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Wallace Fall Festival is this weekend PDF Print E-mail

By Jan Rahn
Managing Editor
Lasting memories are promised to be made when the community of Wallace gathers for their annual Fall Festival this weekend.
“Where your memories last a lifetime” is the theme for this year’s event, with the two-day festival getting underway early Saturday, Sept. 17 with a biscuits and gravy free-will donation breakfast from 7-9 a.m. at the Wallace Hotel sponsored by the Wallace Fire Department.
A full slate of activities follows throughout the day, culminating with a street dance that night.
On Sunday, Sept. 18, a 6 p.m. community-wide cowboy church service at the park hosted by Fellowship of Christian Cowboys will end the weekend’s festivities.
Join friends and neighbors in celebrating this annual Wallace Fall Festival event.            A recap of the day’s activities on Saturday include:
Food
• Breakfast: 7-9 a.m., at the Wallace Hotel. Free will donation for biscuits and gravy sponsored by WVFD.
•  Bake sales: One in conjunction with craft show at Legion and another hosted by United Methodist Women.  
• All day:  Brewed Awakening will be offering refreshments.
•  All day: Cowboy Catering.
• 11:30 a.m.: Pit barbecue and hot dogs at community hall. Free will donation.
• 2-3 p.m. Watermelon feed at Mac’s Super Foods.
• 3-5:30 p.m.: Ice cream social/turkey legs at Wallace Hotel sponsored by Lions Club and the hotel.
Activities
• 7:30 a.m.: Walk/run at American Legion.
•  8 a.m.-2 p.m. Craft show in conjunction with a bake sale and book sale at the Legion.
• 9:30 a.m.: Kids Parade; line up at fire hall.
•  10 a.m.: Parade. Line up at airport 9 a.m. Awards for Old Scout and Good Neighbor to be presented.
• Following parade: Wheel of Fire at fire hall; kids games on main street; car and motorcycle show on main street.
• 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.: Fun Jumpz and kids games in the park.
• Noon to 5 p.m.: Trap shoot east of airport.
• 1 p.m.: Adult baseball game, horseshoes (sign up at noon at Legion); bingo at Grandma Debs; rodeo at roping arena.
• 3 p.m.: Children’s Theatre, community hall.
• 5 p.m.: Frisbee golf at park.
• 6 p.m.:  Demolition derby (sign up 4 p.m. south of park).        Fireworks to follow derby.
•  8 p.m.-midnight: Teen dance (7th grade to age 20) at community hall featuring Sunset Alley; with opening band, The Rascals.
• Midnight to 1 a.m.: Beer garden, Double E Bar.
•  9 p.m. to 1 a.m.: Street dance on main street featuring Innocent Mischief.
Community Worship
• Sunday, Sept. 18: Community-wide cowboy church service at park.