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71st Annual Persimmon Festival Saturday Events
Updated September 29, 2017 4:45 PM
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(MITCHELL) - The 71st Annual Persimmon Festival Grand Parade will take place rain or shine today at 2 p.m.

Below you will find a list of today's Persimmon Festival events:

Pancake Breakfast at the Masonic Lodge located at Ninth and Brook St from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m.

7:30 a.m. registration for the Persimmon 5K, One Mile Fun Run, Persimmon 5K Walk at Mitchell High School. The run and walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Kids run will follow at 10:30 a.m.

8-11 a.m. Persimmon Pudding Registration at the First Church of God

9:00 a.m. Tri-County Antique Tractor and Equipment Association located behind Hoosier Uplands, between Fifth and Sixth Streets in downtown Mitchell

9:00 a.m. Antique and Classic Car Show located at Mitchell Opera House Parking lot at seventh and Brook Streets. Participants can register on site.

9:30 a.m. Motorcycle Show located on the North side of the Mitchell Opera House. Participants can register on site.

10:00 a.m. Baby Contest located at Burris Elementary School, winners will be announced at 12:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. Pre- Parade Introductions

2:00 p.m. Grand Parade, rain or shine

4:15 p.m. Persimmon Festival Awards for Persimmon Pudding Contest and Novelty Dessert Contest

4:30 p.m. Persimmon Idol Finals on the Main St. Stage

5:30 p.m. Nolan Cox on the Main St. Stage

7:30 p.m. Cody Ikerd and the Sidewinders

Nolan Cox is one of Mitchell's very own and is a guitar player, blues lover, singer/songwriter.

Cody Ikerd and the Sidewinders is a Lawrence County native with music
influenced by Sturgill Simpson, Merle Haggard, Johnny Paycheck, Hank Williams Sr., Eagles, Hank III, Alan Jackson and many more.

For more information on the Persimmon Festival, go to http://persimmonfestival.org



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