

    What a shame FOH is closeing but we all need a brake some times it is a shame they can’t find some one that can run it for them and let them just over see the operation . we going to miss you both.

  6. Cindy on August 9th, 2012 9:35 am

    Well then, I’ll be sure to especially enjoy Saturday Night’s Texaco Showdown competition (GO JOSH HUDSON!!) and the dinner prior to it.

  7. EA alumni cheerleader on August 9th, 2012 9:17 am

    OH MY GOODNESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a shame…we loved going there on the week ends. Such great food and entertainment…something you coudn’t find anywhere else!!!!!!! hoping you change your minds!

  8. Mardi on August 9th, 2012 7:30 am

    So sad to see you closing. I hope Halee can get well enough to come sing one more time. Thanks for all your support.

  9. FLSTCI on August 9th, 2012 6:03 am

    Sure gonna miss the good food and entertainment they had.

  10. Lin on August 9th, 2012 6:01 am

    Sad. Enjoyed many good times @ the FOH, hate to see it go.

  11. P. Cook on August 9th, 2012 4:12 am

    I can see you taking a break and enjoying some form of retirement, but I hope you open at least once every couple of months or so. We need you.





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