De Soto DeSoto patrons will take advantage of abundant food, music and crafts at the annual DeSoto Days celebration this weekend.
Festivities will get under way tonight with a talent show for children and adults at 7 p.m. at the DeSoto High School auditorium. Gift certificates and prizes donated by local merchants will be raffled during the evening.
Saturday will feature shows, games and other activities, starting with a parade at 10 a.m. and followed by carnival rides, bingo, an antique car show, a balloon launch, gunfighters, trick roping, a clown and numerous musical and dance groups through 4 p.m.
Organizers expect about 15 food booths and more than 50 crafts booths.
Sunday, golf enthusiasts will participate in the DeSoto Days two-man scramble golf tournament starting at 8 a.m. at the Oak Country Club.
For more information about the festival call Cyd Riemer at 585-1414, and for information about the car show or golf tournament, call John Flegler at 585-3180.