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Taste of the Trail and Fall Fest in Preston September 15

Fri, Sep 7th, 2012
Posted in Preston Arts & Culture

Bikers from near and far are invited to join in Preston’s “Taste of the Trail” event on Saturday, September 15 from 10am-3pm at the Preston Trailhead. Event schedule as follows: 10:15am-12:15pm – the “Root River Blue Grass Band” performs. Bikers are welcome to test taste a variety of local food samples while they last. Next up –“LifeNeverEnns” performs polka, classical, and Old Time Gospel from 12:30-2:30pm.

Interested bikers may also gather at the Trailhead from 10am-Noon to participate in a short bike ride led by a Forestville Naturalist, who will take bikers on a 20 minute tour along the river, sharing information about Preston’s history, geology, plants and wildlife. Rides will leave every half hour.

“Preston Fall Fest” events include a Pancake, Sausage, and Scrambled Egg Breakfast served by Preston Cub Scout Pack 67 at the United Methodist Church from 8-10:30am. For lunch the Servicemen’s Club is serving up their annual Chicken BBQ and all the fixin’s from 10:30am-2pm.

Kids Day Events will be held on the lower side of the Courthouse Square from 11:30am-1:30pm. Free snacks and drawings for prizes: seven new bikes, smoke detectors, Wii game system, Wii Fit Board, and more. See Sparky the Fire Dog, McGruff the Crime Dog, pet a pony, and take an ambulance tour.

End the evening at the Preston Firemen’s dance at the Servicemen’s Club starting at 8pm. “Flashback” performs live country, rock, ‘50s and ‘60s music. Purchase a Sportmen’s Raffle Ticket for a chance to win a 4-wheeler and trailer, or any one of 20 other prizes.

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