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Annual Orleans Fall Fun Fest Saturday
Updated October 3, 2016 3:35 PM | Filed under: Event
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(ORLEANS) - The annual Orleans Fall Fun Fest in the Park will be Saturday, October 8, in Historic Congress Square.

A host of fun fall family type activities and special events are planned for downtown Orleans on this Saturday including the following:

Special Exhibit featuring the works of local photographers Katlin Percifield and Cindy Cornett Seigle. Come see the heart and soul of Indiana's past and present as seen through the camera lenses of these two talented artists.

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Orange County HomeGrown Orleans Farmers Market

Congress Square Appreciation Day

Fresh produce, hand crafted items, Buck a Book, Fall d├ęcor, Doodles the Clown Face Painting. (West side of Square)

OC Homegrown 5K run/walk - Registration begins at 9 a.m. with race starting at 10 a.m. Event begins from Orleans Jr.-Sr. High School

9 a.m. First Ever Pet Photo Scavenger Hunt. Sponsored by Kirk Veterinary Service
Contestants operate as individual groups with their pet and go around town taking pictures of themselves (including their pet) with various items. The groups will meet at Kirk Veterinary (located on the S. Side of Town Square) at 9 a.m. to pick up the information packets and pay the registration fee. There will be a $2 fee for each group to participate. Groups will have 2 hours to complete their task and return to the vet office. Pictures are to be e-mailed to the vet service and they will pick winners out of the groups. The prize will be a thermal tote full of goodies for them and their pet.

9:30 a.m. Great Chamber Chili Cook-off @ Town Hall (Community Room). Bring your best chili recipe, 1 quart of hot soup in crock pot. Entries accepted from 9 to 9:15 a.m. Judging at 9:30 a.m.

10 a.m.-? Tri Kappa Harvest Corner (Town Park) - Pecans, Carmel Apples, Cupcakes, Sugar Cookies Children activities, Decorate your own Pumpkin.

11 a.m. Free Lunchtime Concert in the Park-Lick Creek Band (Bicentennial Stage near basketball court)

11 a.m.-? Food served (north side of square)
Orange Co Cattlemen's Assoc - Steak sandwiches, drinks & more.
OHS Jr. After Prom Parents will be serving up Creek Bank Potatoes.
Orleans Municipal Fire Burger Burn (near ball court) - Hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks
Indiana Trailblazers 12U Team Fundraiser - Sloppy joes, coneys, hot dogs, chips & drinks

12 Noon to? Corn Hole Tourney sponsored by Orleans Municipal Fire Department (Ball Court)
Please register by 11:30 a.m. $10 per team

Arts & Crafts in the Park
Phi Beta Psi Autumn Sweet Table - Homemade baked goods, hot mulled cider, prize drawings
Paint in the Park Demonstration
Mum & Pumpkin Sale by Pat's Plants @ Bandstand

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