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New fall festival offers a Saturday of fun

 


A whole lot of things are happening Saturday, Oct. 13, during the chamber of commerce’s new Coulee Fall Festival.

Free hayrides are planned behind a horse-drawn wagon.

Another highlight will be a pet parade down Midway Avenue. Chamber Secretary Debbie Starkey said those bringing pets are asked to wear a costume to make the event more colorful. There’s no cost for those taking part in the parade. Staging area will be in Pepper Jack’s parking lot at 9:30 a.m. The 10 a.m. parade will take place on Midway Avenue.

Karaoke for kids will be offered at North Dam Park, beginning at noon and running to 4 p.m.

Kids can grab the mike and show off their talents, courtesy of the sponsor, Coulee Medical Center.

A community-wide yard sale is planned for North Dam Park from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Set-up begins at 7 a.m. Cost for those participating will be $5 for a 10-foot-by-10-foot space. Those taking part are asked to bring their own tables.

“The Grand Dames” will put on a three-night stand at the Grand Gallery Theatre on Grand Coulee’s Main Street, beginning Thursday night.

The musical review will be “A Short History of Western Music with a Salute to our Hero Gene Autry.”

The performance each night begins at 7:30 p.m. with the cost $5 per person.

Darlene Morava of PEP said that, to date, four local people will have singing parts. The music will be pre-1946, and the songs made famous by Autry. Local singers are Becky Kerns, Judy Curtis, Jamie Holeman, and Darlene Morava.

North Cascades National Bank plans to sell candy and donate proceeds to the Care & Share Food Bank. Several parties have indicated they will have food booths, including the Tropical Pig.

 

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