Fayette Fall Fest planned 09.15.2010

Written by David Green.

Lots of music. Plenty of food. Games, contests and softball.

It’s all part of this year’s Fayette Fall Fest scheduled downtown Sept. 25.

Bakers should look through their recipes for the best apple, pecan or pumpkin pie for the annual contest. New this year is a chile cook-off, with judging planned at 4 p.m. on the Opera House stage.

The Pet Parade returns to this year’s festival, along with corn hole tournament and kids games. A 50/50 Chicken Drop raffle is planned, plus a quilt raffle and dunk tank.

Fall produce will be on sale, along with arts and crafts and a wide array of food, including a chicken barbecue, milkshakes, Don’s bean and ham soup, a bake sale, hamburgers and sausages, hot dogs and brats, a baked potato bar, soft serve ice cream and various other items.

This year’s entertainment lineup starts off with karaoke by Wonda Biner, followed by Southern Express band. Following the pie auction, the band will return to perform once more.

See next week’s Observer for additional details.

For festival information, contact the village office.

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    Water Fun—Carter Seitz and Colson Walter take a fast trip along a plastic sliding strip while water from a sprinkler provides the lubrication. The boys took a break from tie-dyeing last week at Morenci’s Summer Recreation Program to cool off in the water.
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    BIKE-A-THON—Children in Morenci’s Summer Recreation Program brought their bikes last Tuesday to participate in a bike-a-thon. Riders await the start of the event at the elementary school before being led on a course through town by organizer Leonie Leahy.
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    on your mark, get set, drum!—Drew Joughin (black shirt), Maddox Joughin and Kaleea Braun took the front row last week when Angela Rettle and assistants led the Stair District Library Summer Reading Program kids in a session of cardio drumming. The sports and healthy living theme continued yesterday with a Mini Jamboree at Lake Hudson State Park arranged by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Next week’s program features the Flying Aces Frisbee show.
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    ART PARK—A design created by Poggemeyer Design Group shows a “pocket art park” in the green space south of the State Line Observer building. The proposal includes a 12-foot sculpture based on a design created by Morenci sixth grade student Klara Wesley through a school and library collaboration. A wooden band shell is located at the back of the lot. The Observer wall would be covered with a synthetic stucco material. City council members are considering ways to fund the estimated $125,000 project and perhaps tackling construction one step at a time.
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    WRECKAGE—Morenci Fire Department member Taylor Schisler walks past the smoking wreckage of a semi-truck tractor on the north side of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks on Ranger Highway. The truck trailer was on the south side of the tracks

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