Newtonia Fall Festival slated for Sept. 28

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The 38th annual Newtonia Fall Festival will kick off at 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 28 with the Newtonia Battlefield 5K Run/Walk. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Civil War Ritchey House and Old Civil War Newtonia Cemetery, repairing damage caused by vandals earlier in the year.

Craft booth space is available and can be reserved by contacting Lucy Byrd at 417-638-5232. Crafts and music begin at 9 a.m.

A ham and bean lunch, with salads and homemade pies, will be served in the community building at noon.

A parade is scheduled to be held at 2 p.m.

To register for the 5K run/walk, call Cathy Sheehy at 417-472-3136 or visit Newtonia 5K Run/Walk on Facebook.

Those interested in entering the car show may call Tim Darch at 417-592-2626.

For more information, call Sheehy at 417-472-3136.

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