Archive for Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Santa Fe Trail Festival on Sept. 15 to celebrate area’s history

September 5, 2012


To celebrate the history of the area, Overbrook Pride is sponsoring the sixth annual Santa Fe Trail Festival on Sept. 15 at the Overbrook Fairgrounds.

The festival will begin with a 5K race, a one-mile fun run, biscuits and gravy and the start of the chili cook-off at 8 a.m. Other events scheduled throughout the day include Santa Fe Trail history lessons, bingo, a petting zoo, horse-drawn wagon rides, live entertainment and historical demonstrations.

Demonstrations will include spinning, rope-making and corn-grinding.

Musical performances will be at the festival as well. Dan Rukes is scheduled for 1 p.m., and The Tone Brothers will perform in the Saloon at 6:30 p.m.

For more information on the festival, contact Pat Martin at 785-665-7754.


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